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
Media Studies alum and one half of music duo Flutronix, Nathalie Joachim , performed on December 2, 2016 at Baruch Performing Arts Center with Allison Loggins-Hull. The two blazing young flutists who are “redefining the flute and modernizing its sound by hauling it squarely into
Flutronix at Baruch Performing Arts Center’s intimate Engelman Recital Hall December 2nd 8 pm Flutists Nathalie Joachim & Allison Loggins-Hull with percussionist Jeremy “Bean” Clemons Flutronix is Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull, two blazing young flutists who are “redefining the flute and modernizing its sound by hauling
Media Studies Graduate, Noelia Santos has completed her documentary film, “Tempo Rubato”, which explores the roots of Colombian music and the intersection with the NY jazz scene. Short Synopsis: Follow the development of a jazz composition by the acclaimed New York-based Colombian percussionist and composer,
Media Studies graduate Paola Cossermelli Messina’s thesis, “Reclaiming the Stage: Oral Histories of Iranian Women Musicians”, is the selected winner of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) 2016 Graduate Student Paper Prize. Click here to view formal announcement.
Media Studies alum, Tal S. Shamir recently got his book”Cinematic Philosophy” published. You can purchase it on Amazon and on the Palgrave Macmillan/Springer website. The book is based on his Media Studies thesis paper which also won the 2010 Media Studies thesis award. About Cinematic Philosophy: In
Media Studies alum, Pamela French’s film BECOMING MORE VISIBLE , a documentary that follows four transgender young adults through their trials and tribulations to become and be accepted as their true selves. The film is having its NYC premiere at DOC NYC on November 11,
Media Studies alum class of 2012, Edie Lynch, recently published a book, The Joy Boy’s Daughter: An Honest, True Life Story of Great Triumphs and Unbearable Heartaches Paperback on September 6, 2016. It is available here: https://www.amazon.com/Joy-Boys-Daughter-Unbearable-Heartaches/dp/1532001207/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1473967258&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Joy+Boy%27s+Daughter
Mapping and Visualizing Gentrification in Brooklyn Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Central Library 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11238 What is gentrification? How does it look like? How can we document it visually? And why should we map it? While
“You Belong with me because you’re so vain” a play by New School alum, Heider Tunarrosa was accepted at the Fringe Festival in New York City. He is the only Colombian playwright presenting a show this year. I “You belong with me because you’re so vain”
Mia Min Yen, a 2016 Media Management graduate put on a Taiwanese Waves Summerstage show at Central Park on July 16, 2016. Her Media Management capstone discussed how Yen went to Taiwan and got a grant to bring the Taiwanese sound to New York City. More