The CFILM Podcast! Ben Model On W. C. Fields And It’s The Old Army Game!

film podcast

Just when you thought we were done with W. C. Fields! Ben Model, our resident expert on silent film, is here with a short guest episode on Fields’ silent work. Model discusses how these silents fit into the canon of such a verbal comedian, both as historical artifacts and as invaluable examples of his work […]



Pearl Studio, one of the world’s leading creators of animated entertainment for the global family market, has gifted $100,000 in scholarships to UCLA TFT in memory of screenwriter, director and producer Audrey Wells (The Hate U Give, Under the Tuscan Sun) to fund current use and endowed M.F.A. scholarships in directing and screenwriting. Wells, a UCLA TFT […]

Noël Wells to deliver Moody College keynote

Spring graduation set for Friday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Noël Wells is bringing her story of persistence back to the Moody College of Communication. A 2010 Radio-Television-Film graduate, and actor, writer, director and musician, Wells is set to deliver Moody College’s keynote address during Spring 2019 Commencement on Friday, May 24 at the Frank Erwin Center. Graduation […]

Bay Area collector Komal Shah on art by women and artists of color

Komal Shah

Komal Shah’s image has graced the pages of The Chronicle many times in connection with her philanthropic support of the Bay Area’s major cultural institutions. Always dressed in sumptuous gowns, she projects the image  of the New Bay Area: a successful immigrant bringing her wealth, charm and glamour to the region’s center stage. But that is only […]

Join Tisch School of the Arts at our annual gala on April 8, 2019

Tisch Gala 2019

For the first time, the event will take place in Brooklyn, as part of the school’s Institute of Emerging Media prepares to move into their permanent home at NYU’s new state of the art Media, Technology, and Arts building at 370 Jay Street in Brooklyn. Cross the river and join us in the spectacular water-front DUMBO neighborhood for […]