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Alumni Blog: Larry Liang Attends ASC Master Class

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SVA’s BFA Film department co-hosted this year’s ASC Master Class taught by acclaimed cinematographers and crew members such as Fred Murphy (October Sky, Secret Window, Evil), Declan Quinn (Monsoon Wedding, Shrek the Musical, Hamilton), gaffer Doug Shannon (Money Train, Get Out, The Report), David Mullen, ASC (The Marvelous Mrs.

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Alumni Blog: Steven Murello

Steven Murello’s 2022 thesis film, False Flag, is a narrative glimpse into the subculture of American “doomsday preppers,” with a focus on the negative effects felt by children within prepper families.

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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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Alumni Blog: Oliver Slate-Greene

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

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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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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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Alumni Blog: Sean Dermond

Sean Dermond taking a mirror selfie on set in front of a large oval mirror, wearing a hat and warm clothing.

SVA alumnus Sean Dermond (BFA Film, 2008) shares his experience working as a costume designer on the low budget horror film Scare Me.

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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

profile photo of Sage Love in front of a cloudy blue sky

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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Alumni Blog: Bouquet Napussorn

Bouquet Nappusorn standing outside cinepolis with bouquet of flowers

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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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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Alumni Blog: Alejandro Cortes

Two people (Alejandro Cortes & Dejan Georgevich) with glasses stand in front of a white fixture with the words EnergaCAMERAIMAGE on it.

Back in November, faculty Dejan Georgevich, ASC was asked to bring an outstanding recent SVA graduate to accompany him to Cameraimage, a yearly festival celebrating the best and emerging cinematographers.

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