David Branson Smith C’06 is an overnight success after 10 years.[...]
Penn students from a variety of disciplines are learning the essentials of film storytelling and production while helping to give a voice to marginalized people and communities, from Philadelphia’s high schools to a refugee settlement in Kenya to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.[...]
Fantastic, flawed, forgotten Mr. Fox. The Man Who Made the Movies.[...]
A movie producer and Class of ’68 alumnus recalls the cinematic passions of his senior year—and offers some advice on rekindling the romance for today’s audiences.[...]
Series revives and reexamines “race films.”[...]
In film scholar Noah Isenberg C’89’s engaging investigation of “Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie,” the lives of the émigré actors who made up most of the cast share the spotlight with the famous love triangle and wartime call to arms. Their stories also echo forward to our own era’s debates over the treatment of refugees and immigration policy.[...]
A producer tells the stories behind the story of a classic movie.[...]
La La Land producer Fred Berger C’03 was there from the beginning [...]
Scott Neustadter C’98’s latest screenplay is The Disaster Artist.[...]
Mean Girls director Mark Waters C’86 is taking a shot at R-rated comedy with Bad Santa 2 this Thanksgiving—and still trying to figure out his place in ever-evolving Hollywood.[...]
Alumni wrestlers teamed up for documentary, Team Foxcatcher.[...]
Cinema studies’ Peter Decherney on Hollywood history.[...]
“Father of Philippine Independent Cinema” Kidlak Tahimik WG’67.[...]
Penn Masala gets a Hollywood moment in Pitch Perfect 2.[...]
Coming attraction: first film to be submitted as Penn dissertation.[...]
Student film-makers’ road to debut feature, Driving Not Knowing.[...]
20 Feet from Stardom director Morgan Neville C’89 is a little closer now [...]
MBA student Patrick Burns never saw the Oscars before being a nominee.[...]
In search of lost children in El Salvador.[...]