SVA BFA Film
NEWS & EVENTS

Alumni Blog: Hanaan Louis

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

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ISO Q&A Sessions for all F-1 International Students

Three virtual Q&A sessions will be held by the SVA provost to address students’ questions and concerns about the fall 2020 semester.

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Alumni Blog: Sage Love

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: Day 10

July 17th
From 10:00-11:00 am, Mihaela Mihut, actor and faculty member, gives unique insights into the emotional and psychological process actors use to prepare for their characters.

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Meet the Masters: Day 9

July 16th
10:00-11:00 am Production Designer and Art Director, Stuart Wurtzel talks about his design approaches and collaborations over a forty year career in film.

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Meet the Masters: Day 8

July 15th
From 10:00 – 11:00 am Wayland Bell, a cinematography alum who also directs, edits, and colors, talks about how he makes his own films and works with others in multiple roles.

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Meet the Masters: Day 7

July 14th
Cinematography.

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Meet the Masters: Day 6

Monday, July 13th
On the first day of the second week we’ll be talking with producers.

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Meet the Masters: Day 5

July 10th
From 10:00-11:00 am Makeup artists Amy Monteleone  shares what it’s like working in the high end of television as a makeup artist. 
From 1:00 – 2:00 pm Academy Award-winning special effects makeup artist, Joel Harlow discusses how he created and sculpted some of the most iconic characters in film.

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Meet the Masters: Day 4

July 9th
From 10:00-11:00 am join not one, but two Academy-Award winning sound artists, Chris Newman and Tom Fleischman.

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Meet the Masters: Day 3

July 8th
Delve into the world of documentary filmmaking with two international documentary filmmakers.

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Meet the Masters: Day 2

Join writer and BFA Film Chair Mary Lee Grisanti from 10:00-11:00 am as she shares the importance of your own voice in creating visual and vibrant stories that will make audiences care.

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Meet the Masters: Day 1

From 10:00-11:00 Academy Award-winning production designer, Patrizia Von Brandenstein  will share how she interprets the script and creates all the visual environments of the film. 
From 1:00-2:00 pm, producer Bonnie Curtis will discuss how she takes all the elements of a production and creates the budget that makes the film happen!

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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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