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Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative Announces Monthly Online Screening Series

Still from Robert and Ingrid Wiegand, "Julie," 1974. 1 videocassettes (U-Matic), Robert Wiegand papers and video art, 1953–1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Since the invention of the moving image, women have created films and videos that have changed how people see and experience the world.

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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

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, 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 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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Michael Goldfried Teaches Directing Online

Faculty member Michael Goldfried is bringing his Summer directing course online!

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

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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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Student Blog: Flip Sarta

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

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