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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: Desirée Stavracos

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Animation Faculty member, Desiree 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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Faculty Blog: Valentina Caniglia

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Cinematographer, and SVA Film instructor, Valentina Caniglia has just won the award for BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at the Louisiana Film Festival for Madeline’s Oil, an emotional film — part American Western, part complex family drama — about a strong woman in 19th century Louisiana.

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A is for Animation: Mario Menjivar

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A is for Animation — and this week it’s for Atmosphere!

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A is for Animation: Mario Menjivar

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Check out Mario’s previous A is for Animation blog here.

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Faculty Blog: Sal Petrosino

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SVA in LA – Part Two of Sal Petrosino’s faculty blog on his annual LA trip with students:

Our first visit this year was to Disney Animation Studios.

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