Sunday, January 26

Oscars 2017: Alum brings short film to nomination through marketing know-how

The walls of Melnitz Hall, lined with Hollywood movie posters, foreshadow the potential of students at UCLA. After studying within the entertainment capital of the United States, some Bruin filmmakers go on to contribute to award-winning films. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Extension alumnus Jean de Meuron was an executive producer for the Oscar-nominated short film “La femme et le TGV.” He incorporated his arsenal of marketing skills including finance, poster design and script feedback. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

‘S.L.A.Y.’ art gallery celebrates women in the workplace

The word “slay” colloquially means to succeed at something amazing, but for UCLA national honor society Mortar Board, it’s an acronym for empowerment. “S.L.A.Y. – Strong Ladies Aiding You” is a multisensory gallery hosted by Mortar Board, running until Sunday in Kerckhoff Art Gallery. Read more...

Photo: The “S.L.A.Y – Strong Ladies Aiding You” panel also included an accompanying art gallery featuring images of historical female figures such as Sally Ride and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The art exhibit will be open through Sunday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)