A tense New Jersey road trip with Mary and, her recently deceased brother's best friend, Davey.
Patrick Ford and Taylor Mendonca's Thesis Film
The follow-up to the short film DARE (2005) from David Brind and Adam Salky, starring original leads Michael Cassidy & Adam Fleming
"The Dare Project" from director Adam Salky (SOA '08; writer David Brind (SOA '08); producer Felecia Hunter (SOA '16)
Maggie Siff stars as a burned-out actress who flees mind-numbing Hollywood to her past life in Brooklyn to reinvent herself.
"A Woman, A Part: Feature film project from
Shrihari Sathe - Producer - (SOA '09)
Erin Beaupre - Production Designer - (Architecture '08)
Film inspired on a true story of child trafficking in the 80s in Lima. Película inspirada en una historia real de tráfico de niños.
Melina Leon (SOA '08)
Director/Writer/Producer, Michael White (SOA '06) Co-Writer, Ori Dov Gratch (’02 CC) and Jesus Pimentel Melo (SOA '11) Producers
A short comedy about a librarian who takes a stand when a corporate consultant replaces her Book of the Month recommendation.
MFA Thesis film directed by Rakesh Baruah and Produced by Susannah Locascio
In a war-ravaged Middle Eastern neighborhood, a disheartened musician struggles to rebuild his piano after it is destroyed by terrorists.
From current students Jimmy Keyrouz (writer/director) and Felecia Hunter (producer)
Writer/Director Christina Choe (SOA, 12) teams up with producers Gerry Kim & Mayuran Tiruchelvam (SOA 12) for her debut feature, NANCY. A Kickstarter STAFF Pick & featured on Sundance, Filmmaker Magazine, Film Independent, Vimeo pages.
A web series about the underbelly of the yoga world. Welcome to the posing you don't see from your down dog, bitches... and namaste.
Columbia MFA film alumna Mary Gillen (2012) is directing all six epsiodes of the first season, in addition to writing and producing several episodes. Fellow alumni involved in this project include Ana Lazarevic (2012) as Assistant Director and Ed Blythe (2010) as DP.
An American-based terrorist group deploys their weapon of war: a terminal STD. Drama/ultra-black comedy. Shot & set in NYC. 2014/2015.
John Reed, creative writing MFA thesis advisor and MFA graduate 94, takes on No Wave Cinema in his latest project. The author of five books, Reed's media play is a Kickstarter Staff Pick. Pitch in and join the 130 backers for the "backers only" party.
We've made the movie. Now we need your help to launch it on the film festival circuit, into theaters, and onto DVD and VOD!
Help us bring our feature film to audiences! Written and directed by Columbia Film alum and adjunct prof Nelson Kim ('07), produced by Geoff Quan ('08), shot by Ming Kai Leung ('06), and edited by Brooke Sebold ('12).
Help launch award-winning short THE BRAVEST, THE BOLDEST on its 2015 overseas festival tour & prepare it for 2016 Oscar Qualification.
"The Bravest, The Boldest" an award-winning short film by Columbia Film alum Moon Molson.
*Open Roads* a short film by Mimi Jeffries about a father trying to find life beyond a diagnosis.
A short film by Columbia Film alum Mimi Jefferies ('13).
Bears discover how to use fire—causing a remarkable series of events for a rural family in this sci-fi tale set in small town America.
Bears Discover Fire is a Columbia University MFA thesis film directed by Ben Leonberg and produced by Scott Riehs. It's a story about fantastic natural phenomena and the very ordinary people who experience it.
Produced in association with charities in the USA, UK and India, a powerful short film about domestic violence, starring Shabana Azmi.
Written and Directed by Columbia alum Nasheed Qamar Faruqi(08)
Produced by Columbia Film Alum Shrihari Sathe ('09).
Help us trick-out The Headshot Truck with a generator, AC unit, & lights to create a cutting-edge mobile photography studio for actors.
This may not be a movie, but it's a cool new business set up by Film alum Will Harper.
