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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,

Alumni Spotlight – Jamila Daniel

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

Student Spotlight! – Andrea Avidad

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 Luz Zamora’s Film Selected for DOC NYC

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

The Battle for Mosul – Rise of the White Flag

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

Student Work Highlight: The Multicultural Oatmeal

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

Student Work Highlight: Sidewalking

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

Student Work Highlight: Smile

This project was developed during Ramu Dhara’s Media Design (NMDS 5008) course, which until that point had been Alyssa Aquino’s first creative class. The goal was to make the presentation somber, while in some way hopeful. In the end, she prefers audiences to make their


NONHUMANS NYC was developed by students Jeffrey Marino, Mariann Asayan, and Rami Saab in Professor Shannon Mattern’s Urban Intelligence (NMDS5676) course. NONHUMANS | NYC guides the user in a directed experience ‘connecting’ with three iconic NYC animals. The process of bridging the experiential gap is

Student Work Highlight: Miss New York

Miss New York is a web series about two Scandinavian girls spending the summer in New York. The series tackles subjects such as love, sex, friendship, and becoming an adult. A major part of the series is that the characters are very active and present

Student Work Highlight: Rachel Is Here

Background: This 360 video project was developed in the Writing and Directing: Script to Screen (NMDS 5254) with Media Studies Program Director Vlad Nikolic by Macha Rose. Students were expected to write a full script and develop two scenes to be filmed. Due to the flexibility of this traditional

Student Work Highlight: In Transit – above and below

In Transit: above and below This work was developed in Filmmaking Studio 1 (NFLM 3660) with Professor Kathleen Rugh. In Transit: above and below is a stop-motion short film recording of filmmaker Erica Sheu’s almost-two-hour route from home to school. It is also a portrait of

Student Work Highlight: Bitten

Bitten This work was developed in Writing and Directing: Script to Screen (NMDS 5254) with Media Studies Program Director Vlad Nikolic. Bitten is a story about a woman who is a victim of domestic violence and her struggle to find her inner strength to get her life

Student Work Highlight: Die-O-Rama

Die-O-Rama Background: This work was developed in Writing and Directing Script to Screen (NMDS 5254) with the Media Studies Program Director Vlad Nikolic. Die-O-Rama is a treatment for a full length horror comedy based in the world of New York art schools. In addition to

Student Work Highlight: Formar Art

Created by Altay Yildiz, a Master of Science in Media Management graduate, Formar Art bridges the gap between technology and fine art, giving artists a new medium through Augmented Reality mobile technology. Formar Art serves and strengthens New York art galleries by becoming a centralized mobile

Student Work Highlight: AWOL

AWOL is an augmented reality platform that provides easy implementation of content, immersive city tours and virtual pop up shops to create site specific experiences.  Created by Jelena Gregov and  Moreno Belic, both MA Media Studies ’17 graduates, the project has been accepted by the