Georgia Gruzen

Georgia Gruzen

Georgia Gruzen was born in New York City and graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Film Studies and English Literature. Before attending SVA film school she worked in film production, the travel business, journalism, and finance, developing an expertise in editing salacious blog posts, making people money and getting rid of vermin. She is glad to be making films now. Georgia has done production work and internships with Women Make Movies, Time Warner Cable, Ark Media, IKM Productions and Break Thru Films. She was a 2005 awardee of the Film/Video Arts Artist Mentor Project for Emerging Filmmakers. Georgia’s own short films have included “Perfection”, about a young man with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; “A Whole Place”, about Lower Manhattan residents after 9/11; and “Printer’s Block” about a Master Printmaker who uses historic presses. She admires the work of Kim Longinotto, Barbara Koppel, and Jane Campion, among others.

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DOC NYC Shows 13 SocDoc Films
October 24, 2017

DOC NYC Shows 13 SocDoc Films

Fall is upon us and that means DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, is right around the corner.  SVA SocDoc is thrilled to announce a full lineup of alumni and faculty films and panels. Read More
Info Sessions: Nov. 20 (online) & Dec. 2 (NYC)
October 20, 2017

Info Sessions: Nov. 20 (online) & Dec. 2 (NYC)

Are you interested in combining social activism and creativity? Passionate about storytelling? The Read More
Prospective Students: Attend Fall Process & Style Screenings
September 28, 2017

Prospective Students: Attend Fall 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
7th Annual Thesis Showcase Lineup Announced
August 31, 2017

7th Annual Thesis Showcase Lineup Announced

Join us to celebrate GROUP 7, the class of 2017 with our annual Thesis Showcase.  Here we screen each graduate’s work-in-progress thesis films. They inspire and amaze us. We hope you feel the same!
 
Screenings are Sept. 22-23 at the SVA Theatre, and are free & open to the public. Read More