SVA Film & Animation
Archives: October 28, 2014

Monday Alumni: Wesley Huang

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Life after graduation isn’t always peaches and gravy.

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Writers of SVA: Audrey Romano

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A Note from our Web Manager, Mary Lee Grisanti

We have decided to open a regular space on our site for students whose work you might not always get to see – the screenwriters

Screenwriting is a demanding craft.

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Student Wednesday: Jackii Sovern

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Everyone who ever thought it would be cool to have a drone, raise your hand. 

Today we are taking the unusual step of reposting the professional blog of SVA photography student Jackii Sovern — because this week she bought a drone!

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Monday Alumni: Adam Vazquez

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Adam Vazquez is a director who has not stopped making films since he graduated last year, working in different capacities – casting, writing, and producing, as well as directing.

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Stations of the Elevated at BAMcinématek!

Stations of the Elevated (1981)
New restoration, Oct 17—23
at BAMcinématek
BUY TICKETS HERE
Stations of the Elevated (45min) and Claw (30min) screen Fri, Oct 17—Thu, Oct 23:
Fri & Sun at 2, 4, 6, 7:45*, 9:45pm;  Sat at 7*, 9:15pm; Mon—Thu at 4:30, 6:15, 8, 10pm
*Q&A with director Manfred Kirchheimer on Fri, Oct 17 after 7:45pm show and Sat, Oct 18 after 7pm show

Screens with Kirchheimer’s Claw, a soulful lament of the mechanical destruction of New York City architecture
 
“Achingly gorgeous.”—A.

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Monday Alumni: Brendan Steere

’13 directing graduate, Brendan Steere, just won best Extreme Short at the Seoul International Film Festival!

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Faculty Friday: Manny Kirchheimer

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UPDATE: Look for Manny soon on NY1, in Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, and The NYTimes Style Section!

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Student Wednesday: Bianca Conti

Many students are grateful for the teachers they meet here, especially freshman year, when a great teacher means a great introduction to filmmaking.

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Free Tickets to The Overnighters

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DraftHouse Films has given us a pair of tickets to give away to their new film The Overnighters, playing this weekend at the IFC Center.

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Alumni Blog: Justin Ho

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‘12 BFA Cinematographer and Director, Justin Ho, might be the hardest working guy in show business – he is already on his second feature. 
I’m working on my own feature film titled Minor Motion Picture.

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Filed Under: Alumni Blog, News


Irish Film New York

Exclusive interview with the Oscar-nominated writer & director, Jim Sheridan, (My Left Foot, In America) to discuss his films and current projects including adapting “In America” for an HBO pilot and turning the Sebastian Barry novel “Secret Scripture” into a film starring Theo James and Rooney Mara.

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Faculty Friday: Richard Pepperman

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Editing Instructor Richard Pepperman pays homage to the legendary Japanese director, Akira Kurosawa, in his new book Everything I Know About Filmmaking I Learned Watching Seven Samurai. Even Francis Ford Coppola is impressed:  “Any film director who can count at least 12 masterpieces among his films is clearly unique and worthy of serious study.

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Student Wednesday: Alex Boskovich

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Third year editor Alex Boskovich is editing three thesis films this year – Drama, Documentary, and Horror! 

We’re one month into the school year and I’m already challenged by the post production work load.

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Monday Alumni: Miriam Agwai

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Miriam Agwai, BFA Film ’10 is from Nigeria, and her thesis film was about a little boy coming to join his family in America after losing his mother to AIDS.

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