Total Immersion: Three Weeks of Art at SVA

Total Immersion: Three Weeks of Art at SVA

August 11, 2015

For three weeks in July, high-school students from all around the world come to SVA to attend its Pre-College Program. Serving as an advanced introduction to various disciplines, the program gives students the opportunity to develop their skills, build their portfolios and earn as many as three college credits. Continue Reading…

Fantastic Four: Four Questions with Arsen Arzumanyan

Fantastic Four: Four Questions with Arsen Arzumanyan

August 7, 2015

Fantastic Four, this summer’s latest big-budget superhero movie, opens in theaters today, and while viewers will assuredly see a lot of CGI on screen, they may not know that even more computer graphics work went on behind the scenes, as part of the “previs”—or previsualization—process. Previs artists are digital cinematographers, they primarily work in a film’s preproduction stage, translating sequences from the script or storyboards to preliminary versions of shots and sequences. This essentially allows the film team to watch sections of the movie before anything is filmed. Continue Reading…

SVA Summer Reading Friday: Tom Huhn’s Picks

SVA Summer Reading Friday: Tom Huhn’s Picks

August 7, 2015

It’s August and, with the new school year right around the corner, there are only a handful of summer weekends left. But fret not; there’s still time to catch some sun at the beach, pool or park and finish a few good books before the season ends. For the next several Fridays, we’ll be sharing faculty members’ summer reading recommendations. First up: BFA Visual and Critical Studies Chair Tom Huhn.
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