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 […]

Reitman hosts filmmaker duo at speaker series

By Ester Khachatryan Two directors who cater to a young audience were guests at the second installment of Jason Reitman’s ’95 three-part speaker series on Jan. 8 for a student, faculty and alumni audience. From the hour-long MTV show, “The Cutting Edge,” which hosted bands and soloists of alternative music, to commercials and music videos, […]

Reitman interviews directors of 'Little Miss Sunshine' in speaker series

By Ester Khachatryan Two directors who cater to a young audience were guests at the second installment of Jason Reitman’s ‘95 three part speaker series on Jan. 8 for a student, faculty and alumni audience. From the hour-long MTV show, “The Cutting Edge,” which hosted bands and soloists of alternative music, to commercials and music […]

Reitman to host directors of 'Little Miss Sunshine' in speaker series

By Ester Kachatryan Jason Reitman ’95 will host a speaker seires with the award-winning directors of “Little Miss Sunshine” on Jan. 8 in Ahmanson. For the second installment of his speaker series, Reitman will be in conversation with Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Fairs. Dayton and Faris received critical acclaim for their directorial debut with “Little […]