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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

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

’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

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

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

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

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

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

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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