Film News

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 Filmmaker

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

Gallery Hours

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.

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.

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.

Posted on Thursday, November 4, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Filmmaker and CCA alumna Rika Ohara’s (BFA General Fine Arts 1983) recent film, The Heart of No Place (2009), garnered the Best Film (International) award at the eighth annual London Independent Film Festival (LIFF) in April.

Posted on Monday, November 1, 2010 by Jim Norrena

VOTE AGAIN 2010 WINNER: Action 2010

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.

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 Announced

Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 by Jim Norrena

Hanh Nguyen's Leaving My Mark: A Portrait of Scott Donahue screens Sunday, October 24, at 5 p.m. and again Wednesday, October 27, at 7:15 p.m. as part of the "Bay Area Shorts" collection (running time: 70 min.). Select your preferred date to purchase tickets.

Posted on Monday, October 18, 2010 by Brook Hinton

THE OWLS, directed by Cheryl Dunye

Wednesday October 20, 7:00 pm
California College of the Arts
San Francisco Campus Production Stage

Filmmaker and CCA Faculty filmmaker Cheryl Dunye
presents her recent film The Owls
followed by a question and answer session moderated by
Peter Stein, Executive Director of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.