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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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Alumni Blog: Jen Vestuto

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Screenwriter Jen Vestuto (BFA Screenwriting 2010) and writing partner, Melissa Marlette, have written the shattering final episode of The Vampire Diaries.

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Alumni Blog: Shubhashish Bhutiani

Shubi Bhutiani (BFA Directing 2013) received the Unesco award for Human Rights, Peace and Democracy in Venice for his new film – his first feature — Hotel Salvation, DP’d by two fellow SVA alums, Michael McSweeney and David Huwiler.

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Alumni Blog: Alejandro Veciana

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Alejandro Veciana (BFA Film 2016) has created a different kind of film screening series.

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Alumni Blog: Adam Vazquez

Adam Vazquez and Abdool Corlette (BFA Film 2013) created a new documentary series about 50 queer and transgender men of color.

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Alumni Blog: Will Hart Day 3

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In case you are wondering how the water in Flint, Michigan, affects YOU, read this.

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Alumni Blog: Will Hart Day 4

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Will tells us why he was compelled to make a documentary on Flint, Michigan’s water crisis. 

I grew up wanting to be a filmmaker but I never thought I would do documentary.

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Alumni Blog: Andrew Swartley Cohen

Andrew Cohen may have graduated 30 years ago, but he’s never stopped learning about –or having fun with — visual storytelling.

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Alumni Blog: Will Hart Day 1

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Will Hart (BFA Cinematography, 2014) has been following the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, since the beginning, working on a documentary.

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Alumni Blog: Montana Hall

Montana Hall (BFA Animation, 2016) is the winner of a $5,000 grant generously endowed by Yulia and Susheel Kirpalani for outstanding work in Animation Screenwriting.

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Alumni Blog: Kyle Colgan

Kyle Colgan (BFA Directing, 2014)  wrote a feature screenplay immediately after finishing his thesis film.

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Read Joe Ralko’s Story

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We get what we deserve.

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Reeves Lehmann: Veteran’s Day Blog

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The thing that most people don’t understand about war is that it never really ends.

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Alumni Blog: Kyle Mumford

One year ago, Kyle Mumford wrote a blog about beginning post-production on his short film, Jamie & Jonathan. Now, his film is in the Big Apple Film Festival, and the feature screenplay has been accepted into the Austin Film Festival.

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