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Alumni Blog: Lamu Xiangqiu

Director Lamu Xiangqiu stands in profile holding a camera up to her eye against the backdrop of the dark blue night sky.

Lamu Xiangqui’s 2021 thesis film, Walk Alone, takes place in her native Tibet – a place of breathtaking scenery and altitude.

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Alumni Blog: Julie Jang

Julie Jang stands in front of the SVA After SChool Special Red carpet with a bouquet and hodling their hand up in a peace sign.

Julie Jang is having her film screen on Thursday, March 17th at the Museum of the Moving Image’s First Look Festival!

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SVA Students & Alums Screen at First Look Festival

SVA students stand outside of the Museum of the Moving Image

We are happy to announce that the BFA Film department will be part of the First Look Film Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image  — one of America’s foremost institutions dedicated to film.

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Student Blog: Chris Stager

Student Chris Stager takes a selfie in a car wearing a red beanie and a hoodie under a jacket.

First year transfer student Chris Stager has spent the past two years going through filmographies of notable filmmakers, and writing about them on tumblr (drowningseacinemaclub).

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Alumni Blog: Oliver Slate-Greene

SVA alumnus Oliver Slate-Greene is releasing his first book!

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Student Blog: Kevin Fann

Kevin Fann on the street smiling at the camera.

Student Kevin Fann dives into the importance of sound on student films, and gives some tips he’s learned from SVA and alumni.

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Student Blog: Yuqing Cheng

headshot of Yuqing Cheng in front of a body of water

Student Yuqing Cheng writes about making her thesis short film, My Mom’s Violin, a narrative thriller drama.

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Faculty Blog: Jordan Michael

Continuing education faculty member Jordan Michael takes a selfie for his faculty blog profile

Faculty member Jordan Michael (My First Feature-Process of Making A Film) writes about the ocean of change that he saw a few months ago at the Entertainment Financing Conference.

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Student Blog: Joseph Rana

Joseph Rana taking notes on set.

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.

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Student Blog: Annie Fleisch

3rd year film student Annie Fleisch discusses the challenges she faced when making her second-year film during the pandemic.

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Student Blog: Silas Wisell

SVA student Silas Wisell sits on the edge of a cliff looking off into the distance

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.

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Alumni Blog: Julie Jang

Selfie of Julie Jang winking at camera giving peace sign

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.

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Filmmaker Blog – Daniel Poliner

Director Daniel Poliner sits with actress Sol Miranda discussing a scene they are about to shoot.

Director Daniel Poliner writes about his new film, Come Find Me, a story about a mother and daughter facing major life changes and how their love challenges and sustains them. The film stars Sol Miranda (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Victoria Cartagena (Manifest, Batwoman, You) and has great featured performances from 4-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh and Alice Lee (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist).

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Faculty Blog: Nana Simopoulos

Nana Simopoulos (left) stands with the other creators of the exhibit in front of a starry backdrop from the installation.

Composer and BFA Film faculty member Nana Simopoulos writes about working on Illusion, an immersive, interactive art installation housed at the Flutter Art Gallery in Los Angeles.

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Alumni Blog: Will Henry

SVA Alumnus Will Henry (2014) writes about producing his new documentary film, The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K.

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