SMS Alum Samin Pogoff and husband Adam Pogoff have been working on a feature documentary called Messiahsez for the past 4 years. They are now running a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for completion of the film. About the film: After a mega dose of psychedelic mushrooms changed his personality
We have some exciting news — we’re making a movie! But only with your help. Socialism: An American Story will be a feature-length documentary about the resurgence of socialism in the United States, its vibrant and suppressed history, and why it might be our best hope of
Media Studies alum Ben Mendelsohn, who graduated in 2011, recently successfully defended his dissertation in the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU. Ben was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship in the environmental humanities at the University of Pennsylvania.
Short Film “Ben Me Over” Selected for Ruff Cuts SMS Alumna Lina Hagström’s short film “Ben Me Over” was selected for RUFF CUTS, a series of screening sessions at the New School of Media Studies. “Ben Me Over” revolves around two friends, Emilia and Cesar,
Andrew Lewis, a 2012 Media Studies graduate, has a short experimental documentary, “Going to the Store,” premiering at the American Documentary Film Festival on Tuesday, April 10. Cinematography was done by 2014 Media Studies graduate, Gulab Singh. “GOING TO THE STORE is an experimental ‘hybrid’ documentary
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De Colores, a film by Luz Zamora, will be shown this Thursday, March 15, in BAM as part of a series called Through Her Eyes, curated by Michelle Materre. Click here for more info, and to purchase tickets. Click here to watch the trailer. THE STORY Aura has
SMS Alum and Colombian media consultant Andrés Bayona created a transmedia storytelling proposal, as a Media Management capstone, to support Univision increase its viewer engagement, by developing a concrete strategy based on research, studies and surveys, as well as the principles that he learned during
SMS Alum and Chilean filmmaker Gustavo Letelier is premiering his LGBTQ film “Shining Moon” at Cinema Village March 9-16. There will be a Q&A with the director at 7PM after the March 9th showing. Renato (RICARDO HERRERA) a jobless gay actor is offered the dream role
Margaret Galbraith, a graduate of the first Documentary Studies class at the New School completed her first feature-length documentary, Stickman. Stickman has shown in number of film festivals across the country and on Friday, March 16th, Stickman will have it’s New York Premiere at the Cinema
The School of Media Studies is proud of the achievements of its graduates and takes special note of three alumnae whose recent documentary work has earned them acclaim at major venues like the Sundance Film Festival, the Museum of Modern Art, and Anthology Film Archive.
Our Media Studies Grad – Jamila Daniel, just received her first writing credit on a major, episodic television show, “Chicago Fire” on NBC-TV. She’s been out in LA for the last several years making an impact in network television as a woman of color, and
MA Media Studies Alumnus Diego R. Montiel is presenting his award-winning exhibition “The Typing Machine” at El Barrio Artspace PS109, in East Harlem, starting this Wednesday. “The Typing Machine” “10 must-see art show openings this week” – Paper Mag Previous exhibition Opening on Wednesday November 15,
Off Country Resisting Nuclear Armament in the 21st Century Off Country is a documentary film on the reemerging nuclear weapons industry that provides another deadly context for President Trump’s ongoing threats of nuclear war. The horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are well known, but the
Description After a long absence, a young woman is forced to leave her life in NYC, return to her home in Puerto Rico and grapple with the questions of family and racial identity she had left behind. The unexpected return to the house she grew
MA in Media Studies alumnus Toma Peiu will present his documentary Civilians in the International Short Film competition of the upcoming edition of the Astra Film Festival, running from October 16-22 nd in Sibiu, Romania. Civilians is an exploration of life in the metropolis, framing
Doc Studies graduate Maartje Wegdam (class of 2010) arrives from Amsterdam this week for the international premiere of her feature documentary ”No Place for a Rebel“, co-directed with Ariadne Asimakopoulos. The award-winning film chronicles the re-entry into civil society of a young Ugandan, Opono
MA Media Studies Alumna Diana Khong, alongside Parsons Photography Program alumni Fan Chen, Therese Ohrvall, Jessica Richmond, and Communication Design student Whitney Badge showcase their work in the Saint Petersburg exhibition The Threads That Bind. The exhibition was curated by Photography faculty member Thomas Werner and it is on view
Media Management Certificate Alumni Reuben Salvadori delivers TED Talk
Check out this link for job openings at Reveal to work directly with New School Alumni. Including: Reporter-Producer Associate Sound Designer + Engineer Investigative Reporter Intern Job Opportunities
Kevin Allen, New York, has taught documentary production for the School of Media Studies and is an independent maker of experimental docs such as The Bridge, which has screened at festivals like the Black Maria Film Festival. He has co-authored several papers and presented at
SMS Alum Crystal R. Emery is screening her documentary Black Women in Medicine as part of URU The Right To Be Inc. and Changing the Face of STEM’s Congressional Forum on Emerging Diversity and Inclusion in the STEM fields. Washington premiere screening of the documentary: Black Women in
SMS alum Dan Creahan is participating in a panel at Northwestern University this Thursday and Friday, May 18-19. See abstract below. Caleb Larsen: A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter (2009) Daniel Creahan Ordinary Media: Always-On Formats, Genres, Aesthetics Northwestern University Caleb Larsen’s piece A Tool
2016 Media Studies MA alumna Pamela French’s documentary BECOMING MORE VISIBLE is screening as part of #Newsfest present at The Center – 208 West 13th St. May 17th at 7pm. There will be a panel discussion immediately following – meet the subjects and experts! https://gaycenter.org/becomingmorevisible
New School professor Oscar Frasser & Alum Eric Rockey have won a Webby for their film Pink Boy! The film was also featured in Vanity Fair.
Paola Piers-Torres is an alumni of the MA Media Studies program at The New School. She recently completed her thesis documentary, The Chicago Mixtape, which was produced with Media Studies Faculty Vinay Chowdhry. The Chicago Mixtape is a portraiture of arts programs, that create safe
The School of Media Studies would like to invite you to attend the Media Studies Student/ Alumni Mixer on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Media Studies Office, 79 Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor. We ask that you please RSVP. Drinks and refreshments will be served!
Two Media Studies MA alums had feature films screening at the festival in official sections (Panorama and Forum). Dea Kulumbegashvili produced the feature documentary “City of the Sun” Dechen Roder wrote and directed the narrative feature “Honeygiver Among the Dogs”
Recent Media Studies Alum (2016) Annette Appiah is working at Al Jazeera and has sent us this recent piece on the effects of Trump’s travel ban. Trump’s travel ban is supposed to be about security, but the blanket policy has closed America’s doors to those
Next Tuesday, Jan 31, the School of Jazz is partnering with the World Music Institute to present a screening of “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll”, a film by Media Studies alum John Pirozzi (Rated 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes!) This event is