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25
Mar

Fusion Winners’ Statements 2017

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We asked this year’s Fusion winners to tell us what Fusion Film Festival has meant to them, here is what some of these talented women had to say about Fusion: “This is my fourth year entering the Fusion Film festival. In the past four years, I’ve entered in the short film category, the pilot category, [...]

20
Mar

Docs-in-the-Works dazzles and educates next generation of documentary filmmakers

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By Jenny Levine. Considered by many to be the most exciting part of the festival, this year’s Docs-in-the-Works competition was undoubtedly thrilling for those who attended. Trailers cut by undergraduate Film and TV major Thelma Boyiri and graduate students Caitlin Stickles and Giuliana Monteiro Pinheiro were pitched and presented in front of five captains of [...]

8
Mar

15 YEARS OF FUSION

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By Emory Parker. This past weekend, NYU celebrated the 15th annual Fusion Film Festival. This prestigious festival showcases the work and efforts of women in film, TV, and new media. Fusion opened the festival with Refinery29’s Shatterbox Anthology. This eclectic body of work features short films varying in subject, style, and tone. But, what do [...]

31
Jan

Iyabo Boyd: From Here To There

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By Juliana Botelho, Fusion Alumni Relations.   Iyabo Boyd (TSOA ‘2006) is a trailblazer in every sense of the word. A founding member of Fusion Film Festival and Co-Director of the organization for two years, Boyd is an accomplished film producer, director, writer, and founder of the consulting company, Feedback Loop. On November 17th, 2016, [...]

31
Jan

Hannah Weddle: From Here To There

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By Priya Khanolkar, Fusion Alumni Relations. Hannah Weddle (TSOA, 2010) was part of a revolutionary time for Fusion. In 2009, when social media and cell phones were gaining traction, Hannah became the Director of Technology for the Fusion Film Festival. Since this was the first year the department was instilled, Weddle was Fusion’s first webmaster. [...]