Category 'Articles'


The Music of Black Nativity

Black Nativity, a modernized adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, follows a Baltimore teenager as he comes to New York City to spend Christmas with his estranged relatives. Gospel numbers serve as the core of the musical film, so director Kasi Lemmons brought on Grammy Award winning music producer Raphael Saadiq to donate his musical […]


Coffee with Debra Zimmerman and Kristen Fitzpatrick

The Fusion Film Festival’s “Coffee With” Series brings a select group of students to an intimate roundtable breakfast discussion with distinguished women in film and television. On Friday, Nov 8 at 9AM, we invite you to spend one hour on Friday morning having coffee and bagels with two of the most innovative women in film, Debra Zimmerman […]


Coffee with Wendy Ettinger

Last Friday, we had the pleasure of hosting an event with award-winning producer and co-founder of Chicken and Egg Pictures, Wendy Ettinger. Bringing together sixteen students from both the graduate and undergraduate Film and Television Production departments at Tisch, this “Coffee With…” series event geared its focus on documentary filmmaking and the importance of proper […]