Filmmaking News & Features - UNCSA

Filmmaking News & Features

Filmmaking News & Features

Our news and features showcase some of the best of what students, faculty and the School of Filmmaking are doing on the screen and beyond. From film screenings to renowned guest artists to industry awards and accolades, there's always something to share about what's going on in the School of Filmmaking.

UNCSA presents free screening of student films
UNCSA presents free screening of student films

The School of Filmmaking at UNCSA presents a free screening of nine short films created by students during the 2015-16 school year at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 in Main Theatre of ACE Exhibition Complex.

Read more

Sundance
School of Filmmaking makes the scene at Sundance 2017

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is making the scene at the Sundance Film Festival, with 15 films that feature alumni work, an alumnus as juror, another as a Women at Sundance Fellow, and an official panel discussion with leaders from the virtual reality entertainment industry hosted by Film Dean Susan Ruskin.

Read more

Six faculty members receive Excellence in Teaching Awards
Six faculty members receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

Six faculty members are recipients of Teaching Excellence Awards at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Provost David J. English has announced.

Read more

Elf Tout
Creating the sights and sounds of two Christmas film favorites

From shooting in sub-zero temperatures to harnessing the power of the human voice, School of Filmmaking faculty members recall their work on two beloved Christmas films, "Christmas Vacation" and "Elf."

Read more

UNCSA announces $10 million gift to establish Institute for Performance Innovation
Chancellor Lindsay Bierman announces $10 million gift to establish Institute for Performance Innovation

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts has received an anonymous gift of $10 million, the largest gift the school has received from an individual donor, Chancellor Lindsay Bierman has announced.

Read more

UNCSA grad Jeff Nichols is nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his film Loving
UNCSA grad Jeff Nichols is nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his film, "Loving"

Jeff Nichols, an alumnus of the School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts has been nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award for best director for the critically acclaimed "Loving," which he also wrote.

Read more

Caleb Ennis
Filmmaking alumnus shines a light on arts education in prisons

Caleb Ennis '16 worked with Shining Light, a Christian-based performing arts production company, to a Philadelphia correctional facility.

Read more

Peter the Pickle
What's your perfect pickle persona?

What kind of a pickle are you? Take our National Pickle Day quiz to find out.

Read more

Second annual Collage Concert presents a colorful canvas of UNCSA musical talent
Second annual Collage Concert presents a colorful canvas of UNCSA musical talent

The second annual Collage Concert at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts features music by the world's greatest classical composers, plus contemporary jazz and percussion arrangements, with film and dance thrown in for good measure.

Read more