CalArtians Invited to Join The Academy

On July 1, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its 2019 class, inviting 842 new members to join the organization behind the Oscars. Among the many industry leaders being tapped by the Academy this year are a number of CalArtians.

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Polartropica Performs at the Bootleg Theater

Space-pop quartet Polartropica are set to draw audiences into their sonic orbit at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, July 29. Polartropica is comprised of vocalist Ihui Cherise Wu, bassist Graham Chapman (Music BFA 09), drummer Andrew Lessman (Music BFA 09) and guitarist Alexander...

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Rhys Ernst Screens New Feature Film Adam at Outfest 2019

CalArtian filmmaker Rhys Ernst's (Film/Video MFA 11) Adam will screen as the U.S. Centerpiece at Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival, which runs July 18-28 in Los Angeles.  Outfest presents more than 150 films to an audience of more than 40,000. Now in its 37th year, Outfest Los Angeles is...

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Emily Dean Included in Variety’s 10 Animators to Watch 2019

Emily Dean (Film/Video 13) has been spotlighted among Variety’s 2019 “10 Animators to Watch,” the publication’s annual listing of noteworthy talent in the animation industry. Dean’s filmography is a dimension of fantastical worlds and multilayered characters. As a Chinese Australian artist, Dean...

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