The “Refugee Stories” project was created to bring a lens to the humanity of the refugee crisis. Each refugee story and experience is different; collectively, they show the resiliency and strength of the human spirit. With these interviews we are celebrating and memorializing these individual stories.
Chris Rogy, MA Media Studies ’15, and Bria Cole, MA Media Studies ’14, give an inside look at a millennial’s revival of the 1970’s classic Annie Hall in their “Reconstructing Annie.”
Chris Rogy, MA Media Studies ’15, and Bria Cole, MA Media Studies ’14, give an inside look at a millennial’s revival of the 1970’s classic Annie Hall in their “Reconstructing Annie.” Click here to read more about the film. Click here to watch the trailer.
Documentary Studies Certificate Program Alumna, Joy Ernanny’s documentary screened in Rio de Janeiro
“Unveil”, a short documentary by Joy Ernanny (Doc Studies’18) was shown in Brazil at Rio de Janeiro’s Jewish Cultural Center on December 10 for over 70 people. The film, about the first female-only beauty salon for Muslim women in New York, was received with a
SMS Media Management Alum ’18 Trenton Pratt will be on a panel and is being honored at the 2018 Live.TheBiz’s Music Honors.
Sophie Maddocks, Media Studies Alum ’18, published her master’s thesis in the Journal of Australian Feminist Studies. Her piece is titled ” From Non-consensual Pornography to Image-based Sexual Abuse: Charting the Course of a Problem with Many Names.” Article abstract: Every day, people’s most intimate moments are
JAMIE ILANA RABINOVITCH and THAIS VITORELLI, Media Management Certificate students, are semi-finalists in the Coca Cola Regal Film Festival Script Contest. This is the first time in The New School’s three years of participation that two students have advanced to the semi-finals. If they
Documentary Studies Certificate Program Alumna, Joy Ernanny, Publishes Short Story Based of Doc Studies Film “Unveil”
Joy Ernanny, Documentary Studies Certificate Program Alum ’18, published a short story based on her Doc Studies film “Unveil” in Revista Piauí – a Brazilian culture magazine edited by distinguished local documentary filmmaker: João Moreira Salles. João Moreira Salles was also a guest of DOC TALKS, a biweekly series
TNS Milano Alumna + Co-Director Vivian Vazquez Announces the World Premiere of DECADE OF FIRE in NYC
DECADE OF FIRE World Premiere November 10, 2018 Get Your Tickets Here A Letter from Vivian Vasquez “Dear Friends, On behalf of the producer of Decade of Fire, I am both excited and humbled to invite you to join us for the film’s World Premiere
SMS Alumna Alexandra de Rienzo is preparing to launch Zydello, a rewards and equity crowdfunding platform that provides automated finance and marketing services to help media and tech entrepreneurs succeed and reduce investment risk. Alexandra is developing the initiative with business incubator The Founder Institute,
“Ben Me Over”, a short film that revolves around friendship and dating in New York, will make its world premiere this fall on Canal U in Mexico. The Hispanic network is operated by Televisa, the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world based on its
Media Studies Alumna Rebecca Heidenberg announced that her thesis film, The Water Children, will be screened next month at the Twin Cities Film Festival (Oct. 17-27, 2018) in Minneapolis. An interview with her about her film was published in a special edition of Women Cinemakers. View
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