UCLA’s Hanadi Elyan says its hugely important for filmmakers from the Arab world to tell the stories of the mothers, daughters, sisters that no one else is telling.
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Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria
The project, which used a feature film and a text messaging prompt, led a record number of Nigerian citizens to report acts of misconduct.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive is crowdfunding an effort to preserve their work.
25 undergraduates who received the scholarships to pursue science, technology, engineering or math degrees visited the cast and crew as the show wraps its final season.
“We feel confident our partners in Hollywood today see the value of diversity in ways that they did not before,” said Dean Darnell Hunt, co-lead author of the report.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive will present classic Hollywood, independent films and documentaries in the Billy Wilder Theater for the festival weekend.
Alexandra Byrne, Ruth Carter, Sandy Powell and Mary Zophres will be joined at the annual Sketch to Screen event by fellow designers Erin Benach and Mary Vogt.
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck featured Sarah T. Roberts in “The Cleaners” — their movie about the anonymous people who screen objectionable content on social media.
Lisa Ranran Hu’s movie, “Escape,” has challenged the status quo in her of home country of China and even attracted the attention of actress Emma Watson.
Every year for more than a decade students have won Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellowships that promote science fact in film and television.
A class created by adjunct professor David Leaf will tell the band’s story through film, video and interviews with music industry executives.
Pamela Hieronymi served as a consultant to Michael Schur, creator of the hit NBC sitcom, sharing insights into moral and ethical belief systems.
UCLA roboticist Dennis Hong and his robot magician, MAGI, shine on the Netflix show “Magic for Humans.”
The characters’ extraordinary abilities are pure science fiction. Or are they?
Documentary created by the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and Swarovski to stream on Netflix
Dean Teri Schwartz and Nadja Swarovski served as producers on “Waterschool,” which shines a light on the need to safeguard the world’s fresh water.
Former UCLA Film & Television Archive staffer Rosa Gaiarsa shares insights on working with the inherently unstable film stock, which is prone to decomposition.
In a panel discussion hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, the creator and actors from the award-winning FX drama talked with two who worked in counterintelligence.
UCLA event features designers from “Coming to America” and “Black Panther” talking about bringing fictional African countries to life on screen.
A $2 million gift left by the late actor will support students in the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture and the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
Experts at a Zócalo/UCLA discussion say the mega-hit will inspire more inclusion if the industry internalizes its many lessons.
The “Lights. Camera. Reaction.: The Art of Impact in Entertainment” conference focused on artists and lawyers who use entertainment to promote stories of social injustice.
The eighth annual event at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television drew a packed house to hear from many of the Oscar-nominated designers.
UCLA alumnae and film and TV veterans Gina Prince-Bythewood and Felicia D. Henderson share experiences with fighting for representation and advice for aspiring writers.
The fifth annual study analyzed the casts of and talent behind the top 200 theatrical releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from 2015–16.
The yearlong partnership provides graduate students with opportunities to create new narratives to engage audiences with research.