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Media Managment Alum Pens Article for DAM Guru Program

This article was contributed by DAM Guru member, Jeffrey Marino a Media Management Alum.  Hosted by The Association of Moving Image Archivists June 6, 2018 Museum of Modern Art New York, NY “Who lives, who dies? Who tells the story?” sums up how history gets written – by

SMS Alum Yael Bridge is fundraising for her movie!

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

Short Film “Ben Me Over” Selected for Ruff Cuts

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,

Media Studies Alums Premiering Documentary at ACDF

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

Alumni Work Highlight: Hispanic Transmedia Storytelling

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 Screening and Q&A at Cinema Village

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

Doc Studies Alum Film Premiere!

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

Media Studies alums premier films this winter

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.

Alumni Spotlight – Jamila Daniel

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

“Off Country” A Film By Doc Studies Alums

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

Watch Doc Studies Alumna Maartje Wegdam’s film this Sunday at the Justice Film Festival

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​

Job Opportunities at Reveal

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    

MA in Media Studies Notable Graduates

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 Dan Creahan in Conference Panel

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

Media Studies Alumni Mixer and Career Fair

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!