Webby Nominated Spark & Fire Podcast Features Composer Hil Jaeger

On April 20, the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees for the 25th Annual Webby Awards, which honor and celebrate excellence on the internet. Among this year’s nominees is WaitWhat’s newest original podcast Spark & Fire, with two nominations for Best...

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Online Feeler Gauge Festival Features 32 CalArts Films

Programmed by Jennie Park (Art, Creative Writing MFA 22) and Fabian Vasquez Euresti (Film/Video MFA 10), the Feeler Gauge Festival opened virtually earlier this month, featuring 32 films by CalArts BFA, MFA, and alumni filmmakers from across the Institute.  The overarching concept of the...

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Michael Echaniz Wins 2021 ASCAP Foundation Award

On March 8, the ASCAP Foundation announced the recipients of the 2021 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. Among this year’s distinguished winners is CalArts jazz student Michael Echaniz (Music MFA 22).  Established in 2002, the award is designed to encourage young gifted jazz composers...

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