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 partners, who also include multiple Hollywood industry groups, are trying to initiate changes around diversity, inclusion and equality efforts in the entertainment industry.
In recognition of a life filled with accolades and dedicated to mentoring future leaders, he was awarded UCLA’s highest honor.
Honorary Oscar celebrates lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences or outstanding service to the film academy.
“Romance Tropical” to premiere Nov. 4 as part of a UCLA Film and Television Archive exhibition, which celebrates the Spanish-language film culture of downtown Los Angeles.
A report by UCLA’s Darnell Hunt also found that major networks’ diversity programs are failing to meaningfully improve opportunities for black writers and other writers of color.
The awards, which will be announced Oct. 30, are available exclusively to students at UCLA.
On Saturday, June 10, the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television will host the 15th annual Design Showcase West, the only event of its kind on the West Coast that presents the work of students graduating from the nation’s top university design programs.
Among David Leaf's classroom guests are seven members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, three Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Grammy Award winners, and other legendary and contemporary songwriters.
The program drew from the expertise of more than two dozen speakers from film and television studios, law firms, talent agencies, new media powerhouses and venture capital companies.
The report examines hiring of women and minorities for 200 theatrical film releases in 2015, as well as 1,206 TV, cable and digital platform shows from 2014–15.
The new livestreamed interview series called “Office Hours” will launch Jan. 19 and showcase prominent artists and entertainment executives sharing wisdom and advice.
They created a website and searchable database that highlights African-American actors, crewmembers, writers and other artists who were making films in the early 1900s.
Hanson, a cinephile who attended many of the archive's events, launched the archive's popular series, "The Movie that Inspired Me."
Associate Adjunct Professor John Simmons in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television received a Creative Arts Emmy Award last week for outstanding cinematography for a single-camera series as the director of photography.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television professor Myung Hee Cho helped create a new musical show for Shanghai Disney's fairytale castle.
Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola returned to UCLA, his alma mater, to run an experimental workshop to test his concept for Live Cinema, a new kind of movie-making that combines the best of filmmaking, television and live theater.
Two-time Academy Award winner Quentin Tarantino gave the keynote speech at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s 14th Annual Design Showcase West Saturday.
Owen Husney, who teaches music business at UCLA Extension, recalls what made Prince’s music so different, negotiating the first record deal and how his experiences with Prince influence his teaching.
Los Angeles music attorney Dina LaPolt represents recording artists, songwriters, producers, musicians, authors and writers, and teaches a UCLA Extension class, “Legal and Practical Aspects of the Music Business.”
Guber teaches a class in leadership at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and is also on the faculty of the School of Theater, Film and Television.
Two-time Emmy Award-winning costume designer for the "Game of Thrones" Michele Clapton has been named the 2016 Swarovski Designer in Residence and will be mentoring UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television students.
Four finalists will compete on Saturday, March 26, at Avalon Hollywood to spin for the official after-party for the Electronic Music Awards and Foundation show on April 14.
The study’s authors write that while the 2016 Academy Award nominations generated headlines and attention, they merely hint at systemic problems that reach every sector of the industry.