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Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Cal State Northridge $2 Million to Support Film and Television Students

January 6, 2016

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has awarded California State University, Northridge $2 million to support students and enhance technology in the school’s acclaimed Department of Cinema and Television Arts. A portion of the grant will go toward creating endowed scholarships to support underrepresented film and television students in the industry. Scholarship recipients will be declared Hollywood Foreign Press Association Scholars and be mentored by department faculty and industry professionals. Read more

LET THEM EAT CAKE wins Best Documentary Feature

December 7, 2015

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"Let Them Eat Cake," the global documentary produced by Professor Alexis Krasilovsky and Sanjoy Ghosh about the pleasures and perils of pastries and the world hunger crisis, won the Best Documentary Feature award at the Paris Independent Film Festival.
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CSUN Professor’s Eye-Opening Documentary Screens at Southland Film Festival

October 16, 2015

Alexis Krasilovsky

Longtime screenwriting professor Alexis Krasilovsky, an award-winning writer and director, explores the issue of world hunger by using pastries as metaphor in her latest documentary, Let Them Eat Cake. Krasilovsky and her co-producer, Sanjoy Ghosh, worked with teams of filmmakers in 12 countries to bring awareness to the unsavory aspects of producing sweets.  Read more

Alumni’s Film Punches The Global Ticket

October 15, 2015

Smith and Gonzalez

Gonzalez ’13 (Screenwriting) and Smith ’12 (Screenwriting) share a passion for and bachelor’s degrees in screenwriting, but their paths to Hollywood were remarkably different. It is precisely that diversity — a 10-year age gap and different upbringings and ethnic backgrounds — that make them marketable. Read more

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