Rose Vincelli Gustine

Director of Operations

Rose Vincelli Gustine, Director of Operations

Classes taught:
Process and Style I , Process and Style II

Rose Vincelli Gustine has more than ten years experience advising filmmakers on film finishing and distribution strategy. Prior to her work at SVA, she ran filmmaker programs at seminal indie film advocates IFP: as a curator and producer of their Labs, a mentorship program for first features; as well as for IFP Film Week, a meetings-driven forum for new documentaries and screenplays. At IFP, she also produced public programs and managed the Fiscal Sponsorship program. Rose was also previously a film programmer for SilverDocs (now AFI Docs), and has served on the selection committees for the Venice Biennale Cinema College, the Southern Circuit Tour, and has served on the juries of the SXSW, Brooklyn and New Orleans Film Festivals. She lives, walks, and cooks with her family in Brooklyn.

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Spring Festivals and Awards Roundup
April 13, 2017

Spring Festivals and Awards Roundup

Tis the season to celebrate documentary filmmaking and SocDocers are certainly joining the fun.  From Hot Docs in Canada to Monclair Film Festival in our own backyard and doc labs around the world, we’re thrilled to have such a strong show Read More
SocDoc at Tribeca Film Festival
March 21, 2017

SocDoc at Tribeca Film Festival

We are thrilled to find some of our alumni and faculty's new films at Tribeca Film Festival this year!

ACORN and the Firestorm written, directed and produced by faculty, Sam Pollard, along with Reuben Atlas.

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, directed by David France; Sarah Wainio (alumnus) joined the crew as associate producer.  

I Am Evidence, directed by Trish Adlesic, Geeta Gandbhir and with directing faculty Richard Hankin as supervising editor

Intent to Destroy, directed by Joe Berlinger, with cinematography by Bob Richman (camera faculty)

No Man's Land, directed by David Byars and edited and produced by alumnus David Osit, who also scored the film. The film's assistant editor is Raul Santos, another SocDoc alumnus, and consulting editor is faculty Richard Hankin. Alumnus Sarah Rachael Wainio and student James Stuart were transcribers for the film.

Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History, a new series for CNN is Executive Produced by Department Chair Maro Chermayeff and her company Show of Force.

Shadowman, filmed by cinematography faculty Tom Hurwitz and Bob Richman

Hilda, a short directed by Kiira Benzing and edited by Olga Lvoff (alumnus)

We'll be out in force for screenings and events - see you there!
(pictured: No Man's Land)

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Prospective Students: Attend SocDoc Process & Style Screenings
March 17, 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
Resist & Record: You're Invited
March 16, 2017

Resist & Record: You're Invited

Talk of resistance and protest has ignited in a new way in recent months, and in my role as an advocate and advisor for filmmakers, I have felt the need to create a platform for our student’s voices to be heard. Over coffee one morning, my fellow SocDoc faculty Deborah Dickson, Micah Fink and I decided we had to take this opportunity to activate our department. Not to require action - but to inspire it. Read More