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Student Blog: Tal Drori

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Tal Drori started with vivid ideas for his gothic musical — but the rest was a unique collaboration. 

There were many ideas running through my mind while deciding what to make for my senior year thesis film.

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Student Blog: Emmanuella Zachariou

Thesis student Emmanuella Zachariou (BFA Cinematography 2018) is always shooting.

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Student Blog: Isabel Montes

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Thesis student Isabel Montes is an editing major, but that didn’t stop her from writing, directing, and (of course) editing a film of her own.

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Student Blog: Domenica Garcia

UPDATE: Domenica’s third year film, Ceviche, is being screened this Saturday at the Chelsea Cinepolis at 10:50pm.

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Student Blog: Miwa Sakulrat

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AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL SCREENING:
Friday 9/15/17

8:00PM SVA Premieres

School of Visual Arts will spotlight exceptional live action, documentary, and animated shorts by its most recent graduates from nine different academic departments, including films nominated for Student Academy Awards.  Join the filmmakers in the lobby following the screening for a special dessert reception.

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Student Blog: Alex Alviar

Alex Alviar (BFA Directing 2018) is going back to Colombia to use his skills as a filmmaker and tell a very important story about the Colombian refugee crisis.

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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: 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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