A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.

Chancellor Massey and Scarlett Johansson Honored at Gene Siskel Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago recently held its annual benefit, raising money for film programming, lecture series, and discussions with visiting scholars and filmmakers. This year’s event celebrated award-winning actress Scarlett Johansson for her contributions to film.

SAIC Chancellor Walter Massey was honored with the film center’s first ever Illustrious Leader Award. The inaugural award was presented by alum Ellen Sandor (MFA 1975, HON 2014) at the gala.

Read the full story on the Chicago Tribune’s website. Photo by Bob Carl for the Gene Siskel Film Center.