SVA Film & Animation
Archives: November 9, 2015

Faculty Blog: Valentina Caniglia

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Faculty member, Valentina Caniglia, shares her experience as Director of Photography on The Dark Side – an award-winning new film that juxtaposes the overwhelming reality of Hurricane Sandy with the humorous relief of a love story.

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Student Blog: Victoria Montes

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Victoria Montes, Animation Thesis Student, gets a letter from a past life.

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Alumni Blog: Micaela Silberstein

’14 graduate Michaela Silberstein shares her thesis film, Sharp Shooter, and gives some advice to SVA students working on their thesis films.

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Faculty Blog: Desirée Stavracos

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Animation Faculty member, Desiree Stavracos, imagines a new grad’s first day of work in an animation studio — and shares the kind of invaluable advice that only comes with experience.

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There Are Many of Us: Gabrielle Coles

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Writer Gabrielle Coles, ’15, on growing up bi-racial.

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Student Blog: Alex Stanchfield

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’17 animation student Alex Stanchfield is blending his love of monsters, music, and animation into a web comic about monsters forming a rock band.

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Writers of SVA: Mina Elwell

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Today, we are starting a new year of  Writers of SVA. A regular space on our site for students whose work you might not always get to see – the screenwriters.

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Cinema Beyond Boundaries: Ajay Shrivastav

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Ajay Shrivastav discusses this year’s global cinema film festival: Cinema Beyond Boundaries. 
We at Cinema Beyond Boundaries are in our third consecutive year of getting the best of cinema on a single platform globally.

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Student Blog: Elvie Mae Parian

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’16 animation thesis student Elvie Mae Parian talks with us about two projects she’s working on: A documentary about the Jersey City music scene, and her animated science-fiction thesis film about a space marine on an “abandoned” space station.

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Alumni Blog: Victoria Rivera

Last year, ’11 graduate Victoria Rivera traveled throughout Southeast Asia.

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Student Blog: Amanda DiMartino

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’17 editing student & VASA president Amanda DiMartino interviewed three SVA alum – including horror director Ti West. Stay tuned for more inside access from your Visual Arts Students Association president. She’s your access pass to the best things going on at SVA. 

All my life, I have been a go-getter.

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Alumni Blog: Ryan Beickert

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Today, filmmaking skills are used in every creative field, especially the lucrative field of advertising.

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SVA After School Special

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Alumni Film & Animation Festival
Friday, September 18, 2015 –
Sunday, September 20, 2015

Event hosted by: School of Visual Arts

SVA’s 2015 Alumni Film & Animation Festival

Featuring some of School of Visual Arts’ most accomplished film, television, animation, and visual effects alumni, this multi-day festival will include screenings, premieres of new work, and behind-the-scenes looks at cinema & television hits and classics, and all events will feature special Q&As with industry insiders.

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Alumni Blog: Brittany Brothers

Brittany walked straight out of SVA Film to one of the most admired shows on television: Anthony Bourdain:No Reservations.

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