SVA BFA Film
Archives: October 2, 2017

Student Blog: Isabel Montes

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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Animation Anarchy

BFA Animation and Midsummer Night Toons present Animation Anarchy, a special screening of short films by BFA Animation alumni.

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Faculty Blog: Sherese Robinson Lee

Sherese Robinson Lee’s film, Clean Woman, is screening on October 1st at 6:50PM at the Chinese American Citizens Alliance of Greater New York Mid-Autumn Film Festival.

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SocDoc Seventh Annual Thesis Showcase

Join us to celebrate the School of VISUAL ARTS MFA Social Documentary Film with the 7th Annual Thesis Showcase at the SVA Theatre.

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Alumni Blog: Matvey Fiks

Matvey Fiks’s (BFA Directing 2016) film Douggy is screening at this year’s New York Film Festival Shorts Program on October 4th and 6th – followed by a Q&A with Matvey.

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After School Special 2017: SVA’s Alumni Film & Animation Festival

Monday, September 11, 2017 – 
Sunday, September 17, 2017

Event hosted by: School of Visual Arts

SVA’s 2017 Alumni Film & Animation Festival

Featuring some of School of Visual Arts’ most accomplished film, television, animation, and visual effects alumni, this week-long festival will include screenings, premieres of new work, and behind-the-scenes looks at cinema & television hits and classics, and all events will feature special Q&As with industry insiders.

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SVA Celebrates Mike Del Vecchio and Mark Minnig

Two outstanding staff members of the Film and Animation department were honored with a reception for years of dedication to the education of film & animation artists.

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Alumni Blog: Christopher Garetano

Christopher Garetano (BFA Directing 2000) speaks to us about his new docudrama, The Dark Files – which premieres on The History Channel September 8th. 

 

Before I yammer on and on about my recent success I’d like to tell you where I’m coming from first:

What good would the following words be if, while my fingertips are pounding this keyboard, I refuse to be honest with you?

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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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Faculty Blog: Deborah Ross

Since 2005, Faculty member Deborah Ross has been running watercolor workshops in remote villages in Africa.  The children she meets refer to the workshops as the “Painting Club,” because the activity has become the center for connecting generations with each other – the elders tell their stories and the children capture them in art. Here, she updates us with a few photos from her most recent journey there.

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Alumni Blog: Nick Chakwin

Nick Chawkin (BFA Directing ’09) proves that determination and creative thinking are the most crucial assets to independent filmmaking. 

 

After graduating from SVA in ’09, I moved to LA.

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Alumni Blog: Ti West

Ti West (BFA Directing) worked with Oscar nominees Ethan Hawke and John Travolta on his latest film, but it’s Jumpy The Dog who steals the film.

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SVA Premieres: 2017

The School of Visual Arts returned to Hollywood on June 1 to raise the curtain on SVA Premieres, an annual showcase of student films held at the Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study.

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Alumni Blog: Shailyn Cotten

UPDATE: After Oil wins Best Web Series and Screenwriter of the Month awards at the Direct Monthly Online Film Festival.

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Student Blog: Miwa Sakulrat

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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