News: Purchase Filmmaker Heads to Sundance Institute Vuk Lungulov-Klotz ’16 was selected for visionary storytelling. Chris Wedge ’81 and Jeanne Markel ’81 Give Back to Purchase The Purchase alumni donated funds to renovate the Film Sound Stage. Purchase College FINALISTS at the SUNYWide Film Festival 2017 Lee Manor and Nic Inglese and Brandon Arroyo, Film BFA seniors, have four films nominated as finalists in the category Best Short Narrative Film in this annual competition. Transnational Filmmaking Purchase College launched a transnational film exchange program in which film students at Purchase College worked alongside film students in France, Burkina Faso, and Benin. From Purchase to Emmy Nominations (and Wins) When the Television Academy announced its 2016 Emmy nominations, several Purchase alumni were among those whose work rose to the top of their fields. Alum Michael O’Shea’s Film Selected for Cannes The first feature film by alumnus Michael O’Shea ’91–’96 is an official selection for the Cannes Film Festival 2016.