Film Alum Featured by Philadelphia Film Society
July 16, 2019, 2:19 pm
Chad Hamilton BFA ’18 (Film and Video) was recently featured on Philadelphia Film Society’s blog. His thesis film, On Our Own, was also screened at the Philadelphia Film Center July 11.
UArts Wins Big at Animation Film Festival
May 14, 2019, 1:33 pm
A University of the Arts Animation student and two UArts alumni earned awards at the 50th ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation) East Film Festival in May 2019. Bethie Kazanjian ’19 (Animation) won first place in the “Student Film” category for The Pigeon.
UArts has Blockbuster Presence in Spring Screenings
May 3, 2019, 9:02 am
UArts’ high-caliber creativity is on display all year long, but this spring, the university community makes a strong showing in two regional screening series: Philly Film Showcase—a monthly screening that highlights up-and-coming local filmmakers—and the 2019 Regional Student Showcase, presented by the Greater Philadelphia Film Office and Philadelphia Women of Film and Television.
Student Film Featured on WXPN’s The Key
April 23, 2019, 10:28 am
In a short film created for a University of the Arts Documentary Workshop class with School of Film Program Director Michael Attie, Luke Carpenter ’20 (Film and Video) reveals his brother’s battle for sobriety and creative inspiration. The subject of the film, titled Seventeen Twenty Four, is Seth Carpenter—Luke’s brother and a local singer-songwriter known as Bucolic.
2017 Film Alum Working on John Oliver's Emmy-Winning "Last Week Tonight"
September 19, 2018, 11:17 am
Congratulations to Caitlin Riggsbee BFA '17 (Film), a research assistant on John Oliver's "Last Week Tonight." Which took home the Emmy Award for Best Variety Talk Series at the 70th annual Emmy awards on September 17. That marks the third consecutive victory in the category for the HBO late-night show.