Susan Sandler, professor and faculty advisor for Tisch's Fusion Film Festival, discusses NYU's alumni nominees and the recent achievements of women and people of color in Hollywood.


Rachel Morrison (TSOA '00) is the first woman nominated for an Academy Award in cinematography and Dee Rees (TSOA '07) is the first African American woman nominated for writing an adapted screenplay. 

Learn more about the Fusion Film Festival, and see a full list of NYU alumni Oscar nominees.