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SVA at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival: A Preview

Emma Drew
January 26, 2021
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SVA-Related Projects to Watch this Thanksgiving Weekend

Michelle Mackin
November 24, 2020
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Q&A with SVA 2020 Alumni Scholarship Winner Jaelan Acosta

November 12, 2020
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SVA Horror Society Leaders Share Their Favorite Horror Films

October 29, 2020
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After School Special 2020 Highlights: SVA Alumni Who Worked On ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Unorthodox’ and More

October 8, 2020
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SVA Alumnus Georges Laguerre Spins a Film Career Into the Food Industry and His TiGeorges Kafé

Maeri Ferguson
September 23, 2020
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SVA Theatre Announces Its 2020 ‘Work From Home’ After School Special Festival

Maeri Ferguson
September 15, 2020
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2020 Emmy Nominations Honor Alumni Lynn Shelton, Rebecca Sugar, John Paino, and More

Emma Drew
July 29, 2020
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SVA Watch List: Five Shows and Movies to Watch This Summer

June 26, 2020
SVA’s Class of 2020 Document Their Virtual Graduation [Video]

SVA’s Class of 2020 Document Their Virtual Graduation [Video]

June 12, 2020
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SVA Alumni Who Graduated During Hardship Offer Their Advice During COVID-19

Words of hope and advice from alumni to the Class of 2020

Sheilah Ledwidge
May 13, 2020
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Kanopy Movie Picks From SVA’s Film Departments

Emma Drew
May 12, 2020
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SVA Made You a Mixtape

Students, alumni, faculty and staff recommend some of their favorite songs.

May 8, 2020
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2020 Alumni Scholarship Award Winner: Matthew Yturralde

"In the end it comes down to story, not the scale of your production."

April 20, 2020
We’re All in This Together: Student Perspectives on COVID-19

We’re All in This Together: Student Perspectives on COVID-19

SVA students weigh in on how they’re coping with the new normal.

April 16, 2020
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Meet Your 2020 – 2021 VASA Leaders

VASA continues to engage the student body remotely and shares plans for next year.

Michelle Mackin
April 15, 2020
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SVA Watch List: 13 TV Shows and Movies to Binge During Quarantine

Streamable content by SVA alumni and faculty members

Michelle Mackin
March 24, 2020
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SVA at the 2020 Oscars: Meet the Nominated Alumni and Talent Behind The Year's Top Films

Rodrigo Perez
January 23, 2020
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SVA at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival: A Preview

Emma Drew
January 21, 2020
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New Year's Resolutions: The SVA Community Resolves to See Change in 2020

Bridget Badore
January 2, 2020
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New SVA Books to Gift This Holiday Season

December 13, 2019
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What To Watch This Holiday Season

Screen time with SVA alumni and faculty

November 26, 2019
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SVA Filmmakers Abound at the 2019 DOC NYC Festival

Rodrigo Perez
November 6, 2019
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SVA Horror Society: Co-Founder Matthew Yturralde Shares His 5 Favorite Horror Movies

Sheilah Ledwidge
October 28, 2019
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Hsiang Chin Moe on Women in Animation & Inspiring Work by Female Voices

October 8, 2019
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SVA and New York Comic-Con: 2019 Preview

Emma Drew
September 27, 2019
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SVA Library: Side Gigs

Undergrads working at the SVA Library

David Shuford
September 26, 2019
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Films You Can't Miss at After School Special 2019

The free film festival that highlights SVA talent

September 13, 2019
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SVA Alumnus Ryan Turek Brings 'Halloween' Early to SVA Theatre's After School Special

Rodrigo Perez
September 12, 2019
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2019 Emmy Nominations Honor Alumni Dan Minahan, Rebecca Sugar, Chris Prynoski, and More

July 26, 2019
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SVA Premieres Screens the Best of 2019 in Hollywood

Michelle Mackin
June 7, 2019
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SVA Alumni Wyatt Stevens and House Music’s New Vanguard

He embodies a "new energy" running through the NYC subculture

Greg Herbowy
May 28, 2019
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SVA Premieres 2019: Emerging Filmmakers, Animators & Artists to Watch in Hollywood

May 24, 2019
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'The New York Times' on Old-School Projectionist and SVA Alumnus Jesse LoCascio

Danielle Peters
April 23, 2019
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SVA Style Asks the Movie Experts

Sheilah Ledwidge
April 5, 2019
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SVA and SXSW: The 2019 Preview

Emma Drew
February 26, 2019
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Alumni Scholarship Awards 2019: Supporting Bold and Honest Stories

68 SVA STUDENTS AWARDED $60,000 WORTH OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THEIR ORIGINAL PROJECTS

Michelle Mackin
February 13, 2019
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SVA Faculty Member Wins Big at 2019 Sundance Festival

Emma Drew
February 5, 2019
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SVA's Eric Corriel Brought 'tiny trump' to 2019's D.C. Women's March

Danielle Peters
January 22, 2019
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Escape New York Next Semester: Spring 2019 SVA Destinations

