Current Student, Veronica Monahan, Media Management ‘20, has launched her current project, The Able Project, and her media consulting firm, VMCommunications, is in the middle of switching from a sole proprietorship to a non-profit business. This launch has led to the construction of a website,
SMS Student Anna Gedal’s Short Documentary Film “Dreamland” Was Selected for Coney Island Film Festival
Anna Gedal’s, MA Media Studies ’21, short documentary film, “Dreamland,” exploring the rise and fall of the eponymous early-20th-century Coney Island amusement park was selected for the Coney Island Film Festival, which runs September 22 – October 7, 2020. She’ll be joining a live Q&A on Sunday,
During the pandemic, Matthew Ray, MA Media Studies, ’21, and other queer creatives interviewed other LGBTQIA folks on topics like their business, dating life, pop culture loves, and evolving social habits. They’ve packaged the interviews into a new podcast, Queerona.
Guillermina Zabala Suarez has been selected as the first recipient of the Bishwanath and Sandhya Sinha Memorial Fellowship in Media Studies for the academic year 2020 – 2021. Guillermina is a second year student in the masters program with a strong interest in social justice issues, human
Jiji Majiri Ugboma, MS Media Management ’21, recently wrote a feature article for Eater/Vox on the ongoing feud among Nigerians and Ghanians about Jollof Rice — a dish native to West Africa. She also explores the history of Jollof and its cultural significance.
Quarantine Film by Taylor-Alexis Gillard, MA Media Studies & Doc Studies ’21, Selected to be Featured on the Barbican in September 2020
Quarantine Film by Taylor-Alexis Gillard, MA Media Studies & Doc Studies ’21, has been selected to be Featured on the Barbican in September 2020. Her film It’s Fine was also featured in the Unprecedented Media showcase at The School of Media Studies. It’s Fine is a quarantined short that follows Taylor-Alexis’
Graduate student Michèle Marie Eyenga recently launched the Kickstarter for her project, Resiliency Magazine. Click here to learn more.
Recent Media Studies MA grad Juan José Alomía penned a piece for Cinema Tropical titled Controversial Executive Order Raises Red Flags for Ecuador’s Film Community.
Gabriel Torres’ (BPATS BS-LIberal Studies ’20, Incoming Media Studies Student) “Distant Bodies” Premieres June 27th
“Distant Bodies” is a double season project inspired by the concept of an exquisite corpse. Through an open call, Gabriel G Torres, The Tank NYC, and The LBGT Community Center curated a list of artists to create collective poems and generate individual content from those poems.
SMS Student Harshal Alurkar’s One-Minute Short Film “Wake Up Call” Selected at Bowery Film Festival’s Special Edition
SMS Student Harshal Alurkar’s one-minute short film “Wake Up Call” has been selected at Bowery Film Festival‘s Special Edition ‘as part of their special COVID-19 category to highlight unique and original works during this challenging time’. The film will premiere tonight, Thursday April 23rd, 7PM
Share Your Work at Our Thesis Presentation! The School of Media Studies will host our MA Thesis projects online as a way to share and celebrate the research our thesis students. If you are interested in participating, please email Peter Asaro (email@example.com) by
Ever Bussey, MA Media Studies, Working as Graduate Research Assistant on Building the People’s Internet
EVER BUSSEY, MA Media Studies ‘20, is currently working as a graduate research assistant on Building the People’s Internet, a Digital Equity Lab project in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, looking to explore the potential of establishing reliable, wireless internet to vulnerable communities.
Documentary Studies program was featured at the 10th annual DOC NYC Documentary Film Festival. Four outstanding short docs by the last year’s graduate filmmakers – Uwa Iduozee, Tyche Zhuge, Ambrus Hernadi and Maria Mayo – screened on Friday, Nov 8th at the Cinepolis Chelsea theater.
