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Monday Alumni: Kate Howley

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Feb 3, 2015 update: Kate Howley’s doc River Men has been accepted into the College Town Film Festival!

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Monday Alumni: Justin Thomas

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2010 screenwriting graduate Justin Thomas’s SVA experience has not only taken him all around the world, but even into new worlds of art….

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Alumni Blog: Lorraine Bracero

2014 documentary graduate Lorraine Bracero shares her thesis film with us, and talks about the process of making it.

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Alumni Blog: Barbara Vasconez

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In this week’s Alumni Blog, Barbara Vasconez  ’14 confronts her fears, gets creative, and founds a music magazine

 

“So, you’ve graduated…now what?”

It’s what I asked myself after I ate the most delicious graduation meal. I know that something amazing will happen …

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Alumni Blog: Mike Flanagan

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Animation alumnus Mike Flanagan writes to us again, this time from his new job at Passion Pictures.

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Alumni Blog: Wayland Bell

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2014 Alumni Wayland Bell won the Dusty for Outstanding Cinematography, both for Pat Daly’s film, Stray, and Will Henry’s Magic for Beginners.

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Alumni Blog: Mayid Guerrero

IFP Dusty award winner, and 2014 graduate Mayid Guerrero comes back to blog, giving us an update on the evolution of his film When the Moon Shines.

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Alumni Blog: Steven Cartoccio

Steven Cartoccio talks to us about his life after graduating SVA’s animation program, including turning his thesis film into a web series pilot.

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Alumni Blog: Vivienne Medrano

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Dusty winner for Outstanding Achievement in Character Animation Vivienne Medrano talks to us how how she came up with the story and design of the characters in her animated short Timber

Timber is only the second completed animated film I have ever done, so it was a huge learning experience for me.

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Alumni Blog: Kate Beacom

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I’m currently preparing for my first feature, Rehab Cabin.

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Alumni Blog: Juan Paulo Laserna

This week’s blog comes from Outstanding feature film, directing, and editing Dusty winner Juan Paulo Laserna.

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Alumni Blog: Lenny Emery

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While film school is an amazing experience, it is not the same as making a living in the film industry.

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Alumni Blog: Gillian Robespierre

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Gillian Robespierre graduated from SVA in Film in 2005.

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Alumni Blog: Abdul Ndadi

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Third update: Abdul’s film keeps on going.

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Alumni Blog: Tighe Kellner & Java Jacobs

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“13 ALUMS NOT ONLY FIND WORK – BUT WORK TOGETHER

This week we talk to two alums – Java Jacobs and Tighe Kellner – who are both outstanding filmmakers and have continued to work together in new ventures since they graduated.

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