Tag: film

  • Will the Trend Toward Film Releases on Streaming Services Continue Post-Pandemic?

    Will the Trend Toward Film Releases on Streaming Services Continue Post-Pandemic?

    COVID-19 has wrecked our world like we’ve never seen before. Businesses were forced to shut down, streets remained quiet for months and homes turned into offices. The movie industry was especially hit by the pandemic. The shutdown of movie theaters all across the world stopped films from being screened live. Safety concerns over the global…

  • SkateHouse

    SkateHouse

    Interviews with experienced TV and film actors give advice to aspiring actors. Through an interview with a mentor and good friend, actors can learn from their life experiences what auditioning for roles, playing roles and balancing that with carrying a family is like. An aspiring actor can also learn what the mindset of an actor…

  • Student Filmmaker Talks About His Award-Winning Documentary ‘Waning Wolf’

    OTS Woodstock from ian todaro on Vimeo. When SUNY New Paltz student Ian Todaro, 24, started Seminar in Digital Filmmaking (DMJ445) last semester he wasn’t trying to be an award winning filmmaker. When the Digital Media Production major, along with fellow students Ryan D’Angelo-Sylvia, Juliana Hedeman, Victoria Ottomanelli and Sasha Ribowsky finished the course’s final project, that’s…

  • Filling In The Big Picture

    Filling In The Big Picture

      A new collaboration is making waves at SUNY New Paltz.  The group effort, pioneered by professor Dan Labbato, brings the potential of student talent from the theater, media and English departments to utilize their individual disciplines.  The outcome is student-written, organized, directed, filmed and edited material. The workflow that is modeled after a Hollywood…

  • The Road to Hollywood is Paved With Funnies

    The Road to Hollywood is Paved With Funnies

    An Ulster County resident is making a big splash in Hollywood. Andrew “Andy” Pagana, who shares a home between Ulster County and Burbank, California, has been working hard to brand himself and pave his own path in Hollywood. Born and raised in Newburgh, Pagana always had a penchant for film. Plus, he’s really funny. Before…

  • Screening the Local Movie Scene

    Screening the Local Movie Scene

    Despite the recession and wide availability of home movies, the art house film industry remains viable. Locally, there are several venues and even a new one being proposed. Within a half-hour drive from campus, there are four such venues to watch independent, foreign, rare and historic films. Upstate Films is a business that shows these…

  • Weekly Cynicism: The Pain of Small Talk

    Aside from my few close and valued friends and family, I am a loner. I am an introvert. I spend most of my time having philosophical and not-so-philosophical discussions and debates in my own head. I ask questions of the world, questions of myself. I can be very cynical and analytical and ask myself, “why…