Columbia University Graduate Film School Workshop
Date: Fri 10/4 @ 4:30pm
This is a special event for One on One actors to showcase in front of Columbia Grad Filmmakers.
As an OPTIONAL bonus, we have scheduled Filmmaker Matthew Bonifacio to work with you on a scene of your choice on Tuesday, September 24th from 3-5pm at One on One NYC.
**Please note: you must be available for class projects.
Columbia Film Graduates Include:
Greg Mottola - SUPER BAD and ADVENTURELAND
James Mangold - WOLVERINE and WALK THE LINE
Oscar-Winning Kathryn Bigelow - THE HURT LOCKER
Lisa Cholodenko - THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (recieved 2 Golden Globes)
Half of the actors will arrive at 4:45pm and the other half at 5:15pm. Actors will be seen in alphabetical order. Please be prepared to wait an hour. You will get to perform your sides once for the entire group. This event is NOT on camera.
Please note this showcase will take place at:
School of the Arts, Film Division
Dodge Hall, 5th Floor, Room #511
New York, NY 10027
DIRECTIONS: Dodge Hall is directly above Miller Theatre on 116th Street & Broadway. The 1/9 Train conveniently stops at the Columbia University/116th Street Station directly in front of Dodge Hall. Walk through the main gates on 116th Street and make a left at the end of the building. Go up the steps and continue to the stairwell on the left. At the top of the stairwell is Dodge Hal
WHAT TO PREPARE:
General Sides will be provided for you to choose from. They will be located under GENERAL SIDES on the class page should you be selected. You will not be allowed to bring in your own side. Both a male and female reader will be provided.
We encourage you to bring as many headshots/resumes as possible. Please have at least 6 or 7 available.
About Columbia University Graduate Film School Directors▼
The Film Program approaches film as a storytelling medium. MFA students are admitted to either screenwriting/directing or creative producing. All students take a rigorous set of core courses in screenwriting, directing and creative producing, as well as courses that examine the history and theory of film. The program also offers an MA degree in Film Studies with a focus on deepening students' knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues in film theory and history in the context of a major filmmaking program.Films by students, faculty and alumni are nominated consistently for--and win--major awards and are selected for festivals from Cannes to Berlin, Tribeca to Sundance.
Directors who have graduated from Columbia Film School include Kathryn Bigelow dir. of THE HURT LOCKER
Kimberly Pierce dir. BOYS DON'T CRY w/Hilary Swank & Chloe Sevigny, which won over 40 awards and received 25 nominations.
Lisa Cholendenko dir. of KIDS ARE ALRIGHT and HIGH ART nominated for many awards, including Grand Jury Prize at Sundance.
Robert & Shari Pulcini dirs.AMERICAN SPLENDOR w/Paul Giamatti, with over 25 awards and 21nominations.
James Mangold, GIRL, INTERRUPTED, WALK THE LINE, 3:10 TO YUMA
Courtney Hunt, FROZEN RIVER (Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Best Film 2008)
Greg Mattola, SUPERBAD
Christopher Zalla; PADRE NUESTRO (Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Best Film 2007)
-Nicole Holofcener, FRIENDS WITH MONEY
-Peter Sollett, RAISING VICTOR VARGAS, NICK AND NORAS INFINITE PLAYLIST
-Robert & Shari Pulcini,. AMERICAN SPLENDOR w/Paul Giamatti, with over 25 awards and 21 nominations.
-Dave Silver's film GASLINE won best film at Sundance.
So many One on One Actors have been called-in & booked films through Columbia that we cannot list them all: Victoria Soyer, Caitlin Barton, Christina Duarte -2 films!, Teddy Sears, Ryan Homechick, Tim Ellis, David Plant, Anya Migdal, Wendy Allegaert, Caroline Luft, Tom O'Leary, TJ Mannix, Flannery Foster , Tim Ellis , David Plant , Mark Ellmore - 4 Films! , Claire Alpern , Annie Armstrong , Joseph Corrao , Carol Todd , Jerome Weinstein , etc. Bring at least 6 headshots and resumes to the audition.