Vibe Magazine premiered the Music Video for Artist DanteWuzHere which was filmed by students from the School of Media Studies at The New School. The visual is a take on the turbulent sociopolitical landscape of the country. The official music video makes use of appealing aesthetics to narrate the
Doc Studies ’18 Alumna Joy Ernanny recently licensed footage from her documentary, “Unveil”, to the BBC. The footage was used for a BBC piece about the hijab-friendly salon where “Unveil” was shot. The BBC did a brief story about the salon and with its wide
Seed & Spark Campaign and short film by current Media Management student Gerri Weinberger geared towards ending the stigma around Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
A Seed & Spark campaign was launched by Gerri Weinberger, current Media Management student who will be graduating in December 2019 and Susanna Stahlmann for Borderline Coffee, a short film geared towards ending the stigma around Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The film follows a woman, Miranda, who is glued
Dasha Kova, Media Studies + Media Management Certificate ’17 and Media Studies Student Service Award Winner ’17, featured in Bushwick Daily
Dasha Kova, Media Studies + Media Management Certificate ’17 and Media Studies Student Service Award Winner ’17, was recently featured in Bushwick Daily for the work she’s doing that is aimed at changing mainstream media. She also had the opportunity to produce a music video for Salt Cathedral. During the production,
Two students from the MS Media Management program, Eliya Raza Shamsi and Ponvishal Chidambaranathan have launched a Kickstarter Campaign to fund a digital production house. With this initiative, they want to tell stories of rural communities in India and Pakistan through authentic and more representative
Alumni Alex Campolo has accepted a postdoc position at The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge
Media Studies alumni Alex Campolo, who was also a thesis advisee, is currently finishing his PhD at NYU’s Department Media Culture & Communication. Campolo is set to begin his postdoc position at The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge. THE STEVANOVICH INSTITUTE ON THE FORMATION
SMS student Macha Rose was a featured director on Bronxnet. She did a live TV interview about her work and advice for young directors. The video can be found here: https://www.bronxnet.org/watch/videos/4874/
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
Andrea Avidad, a Grad Student enrolled in the MA Media Studies program, is currently writing her thesis under the supervision of Lana Lin. She’s has been selected to present her thesis at the Western University in Canada. The conference is titled ‘INWARD OUTWARD: (DE)CONSTRUCTING EXPERIENCES
Current Student Cristina Müller’s (MA Media Studies + Doc Studies Alumna) short documentary film “Nine Letters” was selected for two great international festivals this month: DOC NYC and LIDF-London! About the film: The sensation of living in New York, away from home, is shared by
On opening night of the 10th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival in New York, 6 filmmakers and 6 scientists were randomly paired and sent off into the city to begin filmmaking. The only prompt offered to each pair was to focus their film on the theme:
Current M.A. Student Luz Zamora‘s film “De Colores” was selected for the prestigious DOC NYC festival. Luz produced the film when she was a student in the Documentary Certificate Program. “De Colores” will premiere in the festival’s selection of work by and about women called, “The Future
New School Media Studies Alumni co-founds project to share and support the work of freelance journalists covering conflicts worldwide Danish-born journalist Anne Alling (28) is a 2012 Media Studies Alumni now covering conflicts and humanitarian issues worldwide for TV, radio and print media. Parallel
Arts and Food NYC, created as a Media management capstone by TNS Alumni Dayna Bloom is now hosting Influencer events around the city, partnering with brands and restaurants. Uupcoming events are being hosted at 5 Napkin Burger, Tommy Bahama and Timna. Arts and Food NYC is also
MA Media Studies Alumni Diana Khong participated in the creation of an exhibition in Saint Petersburg, Russia
On our celebratory boat ride after wrapping up 10 days of work with 7 museums in Saint Petersburg, Russia for “Fact & Fiction”, the 2017 Contemporary Art in Traditional Museums exhibition. The team from America is Fan Chen, Diana Khong, Tessi Öhrvall, Jess Richmond and
People who arrive in the United States face many shocks when it comes to cultural differences. The food tastes awful. There’s a gap in relations between young and old. Even people who look similar to these immigrants—same skin color, same hair, living in the same
Sidewalking is an intimate and relatable journey that takes a look at sidewalks as spaces where people connect to the world through the eyes of anonymity created by TNS Alum Maria Gabriela Torres. This film is the director’s personal reflection on how a simple daily