Alum Hong Sangsoo’s feature film Hahaha: What Do You See in Life, Darling? received top honors in the respected Un Certain Regard award category at the 63rd annual Cannes Film Festival. Sangsoo, whose film was one of 18 in this category and the third South Korean film in the overall selection, won over such celebrated filmmakers as French director Jean-Luc Godard (Film Socialisme).Read the rest
Posted on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 by Sarah Owens
Posted on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 by Marion Anthonisen
This is the first in a short series of Q&A sessions with students in CCA's First Year Program, or "first years." The sequence is aimed at familiarizing prospective CCA students with our Bay Area art-making community. Maybe you’ll imagine yourself here!
Check back for another interview next week, or (better yet!) subscribe to the RSS feed at the link below and never miss an update. As always, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about our admissions and enrollment processes.Read the rest
Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Professor Jeanne Finley works in CCA's Media Arts and Fine Arts programs.
Seven graduate students from CCA’s fall "Magic Lantern: Projected Image and the Construction of Space" seminar joined forces at the end of the semester to shed some light on CCA—literally.Read the rest
Posted on Monday, February 22, 2010 by Lindsey Westbrook
Imaginative Feats Literally Presented: Three Fables for Video Projection
Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, 2009
PDF, 29 pages, free
The seductive, disquieting video installations of Jeanne C. Finley (Media Arts faculty) and John Muse create tension among visual, auditory, documentary, and narrative elements. This exhibition catalog, designed by Ellen Gould (Graphic Design 2001), documents Finley and Muse's presentation at Haverford College in 2008 and includes an essay by Irina Leimbacher.Read the rest
Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2010 by Jim Norrena
Cheryl Dunye's The Owls earns a Teddy Award at 60th International Berlin Film Festival
CCA visiting artist Cheryl Dunye's film The Owls was honored with a Teddy Award nomination at the 60th International Berlin Film Festival, which took place February 11-21 and typically attracts more than 20,000 moviegoers.
Dunye's debut feature film, The Watermelon Women, won the award in 1996.Read the rest
Posted on Saturday, January 30, 2010 by Clay Walsh
(l to r) Jim Allison, Adam Behrmann, Chun-Ping Wang, Edward Hayden, Rebecca Reilly, and Erinn Clancy
Yesterday California College of Arts faculty member Cheryl Dunye escorted 12 CCA Media Arts students on one of the most exciting adventures a student could dream up: a weekend at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
Students arrived sleepy-eyed at the crack of dawn at the San Francisco International Airport to board their plane, but the excitement stayed in the air and kept everyone amped up for a good time.Read the rest
Posted on Friday, January 29, 2010 by Clay Walsh
Last night San Francisco made history by hosting "Sundance Film Festival U.S.A." at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in Japantown. CCA Media Arts cochair Rob Epstein and codirector Jeffrey Friedman were on hand for the screening of their new feature film, Howl, which kicked off the Sundance Film Festival last week in Park City, Utah, and will screen once again tonight.Read the rest
Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by Grace Lee
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2010 by Clay Walsh
Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by Jim Norrena
These are the words every filmmaker hopes to hear: "It is my pleasure to invite your film to the Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin." While not every filmmaker actually hears these words, CCA Media Arts faculty member Cheryl Dunye has heard them more than once—most recently for her latest feature The Owls, which has been selected to screen at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival this February.Read the rest