Director Ryan Coogler talked to two groups of TCS students about making his first feature Fruitvale Station. A great afternoon with a generous inspiring artist!
The Fellows are back in NYC and hard at work cutting “Sergei.” Here’s a photo of the entire cast and crew celebrating after principal photography wrapped in Kiev. Congrats, everyone! And welcome home!
Daniel Sanchez (GFS Fellow ’05 ) will be spending the school year teaching English to high schoolers at Tam Kung Academy in Taiwan. He plans to use his background in film and music to put his own twist on ESL education, employing films, screenplays, and records to help his students connect with the language. Good luck, Daniel!
Remery (GFS Fellow ’12) will be heading to Italy in the fall on a grant from St. John’s University. When he’s not exploring the city, he’ll be studying Italian, Anthropology, and World Religions at their Rome campus. Not bad for his first time abroad. Buona fortuna, Remery!
Congratulations to The Cinema School’s first graduating class! Check out James Murdoch’s keynote address to The Class of 2013 here.
The Digital Bodega crew on location in Chicago after wrapping principal photography on their music video for the English rock quartet, Alt-J.
As Kirsten Tanjutco and Josue Loayza prepare to accept their college scholarships at our 9th Annual Spring Benefit Dinner on June 12th, we take you back to their sophomore year and the shooting of GFS Thesis Project, PRANK, in Shanghai, China. Check out the behind-the-scenes video here.
GFS alum, Chris Butler, will be taking a break from his City College studies this week to make his big screen acting debut in David O. Russell’s latest film, AMERICAN HUSTLE. Congrats, Chris!