Ella Hill, MA Media Studies ’20, has launched a podcast called “We Wanna Make A Podcast.” She and her co-host discuss podcasts they’re listening to and other media they’ve consumed on a biweekly basis. The podcast is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Anchor.
During the pandemic, alumna Ihunmehai Isaac, MS Media Management ’20, started GradLife Uncut, a podcast where graduate students from different schools were interviewed, talking about their different experiences in the graduate school ecosystem. Ihunmehai and her colleague Diran from NYU started this podcast with the goal of
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
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
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
Daniel Kellerman-Demick, MA Media Studies ’19 and Billy Cadden, MA Media Studies ’17, Have Been “Officially Selected”
New School Alumni, Daniel Kellerman-Demick, MA Media Studies ’19 and Billy Cadden, MA Media Studies ’17, had their short film, Dodgson, officially selected at both the 2019 Sioux City International Film Festival and the 2019 Kansas International Film Festival. For more info on Dodgson: http://DodgsonMovie.com
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
New School Alumna, Lauren Belfer Doc Studies ‘10, was interviewed by ESPNW for her first feature-length documentary, Wrestle. There, they discussed the film’s production process along with privilege and race relations in both the film and within sports. To read the article: http://www.espn.com/espnw/culture/article/26480085/not-everyone-mat-level-wrestle-documentary-examines-race-privilege-high-school-sports
SMS Alumn Jad-Evangelo Nasser will have is documentary, Once Upon a Color, take part in Amazon Prime Video’s All Voices Film Festival. The film has been selected to stream from June 3rd to July 3rd and has the chance to win $10,000. In order to win, the
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