Film Program faculty member Julia Shirar (MFA 1997) is the sound designer for Azazel Jacobs's film, Terri, one of 16 films entered into the dramatic competition at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The largest independent cinema festival in the United States, Sundance will take place January 20 through 30 in Park City, Utah.Read the rest
Posted on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 by Jim Norrena
CCA is proud to announce a special guest lecture appearance by acclaimed film director Gus Van Sant, scheduled for Tuesday, January 25, 2011, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Timken Lecture Hall. The event is presented by CCA's Film Program and is free and open to the public on a space-available basis.
Academy Award-Nominated FilmmakerRead the rest
Posted on Sunday, December 5, 2010 by Brook Hinton
Friday, December 10, at 7 p.m. at Carville Annex
4037 Judah at 45th, San Francisco CA
Opening-night film performance conducted by C. Wright Daniel
December 11, 7–9 p.m.
December 12, noon– 2 p.m.
Posted on Thursday, December 2, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Students visited Nevada's Black Rock Desert, where they created site-specific art
Earlier this fall media artist and CCA Graduate Program in Fine Arts and Film Program professor Jeanne Finley took her "Land Minds / Sight Lines" graduate seminar students to Reno, "The Biggest Little City in the World," and the surrounding Black Rock Desert for a weekend-long, site-specific, art-making excursion.Read the rest
Posted on Saturday, November 20, 2010 by Brook Hinton
Bloom Wake Swarm, a video installation by Emily Ritz *
November 29 through December 4
*Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Tecoah and Thomas Bruce Galleries
California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco CA
Don't miss Emily Ritz's video installation Bloom Wake Swarm, the latest installment in her series, featuring Lady Beeings—"half-honeybee, half-naked lady hybrid beings"—in an exploration of female sexuality in relation to the matriarchal society of honeybees.Read the rest
Posted on Monday, November 8, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Film students know him as "Rob," or maybe "Mr. Epstein." CCA faculty and administration know him as the college's Film Program chair Rob Epstein. However you know him, Rob's definitely worth knowing! And if you don't believe me, just watch the latest "on air" segment issued by The Advocate, a national magazine that focuses on the political and artistic sides of the LGBT community, in which Rob gives an interview with Advocate reporter Andrew Harmon.Read the rest
Posted on Thursday, November 4, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Monday, November 1, 2010 by Jim Norrena
CCA Film students Ted Hayden, a recent finalist in the college's R.A.W. Video contest, and Chun-Ping "Sunday" Wang have had their video submission awarded the grand prize in the national Vote Again 2010 Video Contest. Together the filmmakers directed, filmed, and edited Action 2010, which uses a surreal visual style to depict a young voter on a symbolic journey toward mailing in her absentee ballot.Read the rest
Posted on Monday, October 25, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Graduate Program in Design student Jesse Geller's Home Street Home earned highest honors in CCA's R.A.W. Video student contest. Want to cast your own vote? Details about CCA's first-ever R.A.W. Video Audience Award coming soon!
R.A.W. Video Contest Winners AnnouncedRead the rest
Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 by Jim Norrena