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Archives: October 19, 2020

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Student Blog: Amit Lerner

Picture of SVA student Amit Lerner smiling in front of a bookshelf.

Student Amit Lerner’s short documentary Pam is playing at Doc NYC (you can buy tix here).

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Student Blog: Gonnie Zur

Thesis student Gonnie Zur shares her short film which she made during the pandemic.

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Faculty Blog: George LaVoo

UPDATE: Thursday, 9/17 at 5pm PT The Academy will be hosting a watch party for Real Women Have Curves on HBO Max.

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Alumni Blog: Joseph Ralko

Behinds the scenes on Joe Ralkos film as he looks into a camera viewfinder and a crewmember stands behind him blocking the sun.

2016 Alumnus Joe Ralko tells us why it’s important to take jobs outside your comfort zone and how a job as a clerk in the finance office for the CBS show Blue Bloods led to his short film being purchased by DIRECTV.

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Alumni Blog: Hanaan Louis

Recent graduate Hanaan Louis stands outside smiling with her SVA graduation cap and gown on.

Recent graduate, Hanaan Louis, is using the summer to explore many different ways to stay creative.

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Alumni Blog: Sage Love

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Sage Love (2019) writes about losing his grandfather – who gave him the inspiration to become an activist filmmaker – and finding the “proper” way to grieve as a Black man in America.

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Meet the Masters of Film and Television

 
A two-week festival in which you can meet some of the most interesting and celebrated people in nearly every aspect of the film industry.

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Faculty Blog: Frank Vitale

Faculty member, Frank Vitale’s new movie, Erotic Fire of the Unattainable, will be playing at the Brooklyn International Film Festival, May 29 to June 7. Here, he talks about how making the film with non-actors and the genre it falls under, Docufiction.

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Alumni Blog: Bouquet Napussorn

2019 Alumna Bouquet Napussorn writes about making her thesis film, submitting to festivals, having festival screenings canceled, and staying optimistic through it all.

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Student Blog: Sharon Genshaft

Sharon Genshaft looks intensely directly into a camera with a compass behind her.

Sharon (Luna) Genshaft is using the time during quarantine to find new ways of staying productive as an artist.

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Student Blog: Flip Sarta

Profile photo of Flip Sarta, smiling at the camera wearing a red sweater with a blurred background of what looks like a restaurant.

Thesis student Flip Sarta writes about adjusting to a new normal and looks ahead to life after graduation.

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Student Blog: Julia Ward

julia ward standing on the side of a road with a car about to pass as people walk by her on the sidewalk

Thesis student Julia Ward writes about her 9/11 documentary, Panic Never Pays, the importance of planning ahead, and improvising when things don’t go as planned.

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Alumni Blog: Theo Le Sourd

Still image from Theo Le Sourds film shows a young woman and man in a pool, close up to eachother looking one another in the eye.

Theo Le Sourd is one of four SVA recent graduates whose thesis films have been selected to screen at the First Look Festival.

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Alumni Blog: Meicen Meng

Update: Meicen’s film premiered Monday November 9th, on GASH magazine, a digital magazine based in Berlin.

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SVA Alums Screen at First Look Festival

Still image from Theo Le Sourds film shows a young woman and man in a pool, close up to eachother looking one another in the eye.

SBA BFA Film is excited to announce our participation in the 9th annual First Look Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image!

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