Junting Zhou, MA Media Studies ’18, just had his wonderful documentary, Self Quarantined for the Holidays published in the New York Times OP DOCS section. Check it out: https://www.nytimes.com/video/op-docs
Diana Herandez’ (Media Management ’20) project Urbano Street was recently featured by REMEZCLA. Click here to read the article.
The New School Blog recently released their The New School Summer Streaming List, which features prominent work from Media Studies faculty and alumni.
Tim Marshall, Provost Information Technology Eligible graduates now have the option to migrate their Adobe assets to a new “Creative Cloud Free Membership” account. This option is only available until next Monday, July 6, 2020. The migration process allows graduates to receive 4 months of free access
Netflix’s Film School Friday Highlights Sam Feder’s (Media Studies MA ’04) New Documentary, “Disclosure”
Sam Feder, Media Studies ’04 and director and producer of the documentary Disclosure, which is now streaming on Netflix will join Laverne Cox, executive producer, Amy Scholder, producer, and Glaad’s Nick Adams for Film School Friday: Creating for an Authentic Future on June 26, 2020 at 7pm.
Gabriel Torres’ (BPATS BS-LIberal Studies ’20, Incoming Media Studies Student) “Distant Bodies” Premieres June 27th
“Distant Bodies” is a double season project inspired by the concept of an exquisite corpse. Through an open call, Gabriel G Torres, The Tank NYC, and The LBGT Community Center curated a list of artists to create collective poems and generate individual content from those poems.
Claire Haughey, Doc Studies ’20, recently premiered her documentary Hidden Costs online at ActionNetwork.org. 50 years after the second largest oil spill in US history was discovered leaking under North Brooklyn, a fracked gas pipeline is under construction in the same community. The project destabilizes
This summer, Greg Mania, Media Studies ’16 is teaching for Personal Disclosures alongside literary luminaries like Roxane Gay, Rachel Cargle, and Porochista Khakpour. Greg will be donating half of his earnings to The Okra Project, which benefits Black trans folks. People can take a workshop with Greg for $25
New School Alums Win Best Short – Viewer’s Choice at Reel Out Charlotte Film Festival Written and Directed by Conlan Carter (MFA Playwriting 2019) and Produced by Jonathan Souza (MS Media Management 2019) and Harshal Alurkar (MA Media Studies 2020), Exchange tells the story of
On behalf of Filmmaker Crystal R. Emery, PhD & URU, The Right To Be, Inc., we would like to invite you to our Virtual Screening Event & Conversation for Change taking place on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 7PM ET. Join the conversation & please
New School Student + Alumni Short Film Selected at the Reel Out Charlotte, the Premiere Film Festival of North Carolina Pride
The short film EXCHANGE, made in association with School of Media Studies and College of Performing Arts at The New School, for Collab Cinema Project Workshop during the Spring 2019 semester, has been selected at the Reel Out Charlotte, the premiere Film Festival of North
Dr. Sarah McFarland Taylor, MA Media Studies ’19, Discusses her Book on Green Radio Hour with Jon Bowermaster
Dr. Sarah McFarland Taylor, MA Media Studies ’19, was on the Green Radio Hour with Jon Bowermaster, discussing her new book with Erik Olson for WKNY Radio Kingston. The episode highlights Taylor’s new book, “Ecopiety,” which debates green consumerism and the NRDC’s health director Erik
Dr. Sarah McFarland Taylor, MA Media Studies ’19, Publishes Book, Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue
Dr. Sarah McFarland Taylor (M.A. ’19) has a new book out with NYU Press. It is called Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue. The book has been nominated for a total of six book awards, including the Rachel Carson Environmental Book Award
Current Student, Lulu Men, Media Management ’20, is in post production for her film, Radical Generosity
LULU MEN, Media Management ’20, is currently in post-production on her film Radical Generosity, which she has been working on since 2015. Radical Generosity chronicles the timeless endeavor to subvert the status quo. The film considers what does it take to open the first social business in
SMS Alumna Vanessa Bergonzoli has shared a temporary link to a documentary film she has worked on alongside a Brooklyn based crew. “As a New School alumna (MA Media Studies), I am excited to share with you, for a limited time only, the link to
Current Graduate Student, Lulu Men, Media Management ‘20, worked on the Oscar-winning documentary, American Factory
Current Student, Lulu Men, Media Management ‘20 has both field producer and camera operator credits on the Oscar-winning, feature-length documentary, American Factory (2019). Now streaming on Netflix. “American Factory, the new film from Academy Award®–nominated directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, documents the revitalization of
Sam Feder, MA Media Studies ’04, will have their acclaimed documentary, Disclosure , premiere at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. DISCLOSURE is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at transgender depictions in film and television, revealing how Hollywood simultaneously reflects and manufactures ourdeepest anxieties about gender. Leading trans thinkers
Laura Scherling, MA Media Studies ’14, Publishes Book “Ethics in Design and Communication: Critical Perspectives”
Co-edited with Andrew DeRosa, New School Alumni, Laura Scherling, MA Media Studies ’14, published her book, Ethics in Design and Communication: Critical Perspectives with Bloomsbury Academic. Description: The collection brings together critical, analytic, historical, and practical studies to address what ethics means in the practice of design. Designers
Sam Feder, MA Media Studies ’04, was nominated for a 2020 Queerty Award in the “Next Big Thing” category for their film, Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen. “Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at transgender depictions in film and television, revealing how Hollywood simultaneously
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.
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/
GREG MANIA, Media Studies ’16, recently authored his debut memoir, Born to Be Public, which will be published by CLASH Books this summer. In this unique and hilarious debut memoir, writer and comedian Greg Mania chronicles his life as a “pariah prodigy.” From inadvertently coming out to his Polish immigrant
Joy Ernanny, Doc Studies ’18, Invited to Serve as Grand Jury Member for 2020 New York Festival TV & Film Awards
Joy Ernanny, Doc Studies ’18, was invited to serve as a Grand Jury member for the 2020 New York Festival TV & Film Awards. Joy will serve as a jury member representing GloboNews, a Brazilian 24 hours pay-TV news channel, where she is currently employed as a producer. The
Media Studies Alum Marija Stojnic screening her Feature Documentary at MoMA’s Doc Fortnight 2020 After premiering at the prestigious International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA), Media Studies alum Marija Stojnic will screen her award-winning feature documentary Speak So I can Hear You at the
Documentary Studies Alum ’10, LAUREN BELFER’s documentary Wrestle was selected as the National Board of Review‘s top five documentary in 2019. Wrestle tells the story of four Alabama teenagers fighting against insurmountable odds in one historic wrestling season.