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KERRY-ANN ‘CHINEY K’ COLLINS : NOTHING COINCIDENTAL ABOUT OVERWHELMING SUCCESS

She’s contemplating when to release her own Jeen-Yuhs, so to speak, which also captured her move to Los Angeles, where she pursued a minor in film studies at the California State University, Northridge. While the general public sees her accolades, it was copious rejections from job applications to media entities like Disney that inspired her to create her own platform and the popular On My Mind series. -- Flair Magazine

Haiti - Cinema : Haiti will be present at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival (Video)

Jacquil Constant holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film Production and a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a major in Pan-African Studies and Film, Television and the Arts from California State University Northridge (CSUN). In 2006, Jacquil created her own production company, Constant Production, which has various music videos, short films and commercial productions to its credit. He is also the founder of the very first Haiti International Film Festival in Southern California. -- Haiti Libre

30 Top Film Schools in North America

California State University Northridge Located in the heart of the entertainment industry and featuring six programs of study, the cinema and television arts department offers major opportunities for academic and professional training. The facilities are industry-standard and include film and television sound stages, post-production suites, a new media lab, visual effects and animation suite, and the 130-seat Elaine and Alan Armer Screening Room. “Our students come from diverse backgrounds, and are mentored by award-winning Hollywood faculty whose mission is to challenge and inspire. We recognize every student is unique and we’re devoted to nurturing each individual artistic voice,” says Jared Rappaport, chair, cinema and television arts. In 2021, the animation department was named one of the top in the country by Animation Career Review, and in conjunction with the journalism department, CTA now offers certification in drone piloting, a growing and in-demand technical skill. -- Laredo Morning Times

Show 1299: Is Evidence-Based Medicine an Illusion?

This Week’s Guest: Leemon McHenry, PhD, is a bioethicist and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Northridge. He is the author, with Dr. Jon Jureidini, of The Illusion of Evidence-Based Medicine: Exposing the crisis of credibility in clinical research. -- People's Pharmacy

30 Top Film Schools in North America

California State University Northridge Located in the heart of the entertainment industry and featuring six programs of study, the cinema and television arts department offers major opportunities for academic and professional training. The facilities are industry-standard and include film and television sound stages, post-production suites, a new media lab, visual effects and animation suite, and the 130-seat Elaine and Alan Armer Screening Room. “Our students come from diverse backgrounds, and are mentored by award-winning Hollywood faculty whose mission is to challenge and inspire. We recognize every student is unique and we’re devoted to nurturing each individual artistic voice,” says Jared Rappaport, chair, cinema and television arts. In 2021, the animation department was named one of the top in the country by Animation Career Review, and in conjunction with the journalism department, CTA now offers certification in drone piloting, a growing and in-demand technical skill. -- Variety

Why Do Humans Have a Taste For Alcohol?

Spider monkeys habitually fed on fruit that contained 1 to 2 percent alcohol in recent research published in the Royal Society Open Science. It was likely that the monkeys ate the fruit not to get tipsy, but because the ethanol-containing fruit was more calorically dense. This could be another reason why primates, who would later evolve into modern humans, started metabolizing fermented fruits, says Christina Campbell, a primatologist at California State University, Northridge. -- Discover Magazine

Library of Foundation of Los Angeles Names Stacy Lieberman as President and CEO

The Library Foundation of Los Angeles (LFLA) announced today that longtime local arts leader Stacy Lieberman has been appointed its next president and CEO, effective June 6, 2022. Lieberman is currently deputy director at The Broad and will become the Foundation's fourth president in 30 years. After an early career in book publishing, Stacy has held senior positions in the dynamic and evolving fields of arts, education, and culture in Los Angeles for more than 20 years, including at the Skirball Cultural Center, California State University, Northridge, and the Autry Museum of the American West. -- Broadway World

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