Category 'Articles'


Erika Houle: From Here To There

(Header Image a Still of Gloria Steinem in “Equal Means Equal”) By Priya Khanolkar, Fusion Alumni Relations. Erika Houle (Grad Film/TSOA, 2011) works not only in the field but also in the classroom. In college, Erika had many different internships with world-renowned directors such as Terrence Malick, and after graduating she was able to work […]


Fusion Launch Event Filled With Celebration of Unity

By Jenny Levine. Late Thursday, November 11, students filed into the Cantor Film Center for Fusion Film Festival’s Launch Event, a screening of Jean of the Joneses followed by a Skype interview with director Stella Meghie and a Q&A with stars Gloria Reuben and Michelle Hurst. Some attendees came straight from an anti-hate rally held […]


Fusion at The Wrap’s “Power Women Breakfast”

By Rachel Lambert. On June 9th, The Wrap hosted a celebration of female power at a breakfast event that packed a room in midtown Manhattan with dozens of inspiring women, all with the goal of supporting one another and making a positive difference. Sharon Waxman, the founder and CEO of TheWrap, led discussions with leading women […]


Throwback Thursday: Going Global – Her Vision, Her Story

By Tair Shachar. At this past year’s festival, Fusion hosted a panel featuring filmmakers working across borders and cultures. There is so much that we as an audience don’t know, especially about non-western cultures and people. One of the many magical things about movies is that, through them, we can explore worlds we’ve never seen […]


Interview: Amy Rice – Director, Cinematographer, & NYU Alumna

By Rachel Lambert. Amy Rice is an incredibly talented director, producer, and cinematographer whose work spans both the documentary and narrative worlds. In 2009, she directed the documentary, “BY THE PEOPLE,” a film which followed Barack Obama during his campaign for the presidency. Her additional credits include “Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot,” a […]