entertainment industry


TFT alum's musical captures four Tony Awards

It was a great night for UCLA TFT alum Robert L. Freedman at the 68th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 8. His musical, "A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder," was a four-time winner.

Hollywood costumes help tell the story

Deborah Nadoolman Landis has created a popular exhibition that illuminates the costume designer’s creative process as well as celebrates and explores costume design as a key component of cinema storytelling.

Exhibit highlights legacy of 'film'

As the movie studios go digital, the UCLA Film and Television Archive and Arts Library remind people of the important role film has played in movie-making.

UCLA mathematicians bring snow to life for Disney's 'Frozen'

For the Academy Award-winning animated film "Frozen," two UCLA mathematicians joined a team of Disney software engineers to develop an algorithm based on the material point method to create simulations of how snow behaves under various conditions.

Out and About: The Bunche "Race and Hollywood" Symposium Feb. 6

The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA will hold a symposium, "Race and Hollywood," Thursday, Feb. 6. The symposium is part of the Bunche center’s ongoing project to create a comprehensive analysis of diversity —...

Music legends, industry insiders share life lessons in class

The 134 students taking Ken Kragen’s inaugural Music Industry 106 class, "Stardom Strategies for Musicians," are primed to expect the unexpected. It started on the first day of class, taught by the longtime music industry...
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