Category 'Articles'


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

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 […]


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 […]


Alumni Showcase

This year, Fusion is introducing to its calendar an Alumni Showcase to showcase Alumni work to the Fusion community. The Alumni Showcase will be a presentation by several Fusion alumni of their finished pieces or works-in-progress. The works range from a script readings and short films to screening sections of features. This is a great […]


JOIN THE PARTY! – Mark Your Calendars for Friday 9/26 7p.m.

You’re Invited! Eat. Network. Join the Staff. And have a grand time.   RSVP HERE   Who are we? We’re the premiere student-run organization that celebrates women in film, tv, & new media. We do THREE big things: Put on the annual 3-day Fusion Film Festival (February 26-28th, 2015) with advance screenings, writer/producer/director/DP panels, & a kick-ass Student […]


What Filmmakers Can Learn from the Docs-In-The-Works Pitch Competition: Tips & Insight From Prof. Nilita Vachani

The Docs-In-The-Works competition at Fusion is a yearly institution, but also perhaps our most misunderstood event to audiences – that is, until they witness it for themselves. The pitch competition is unlike any other, it’s an immersive experience that is both educational and professional, beyond what a classroom can offer. The woman behind this event, […]