Creatively Speaking Virtual Screening Pick of the Week: The Deadliest Disease in America By Filmmaker and SMS Alumni, Crystal R. Emery Thursday, May 7th at 7PM Register for the FREE Virtual Screening HERE. Be on the lookout for Creatively Speaking’s upcoming events on our social media: Instagram: @creatively_speaking Facebook: @creativelyspeaking.tv
New School Student + Alumni Short Film Selected at the Reel Out Charlotte, the Premiere Film Festival of North Carolina Pride
The short film EXCHANGE, made in association with School of Media Studies and College of Performing Arts at The New School, for Collab Cinema Project Workshop during the Spring 2019 semester, has been selected at the Reel Out Charlotte, the premiere Film Festival of North
Dr. Sarah McFarland Taylor, MA Media Studies ’19, Discusses her Book on Green Radio Hour with Jon Bowermaster
Dr. Sarah McFarland Taylor, MA Media Studies ’19, was on the Green Radio Hour with Jon Bowermaster, discussing her new book with Erik Olson for WKNY Radio Kingston. The episode highlights Taylor’s new book, “Ecopiety,” which debates green consumerism and the NRDC’s health director Erik
Dr. Sarah McFarland Taylor, MA Media Studies ’19, Publishes Book, Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue
Dr. Sarah McFarland Taylor (M.A. ’19) has a new book out with NYU Press. It is called Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue. The book has been nominated for a total of six book awards, including the Rachel Carson Environmental Book Award
Current Graduate Student, Lulu Men, Media Management ‘20, worked on the Oscar-winning documentary, American Factory
Current Student, Lulu Men, Media Management ‘20 has both field producer and camera operator credits on the Oscar-winning, feature-length documentary, American Factory (2019). Now streaming on Netflix. “American Factory, the new film from Academy Award®–nominated directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, documents the revitalization of
Junting Zhou, MA Media Studies ’18, just had his wonderful documentary, Self Quarantined for the Holidays published in the New York Times OP DOCS section. Check it out: https://www.nytimes.com/video/op-docs
Sam Feder, MA Media Studies ’04, will have their acclaimed documentary, Disclosure , premiere at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. DISCLOSURE is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at transgender depictions in film and television, revealing how Hollywood simultaneously reflects and manufactures ourdeepest anxieties about gender. Leading trans thinkers
Laura Scherling, MA Media Studies ’14, Publishes Book “Ethics in Design and Communication: Critical Perspectives”
Co-edited with Andrew DeRosa, New School Alumni, Laura Scherling, MA Media Studies ’14, published her book, Ethics in Design and Communication: Critical Perspectives with Bloomsbury Academic. Description: The collection brings together critical, analytic, historical, and practical studies to address what ethics means in the practice of design. Designers
Sam Feder, MA Media Studies ’04, was nominated for a 2020 Queerty Award in the “Next Big Thing” category for their film, Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen. “Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at transgender depictions in film and television, revealing how Hollywood simultaneously
Julie Deffet’s (Film Production Certificate ’15) co-directed short film, “Fire in Water,” was just awarded 7 prizes (including Best Picture and Best Director) at the 2020 Los Angeles Film Awards.
Trenton Platt, MS Media Management ’18, a music programmer at BET Network, recently spoke at The LA GlobeVision Business of Music Panel to discuss the Grammy’s and their influence on music television.
Hira Nabi, MA Media Studies ’16, screened her film, All That Perishes at the Edge of the Land, at Sundance. All That Perishes at the Edge of the Land is a short film about a ship berthed at Gadani and the ship-breakers coming from all over
Claire Fontana, MA Media Studies ’16, co-produced an updated dark retelling of Peter Pan set in San Francisco, featuring biker gangs, and a drag queen Tinkerbell. The film, titled Peter Pan, was just selected for the 2020 CineQuest film festival. For more information: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6626191234614513664/
Shannon Fitzpatrick, Media Studies ‘16, and Anna Barsan, Film/Cinema/Video Studies and New Media ‘11, received a Sundance Doc Fund Grant for their project, Softly In All Directions. Softly in All Directions is a record of living history, an exploration of family lineage, and a probing of memory.
