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Writers of SVA: Tyler Nolan

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Thesis student Tyler Nolan discusses the struggle of working on two very different projects at the same time – writing a feature length screenplay that takes place in outer space, and making a short film about basketball.

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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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Writers of SVA: Mina Elwell

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Today, we are starting a new year of  Writers of SVA. A regular space on our site for students whose work you might not always get to see – the screenwriters.

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Writers of SVA: Meaghan Cleary

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Recently, Meaghan Cleary, winner of the dusty award for screenwriting, was interviewed by Writers Guild of America East. We’ve posted the transcript for you to read below.

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Writers of SVA: Kieran Mahoney

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Kieran Mahoney recently won an award for the Humanities writing contest.

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Writers of SVA: Zarah Botzer

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 Third year Screenwriter, Zarah Botzer sends us her poetry in this week’s Writers of SVA. 
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I like your chipped nail polish

and black coffee breath

 

Braid my hair with yours

your lavender shampoo is lovely

The roots in your curls are my

aesthetic

 

We put stickers on printer paper

and call it art

You sharpen your pencils with a blade

air for drama

 

But your laugh is

sort of

sad

 

Introduce me

to your closet skeletons

your dust is my solitude

There’s nothing romantic about your

coping

 

Wish I was younger

when I had

little

to be blue about

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Writers of SVA: Tyler Nolan

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Third year screenwriter Tyler Nolan recounts the end of a long and dear friendship.

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Write On!: Sheena Scott & Laura Fowler

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Everyone seems to have spent  lot of time with parents this vacation.

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Writers of SVA: Brennan Lee Mulligan & Molly Ostertag

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Entertainment Weekly recently interviewed two SVA alum, Molly Ostertag (SVA Cartooning Alum) & Brennan Lee Mulligan (2010 SVA Screenwriting Alum) about their comic Strong Female Protagonist.

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Writers of SVA: Shailyn Cotten

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Second year writing/directing student Shai Cotten took advantage of November as Write Your Novel Month to begin the second volume in her fiction trilogy.

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Writers of SVA: Emily & PJ

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This week we’re going to feature two writers.

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Writers of SVA: Audrey Romano

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A Note from our Web Manager, Mary Lee Grisanti

We have decided to open a regular space on our site for students whose work you might not always get to see – the screenwriters

Screenwriting is a demanding craft.

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