Vol. 1, No. 2 - June 2007

Columbia's New Alumni Network Takes Its CUE

Hi Everyone,

We hope everyone had a blast at the CUE Alumni Kickoff Party last Wednesday night at the home of our gracious host - Simon Kinberg (SoA '03). Over 200 alumni, current students, faculty and friends were in attendance and made the party a great success. With support from the School of the Arts, the party was held in conjunction with the SoA Film Division's 2007 Los Angeles Film Screenings.

Thank you all for coming out to the event! It's essential to keep in touch with Columbia folks in Los Angeles and continue to meet new ones, so stay tuned - there will be more events to come.

The Preliminary Board met this week and is continuing to discuss the specifics of how to grow our group and build a sustainable and successful Alumni Network which will be of maximum benefit to alumni in the entertainment industry. We are expecting to announce a group-wide organizational meeting soon. In the mean time, please go to our new website:
www.cue-network.org
to keep informed with what is going on and what is coming up. Also, please contact us with any ideas or comments you may have and let us know if you might like to get more involved in the CUE Network.

The most important way you can help now is to spread the word - please ask anyone you know who went to Columbia University and is working in the entertainment industry to go to our website and sign on to our email list. We are looking to widen our reach to Columbia folks in all areas of the entertainment industry - be they graduates from the School of the Arts, the Business School, Law School, Journalism School, Columbia College, School of General Studies or Barnard.

Again, thanks so much for coming out to our Kickoff Party and making it such a great event - we can't wait to see you all at a CUE event in the near future.

CUE - Columbia University Entertainment

CUE Board: Ricardo Acuña, John Akin, Baxter Churchville, Scott Foster, Edward McGinty, Mary Prendergast, Jaxon Ronin

Please Note: We are updating our email management system this weekend. You should get a confirmation email in the next few days, please click the link in that email to re-confirm your info in the new system. Thanks!

Columbia Alums meet and mingle


Host Simon Kinberg talks with other Alumni


Board Members and Friends




Alumni Announcements

June 15, 2007 - The Treatment, written by Daniel Housman (SoA '00), opens at the Laemmle Sunset (www.treatmentmovie.com). Daniel will be doing a Q&A at the Laemmle Sunset Fri. and Sat. night post-7:30pm shows and Sun. late afternoon, post-5pm show.

June 11, 2007 - The second season of Kyle XY began, running concurrently on Fridays at 8/7c on ABC and Mondays at 8/7c on ABC Family. James Stoteraux (CC '94) and Chad Fiveash (SoA '99) are writers and producers on the show.

Submit Your Announcements!

Having a screening, show, reading or other event planned in Los Angeles? Let us know! Email
info@cue-network.org, be sure to include the event name, date(s) and times, alumni involved, a short description and a hyperlink to your website (if applicable). We will be posting event information on our website and including condensed announcements in our newsletters.

We are working on a host of new online features, if you have any suggestions, please email us at info@cue-network.org. Thanks!

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