Andrew Balaban wins Pulitzer Center Student Reporting Fellowship

FM student, Andrew Balaban

FM student Andrew Balaban wins 2024 Pulitzer Center Student Reporting Fellowship. He’s a Macaulay student who is minoring in journalism and will be reporting on how stormwater management practices in Portland, Oregon are adjusting to climate change and how volunteers are helping maintain green infrastructure.

Prof. Anna Sang Park’s film at QWFF

Stockade film poster QWFF

Prof. Anna Sang Park is a Producer and an Executive Producer of the narrative feature film STOCKADE. STOCKADE had its world premiere at the Woodstock Film Festival and will be having its  New York City premiere at the Queens World Film Festival this month.

STOCKADE has been nominated for FIVE awards, Best Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Female Actor, Best Ensemble Cast!  

The screening will take place at the beautiful Museum of the Moving Image in their main theater, the MoMI Redstone, on 
Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 5:30PM
MoMi Redstone
36-01 35th Avenue
Queens, NY 11106

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Visiting Artist: Alessandra Lacorazza

Visiting Artist Alessandra Lacorazza poster

Join the Department of Film and Media Studies April 9 – 11, 2024 for a series of events with Sainsbury Visiting Artist Alessandra Lacorazza. Lacorazza is a queer Colombian-American writer-director whose feature debut In the Summers won the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize and the Directing Award at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. After Maria, which she edited, was nominated for an Academy Award. As a worker-owner of the Meerkat Media Coop, Alessandra directs, produces, and edits artful and impactful videos for foundations, news magazines, publishers and non-profits.

RSVP here for events below (except for individual critiques):

Tuesday, April 9
2-5pm (Black Box, 543HN)
Class visit: FILMP 371: Screen Directing
Alessandra will provide a detailed inside look at her process directing In The Summers.
(open to students in FILMP 352, Film and Video Production Seminar, IMA)

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