SVA Film & Animation
NEWS & EVENTS

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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Filed Under: Alumni Blog, Dusty


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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Dusty Winner: Alejandro Cortés

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Los Desaparecidos, 2017 Dusty Award winner for Outstanding Film, is the most personal film yet made by Alejandro Cortes, and the first he has made in his native Mexico.

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Student Blog: Miwa Sakulrat

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Thesis student Miwa Sakulrat is a triple threat: Writer, director, production designer.

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Student Blog: Steven Liiro

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You have to put everything you’ve got into making a film — especially when it’s your first feature.

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A Day of Inspiration for Women

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ASC DAY OF INSPIRATION FOR WOMEN NY will take place at The School of Visual Arts on May 6th, 2017 (209 East 23rd Street Amphitheater) from 10am – 6pm.

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Filed Under: News, Opportunities


Student Blog: Lizz Astor

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Thesis director Lizz Astor goes back to her own Catholic girlhood to ask some heavy-duty questions.

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Student Blog: Alexa Payesko

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Thesis student Alexa Payesko’s documentary explores the relationship kids have with technology – over the span of two years.

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Student Blog: John Tashiro

John Tashiro is graduating as a cinematography major, but for his thesis film A Girl Named Hope he took on directing and editing duties as well.  Here, he writes about creating a unique visual style for his dark mockumentary.

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Student Blog: Jake Kaplan

Thesis student Jake Kaplan (BFA Animation, 2017) & Sonia Foltarz (BFA Animation, 2017) are going where no thesis student has gone before: virtual reality.

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Someone You Know: 12 Films by 8 Filmmakers

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The SVA Film Department Documentary Workshop presents Someone You Know featuring 12 films by 8 filmmakers.

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Alumni Blog: Bat-Ami Rivlin

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2016 graduate Bat-Ami worked with Animator Ivan Viaranchyk on their Dusty winning thesis film, Night Shadows. Here, she tells us about screening the film at the Madeira Film Festival in Madeira Island, Portugal.

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Accepted Students Day 2017

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SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017
SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd Street
Film Department check-in begins at 8:30 AM
Animation Department check-in begins at 10:45 AM
Please register here:
http://www.sva.edu/admissions/undergraduate/accepted-students-day 
Accepted Students Day is a full day of programming designed for you to explore our urban campus and experience the vibrancy of SVA’s community!

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Faculty Blog: Joan Brooker Marks

Immediately after the presidential election of 2016, women from around the country (and world) came together in solidarity on January 21, the day after the inauguration, to march for the protection of our rights, our safety, and our health.

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Filed Under: Faculty Blog