Since 2005, Faculty member Deborah Ross has been running watercolor workshops in remote villages in Africa. The children she meets refer to the workshops as the “Painting Club,” because the activity has become the center for connecting generations with each other – the elders tell their stories and the children capture them in art. Here, she updates us with a few photos from her most recent journey there.
Immediately after the presidential election of 2016, women from around the country (and world) came together in solidarity on January 21, the day after the inauguration, to march for the protection of our rights, our safety, and our health.
BFA Animation instructor Frank Gresham shares a class collaboration from his ’15 fall semester about two anthropomorphic roommates that don’t get along.
This year during the Fall Semester 2015, my students for this class collaboratively embarked on the creation of a two-minute animated film, the production of which was designed to mimic the production process of a full fledged professional animation studio.
Two weeks ago, 3 time Academy Award nominated actor, Mark Ruffalo, visited SVA and participated in a Q&A with the Film and Animation Chairman, Reeves Lehmann. Acting instructor Mihaela Mihut talks about the event.
As an actor and part of the faculty at the School of Visual Arts –one of the world’s best film schools in my opinion, and I have traveled to many all over Europe – I feel privileged to have had the chance to attend some of the interviews with famous guests hosted by film chair, Reeves Lehmann.
After the success of her blog calling out the Oscars for lack of diversity, writer-filmmaker-faculty member-alumna, Sherese Robinson-Lee, has agreed to call out other forms of cultural prejudice on a regular basis.
Each year, Dejan Georgevich, ASC, takes a group of cinematography students to the American Society of Cinematographers Clubhouse Open House in Los Angeles, where they meet and mingle with the greats in their field.