It's not too early to start making your spring break plans

November 12, 2018
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12 SVA Students on Why They Probably Will (Definitely) Vote

Bridget Badore
November 2, 2018
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Four Cities, 140 Alumni, 13 days: SVA in Asia 2018

Connections with companies, schools and alumni were highlights

Joyce Rutter Kaye
October 30, 2018
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Get Spooked this Halloween on Alumnus' Haunted Brooklyn Trolley Tour

Michelle Mackin
October 18, 2018
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My First Year: SVA Student Rianne Pyle

WE ASKED SOME NEW UNDERGRADUATES TO TELL US HOW THEY GOT HERE AND HOW THEIR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE AT SVA IS GOING SO FAR

Sheilah Ledwidge
September 24, 2018
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Five Awesome Films You Can't Miss at SVA's After School Special 2018

Spotlighting the high caliber of talent produced by SVA's academic programs

September 6, 2018
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2018 Emmy Nominations & the SVA Community: Jennifer Fox, Rebecca Sugar & More

Steven Universe, The Tale and more receive some Emmys love.

Rodrigo Perez
July 25, 2018
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Before and After SVA: Miwa Sakulrat on Working With Kitten The Band & More

Sheilah Ledwidge
July 16, 2018
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We Graduated from SVA 2018 [Video]

July 12, 2018
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SVA Returns to Hollywood for the Third Annual SVA Premieres

Michelle Mackin
June 8, 2018
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New Filmmakers, Animators & Artists to Watch: 'SVA Premieres' Returns to Hollywood

May 25, 2018
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The Dustys Film & Animation Festival Kicks Off Friday

The 29th annual edition of SVA's celebrated film and animation festival showcases the best the school has to offer.

May 3, 2018
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SVA's 2018 Sundance Highlights & Diary

SVA Sundance Highlights

January 25, 2018
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SVA Alumnus Carlos Saldanha Earns an Academy Award Nomination for 'Ferdinand'

Academy Awards

Rodrigo Perez
January 23, 2018
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SVA and the Sundance Film Festival: 2018 Preview

Sundance Film Festival

Emma Drew
January 12, 2018
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Scream Job: SVA Alumnus Ti West on His Career as a Horror Filmmaker [Video]

Emma Drew
November 9, 2017
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Culture 'Club': A Look at Early '80s NYC (and SVA), Now at MoMA

Lauren Palmer
November 6, 2017
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Five Awesome Films You’ll See at SVA’s After School Special 2017

Ken Switzer
September 8, 2017
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‘Toon Boom’ Spotlights Award-Winning Animations from SVA

July 28, 2017
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School of Visual Arts Takes Hollywood with Second SVA Premieres

Joyce Rutter Kaye
June 9, 2017
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Highlights from SVA’s 2017 Dusty Film & Animation Festival Awards

Ken Switzer
May 19, 2017
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New Animators, Artists and Filmmakers to Watch: 'SVA Premieres' Returns to Hollywood

May 17, 2017
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New Talent Alert: Watch the 2017 Dusty Awards Live

This eminent awards ceremony is the culmination of the Dusty Film & Animation Festival

May 8, 2017
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SVA in L.A.: Students Spend Spring Break Networking in Hollywood

Emma Drew
March 22, 2017
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Spotlight on SVA at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Emma Drew
January 20, 2017
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Spotlight on Six Creatives Living and Working in Austin, Texas

Michael Hoinski
November 9, 2016
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Director David Spaltro on ‘Dark Exorcism’ and His 10 Favorite Halloween Movies

Emma Drew
October 28, 2016
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SVA Student Wins Coca-Cola and Regal Films Competition

Ameer Kazmi's trailer begins screening in theaters on October 28

October 27, 2016
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Circuit Training: How Filmmakers Can Make the Most of Festivals

Creative Life

Hugh Ryan
September 30, 2016
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SVA Alumnus Shubhashish Bhutiani's Debut Feature to Premiere at 2016 Venice Film Festival

September 1, 2016
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'Question everything…': 10 Tips for Incoming Art and Design Students from Recent SVA Grads

Ken Switzer
August 26, 2016
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SVA Student a Finalist in Coca-Cola and Regal Films Competition

Ameer Kazmi's script was one of three selected from over 100 scripts

July 28, 2016
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Shooting ‘Vice Principals’: Michael Simmonds on Working with Danny McBride and More

Ken Switzer
July 22, 2016
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SVA Premieres in L.A.

Inaugural Film Showcase Brings Students and Films to Hollywood

June 7, 2016
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The Next Wave of Filmmakers Debut at SVA Premieres in Hollywood

Check out the stellar work of these recent SVA graduates

May 24, 2016
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New Talent Alert: Watch the Dusty Awards Live

This eminent awards ceremony is the culmination of the Dusty Film & Animation Festival.

May 10, 2016
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When Scrabble Comes to Life: Director Becca Farsace on Her Short Film 'Gus'

May 5, 2016