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Student Blog: Alex Alviar

Alex Alviar (BFA Directing 2018) is going back to Colombia to use his skills as a filmmaker and tell a very important story about the Colombian refugee crisis.

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Faculty Blog: Deborah Ross

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Since 2005, Faculty member Deborah Ross has been running watercolor workshops in remote villages in Africa.  The children she meets refer to the workshops as the “Painting Club,” because the activity has become the center for connecting generations with each other – the elders tell their stories and the children capture them in art. Here, she updates us with a few photos from her most recent journey there.

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Alumni Blog: Nick Chakwin

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Nick Chawkin (BFA Directing ’09) proves that determination and creative thinking are the most crucial assets to independent filmmaking. 

 

After graduating from SVA in ’09, I moved to LA.

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Alumni Blog: Ti West

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Ti West (BFA Directing) worked with Oscar nominees Ethan Hawke and John Travolta on his latest film, but it’s Jumpy The Dog who steals the film.

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SVA Premieres: 2017

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The School of Visual Arts returned to Hollywood on June 1 to raise the curtain on SVA Premieres, an annual showcase of student films held at the Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study.

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Alumni Blog: Shailyn Cotten

UPDATE: You can now view the first episode of After Oil by clicking HERE.

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Student Blog: Miwa Sakulrat

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UPDATE: Watch the trailer for Miwa’s film by clicking HERE.

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Student Blog: John Tashiro

UPDATE: Watch the trailer for John’s film by clicking HERE.

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Alumni Blog: Justin Ho

Three years ago, Justin Ho (BFA Cinematography ’12) wrote one of our first alumni blogs about directing his first feature film.

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International Cinematographers Guild’s Lighting Workshop

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This past weekend was the International Cinematographers Guild’s Lighting Workshop held at IATSE Local 52’s Astoria stage.

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Dusty Winner: Joe Sulsenti

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Animator Joe Sulsenti took home TWO Dustys this year (Outstanding Achievement in Character Animation & Outstanding Achievement in Animation Production Design) for his very funny and surprisingly emotional film, Fishy.

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Student Blog: Sage Love

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Sage Love, incoming thesis director, is a filmmaker and a community builder.

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Dusty Winner: Julia Anquier

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IFP Award winner Julia Anquier looks to correct misrepresentations of feminine friendship with her thesis film, Farewell to Flesh. Set in her home city of Rio de Janeiro, her film cuts right to the point. 

Making a film is making something out of nothing.

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See Photos from the 28th Dustys

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Photos by Maria Moreno & Richard Scalzo

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Alumni Blog: Alejandro Cortés

Recent graduate Alejandro Cortés (BFA Cinematography 2017) is back with another blog.

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