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Students at Pasadena City College (PCC) in California will have a streamlined path to a four-year degree at one of the Southwest’s most prestigious universities, thanks to a partnership unveiled this...
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates . Valeria Valdes Cosillion’s first recollection of falling in love with the arts was at age 3 when she...
Mary Matheson, an award-winning British director, is joining Arizona State University as professor of practice in the new program for Narrative and Emerging Media in Los Angeles. Matheson is known...
Immersive journalism pioneer Nonny de la Peña has received a Peabody Field Builder Award, one in a new category of awards from the organization whose stamp of approval signals excellence in media....
“We don’t talk about Bruno” — but we humbly brag about our alumni, especially those who work on Academy Award-nominated films. By now, you’ve likely heard about Disney's animated feature film...
Arizona State University is assembling a dream team to train the creative workforce of the future and building facilities that will allow graduates to take advantage of open positions in emerging...

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This semester a group of art students and a group of film students in Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts will get the chance to learn from film and television...
Every Halloween season the BloodList unveils a list of the best 13 unproduced horror and suspense genre screenplays, and for the second year in a row, the list included a script by ASU faculty Chris...

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Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement . At 19 years old, Krystina Owens started her own production studio while attending Arizona State University. Now the...
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement . Everyone thought Marylyn Aguilar would pursue a career in singing, but it took an essay and some tears for her to...

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The Oaxaca FilmFest international film festival in Mexico has featured the work of Guillermo Del Toro , Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese . And now Martín González, who graduated with a degree in film...