We have some exciting news — we’re making a movie! But only with your help. Socialism: An American Story will be a feature-length documentary about the resurgence of socialism in the United States, its vibrant and suppressed history, and why it might be our best hope of
Attention SPE Students/ Alumni: As a reminder, The Fulbright 2019/2020 competition cycle is now open.. You can find the recording to the webinar for SPE students by clicking here. If you wish to meet with Vanessa Reich about Fulbright, please review the webinar and the Fulbright website before the meeting. The
Media Studies alum Ben Mendelsohn, who graduated in 2011, recently successfully defended his dissertation in the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU. Ben was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship in the environmental humanities at the University of Pennsylvania.
Short Film “Ben Me Over” Selected for Ruff Cuts SMS Alumna Lina Hagström’s short film “Ben Me Over” was selected for RUFF CUTS, a series of screening sessions at the New School of Media Studies. “Ben Me Over” revolves around two friends, Emilia and Cesar,
Andrew Lewis, a 2012 Media Studies graduate, has a short experimental documentary, “Going to the Store,” premiering at the American Documentary Film Festival on Tuesday, April 10. Cinematography was done by 2014 Media Studies graduate, Gulab Singh. “GOING TO THE STORE is an experimental ‘hybrid’ documentary
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De Colores, a film by Luz Zamora, will be shown this Thursday, March 15, in BAM as part of a series called Through Her Eyes, curated by Michelle Materre. Click here for more info, and to purchase tickets. Click here to watch the trailer. THE STORY Aura has
The New School is delighted to host acclaimed Lebanese filmmaker Mai Masri for a screening of her new award-winning film 3000 Nights and a special 3-hour masterclass showcasing her documentary film practices. Mai Masri’s extraordinary body of films deal with cinematic approaches to understanding the contested lives of children
SMS Alum and Colombian media consultant Andrés Bayona created a transmedia storytelling proposal, as a Media Management capstone, to support Univision increase its viewer engagement, by developing a concrete strategy based on research, studies and surveys, as well as the principles that he learned during
SMS Alum and Chilean filmmaker Gustavo Letelier is premiering his LGBTQ film “Shining Moon” at Cinema Village March 9-16. There will be a Q&A with the director at 7PM after the March 9th showing. Renato (RICARDO HERRERA) a jobless gay actor is offered the dream role
Margaret Galbraith, a graduate of the first Documentary Studies class at the New School completed her first feature-length documentary, Stickman. Stickman has shown in number of film festivals across the country and on Friday, March 16th, Stickman will have it’s New York Premiere at the Cinema
The School of Media Studies is proud of the achievements of its graduates and takes special note of three alumnae whose recent documentary work has earned them acclaim at major venues like the Sundance Film Festival, the Museum of Modern Art, and Anthology Film Archive.
MA Media Studies Alumnus Diego R. Montiel is presenting his award-winning exhibition “The Typing Machine” at El Barrio Artspace PS109, in East Harlem, starting this Wednesday. “The Typing Machine” “10 must-see art show openings this week” – Paper Mag Previous exhibition Opening on Wednesday November 15,
Off Country Resisting Nuclear Armament in the 21st Century Off Country is a documentary film on the reemerging nuclear weapons industry that provides another deadly context for President Trump’s ongoing threats of nuclear war. The horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are well known, but the
Description After a long absence, a young woman is forced to leave her life in NYC, return to her home in Puerto Rico and grapple with the questions of family and racial identity she had left behind. The unexpected return to the house she grew
MA in Media Studies alumnus Toma Peiu will present his documentary Civilians in the International Short Film competition of the upcoming edition of the Astra Film Festival, running from October 16-22 nd in Sibiu, Romania. Civilians is an exploration of life in the metropolis, framing
Doc Studies graduate Maartje Wegdam (class of 2010) arrives from Amsterdam this week for the international premiere of her feature documentary ”No Place for a Rebel“, co-directed with Ariadne Asimakopoulos. The award-winning film chronicles the re-entry into civil society of a young Ugandan, Opono
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
MA Media Studies Alumna Diana Khong, alongside Parsons Photography Program alumni Fan Chen, Therese Ohrvall, Jessica Richmond, and Communication Design student Whitney Badge showcase their work in the Saint Petersburg exhibition The Threads That Bind. The exhibition was curated by Photography faculty member Thomas Werner and it is on view
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
Media Management Certificate Alumni Reuben Salvadori delivers TED Talk
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
Kevin Allen, New York, has taught documentary production for the School of Media Studies and is an independent maker of experimental docs such as The Bridge, which has screened at festivals like the Black Maria Film Festival. He has co-authored several papers and presented at
SMS Alum Crystal R. Emery is screening her documentary Black Women in Medicine as part of URU The Right To Be Inc. and Changing the Face of STEM’s Congressional Forum on Emerging Diversity and Inclusion in the STEM fields. Washington premiere screening of the documentary: Black Women in
Spring/Summer 2017 The R Word | therworddoc.com Project Synopsis: When the editors of a high school newspaper ban their racist mascot after an Indigenous mother raises serious concerns, school admin forces them to use it. In a district that claims their 80-year old tradition honors
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The peer-reviewed open access journal Le foucaldien, to be published by the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) from summer 2017, is hiring an assistant editor mainly responsible for English and French proofreading and social media communication. We offer a unique chance to assist launching and establishing Le foucaldien, which
New School professor Oscar Frasser & Alum Eric Rockey have won a Webby for their film Pink Boy! The film was also featured in Vanity Fair.
Paola Piers-Torres is an alumni of the MA Media Studies program at The New School. She recently completed her thesis documentary, The Chicago Mixtape, which was produced with Media Studies Faculty Vinay Chowdhry. The Chicago Mixtape is a portraiture of arts programs, that create safe