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Joy Ernanny Receives Nomination for International Emmy Awards

Alumna Joy Ernanny, Doc Studies ’18, is part of the team behind “Allies”, one of four documentaries nominated for this year’s International Emmy Awards in the Current Affairs category. The film was produced by GloboNews, the most watched cable news channel in Brazil, where Joy

Dona Varghese, MS Media Management ’19, Launches DV Media Co.

Dona Varghese, MS Media Management ’19, recently launched the brand DV Media Co. that crafts media solutions for businesses in sustainability and social enterprises. In a recent article, they share the ‘Milestones that Shaped DV Media Co’s Work Philosophy’   More about DV Media Co.   When people

Check out Alum Thomas Bauer’s Recent Project on Vimeo and Youtube

Thomas Bauer’s (MA in Media Studies, ’18) film ATHENS,GA: OVER/UNDER is now available to stream online. The film follows several closely knit bands from the early 2010’s music scene of Athens, Georgia from their initial inception to recording and releasing to breaking up and their


New York-based Argentinian Creative Director Sabrina Barca (MS Media Management, ’17) created and produced the 12-episode “1 of Those Days” web series remotely. NEW YORK, July 17, 2020 — 1 of Those Days, an innovative, digital, episodic series will premiere the full series on July

OK Boomer by Amrit Cheng, Doc Studies ’20 Premieres at Teen Vogue

Amrit Cheng’s, Doc Studies ’20, graduating film OK Boomer premiered at Teen Vogue, along with an op-ed from two young activists whom the film features.  OK Boomer New York City is the largest and most ethnically diverse metropolis in the United States yet its public schools remain

Secure your Free Adobe Account by July 6th: Action Required

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

Claire Haughey, Doc Studies ’20, Premieres Film, Hidden Costs

Claire Haughey, Doc Studies ’20, recently premiered her documentary Hidden Costs online at 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

Alumni Greg Mania Teaches for Personal Disclosures

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

SMS Alumna Short Documentary Film, OUR OWN HOUSE

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

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, Media Studies ’04, is Nominated for a 2020 Queerty Award

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