Help us finish our documentary about Cuba's drag-racing community and their quest to hold the first official race since the Revolution.
A new documentary from Film alum Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt ('07)
A play by April Yvette Thompson. A Gullah Healer Woman and an Afro-Cuban Priest forge a new world of magic & dreams in Jim Crow Miami.
A play by April Yvette Thompson. A Gullah Healer Woman and an Afro-Cuban Priest forge a new world of magic & dreams in Jim Crow Miami. Executive Produced by Columbia alum Ron Simons
When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.
From Film alum Jennifer Grausman ('05)
The filmmakers who brought you the indie hit CODEPENDENT LESBIAN SPACE ALIEN SEEKS SAME are making a new comedy about lesbian hookers!
The new film from Columbia Film alum Madeleine Olnek
It's 1972 during the famous playoff game between the Steelers and Raiders. Can Joey, a shy 16 year old,win over the girl of his dreams?
Director: Charlotte Glynn (class of ‘13)
Producer: Berkley Brady (current student)
Producer: Luke Spears (class of ’13))
Co-Producer: Alvaro R. Valente (current student)
1st AD: Kevin Lau (class of ‘13)
Come hell or high water, ten year-old Bobby believes he must baptize his best friend Joshua to save him from eternal damnation.
Come hell or high water, ten year-old Bobby believes he must baptize his best friend Joshua to save him from eternal damnation. Robert Caudy (1st year) will direct from his 8-12 script with Michael Minard (2nd year) and Victoria Besse Aleksanian (1st year) producing.
A new TV Show from Film alum Chanelle Elaine.
The story of April, 17, who has to face her strained relationship with her father on the eve of his children's book award ceremony.
A film to be produced by 2nd year producing student Emma Wang and written and directed by Columbia directing student Filip K. Kasperaszek
A narrative film set on the Pacific Coast of Colombia: winner of Spike Lee Fellowship Award and Film Independent Producing Fellowship
The producing debut of Marcia Nunes (BC '07)
Decades before the Civil War, the actions of a brutal overseer spark the fire of revolution on a tobacco farm.
TOBACCO BURN is Justin Liberman's (4th year directing) & Alvaro R. Valente (4th year producing) MFA thesis at Columbia University. Nicole Delaney (2nd year producing) & Brian Birch (3rd year Producing) are the co-producers.
BABE, an 8-12 written and directed by Lucy Brydon (2nd Year Screenwriting) and produced by Demond Robertson (3rd Year Producing).
Four continents. Two filmmakers. One dancer. A documentary portrait of ballet star Marcelo Gomes.
MARCELO GOMES: ANATOMY OF A MALE BALLET DANCER is a documentary film about one of the great ballet dancers of our generation. MFA Film alums David Barba and James Pellerito are shooting, directing and producing this project on four continents.
An action-packed satire about a radical ex-professor and her gang of followers who kidnap famous news anchor Thomas Brookstone.
THE PROFESSOR is producer Perri Nemiroff’s MFA Thesis Film at Columbia University and will premiere in May 2013 at the Columbia University Film Festival.
A runaway couple find refuge in a motel in the middle of the Andes. There, they will meet a young girl who will change their fate.
WATITA is an 8-12 minute project directed by Alonso Llosa (Columbia Film Directing MFA) and written and produced by Gabe Grossman (Columbia Screenwriting MFA).
After five years, a kidnapped boy returns home, testing a priest's faith and respect for the law.
The first feature directed by Columbia MFA Alum Andrew Brotzman, and Produced by Columbia MFA Alum Veronica Nickel
When Ash invites his ex on a road trip to the Florida Keys, he doesn't mention that the vacation is actually a dangerous drug deal.
Columbia MFA candidate Brandon Zuck's short, produced by Joanna Lagstein and Brian Love.
Facing a government execution, a young protester named Joseph makes a daring escape attempt in a dystopian New York City.
THE EXIT ROOM is a narrative short film to be produced on location in Brooklyn, New York. A futuristic adaptation of Ambrose Bierce’s AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE, the film explores one’s final moments of life and consciousness.
