Andrea Pallaoro’s Latest Film Opens at Venice Film Festival

“Hannah,” the latest film from director, screenwriter and CalArts alum Andrea Pallaoro (Film/Video MFA 08) previered at the 74th Venice International Film Festival on September 8, and the following day, the film’s lead Charlotte Rampling was awarded the prestigious Volpi Cup for Best Actress.

Andrea Pallaoro’s Latest Film Opens at Venice Film Festival

2017-09-18T08:28:43+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Announcements|

CalArts Productions Earn Raves at 7th Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the largest arts festival in the world – drew its 70th annual celebration to a close on August 28. As the curtain fell on 3,398 shows in 300 venues across the capital city of Scotland, the CalArts Festival Theater and its three productions drew acclaim from international theater reviewers.


2017-09-11T09:45:50+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Announcements|

CalArts Alum Wins Prestigious Berlin Award

Artist and composer Raven Chacon (Music MFA 04) is a Spring 2018 recipient of the Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin. The prestigious semester-long fellowship and residency in Berlin supports U.S. artists, scholars and writers working on individual and collaborative projects between local German artists and institutions. To encourage public engagement, the Academy […]

2017-09-05T09:01:19+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Announcements|

Two CalArtians Named 2017 Student Academy Awards Finalists

CalArtians Mathieu Libman (Film/Video BFA 19) and Aram Sarkisian (Film/Video BFA 17) are among the seven finalists for 2017 Student Academy Awards in the Animation category, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said last week.

Two CalArtians Named 2017 Student Academy Awards Finalists

2017-09-05T08:45:34+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Announcements|

Aug. 31: “Friends” Yarn Bomb; Seeking Crocheters

Forge Ahead Arts is looking for crocheters to help create a small yarnbomb project in celebration of Artober.

The “Friends” sculpture in Canyon Country park will be adorned with colorful yarn accoutrements. The piece is relatively small, but as always Forge Ahead Arts likes to include as many yarn artists as possible in the work, so […]

2017-08-30T08:42:50+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Announcements|

Local Artist Featured in Solo Exhibition at LACMA

For 60 years, Santa Clarita resident Edward Fella has spent his career in the design and professional world.

His work has appeared in collections and exhibitions the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the Walker Art Center, the Cranbook art Museum and, most recently, the Los Angeles County Museum of […]

2017-08-17T13:37:34+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Announcements|

CalArts Lands $100k+ from Hollywood Foreign Press

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association — best-known as the organization behind the Golden Globe Awards — has granted more than $100,000 in funds to CalArts.

Based in Valencia, California, CalArts received $60,000 for fellowships and institute support, $12,500 for HFPA scholarships/endowments and $31,104 in equipment grants.

CalArts Lands $100k+ from Hollywood Foreign Press

2017-08-14T11:35:11+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Announcements|

Flutterby Returns to Community Arts Center

A couple of years ago, ARTree applied for a community grant allowing them to introduce a project called Flutterby that was a concept that Kay Kaminski introduced. This project brought children, accompanied by their parents to ARTree and allowed them to participate in art projects that ARTree conducted at Studio one and Studio two. It […]

2017-08-14T11:25:57+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Announcements, Around Town|

CalArts Stages Three Productions at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

A number of CalArtians are currently in Edinburgh, Scotland, for the 70th anniversary of The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world.

Marking CalArts’ 14th year partnering with the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama to stage plays from emerging Welsh and California artists, this year’s festival will once […]

2017-08-10T10:29:22+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Announcements, News|