UC Berkeley student to take DACA documentary to Tribeca Film Festival

On September 5, 2017, President Donald Trump announced his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. About the same time, Campus Movie Fest came to UC Berkeley and loaned students filming equipment for seven days.

Local female filmmakers pave path toward on-screen gender representation

The impact of the #MeToo movement on modern cinema is undeniable.

Spring 2018 Student Showcases

Experience the creative accomplishments and original research of Berkeley’s talented students in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature, Film, Media, and Design.

Film festivals, of course, provide an excellent opportunity to see a lot of smaller independent (and largely non-American) features from around the world — films otherwise unlikely to get a general release in the United States or a box office boost at Golden Globes or Oscar time.

Swedish film CEO Anna Serner maps out future of women in film at BAMPFA talk

“If women aren’t seen as significant in film, then they aren’t seen as significant in society,” Anna Serner said.

This is an informal list of opportunities offered in the Arts + Design units on campus and in similar fields off campus that is assembled each month. This list is not comprehensive, nor is it updated when a position is filled. If you are interested in an opportunity, verify that it is still available before applying.


Proposals for Arts + Design Creative Gateway Courses at BAMPFA, 2018/2019!


American Cultures Student Prize

Coming Attractions: Berkeley events light up spring

The new year always brings possibilities for inspiration and fresh starts. This spring, UC Berkeley offers myriad ways to light up the new year with diverse selections in art, dance and music and enlighten the mind with lectures and readings. Here are a few highlights.

UC Berkeley’s Arts and Design Initiative
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