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Faculty Blog: Valentina Caniglia

Valentina Caniglia

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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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: Manny Kirchheimer

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UPDATE: Look for Manny soon on NY1, in Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, and The NYTimes Style Section!

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Faculty Friday: Richard Pepperman

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Editing Instructor Richard Pepperman pays homage to the legendary Japanese director, Akira Kurosawa, in his new book Everything I Know About Filmmaking I Learned Watching Seven Samurai. Even Francis Ford Coppola is impressed:  “Any film director who can count at least 12 masterpieces among his films is clearly unique and worthy of serious study.

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Faculty Friday: Celia Bullwinkel

Congratulations to Celia Bullwinkel, whose marvelous animated film “Sidewalk” is attracting attention everywhere!

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Faculty Friday: Manny Kirchheimer

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Manny Kirchheimer is having quite the year.

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Faculty Friday: Joan Brooker-Marks

Joan Brooker-Marks is a writer and filmmaker with an extraordinary passion for Documentary.

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