Spotlight: James Ivory

Before I begin recanting his extraordinary life and career, I would firstly like to thank James Ivory for  single-handedly ending my quarter-life crisis. For, like many in their early twenties, I spent a long time feeling utterly lost, only too aware of the milestones I had not yet completed by 23. However, after achieving his […]

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Français It has been a while since ÉCU wrote an article about actors and actresses, so we‘re fixing this mistake by dedicating this week‘s spotlight to Nathalie Kay Hedren  (better known as Tippi Hedren), who is not only an American actress, but also a former fashion model and an animal rights activist. Tippi Hedren  was born in New […]

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Français For this Friday spotlight we’ve chosen an Italian film director: Vittorio De Sica (1901-1974). Vittorio De Sica was born in Sora (Italy) in 1901. During his life he travelled through Italy and moved first to Naples and then, with the beginning of World War I, to Florence, but “sometimes a foreign can love Naples […]

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Spotlight – Sylvain Chomet

In this week’s spotlight we are turning our attention to the fascinating universe of animation and to one of the animation world’s most respected and acclaimed filmmakers: Sylvain Chomet. Born in France in 1963, Sylvain Chomet spent the majority of his free time during childhood perfecting his cartoonish drawing style and followed an education path […]

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Spotlight on Students at the Academy Awards

Student filmmakers walked the red carpet and were dazzled by flashing camera bulbs at the 39th annual Student Academy Awards hosted at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Saturday, June 9. After months of intensive scrutiny and judging, finalists were selected and announced before Saturday’s ceremony, but the ranking of the winners was […]

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Nikola Chapelle Workshop at ÉCU 2012

Nikola Chapelle: The role of sound, from pre-production to post-production, is a vital aspect of filmmaking and Nikola Chapelle is here to help in a specifically designed workshop! It will focus on good quality sound mixing to boost the overall impression of a film and provide useful tips and suggestions. So do you dream of […]

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