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 Film student wins national editing award
UNCSA Film student wins nationwide editing award

A fourth-year Film student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts has won the 2017 Student Editing Competition sponsored by American Cinema Editors (ACE).

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tethered film set
Full Frame: Set jobs help freshmen Film students see the big picture

The School of Film gets freshmen onto upperclassmen film sets so they can gain hands-on experience and know what a job entails for when they step into key leadership crew positions.

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Oscars
UNCSA has ties to six of nine films nominated for Best Picture Academy Awards

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts has connections to six of the nine films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In total, UNCSA has connections to nine films that are nominated in various categories.

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UNCSA School of Filmmaking among top ten film schools, according to leading news organization
UNCSA School of Filmmaking among top ten film schools, according to leading news organization

The School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is ranked No. 10 on a list of the nation's top 50 film schools by The Wrap, an award-winning news organization covering the business of entertainment and media.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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