From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Marco Polo’: SVA Features Director Daniel Minahan

From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Marco Polo’: SVA Features Director Daniel Minahan

April 14, 2016

Next up in the SVA Features series is television and film writer, producer and director Daniel Minahan (BFA 1987 Film and Video), who has directed several episodes of the HBO series Game of Thrones, True Blood, and Six Feet Under, to name a few; directed and produced episodes of the Netflix show Marco Polo; and also wrote and directed the critically acclaimed indie film, Series 7: The Contenders. Continue Reading…

Salman Rushdie on ‘Star Wars,’ Wes Anderson, His Favorite Film and More

Salman Rushdie on ‘Star Wars,’ Wes Anderson, His Favorite Film and More

April 13, 2016

“If I had to pick one film as the best film ever made, I would pick Pather Panchali,” Salman Rushdie said during his recent conversation with Robert Milazzo, the founder of The Modern School of Film, at the SVA Theatre. During “Salman Rushdie In:Pictures,” which was organized by the College and The Modern School of Film, Rushdie, the author of 12 novels including Midnight’s Children, which won the Booker of Bookers Prize (the Booker Prize’s highest honor), spoke about three films that have deeply influenced him. Continue Reading…

‘SVA Premieres’: Introducing Hollywood to the Next Wave of Animators and Filmmakers

‘SVA Premieres’: Introducing Hollywood to the Next Wave of Animators and Filmmakers

April 11, 2016

SVA is thrilled to announce it is going Hollywood. On June 1 and June 2, 2016, the College will launch SVA Premieres, its film and animation showcase, at Linwood Dunn Theater in Los Angeles. SVA Premieres will feature the works of talented, recently graduated filmmakers to an audience of industry professionals.

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