CUFF 2013 Alumni Award Jun 11, 2013
Congratulations to Rachel Israel the Winner of the 2013 Alumni Award for her film KEEP THE CHANGE. The Alumni Award is given to the top CUFF film as voted on by Film Alumni.
Congratulations to the 2013 Selects and Honors Films May 5, 2013
2013 Screenplay Competition Winners Apr 10, 2013
We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2013 CUFF Screenplay Competition. Congratulations to the Faculty Selects and Honors writers. Scripts are listed below in alphabetical order. Faculty Selects: The Archer - Casey Schroen Bacha Bazi - Ana Lazarevic The Hall (Original Pilot) - Jesse Gustafson Hatchet Men - Kevin Lau Shrinking - Ben Seccombe The Walking Dead (Spec) - "Scorpion" - Brandon Zuck Faculty Honors: The Adventures of Awesome Girl - Sarah Nerboso Big Muddy - Jefferson Moneo Fanclub (Original Pilot) - Lara Gallagher Neon Veronica - Brian Birch The Life and Death of Espíritu Perdomo - Mauricio Leiva Cook Lukomorie - Margot Arakelian Shale - Jed Cowley We will present short excerpts of the Faculty Selects scripts at Screenwriting Night on Tuesday, May 7th. All Faculty Selects and Honors writers Continued...
2013 CUFF Jury Apr 6, 2013
We are pleased to announce this year's film festival jury will include two outside members in addition to our outstanding faculty jury members; Jamal Joseph, Tom Kalin, Rob King, Eric Mendelsohn and Maureen Ryan. We are excited to welcome Tamara Jenkins and Jay Van Hoy as members of the 26th Annual Columbia University Film Festival Jury. Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy established Parts & Labor, a production company dedicated to director-driven, collaborative filmmaking in 2004. Parts & Labor has since produced 20 films, and most recently three of them premiered in competition at the2013 Sundance Film Festival: David Lowery's AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS, starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck and Ben Foster; photojournalist Shaul Schwarz's documentary NARCO CULTURA; and Andrew Dosunmu's second feature MOTHER OF GEORGE. Last year, it released the critically acclaimed festival hits KEEP Continued...