3rd year student Joseph Rana writes about his path to choosing an editing concentration at SVA, and how his classes have benefited him.
In the Fall of 2019, I was entering SVA as a freshman in the film department. CONTINUE READING POST
3rd year film student Annie Fleisch discusses the challenges she faced when making her second-year film during the pandemic. CONTINUE READING POST
Third year screenwriter Silas Wisell writes about moving to New York City, finding inspiration in the city during the pandemic, and the importance of writing every day. CONTINUE READING POST
Julie Jang graduated last year and is screening her thesis film as part of SVA’s After School Special on Friday, September 24th 8:00 pm. CONTINUE READING POST
SVA Alumnus Will Henry (2014) writes about producing his new documentary film, The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. CONTINUE READING POST
Student Jack Murtha writes about coming to SVA and immediately jumping into making films – working on over 40 films in his first year at SVA. CONTINUE READING POST
Homesick in NYC, Yoko Chen decides to create a traditional Hotpot feast for her SVA friends in her short film which you can watch here. CONTINUE READING POST
SVA alumnus Sean Dermond (BFA Film, 2008) shares his experience working as a costume designer on the low budget horror film Scare Me. CONTINUE READING POST
Student Ahmari Ly-Johnson writes about his short animated film, The Robot Who Loved Art, and finding inspiration by listening to classical music. CONTINUE READING POST
Student Rianne Pyle writes about filming her thesis film, Freedom Day, a social documentary following the organizers of the grassroots Freedom Day Foundation, and the challenge of directing virtually.
Freedom Day follows the story of three passionate activists who take their battle for racial equality to the streets by orchestrating the first Juneteenth march in Washington D.C. CONTINUE READING POST
Since the invention of the moving image, women have created films and videos that have changed how people see and experience the world. CONTINUE READING POST