Sam Feder, MA Media Studies ’04, premiered their film, Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen, at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen is an investigation of how Hollywood’s fabled stories have deeply influenced how Americans feel about transgender people, and how transgender people have
Sidney Alvarez, MS Media Management ’18, will present at the Social Media for Utilities conference for his work, telling the stories on how ConEd NY supported disaster victims in Puerto Rico. The conference is May 4-5, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For more information: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6628334626576355328/
GREG MANIA, Media Studies ’16, recently authored his debut memoir, Born to Be Public, which will be published by CLASH Books this summer. In this unique and hilarious debut memoir, writer and comedian Greg Mania chronicles his life as a “pariah prodigy.” From inadvertently coming out to his Polish immigrant
Joy Ernanny, Doc Studies ’18, Invited to Serve as Grand Jury Member for 2020 New York Festival TV & Film Awards
Joy Ernanny, Doc Studies ’18, was invited to serve as a Grand Jury member for the 2020 New York Festival TV & Film Awards. Joy will serve as a jury member representing GloboNews, a Brazilian 24 hours pay-TV news channel, where she is currently employed as a producer. The
Industry Experts Panel: Media Careers for International Students On February 3rd, the School of Media Studies in partnership with the Graduate Center for Career Development, the Media Studies Student council , and the Student Senate will host our first career panel of the Spring 2020
Documentary Studies Alum ’10, LAUREN BELFER’s documentary Wrestle was selected as the National Board of Review‘s top five documentary in 2019. Wrestle tells the story of four Alabama teenagers fighting against insurmountable odds in one historic wrestling season.
New School Alumni Ken Anderson Seeking Experimental, Edgy Films for the Bowery Film Festival Ken Anderson, a 2012 graduate of the MA Media Studies program and co-founder of the Bowery Film Festival, is passionate about creating opportunities for filmmakers who, like him, take pride in
Jonathan Souza, MA Media Management ’19, will be producing the web series, Friends Cant Kiss. FCK is a web series young queer folks navigating loving, unconventional relationships in conventional, heteronormative New York. Written by New School MFA Playwright Alumnus Conlan Carter and Directed by New
MA Media Studies ‘10 Alumni, Ozan Adam , recently published his book “Filmmaking Against The Current – Notes About Making A Film “FOR THE BLINDS.” The book is a memoir about the making of the feature film “FOR THE BLINDS” which was produced without a
Alumni TAL SHAMIR, MA Media Studies ’10, will screen Desert of the Real at The Jerusalem Cinematheque, Haifa Cinematheque and the Sderot Cinematheque in Jerusalem and Israel in Fall 2019. The film was made at The New School. Desert of the Real is a short cinematic manifestation of
Thursday Sept. 19, 2019 | 6:10-7:30pm Columbia University Oral History Master of the Arts (OHMA) invites you to our 2019-2020 workshop series on Oral History and Storytelling. All events are free and open to the public. Most events are videotaped and may also be viewed at
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Doc Studies ’18 Alumna Joy Ernanny’s film Unveil wins Best Student Film in the 4th edition of the Brazil International Film Festival
Doc Studies ’18 Alumna Joy Ernanny’s film Unveil wins Best Student Film in the 4th edition of the Brazil International Film Festival, which was held August 24-25, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro. ABOUT UNVEIL UNVEIL, a film by Joy Ernanny – Doc Studies ’18 (18 mins, 2018) At a time
SMS Faculty Member Brian McCormick receives Arts Connection Linda LeRoy Janklow Teaching Artist Award
Brian McCormick received the 2019 Arts Connection Linda LeRoy Janklow Teaching Artist award for his work with the teen programs of Arts Connection. Since 2003, he has taught for ArtsConnection’s Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) program. He also leads the afterschool program at Baryshnikov Arts
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Daniel Kellerman-Demick, MA Media Studies ’19 and Billy Cadden, MA Media Studies ’17, Receive ‘Award of Excellence’ At IndieFEST Film Awards
Dan Michael, of Dan Michael Films, and Billy Cadden have won a prestigious Award of Excellence from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for the team’s singular short film, Dodgson (2019), which follows the complicated life of Isaac Dodge, a jaded psychologist with a life-long