MALIYAMUNGU MUHANDE, Doc Studies ‘20, was featured as one of ‘7 Independent Black Filmmakers to Watch’ by Essence Magazine. About Nine Days a Week by Maliyamungu Muhande: African American street photographer Louis Mendes began his career in 1953 Harlem as a door-to-door baby photographer.Taking street portraits across
SMS Alum IGOR MYAKOTIN, Doc Studies ‘16, co-produced “Welcome to Chechnya” which was just shortlisted for two Oscars: Documentary Feature and Visual Effects (a first ever for a documentary!). Igor and director David France were our Doc Talk guests in November of 2020. An excerpt
SMS Faculty + alum Zach Mack, Media Studies ’16, is a longtime podcast producer behind award-winning shows like The Ringer’s ‘Binge Mode’ and ‘The Rewatchables’ and Vox’s ‘Land of the Giants’, as well as consults about the industry. ‘Greetings from Somewhere’ is his latest project.
Feilin Gao, MS Media Management ’20, was interviewed by podcast show RealRadio to talk about her multimedia project #freemask. As a journalist, artist, and activist, she summarized her motivation and methods to use photographs, performing art, and documentary to stand for antiracism and freedom of speech. #freemask brought up
Detained, a short film by Khushnuda Shukurova, MA Media Studies ’13 won Best Woman’s Film at Beyond the Curve International Film Festival based in France. Detained Two Syrian refugee siblings receive official legal documents to permanently join their father in the United States. However, when the plane