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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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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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Faculty Blog: Sal Petrosino

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Sal Petrosino might be the last person in the Film Department you would expect to find in Hollywood; he’s a life-long Brooklyn native, whose films, like his teaching, come straight from the heart.

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Faculty Friday: Kerry Fulton

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A film financing panel Kerry was invited to last summer at http://mipsummit.com/. There continues to be, as there always has been, a disconnect between film school and the world of work.

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Faculty Friday: Mary Lee Grisanti

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I’ve written a lot about Building Bridges.

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Kamil Dobrowolski’s Digital Edge

In the Tuesday blog spot whenever our resident digital genius has time.

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Faculty Friday: Dejan Georgevich, ASC

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Dejan Georgevich, ASC’s Master Class in Cinematography gives students an opportunity to meet and learn from some of the most extraordinary people behind the camera.

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Faculty Friday: Roy Frumkes

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Houdini – the legendary magician –is a mysterious man.

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