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Francisco Fontes: The Joys of a Festival

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It’s not enough to say Director Francisco Fontes, (BFA Film ’16) has an encyclopedic knowledge film, especially contemporary film.

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Alumni Blog: Brooke Comegys

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Welcome to Bitch Talk With Brooke, a new series featuring Brooke Comegys (BFA Screenwriting ’10) letting loose on topics she has strong opinions about. 

Two months after graduating SVA in 2014, I was already in a slump. I went from interning at SNL in writer’s research (a goal I set for myself to complete while at SVA) to sleeping in till 3 pm – only to start my shift at a restaurant in Brooklyn at 4.

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Alumni Blog: Steven Cartoccio

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Two years ago, Steven Cartoccio (BFA Animation ’12) shared the pilot episode of his animated series, Concrete Jungle, with us.

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Alumni Blog: Joe Ralko

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Joe Ralko’s homegrown web series is true DIY independent filmmaking.

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Alumni Blog: Kyle Samuels

Kyle Samuels graduated SVA’s BFA Animation program in 2012, and his work is already being shown on Adult Swim.

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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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