Since the global pandemic hit, many have called these times “unprecedented.” From all over the globe, with only the resources they have on hand, in solitude and in solidarity with each other, School of Media Studies students and faculty persist in making meaning of and … Read More »
How do emerging media change the way we tell non-fiction stories? What kind of challenges do new media forms and practices pose to traditional documentary practice and established principles of narrative logic? Going beyond narrative, what are the potentials and limitations of using interactive and … Read More »
2010 Student Academy Winner Jun Oshima is a New York City based film director and cinematographer. Jun worked in advertising for 6 years at Tokyo Advertising and JWT before coming to New York City. Then he studied film production and theory at New School … Read More »
AWOL is an augmented reality platform that provides easy implementation of content, immersive city tours, and virtual pop up shops to create site specific experiences. This project was developed at The New School and then accepted to the pre-accelerator program The Combine (May, 2017), supported … Read More »
Trailer for the short Film “Dodgson,” by 2019 MA Media Studies Graduate Daniel Kellerman-Demmick aka Dan Michael
“The Vermeers”, 2011 Student Academy Award winner, suggests a contemporary engagement with Jan Vermeer’s paintings (1632-1675) via a digital platform. It is an attempt to merge content of the art-film with the structure of the film-trailer. The desire is to contemplate on Vermeer’s paintings from … Read More »
Our story begins in the Garment District of New York City…. With over 60 Billion meters of fabric wasted in garment production a year, Threadcycle collects and recycles textile waste into new raw materials. Using collected fabric scraps, we break down the materials using heat … Read More »
Somos de Hueso is a documentary look at Mexican immigrant life and the fast-growing subculture that venerates the folk saint Santa Muerte (The Holy Dead). The film is a colorful celebration of this thriving transplant community in Queens, and a religion in which devotion takes the … Read More »
Sonicsnax introduces digital media market agency and digital image of the artist; a Media Management Capstone project.
Gloria prepares a feast of the senses for the rapidly ailing Eva in an attempt to share a perfect evening and be seen for the woman she truly is. Rick Hamilton’s newest short film is a bittersweet story of fine wine, dementia and the immortal … Read More »
Rebecca Heidenberg’s experimental short is a personal history of multiple pregnancy losses explored through stop motion animation and live action scenes that meditate on the physical and spiritual dimensions of loss and grief. Shot in both black and white 16mm film and HD color video, The … Read More »
Setle is an online platform which lets users trade digital files and payment. Setle provides a solution to issues with late and non-payment often faced by members of the Gig Economy. On Setle, users can create and share project agreements, transfer files, review them … Read More »
As the camera captures a day in the life of bodega owners in New York City, it simultaneously displays the vanishing face of the city, now under the grip of gentrification and construction. Setare Gholipour is a filmmaker based in New York City. She believes in … Read More »
At a time of rising Islamophobia, Muslim women in New York have found a safe haven in a beauty salon. Le’Jemalik is the city’s first female-only parlor, where clients can remove their headscarves and indulge in halal beauty services brought to them by a resilient American … Read More »
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The MA in Media Studies gives students experience in creative media making, critical analysis, and entrepreneurialism. The Media Management MS offers the practical experience you need to succeed in today's media industries. The Documentary Studies Certificate program provides an opportunity to study documentary filmmaking in a small, tightly focused program. The Media Management Certificate Program provides a strong foundation of management principles and leadership skills to find work in the ever-changing global media landscape.