Introducing The New School’s Documentary Studies Class of 2017. The class has been busy whizzing through their first semester at The New School’s Documentary Studies Program at the heart of New York City. Meet the class who are each presently working on a thesis film project for spring 2017: Continue reading “Meet The Doc Studies Class of 2017”
Doc Talk with Peter Hutton
“Cinema has become such a commodified form of information and entertainment that it’s morphed into something that disengages the viewer from their visual discipline and the fact that you can find pleasure in just looking at something. I’m doing something that’s perhaps in opposition to the whole tradition of cinema, which is about condensing our experiences.” Continue reading “Doc Talk with Peter Hutton”
Stellar Week for New School Documentarians
Two graduates, Erin Davis from Doc Studies, and Mark Nickolas from the MA in Media Studies, will screen work in major festivals this week. A third, Doc Studies alum Ivana Todorovic, will be featured with her doc ‘A Harlem Mother’ in Wednesday’s New York Times (front page, Metro section). The films of both Doc Studies alums originated in the Doc Studies certificate program. Also from Doc Studies, is Mark Nickolas’ cinematographer Oscar Frasser.
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