SVA FILM FESTIVAL

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SVA FILM FESTIVAL: Meet the Directors and others who worked on Hollywood hits and favorite flicks!

WHEN: Friday, September 19, 2014 - Sunday, September 21, 2014

WHERE: SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)

REGISTER: svatheatre.eventbrite.com

All screenings are FREE and open to our Center for Communication community. A limited number of badges, which will provide reserved seating for all screenings, are available for purchase. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes prior to each screening.

Showcasing some of the SVA's most accomplished film, video, and animation alumni, this multi-day festival will include screenings, premieres, behind-the-scenes looks at box office hits and classics, and special Q&As with industry insiders!

Screenings include Lars and the Real Girl, The Avengers, Power: A STARZ Original Series, and Your Sister's Sister. A full schedule and list of participants can also be found at svatheatre.eventbrite.com. All screenings are accompanied by Q&As. (Events are subject to change.)

Presented with SVA Theatre and SVA NYC

On Location: Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave

WHEN: Wednesday, September 17, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Calling all baseball fanatics! Don't miss this opportunity to sit in on a taping of MTV2's Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave where Major League Baseball players and celebrity fans chat with hosts Sway, Fat Joe, and Guy Code stars Chris Distefano and Melanie Iglesias. Q&A with the show's producers will follow the tour.

Students only.

Space is limited. If you'd like to attend, please complete this form. We will contact selected students with further details.

Meet Michael Weber, Co-Writer of The Fault in Our Stars

WHEN: Tuesday, September 23, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn, Flatbush Avenue (DeKalb and Willoughby)

REGISTER: visit www.cencom.org or e-mail info@cencom.org

Hear from Michael Weber, half of the young screenwriting team behind this summer's hit, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. Weber and his writing partner Scott Neustadter faced the challenge of adapting John Green's wildly popular bestselling novel into a movie that would have the same emotional impact as the book. Join us to find out: how the writers made a very successful leap from page to screen, what it takes to turn an acclaimed novel into a film, the pros and cons of writing with a partner, and much more.

Michael Weber, Co-writer, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, (500) DAYS OF SUMMER, and THE SPECTACULAR NOW

Moderator: Brian Rose, Professor of Media Studies, Fordham University; moderator for BAFTA and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Presented with Long Island University.

Get Social: Facebook

WHEN: Thursday, October 9, 9:30 am

For more than a decade, Facebook has been connecting people all over the world. Now, this phenomenally successful social network is partnering with traditional media companies and disruptors to connect users to breaking news. Meet with the team that handles advertising, PR and sales, and find out what's in store next ten years.

Adam Isserlis, Corporate Communications

Jennifer Skyler, Head of Consumer Communications

Andy Mitchell, Director, News and Global Media Partnerships

Students only.

Space is limited. If you'd like to attend, please complete this form. We will contact selected students with further details.

On Location: MRY

WHEN: Friday, October 10, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Spend an afternoon at MRY, a creative and technology agency that develops social media campaigns for Coke, Sony, Bing, Puma, Visa and Microsoft. Meet with the minds behind the successful campaigns at the agency that has been named to the "Top 10 Most Innovative Ad/Marketing companies in the World" list by Fast Company and one of Crain's "Top 10 Best Companies to Work For in NYC."

Students only.

Space is limited. If you'd like to attend, please complete this form. We will contact selected students with further details.