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Alumni Interview: Siyan & Danni
February 16, 2017

Alumni Interview: Siyan & Danni

 Siyan Liu and Danni Wang (SocDoc class of 2015) worked in a low-wage factory in Dongguan-- the manufacturing hub and inadvertent sex capital of China. There, they met line workers Jolin and Yun who became the subjects of their thesis film, Factory Girls. Read More
SocDoc Alumni profile: Adam Banicki
February 02, 2017

SocDoc Alumni profile: Adam Banicki

When can you say I met with Edward’s Snowden’s robot or a story-telling drag queen at work today?  As a senior producer at Vice, SocDoc alumnus Adam Banicki gets to work with such characters regularly. Read More
Prospective Students: Attend SocDoc Process & Style Screenings
January 27, 2017

Prospective Students: Attend SocDoc Process & Style Screenings

If you're interested in joining SVA's MFA Social Documentary Film program, we encourage you to come by for a tour of the department, and to sit in on our weekly screening series that comprise our Process & Style class on Thursday evenings. Read More
Oscar Nominees: "Life, Animated" and "Joe's Violin"!
January 24, 2017

Oscar Nominees: "Life, Animated" and "Joe's Violin"!

Huge Congrats to the Oscar Nominees this morning! We're proud to have our faculty & alumni a part of a few of the nominated films. Read More