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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SVA’s Colorful New Subway Poster Bursts Just in Time for Spring

SVA’s Colorful New Subway Poster Bursts Just in Time for Spring

April 8, 2016

The College’s latest subway poster celebrates the creative and productive spirits at the heart of SVA. Designed and illustrated by alumnus and faculty member Viktor Koen (MFA 1992 Illustration as Visual Essay) and boasting the phrase “Where Art Is Made,” the bright and colorful posters are set to hit New York City platforms underground on Monday, April 11, and will be on view through Sunday, June 5.

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