Julie Deffet’s (Film Production Certificate ’15) co-directed short film, “Fire in Water,” was just awarded 7 prizes (including Best Picture and Best Director) at the 2020 Los Angeles Film Awards.
MELISSA FREIDLING just completed an artist residency as a Yaddo Fellow. Founded in 1900, Yaddo is one of the oldest artist retreats and residency programs in the country, located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is to nurture the creative process
MM SERRA presented a lecture and screening at the Louvre auditorium in Paris, France on December 1st, 2019. It was held as the Petit Galerie in the Louvre as part of their cycling exhibitions highlighting Renaissance artists such as DaVinci and Michelangelo. The exposition,
Writing the Winning Proposal with Michelle Materre Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Noon-1:30pm There is an art to writing a successful proposal and with over 30+ years-experience as an award-winning film producer, writer, lecturer, distribution/marketing specialist, film programmer, media consultant, film scholar, and university professor, Michelle Materre is
Swing State Florida – Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Journalist and producer Soledad O’Brien and New York Times international editor Michael Slackman and Bertelsmann Foundation filmmaker Samuel George
The Bertelsmann Foundation, Humanity in Action, and The New School cordially invite you to the NYC premiere of the documentary: Swing State Florida Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:00 – 8:15 pm (doors at 5:30 pm) The New School Kellen Auditorium 66 5th Avenue New York, NY 10011 The documentary
GIDEST Seminar Anne McNevin Poetics and Freedom: Notes from Manus Island Prison Friday, February 7, 12-1:30 p.m. GIDEST Lab, Room 411, 63 Fifth Avenue Please join us tomorrow, Friday, February 7, for a seminar with Political Scientist and GIDEST fellow Anne McNevin. The seminar will be devoted to a
SMS Faculty Member, Amir Husak, will be a panelist at E-Flux’s “Art and the Spectator of Ideology” panel on Feb. 22nd
Amir Husak, Assistant Professor and Director of Documentary Studies will be a panelist at E-Flux’s “Art and the Spectator of Ideology” panel on Feb. 22nd. To read more Opening: February 21, 6-8pm Public Program, “Art and the Specter of Ideology”: February 21–22 at e-flux and
February 14 – 18, 2020 Film at Lincoln Center Presented by Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical Now in its fifth year, Neighboring Scenes is the Film at Lincoln Center and Cinema Tropical’s annual wide-ranging showcase of contemporary Latin American cinema. Highlighting impressive recent
Trenton Platt, MS Media Management ’18, a music programmer at BET Network, recently spoke at The LA GlobeVision Business of Music Panel to discuss the Grammy’s and their influence on music television.
Hira Nabi, MA Media Studies ’16, screened her film, All That Perishes at the Edge of the Land, at Sundance. All That Perishes at the Edge of the Land is a short film about a ship berthed at Gadani and the ship-breakers coming from all over
Claire Fontana, MA Media Studies ’16, co-produced an updated dark retelling of Peter Pan set in San Francisco, featuring biker gangs, and a drag queen Tinkerbell. The film, titled Peter Pan, was just selected for the 2020 CineQuest film festival. For more information: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6626191234614513664/
Shannon Fitzpatrick, Media Studies ‘16, and Anna Barsan, Film/Cinema/Video Studies and New Media ‘11, received a Sundance Doc Fund Grant for their project, Softly In All Directions. Softly in All Directions is a record of living history, an exploration of family lineage, and a probing of memory.
Sam Feder, MA Media Studies ’04, premiered their film, Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen, at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen is an investigation of how Hollywood’s fabled stories have deeply influenced how Americans feel about transgender people, and how transgender people have
Sidney Alvarez, MS Media Management ’18, will present at the Social Media for Utilities conference for his work, telling the stories on how ConEd NY supported disaster victims in Puerto Rico. The conference is May 4-5, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For more information: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6628334626576355328/
LANA LIN, Associate Professor in SMS, is having the Quebec premiere of her feature film, The Cancer Journals Revisited.
NIAV CONTY has finished her feature film, Small Time, that has been in the making for the last four years. Conty was a writer, director, cinematographer, and co-producer on the film. It will be premiering at Cinequest 2020 in March.
T-Port Lighthouse A new initiative for emerging filmmakers to boost their industry exposure online! Don’t know where to begin with distribution? Intimidated by the industry? Get in the spotlight! T-Port is a nonprofit online platform aimed at promoting emerging talents and facilitating the distribution of short films amongst professionals
We have extended the deadline for submissions until April 20th, 2020. FINE CUTS is a screening series of short films and video works produced by alumni, graduate, undergraduate, and certificate students in the School of Media Studies over the past year as part of their coursework.
SMS Faculty Member, Dawnja Burris to Deliver Artist’s Talk on Feb. 8th + Work to Be Included in Two Shows This Spring
SMS Faculty Member, Dawnja Burris, has selected conceptual photographic and digital video work included in two group shows this Spring. The works explore dimensions of figural interpretation historically imposed landscape subjects and the exposure of ecological tenacity/fragility. She will deliver an artist’s talk on Feb
Elsa Nilsson is looking for two video artists to create visual companion pieces to music written based on rhythms of crowds chanting “Black Lives Matter” and “Enough is Enough.” Elsa’s mission with this music is both to express my feelings around the issues I care
SMS Faculty Member Charles Warner’s Textbook, “Media Selling: Digital, Television, Audio, Print, and Cross-Platform” to be Published July 2020
CHARLES WARNER’s fifth edition of his textbook, Media Selling: Digital, Television, Audio, Print, and Cross-Platform, will be published in July, 2020 by Wiley. It’s currently on Amazon for preorder here. Media Selling is the most widely used book in the field—it has been adopted by
JOHN PETER DIDATO attended the 77th Golden Globe Awards held on January 5, 2020. The annual ceremony honors the best in film and television and is a major part of the film industry’s awards season. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has presented the awards recognizing
LOREN-PAUL CAPLIN’s feature film, The Lucky Ones (that premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2003), was just released for streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
Lea is a graduate student in the Anthropology Department of the NSSR. She is taking a class on Directing Documentary this Spring with Jem Cohen in Media Studies. Their department will hold a conference on April 19, 2020 at the 9th floor of the 16th
Please join us this semester in the GIDEST Lab, Room 411, 63 Fifth Avenue from 12-1:30 p.m. for the following seminars: Friday, February 7 Anne McNevin, Political Scientist, The New School for Social Research Friday, February 21 Oz Frankel, Historian, The New School for Social Research Friday, March 6
New York Asian Film Festival Winter Showcase “Love at First Bite” Trailer: https://youtu.be/N3g91k5fv0g February 14-16 SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 Use code on Student tickets at checkout: AAuniWS20 For Staff and Professors ($3 off regular tickets): NYAFFxAmicusWS20 Funny, sexy, touching, surprising – films
DOC STUDIES PRESENTS @tnsdocstudies Monday, Feb 10 at 1 PM Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Ave RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT (88 min) Screening and Q&A with filmmaker MATT WOLF “Outstanding… An information revolutionary, Stokes, despite her decades of isolation, touched the nerve center of the times.”
2/21: Ruff Cuts 4 Ruff Cuts 4 Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7pm Produced by graduate students in the School of Media Studies, RUFF CUTS is a series of screening sessions for undergraduate and graduate Media Studies students to exhibit and discuss their media works in progress.
Film February 3, 2020 6:00pm-8:00pm Boyhood and Masculinity in Contemporary Guyanese Film The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) present two film screenings and a conversation with directors Gavin Ramoutar and Mason Richards, Dr. Sheril Antonio film scholar and Associate Arts Professor in