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Job Opportunity- Sound Mixer

Jaryn Productions, based in New York City, is currently looking for a Sound Mixer for a comedy web series entitled, “Sibling Rivalry” which will be submitted to several film festivals including the New York Television Festival, several others, and Comedy Central. We are looking for

Indiegogo Campaign: Media Studies Alum Film, Nipples

From the School of Media Studies, three graduates Bria Cole, Jessica Kingdon, and Sofia Theofilaktidis are producing a short film on a modern day love story. They are currently fundraising for a NYC shoot taking place in March. Visit the Nipples Film Indie-GoGo page to find out more

Media Studies Alum, Xavi Meno Creates Digital Content for Singer Shakira

Media Studies alum, Xavi Meno is currently working at Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, Shakira’s digital department and manages Shakira’s online presence. Meno also helps to creates content (photo & video) for and all her social media platforms (twitter, facebook, tumblr, g +, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. ). The videos

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Showcasing Lavie Santos of the School of Media Studies

Mono No Aware is a non-profit cinema-arts organization based in Brooklyn New York whose mission is “connectivity through cinema.”  This December 5th and 6th they’ll be exhibiting a new piece by Lavie Santos, Andrei Moyssiadis and Dream Seed For the last eight years they have

Sasha Sakhar Premieres Film 27 at Anthology Film Archives

New School Alum, Sasha Sakhar has been working with Marc Lafia on multiple projects since her first semester at the New School (She actually met Marc through the New School Media Studies post about an internship back in 2011).  Their most recent documentary-fiction film “27” was selected by the NewFilmmakers

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A Will for the Woods, Documentary Screening

The co-director and director of photography for the Will to the Woods film is a Doc program and Media MA alum, Jeremy Kaplan: The environmental feature documentary A Will for the Woods premieres in NYC on August 15 and welcomes New School to the

Congratulations Media Studies Alumni

Rory Solomon, Media Studies alum and winner of the 2013 Academic Achievement Award, was accepted with full funding to the PhD program in Media, Culture and Communication at NYU Laura Scherling, Media Studies student, was accepted with full funding to the Ed.D. program in Art

A Will for the Woods

After four years in the making and 6 months already on the festival circuit since he started at Full Frame, Media Studies alum Jeremy Kaplan’s A Will for the Woods is finally getting its NYC premiere! The premiere will take place at IFC Center. Tickets could

Sarah Rushford: Rasiosonde video marquee

Sarah Rushford’s short video work, Radiosonde, will be screened on the eighty foot tall New England Convention and Exhibition Center three dimensional video marquee on Oct 28. You are invited to the opening reception event. See details below. The program will be shown on the

Laura Poitras (MA 1998) – Player in Leaks Case

The New York Times published an article last month on Laura Poitras (MA 1998) who “emerged as a pivotal connection between the former government contractor Edward J. Snowden and writers for The Guardian and The Washington Post who published his leaked documents about government surveillance.” There are

New School Alum’s Film Premieres at IFC Center

  New School Media Studies alum Carolina Cruz Santiago (class of 2007) has been working with filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia (Future of Food) on her new film, Symphony of the Soil. The NYC premiere will be held at the IFC Center in New York City on Thursday,

New School Alumna’s Kickstarter Project

Media Studies alumna Janelle Malak has just launched a Kickstarter project in order to raise funds for a unique, epic music video that will showcase the talents of many types of artists – dancers, actors, musicians, make-up artists, and costume designers. For a complete description,

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New School Alum Featured at MoMA

Akram Zaatari, distinguished Media Studies alum from Beirut, Lebanon, has a one-man show of his recent media art at the Museum of Modern Art. Projects 100: Akram Zaatari opened on May 11 and will be on exhibition until September 23 and can be found on

Carolina Kroon (MA 2012) – Sandy Storyline

Carolina Kroon (MA 2012) spent her time after Hurricane Sandy helping with the organization of Park Slope Food Corp, working with Occupy Sandy, and documenting in conjuction with Sandy Storyline. From Thursday, April 18 through Sunday, April 21, Sandy Storyline became the first transmedia exhibit

Gallery: A Taste of Art @ The Kaufman Arcade

Opening – Thursday, April 18, 2013 – 7:00-9:00pm Gallery: A Taste of Art @ The Kaufman Arcade 139 West 35th Street (Between Broadway and 7th Avenue) The show will run from April 18-June22, 2013. This exhibition is part of a larger project that also includes