Sunday, March 24

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Silver Screen Wonders

This year’s Oscars ceremony marks an important day in the life of Bruins who worked on nominated films. From prolific production to iconic costumes, find out more about how our alumni fit into the star studded event. Read more...

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(Qirui Wu, Claire Guo and Franchesca Diaz/Daily Bruin)

Second Take: List of best director nominees indicate gender inequity remaining in Hollywood

The number of female best director nominees throughout the 90-year history of the Oscars can be counted on one hand. Although Greta Gerwig’s 2018 nomination for “Lady Bird” seemed to indicate a shift from the Academy’s historical sexism, the 2019 nominees prove Hollywood’s glass ceiling has hardly been cracked. Read more...

Photo: (Qirui Wu, Claire Guo and Franchesca Diaz/Daily Bruin)

(Qirui Wu, Claire Guo and Franchesca Diaz/Daily Bruin)


Academy Award nominated "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth Carter took inspiration from various tribes of Africa when creating her on-screen outfits. Carter, along with all the other nominated designers, will be present at an upcoming panel discussion on costume design, hosted by UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. The panel will be moderated by professor Deborah Landis, chair of UCLA's costume department. (Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin)

Costumes add depth to the diverse range of characters, settings this Oscar season

From 16th-century Scotland to modern Wakanda, this year’s Oscar-nominated costume designs transported audiences to different worlds. The designers behind costumes for all of this year’s Oscar-nominated films will discuss their work Saturday at UCLA’s Ninth Annual Sketch to Screen Costume Design Panel and Celebration. Read more...

Photo: Academy Award nominated "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth Carter took inspiration from various tribes of Africa when creating her on-screen outfits. Carter, along with all the other nominated designers, will be present at an upcoming panel discussion on costume design, hosted by UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. The panel will be moderated by professor Deborah Landis, chair of UCLA's costume department. (Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin)

Academy Award nominated "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth Carter took inspiration from various tribes of Africa when creating her on-screen outfits. Carter, along with all the other nominated designers, will be present at an upcoming panel discussion on costume design, hosted by UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television. The panel will be moderated by professor Deborah Landis, chair of UCLA's costume department. (Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin)


UCLA alumnus Jason George worked as a producer for "Vice" and conducted research for the film. George used personal anecdotes from people who knew Dick Cheney to connect his research to the film's comedic digressions. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

‘Vice’ follows Dick Cheney’s career using humorous detours, in-depth research

“Vice” jolts its audience from a straightforward White House cabinet meeting into an animated game board showing the powerful players of Washington, D.C. Along with rolling dice, officials in the George W. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Jason George worked as a producer for "Vice" and conducted research for the film. George used personal anecdotes from people who knew Dick Cheney to connect his research to the film's comedic digressions. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus Jason George worked as a producer for "Vice" and conducted research for the film. George used personal anecdotes from people who knew Dick Cheney to connect his research to the film's comedic digressions. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)



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