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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Cinema Studies classes travel to Arclight Cinema in Hollywood

Khyra Stiner May 31, 2019

Cinema Studies and Philosophy of Art and Sciences classes, along with parents and other members of the community, attended the screening of “Space Odyssey 2001” at the Arclight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood...

Walch rewrites film textbook for class

Maddy Daum September 1, 2016

Performing arts teacher Ted Walch rewrote his cinema studies textbook entitled “Cinstuds” over the summer. Walch has been teaching Cinema Studies for 25 years and created his own guidebook for his...

Walch to teach films to adults

Liz Yount January 14, 2015

Cinema Studies teacher Ted Walch is launching "Sundays with Ted," a nine-part film class for adults to watch and discuss movies, on Jan. 25 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall with Elia Kazan’s "East of Eden." The...

Fosse biographer speaks on the importance of music in movies

Sydney Foreman March 19, 2014

 During a short break while guest teaching performing arts teacher Ted Walch’s Cinema Studies class March 10, Sam Wasson ’99 learned that his book "Fosse" about choreographer-director Bob Fosse was...

Cinematographer discusses career, filmmaking with Cinema Studies

Sydney Foreman February 12, 2014

Richmond began his career as a messenger boy for Pathway News. After declining an editor position, he worked for Danziger Studio and Bray Studios. After helping out with the movie “Call Me Bwana,”...

Speaking of Movies: David Wain

Henry Hahn October 15, 2013

Peter Bouckaert Q&A

Henry Hahn October 11, 2013

Film teacher researches French director in Paris

Marcella Park September 25, 2013

Performing arts teacher Ted Walch spent a week in Paris during the summer researching French director Francois Truffaut’s "Les Quatre Cents Coups" at The Cinémathèque Française. He also walked the...

Wolk to discuss structure in film

Nikta Mansouri April 24, 2013

Director and writer Andy Wolk (Suzanna ’10, Sam ’13) will talk to Cinema Studies students about the effect of screenwriting on film structure on April 25 and April 29. He plans to use Sidney Lumet’s...

131 students visit Stanley Kubrick exhibit on field trip to LACMA

Keane Robertson March 13, 2013

A total of 131 students went to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art March 5 to see an exhibit on filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. The field trip was offered to students in Video Art, Cinema Studies, Directed...

Film class for adults to help scholarships

Sydney Foreman March 13, 2013

Cinema Studies teacher Ted Walch will teach a film course for adults entitled "Four Sundays, Four Films."  The four films, starting on April 14, will be "Oliver Twist," "The 400 Blows," "The Last Picture...

Studio chief to headline Film Festival

March 15, 2012

By Eric Greenberg The Chairman and CEO of DreamWorks Studios will deliver the keynote speech at Friday night’s ninth annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival. Stacey Snider (Katie Jones ’15),...

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