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There are only a few spots left in the SVA in LA Spring Break Program!

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Best of Annecy short films screening at SVA theater

  Come out and join us for a screening of ten short animated films from the Annecy Film Festival from France on Thursday November 26th.

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Come out to the 15th Annual Animation Show of Shows

Join us at the 15th Annual Animation Show of Shows, on October 28th at 7:30pm at the SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd St).

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Join us at the ECA Short Films Screening


You are invited for an afternoon of short film screenings from the best new Cinematographers who were recently honored at International Cinematographers Guild’s 17th Annual Emerging Cinematographers Awards, in Los Angeles.

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Writer/Director Sherese Robinson Wins 1st Place Short Film Award!

SVA alumni and current writing teacher Sherese Robinson has won two awards (Best Dramatic Short, and Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking, Short Film) for her latest short film If I Were a Bell at the Hollywood Black Film Festival.

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Abdool Corlette Recounts his Building Bridges Experience

Abdool Corlette, SVA Film ’13, in Florence

Building Bridges is an art workshop that brings students from New York, Switzerland, Sweden, and Denmark together to create pieces that not only represent their cultural backgrounds, but also their artistic points of views.

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Building Bridges

The Building Bridges program is a unique collaboration founded by SVA and the Zurich University of the Arts, and financed largely by the European Union.

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Behind the Scenes in Los Angeles

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Over March break, SVA Film and Animation Director of Operations, Sal Petrosino, lead a lucky group of students on a behind-the-scenes trip to see how things work in Hollywood.

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American Society of Cinematographers Open House

SVA trip to American Society of Cinematographers in Hollywood

On February 7, 2013, cinematographer and instructor Dejan Georgevich took seven SVA students from his Advanced Cinematography class to attend the annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Open House at the historic clubhouse located in Hollywood.

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The 24th Annual Dusty Film & Animation Festival

SVA Film and Animation Dusty Awards

The 2013 Dusty Film & Animation Festival takes place May 4 – 7, 2013 at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23Street.

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Award-Winner Brittany Brothers Goes to the Amazon

Brittany Brothers Amazon Photo

Real truth is captured in spontaneous moments.

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Notable Alumni

Aaron Augenblick, animation director, Ugly Americans, Superjail

Jesse Averna, editor, Sesame Street, Breaking Bad

Michael Cuesta, director, Kill the Messenger, Homeland, Elementary

John Dilworth, creator, Chicken from Outer Space, Courage the Cowardly Dog

Randall Emmett, producer, Lone Survivor, Rambo, 2 Guns

Craig Gillespie, director, Lars and the Real Girl, Million Dollar Arm, Fright Night

Yvette Kaplan, animation director/producer, Beavis and Butt-head, Ice Age, King of the Hill

Alex Kupershmidt, animator, Paperman, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin

Dan Minahan, director, True Blood, Six Feet Under, Game of Thrones

Bill Plympton, creator, Cheatin’, Your Face, Guard Dog

Gillian Robesperre, director, Obvious Child

Harris Savides, director of photography, The Bling Ring, American Gangster, Milk

Lynn Shelton, director, Laggies, Your Sister’s Sister, Humpday

Michael Simmonds, director of photography, Paranormal Activity 2, The Lunchbox, Goodbye Solo

Bryan Singer, director, X-Men, The Usual Suspects, executive producer, House M.D.

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