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Faculty Blog: Frank Gresham

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.

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Faculty Blog: Jenna Ricker

Jenna Ricker’s feature film, The American Side, opens at the IFC Center on April 29th and runs through May 5th.

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Faculty Blog: Zoran Amar

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Zoran Amar has been teaching at SVA for more than a few years.

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Faculty Blog: Acting instructor Mihaela Mihut on SVA’s Mark Ruffalo Q&A

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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.

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Sherese Robinson: Stereotypes, Sidekicks, & Mules

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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.

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Faculty Blog: Dejan Georgevich, ASC

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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.

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Faculty Blog: Mary Lee Grisanti

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Above: Mary Lee, flanked by (L to R) Callie Barker, SVA MFA Art Practice ’15, her daughter, Rebecca Benson, now in SVA MFA Soc Doc, and Melissa Dannett, an LA lawyer.

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Faculty Blog: Carl Paolino

There’s a Pranksta on the faculty — find out who!

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Alumni/Faculty Blog: Jenai Chin

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Update 1/9/16:
Jenai recently worked with world famous fashion photographer Mario Testino and V Magazine on a special tattoo shoot that earned her 6 covers, plus inside spread of the some of the top fashion models of the industry including Kendall Jenner.

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Faculty Blog: Sherese Robinson-Lee

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Sherese Robinson-Lee was the valedictorian of her class when she graduated from SVA Film with a major in Screenwriting.

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SVA Women Strong: Joan Brooker-Marks

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SVA Film and Animation has a long history of supporting women – for example our decade long partnership with New York Women in Film and Television.

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Dejan Georgevich, ASC, Shoots ‘Once in a Lifetime’ Pilot With Panasonic VariCam 35 4K

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The following was originally posted from TheBroadcastBridge.com:

Dejan Georgevich, ASC, recently served as DP on ‘Once in a Lifetime’, a half-hour, rock ‘n roll television pilot shot with two Panasonic VariCam 35 4K cameras.

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Faculty Blog: Valentina Caniglia

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Faculty member, Valentina Caniglia, shares her experience as Director of Photography on The Dark Side – an award-winning new film that juxtaposes the overwhelming reality of Hurricane Sandy with the humorous relief of a love story.

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Faculty Blog: Dez Stavracos

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Animation Faculty member, Dez Stavracos, imagines a new grad’s first day of work in an animation studio — and shares the kind of invaluable advice that only comes with experience.

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