Month: April 2015



CREATIVE CAREERS JOB ROUND-UP: ARTS MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA

“There are ample opportunities to discover your digital niche in the arts.” Arts marketing perfectly blends business, social media, and creativity. The field appeals to both innovative thinkers and data-driven statisticians. Those who pursue this career path often have an analytical mindset; strong writing skills, and an undeniable passion for the arts. Marketing departments help…

NYFA CREATIVE CAREERS: HOW TO PRODUCE & FUND YOUR SHORT FILM

“As a content creator, you have a specific vision and finding a crew and collaborators that can help you bring that vision to life is key.” Shooting a short film is a practice ground for emerging filmmakers. The creative process helps you hone your skills, build professional relationships and allows industry insiders to spot the…

INTERVIEW WITH NYFA ARTIST, ELISE DURANT

“That one nod that the actor, unaware, gives you that makes the scene” Elise DuRant, experienced editor and first-time filmmaker joined us to discuss her work Edén. This NYFA fiscally sponsored project recently made its US premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival and will be screened at the upcoming Montclair Film Festival (MFF). After enjoying…

MAP FUND GRANTS GO TO NYFA ARTISTS!

NYFA Fellows and Fiscally Sponsored Project receive support from the MAP Fund for adventurous projects in contemporary performance Congratulations to these talented NYFA artists. We can’t wait to see their projects! Luciana Achugar (Fellow in Choreography ‘08) Darcy James Argue (Fellow in Music/Sound ‘13) Donald Byrd  (Fellow in Choreography ‘94, ‘98)  Stephanie Fleischmann (Fellow in Fiction…