The 25th Annual SVA Dusty Film & Animation Festival
Saturday, May 10, 2014 -
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
This year marked the 25th Anniversary of the School of Visual Artsâ€™ Dusty Film & Animation Festival, showcasing the worldâ€™s most promising filmmakers and animators.
Held each spring since 1990, the Dusty Festival culminates in an awards ceremony with celebrity presenters and prominent industry professionals. It is held in the Collegeâ€™s state-of-the-art SVA Theatre, located in the heart of New Yorkâ€™s legendary Chelsea neighborhood.
Thirteen thesis students won awards in categories that represented this yearâ€™s best in film and animation at our 25th Dusty Awards Ceremony. These awards were presented to our students by actor Ellen Barkin, director Michael Cuesta, documentarian Peter LeDonne, cinematographer Frank Prinzi, ASC, screenwriter JosÃ© Rivera, editor and Academy Award winner Thelma Schoonmaker, animation director Ralph Bakshi and other industry luminaries.
This year we also honored producer Randall Emmett (BFA 1994) Lone Survivor, End of Watch, Two Guns and animation director/producer Yvette Kaplan (BFA 1976) Ice Age, King of the Hill, Beavis and Butthead; with our first-ever Dusty Outstanding Alumni Awards.
For up-to-date festival information, please visit dusty.sva.edu.
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