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Alumni Blog: Dana Terrace

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Three years out of SVA, ’13 BFA Animation graduate Dana Terrace is directing Disney’s new DuckTales reboot!

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Alumni Blog: Roxie Kratt

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’11 graduate Roxie Kratt discovered a passion for production design after designing films for her classmates at SVA.

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Alumni Blog: Ed Herrera

Ed Herrera (’10) works professionally as a cinematographer on commercials and music videos all over the world.

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Alumni Blog: Kira Davies

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Kira studied cinematography, but while taking some unique courses about drama on film, she was bitten by the acting bug.

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Dusty Winners Blog: Kristina Martin

Dusty winner (Special Jury Award for Comedy in Animation) Kristina Martin came up with an idea for her thesis before entering her junior year at SVA.

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Dusty Winners Blog: Montana Hall

Montana Hall took a risk when she decided to make an animated horror film for her thesis.

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Dusty Winners Blog: Yvonne Hsuan Ho

Thinking about partnering up for your thesis?

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Dusty Winners Blog: Ivan Viaranchyk

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Dusty winner (Outstanding Achievement in Production Design) Ivan Viaranchyk worked 18 hours a day for an entire year to make his thesis film, Night Shadows.

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Dusty Winners Blog: Luigi Rossi

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Luigi Rossi and his directing partner, Enrico Granato, drew on philosophy, economics, and traditions of Italian storytelling from Boccaccio to Pasolini for their remarkable film, The Sale of an Appetite.

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Dusty Winners Blog: Anthony Carella

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Dusty Winner Anthony Carella (Outstanding Cinematography for the award-winning Syskon) went to Sweden with Aurora Alange and somehow managed to capture the unique light and mood of Sweden’s biggest Holiday: Midsomer. 

 
Back in town, Anthony experiments with a variety of styles in different music videos, which he shares with us below.

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Dusty Winners Blog: Juana Hodari

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Juana Hodari won Outstanding Documentary at the Dusty Festival for her film Tomasa, her portrait of a unique family of women ranchers in Argentina. This is the first in a series of blogs from 2016’s Dusty winners.

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Alumni Blog: Ken Eng

1998 graduate Ken Eng’s latest documentary, My Life in China, tells the story of why Ken’s father left China to come to the U.S.

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Alumni Blog: Abdul Ndadi

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Abdul Ndadi (class of 2013) has had a journey more incredible than his character Orisha.

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Alumni Blog: Alex Chinnici

In the 7 years since he’s graduated, cinematographer Alex Chinnici, ’09, has been Director of Photography for shorts, features, commercials, music videos, documentaries and more. 

 

 

What is the most important thing in life?

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Alumni Blog: Robert Levy

Robert Levy’s debut feature, LIVELove, recently won Best Narrative Feature at the Metropolitan Film Festival.

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