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Ruff Cuts III (December 6th)

Calling all filmmakers, content creators, and visionaries!  The last Ruff Cuts of the semester is here! If you are new to the scene, Ruff Cuts is a monthly event where we screen student films. A screening for students by students. If you have been working

Scholarship/Grants Workshop on November 8th

Looking for money to pay for school or fund your next project?  The Media Student Council will be hosting a Scholarship/Grants Workshop for Media Grad Students. In this workshop, an advisor from the Scholarship Advising Office will present tips and tools to find the money

Nitin Sawhney GIDEST Faculty Fellowship Talk on Contestational Design, Friday April 12th

CONTESTATIONAL DESIGN: HOW AGONISM TRANSFORMS PARTICIPATORY DESIGN Participatory design for some often implies common purpose, stakes and equitable dispositions among participants engaging in a consensual process towards amenable design outcomes. Much has been written about the nature of participation, power relations, and the socio-political challenges of ensuring co-determination,

RAOUL PECK: 2019 Hirshon Artist In Residence

We are proud to welcome Raoul Peck as School of Media Studies‘ 2019 Hirshon Director-in-Residence. He is one of the most significant and prolific filmmakers of our time and has been richly rewarded for his historical, political, and artistic work. He will present his films and discuss his work at the

Mixed Messages 2019 Applications Now Open!

The 23rd Annual MIXED MESSAGES Media Studies Graduate Showcase Spring 2019 is currently accepting applications! Mixed Messages, is a juried annual showcase of outstanding creative work by graduate students and recent alumni of the School of Media Studies. The projects span across various formats, themes

The New School: Engage Media Lab Mixer

EML is a student group and research lab promoting civic engagement through participatory media projects. We involve students & faculty of all disciplines in the creation of programs that empower the voices of our community here in New York City. Interested in learning more? There will be an ENGAGE

Doc Talk Screening and Q & A: Escapes

The term ‘cinephilia’ underlies the passion for cinema that imbues filmmaker Michael Almereyda’s essay portrait of actor and Hollywood storyteller Hampton Fancher in this formally intriguing, mischievous montage portrait of the Quixote-like figure who wrote the original screenplays for both the original Blade Runner and

DOC TALK with Indie lawyer KAREN SHATZKIN

Please join us for a provocative and lively discussion on the legal issues that affect documentary filmmakers and their work — from fair use to music rights to negotiating distribution contracts. Karen Shatzkin is a highly regarded indie lawyer who has represented numerous narrative fiction

Thesis Collective Meeting, Oct. 20

The second Thesis Collective meeting of the spring semester will be on Friday October 20th from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM – location: 79 Fifth Avenue (the Media Studies Loft), Room 1618 (the classroom right in front of the elevators). Students in the Thesis Tutorial Lab will present on their work

RUFF CUTS: Friday 13th October

It’s RUFF CUTS season! This upcoming Friday Ruff Cuts will screen a compelling films including drama, documentary and animation. Current students and alumni will screen their work in progress in an environment full of camaraderie. Delicious empanadas will be served! FRIDAY 7:00 PM, 55West 13St, 2nd Fl.

DOC TALKS: “Whose Streets?” – October 9, 1PM

Doc​ ​Studies​ ​presents a screening of “Whose Streets?“, a 2017  film by​ ​Sabaah​ ​Folayan​ ​and​ ​Damon​ ​Davis – featured on Filmmaker Magazine’s annual “25 New Faces of Independent Film”. Join ​us​ ​for​ ​this​ ​Doc​ ​Talk​ ​ hosted by ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Deanna​​ Kamiel​  with a Q&A with filmmaker Sabaah Folayan​– next Monday,

Truth Be Told Film Festival 2017

Truth Be Told 2017 11th Annual Documentary Film Festival Three evenings of original documentary shorts Tuesday, May 23 through Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011  The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media

Documentary Film Festival TRUTH BE TOLD 2017

Documentary Film Festival TRUTH BE TOLD 2017   May 23, 24, 25 at 7pm The Auditorium 66 W. 12th. St 14 Original short films from the 2017 Documentary Studies program.   Over three evenings, short documentaries made by students in the Documentary Media Studies graduate certificate program are

IT’S GRAD WEEK AT TNS! EVENTS EVENTS EVENTS!!

The Student and Campus Life team in Student Success will host the first-ever Grad Week, from Friday, May 12, through Wednesday May 16, 2017. To celebrate your graduation from The New School, we have planned a series of fun events, including a tour of the