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Student Blog: Sage Love

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Sage Love, incoming thesis director, is a filmmaker and a community builder.

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Student Blog: Miwa Sakulrat

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UPDATE: Watch the trailer for Miwa’s film by clicking HERE.

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Student Blog: Steven Liiro

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You have to put everything you’ve got into making a film — especially when it’s your first feature.

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Student Blog: Lizz Astor

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Thesis director Lizz Astor goes back to her own Catholic girlhood to ask some heavy-duty questions.

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Student Blog: Alexa Payesko

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Thesis student Alexa Payesko’s documentary explores the relationship kids have with technology – over the span of two years.

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Student Blog: John Tashiro

UPDATE: Watch the trailer for John’s film by clicking HERE.

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Student Blog: Jake Kaplan

Thesis student Jake Kaplan (BFA Animation, 2017) & Sonia Foltarz (BFA Animation, 2017) are going where no thesis student has gone before: virtual reality.

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Student Blog: Alexa Payesko

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Thesis documentarian Alexa Payesko in LA.

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Student Blog: Andrew Garcia

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Student Andrew Garcia won several awards at the Miami Film Festival for his short film Hollow Bodies last year.

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Student Blog: Lizz Astor

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Moonlight star, André Holland, is having quite the success. 

“Even in a film full of brilliant moments, André Holland’s third-act performance is a standout.”

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Two weeks ago, he came to SVA to speak with the students in the Advanced Writing Directing workshop – invited by teacher, George Lavoo.

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Student Blog: Paula Cury Melo

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Paula Cury Melo’s short film, Sins of Excess, recently screened at the Dominican Republic Global Film Festival.

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Student Blog: Sandy Ismail

Sandy Ismail (BFA Editing, 2017) is a Lebanese-American, born and raised in Astoria, Queens, NY.

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Building Bridges: Isabel Montes

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There’s nothing simple and straightforward about being “Hispanic,” according to Third year editor, Isabel Montes (Building Bridges 17-18).

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Building Bridges: Domenica Garcia

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Directing Student, Domenica Garcia, (’18) is from Ecuador and Mexico — but even more from a rich world of extraordinary, everyday, women.

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Building Bridges: Danielle Howard

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Not all Heritage is about ethnicity- or where your family is actually from.

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