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Alumni Blog: Alejandro Cortes

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Alejandro Cortes wins ASC Haskell Wexler Student Documentary Award!

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Bennett Elliott Produces Bisbee ’17

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Two years ago, Emmy winner Bennett Elliott (BFA Film 2010) produced Robert Greene’s hybrid documentary Kate Plays Christine.

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Devin Araujo’s Intern Experience on The Chris Gethard Show

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Devin James Araujo (BFA Film 2018)  interned on The Chris Gethard Show in  Fall of 2017.  Here, he shares his awesome experience working on the show.

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Alumni Blog: Henrik Hanson

Henrik Hanson (2014 BFA Screenwriting) has directed commercials, music videos, and documentaries for artist like Swedish House Mafia, Alesso, and Roxette.

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Alumni Blog: Sonja Von Marensdorff

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Sonja Von Marensdorff (BFA Animation 2018) was selected to screen her Dusty winning film Crow at the yearly SVA Premieres event in LA.

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Alumni Blog: Theo Le Sourd

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Theo Le Sourd (BFA Film 2018) was selected to screen his Dusty winning film at the yearly SVA Premieres event in LA.

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Alumni Blog: Ivan Viaranchyk

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Ivan Viaranchyk, (BFA Animation 2016) has had a lot of success with his Dusty winning thesis film Night Shadows.

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Alumni Blog: Khalifa Al Thani

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2015 Screenwriting student Khalifa Al Thani (above, in the red Qaffiya) writes about the political impact storytelling can generate. He recently made two mockmentaries combating fake news in Qatar, and is now reworking his thesis screenplay at the Hezayah screenwriting lab.

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Alumni Blog: Robert Cuollo

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Robert Cuollo is directing his first feature with a crew of almost entirely all SVA graduates and students.

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Alumni Blog: Matvey Fiks

Matvey Fiks’s (BFA Directing 2016) film Douggy is screening at this year’s New York Film Festival Shorts Program on October 4th and 6th – followed by a Q&A with Matvey.

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After School Special: Ben Duffy

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Tuesday 9/12/17

7:00PM Disability & Visibility

An evening dedicated to bringing visibility to the disability community.  The Blind, Seen (2016) is the autobiographical story of photographer David Snider (BFA 1992 Photography) and his blind parents.  Anelisa Garfunkel’s (MFA 2016 Visual Narrative) We Will Ride (2016), being given its theatrical premiere, follows disabled riders fighting for public transportation improvements in Boston.

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Alumni Blog: Christopher Garetano

Christopher Garetano (BFA Directing 2000) speaks to us about his new docudrama, The Dark Files – which premieres on The History Channel September 8th. 

 

Before I yammer on and on about my recent success I’d like to tell you where I’m coming from first:

What good would the following words be if, while my fingertips are pounding this keyboard, I refuse to be honest with you?

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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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