The 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival will be held in New York City, Saturday, May 9 through Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The four-day event will showcase more than 100 films and animations from students graduating this spring.
"We are thrilled the Dusty Film & Animation Festival is celebrating its 26th year," commented Reeves Lehmann, chair of the BFA Film & Video and BFA Animation programs at the School of Visual Arts (SVA). "We invite everyone to come and discover the next generation of great filmmakers and animators, who we know will entertain and educate audiences near and far."
This year, SVA will present Dusty Outstanding Alumni Awards to producer/director Daniel Minahan (Game of Thrones, True Blood, Marco Polo) and animator Alex Kupershmidt (The Lion King, Lilo & Stitch, Frozen). The awards will be handed out at the Dusty Awards, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the SVA Theatre.
The Dusty Film & Animation Festival was established with the mission of introducing films made by students in the BFA Film & Video and BFA Animation programs to a wider audience, and was named after SVA Founder Silas "Dusty" H. Rhodes.
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