Sound mix, tapes, festival screeners and publicity materials for our Super8mm opus. We need your help to do it!
Objects Attack! is a feature film shot on super8 Black /White reversal film about Lovey Chambers-a passionate, yet incompetent woman suffering from a resistential crisis. OA! is the 3rd feature film that Rona Mark (alum 2000) has written directed and produced.
The story of a man with a fish head who escapes from the freak show he has lived in for his whole life.
Director Nisan Dag's Thesis film - When a man with a fish head finally escapes from his traveling freak show, he befriends a young girl and embarks on a journey to the mythical lake where he believes he was born.
When a teenage girl reveals a secret society called The Sisterhood of Night, a small town is plunged into controversy as everyone's secrets are revealed. Based on a story by Steven Millhauser, this feature film is written by Marilyn Fu and directed by Caryn Waechter.
THE STRANGE ONES is premiering at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival! The only thing is... we need to finish it first. Please help us!
THE STRANGE ONES is a short film about a man and a boy, traveling to an unknown destination, who sneak into a motel swimming pool for a brief respite. On the surface all seems normal, but nothing is what it seems to be...
A simple night of babysitting takes a horrifying turn when Helen realizes the boogeyman really is in little Lucas' closet.
CHILD EATER is a Columbia MFA thesis short written and directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen and produced by fellow MFA student Perri Nemiroff. It is made with an overwhelming passion and desire to scare your socks off.
Tova scrambles to pull off her first Passover Seder without a hitch, but her brother Sol and his brisket are nowhere to be found.
Charlotte Glynn's Non Thesis film. She's a current MFA Candidate at Columbia University studying directing.
Brothers Ace and Jim, two demolition derby drivers, struggle to reconcile their broken relationship.
The thesis film of Columbia MFA Directing student Valerie Bischoff about brothers Ace and Jim, who fight to salvage their broken relationship. When Ace betrays Jim coming together and reaching the starting line becomes the brother’s greatest challenge yet.
A short film about a young girl who enlists her sister to do an off color intervention with her father to reconcile their dark past.
A short film by Columbia MFA Student, Talibah Newman, about a young girl who enlists her sister to do an off color intervention with her father to reconcile their dark past.
“Trevor” is a lighthearted drama about a veterinary technician who must decide how to treat Larry and his stuffed dog Trevor.
Perri Nemiroff is an aspiring filmmaker currently enrolled in Columbia University's Film MFA Creative Producing program. This project her her 8-12 minute first year film.
A dark comedy about taking risks both big and small, and the messy lines between art and life. A Columbia University MFA thesis film.
A Columbia MFA thesis project for Writer/Director: Antonia Grilikhes-Lasky, Poduced by fellow MFA student Rammy Lee Park.
BIG MUDDY is a short, live-action dramatic film for Columbia University's graduate film school.
BIG MUDDY is a short, live-action dramatic film for Columbia University's graduate film school. Directed by Jeff Moneo (MFA 2012), and written and produced by Brian Paccione (MFA 2012).
Leonard loves his wife Sylvia. Sylvia loves her goat Snowball. Snowball has his own agenda.
SNOWBALL is a short, live-action comedy/drama thesis film for Columbia University's graduate film school. Written and directed by Mary Gillen (MFA 2012), produced by Katharine O'Brien (MFA 2012), and co-produced by Ed Blythe (MFA 2010, student Emmy-winner, 2009).
In Madeleine Olnek's B-movie sci-fi film comedy 3 lesbian aliens come to earth to save their planet by visiting NYCs gay dating scene.
Columbia MFA alum Madeleine Olinek's debut feature which premiered at Sundance
A young Army Ranger on patrol in Afghanistan faces the moment where everything changes. A Columbia University MFA Thesis Short Film.
HEARTS AND MINDS is an MFA thesis film written and directed by Jesse Gustafson (4th year screenwriting) and produced by Joshua Cohen (3rd year creative producing). It is Joshua's Thesis and Jesse's non-thesis. Chris Cole (2nd year creative producer) is a co-producer