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
Media Studies alum, Ramón Campos Iriarte recently produced and directed “The New Promise Land” through Univision Noticias. Check it out here.
Creative Technologies Symposium 2016 Art and Art Education Program, Teachers College @ Columbia University Friday, May 6, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT) New York, NY The program will include a keynote by Bruce Wands (Chair, MFA Computer Art Department, School of Visual
Media Studies alum, Francois Vaxelaire was featured in Hyperallergic. The article spotlighted Francois’ independent radio station, the Lot Radio, that broadcasts music to listeners all over the world and operates in half of a shipping container in Brooklyn. Read full article here.
Media Studies Alum, Masako Tsumura releases, The Birth of Saké, her award winning documentary, paints an intimate portrait of the 2000-year-old craft of saké brewing and its artisans. The film opens to an exclusive theatrical premiere at IFC Center on Friday, March 18 and also available for
Media Studies alum, Heider Tunarrosa, is a writer and a comedian from Bogota, Colombia. In 2012, he graduated from The New School with a degree in creative writing and film studies. He moved to New York City when I was 20, and it was around
Hulu has renewed East Los High for a fourth season. East Los High is executive produced by Media Studies alum, Katie Elmore Mota, Carlos Portugal, Mauricio Mota, and Kathleen Bedoya and co-executive-produced by Carlos Reza and Troy Combs. The series hails from Wise Entertainment. The half-hour drama will
Media Studies alum Hannah Fidell, was featured in NY Times article, entitled “The Women of Hollywood Speak Out” by Maureen Dowd. The article features explores female executives and filmmakers who are ready to run studios and direct blockbuster pictures and the pervasive sexism that keeps them
Former Media Studies student, Nathalie Joachim’s band Eighth Blackbird is nominated for a Grammy for Best Choral Performance Nathalie is a graduate of The Juilliard School She continued her graduate degree studies at The New School, where her focus was audio production and sound design. She
Join us for this semester’s Student + Alumni Networking Mixer hosted by the Media Studies Student Advisory Council. The evening will consist of an alumni panel moderated by one of our own Media Studies professors, as well as time to mix and mingle with alumni.
Alexandra Kelly and the New York Public Library, in partnership with The Moth, have won a Knight Foundation grant for an audio transcription tool. Their project, “Together We Listen” will make digital audio collections from libraries and public media organizations more accessible by combining the
Media Studies Alum, Amy Kohn is happy to announce that her documentary A Courtship, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival is now available for purchase/distribution. Gravitas Ventures is handling VOD. The film can be pre-ordered now at the following links. Downloadable November 17th. iTunes
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Media Studies at The New School and in conjunction with Understanding Media Studies Lecture Series, Media Studies will be hosting a distinguished alumni panel entitled, “Key Thinkers in the Field” The evening will feature presentations by three distinguished