Deadline nears for entries to March Film Festival

By Eric Greenberg The 2012 Film Festival will be held on March 16 at the Arclight Cinverama Dome. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 1. Upper School Visual Arts Head Cheri Gaulke, Cinema Studies teacher Ted Walch and student directors Olivia Chuba ’12, Jamie Ember ’12 and Roz Naimi ’12 are organizing the festival. The […]

Bigelow, Reitman discuss cinema at seventh annual festival in Hollywood

  By Alice Phillips Approximately 800 people attended the Film Festival last Friday at the Arclight Cinerama Dome to hear Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) speak with Academy Award nominee Jason Reitman ’95 (“Up in the Air”) and to watch 17 student films ranging from animated films to narratives to music videos […]

Oscar-nominated directors to speak at Film Festival

By Alice Phillips Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) and Academy Award nominee Jason Reitman ’95 (“Up in the Air”) were the guest speakers at the seventh annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival March 19 at the Arclight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood.      The festival featured 17 student films, all 10 minutes or shorter, […]

Film Festival advisers name two directors

By Ester Khachatryan Romina D’Alessandro ’10 and Jake Gutman ’10 were selected by Film Festival faculty advisers to direct the 2010 Harvard-Westlake Film Festival. D’Alessandro and Gutman were two of six students submit applications for positions as Film Festival directors. Faculty advisers Cheri Gaulke and Ted Walch choose the two directors after reviewing applications and […]