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CSU Long Beach Alum awarded MTV Award

CSULB Graphics Design Alumni Jonathan Wu was awarded a 2013 MTV Video Award for Best Visual Effects for the song “Safe and Sound” by the band Capital Cities, along with Grady Hall and Derek Johnson. The video also went on to garner a 2013 Grammy nomination for Best Music Video!

SDSU Journalism Students receive $35,000 Grant

San Diego State University was one of a dozen U.S. universities who each won a $35,000 micro-grant to seed collaborative news experiments in living labs — their communities — the Online News Association announced today. SDSU’s winning experiment “What’s in the Air?” pairs journalism and geology students with a nonprofit news organization, inewsource, to test the concept…Read more

Humboldt State Film Festival in April

Humboldt State University and Associated Students invite you to the John Van Duzer Theatre for final screenings of the short film entries selected from four genres: Animation, Experimental, Documentary, and Narrative. Students in the film festival class have screened over 100 submissions from all over the world as well as locally. The guest judges Anayansi…Read more

21st Annual Latino Film Festival at SDSU

Each year the San Diego community comes together for a 10-day celebration of Latino film. San Diego State University has been committed to supporting the Latino community through the arts since the festival began 21 years ago.  As the official educational sponsor of the Latino Film festival, SDSU, whose population is more than 25 percent…Read more

State-of-the-art TV, Film and Media Center opening at Cal State L.A.

California State University, Los Angeles will officially open its new Television, Film and Media Center next week, offering new instructional opportunities and enhanced technological resources geared toward preparing undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in the entertainment industry. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 14 at the new…Read more