I’d like to provide a special thank you to everyone who visited my workstation May 4th at the CCCA Awards and Showcase. The event served as awesome primer for the New Media Practicum showcase that will be taking place at Chamberlain Student Center from 10-1 PM on Tuesday May 7th, 2019. I encourage you to attend; admission is free and open to the general public. You will have the opportunity to see the Women in TV and Film new media project and mini-documentary showcasing my activities over the course of the semester.
Here are a few images shared on social media during the event:
This subject is near and dear to my heart and the project demonstrates micro-level steps we can take as a community to ensure there is more diversity, inclusivity and representation in storytelling. The feedback was overwhelming positive and the energy was lively during the event. The CCCA Showcase was particularly memorable for me since it was one of the few times during my undergraduate career where I experienced all majors from CCCA (biomedical art, public relations and advertising, journalism, communication studies etc.) under the same roof displaying their body of work. If you missed it, you missed out – however, I’d love to see you on Tuesday at NMP.
Tomorrow, I will post an article on WomeninTVandFilm.com outlining things that filmmakers, businesses and consumers / viewers can do to support women in this profession. Stay tuned.
I am forever thankful for the opportunities that were presented over the course of this semester and took advantage of as many as I could. I had to travel quite a bit and put a considerable amount of mileage on my car traveling back and forth between Manhattan and Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ (where I reside during the academic year). My residence is in Northern NJ, relatively close to New York City. My family … grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins are all in New York. I luck out in a sense where there was always a local place to crash when I head into the city, but I also had classes and campus activities, so it was never long before I had to drive back to school.
Not-so-fun Facts: The Verrazano Bridge is $19. There is an EZ-Pass toll discount, however it only applies to NY pass holders and the deep(er) discount is only for Staten Island Residents. The Port Authority tolls (Goethals Bridge, Lincoln or Holland Tunnel) are $12.50 with the discount. The NJ Turnpike Tolls vary anywhere between $5 and $11. A typical trip from Rowan University (exit 3) to Lower Manhattan (exit 14C) can run about $11. I took the train to Astoria, $17 round-trip on New Jersey Transit plus another $5.50 on the MetroCard for the MTA.
To Each Her
Throne was shot in TriBeCa, NY
Solanas was shot in Staten Island, NY (main shoot site and on-location cemetery
Film Challenge Pre-Production was in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Daughters of Solanas at the Museum of Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, NY
Girl Power Film
and Media Summit was in Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
Broadway Bakery, located at 132 S Broadway in Pitman, NJ offers decadent buns, fluffy muffins, an inviting family atmosphere, excellent customer service and affordably priced selection. This PhotoVoice project was completed on Thursday, February 22, 2018.
Special thanks to owner, Christine Mastrocola and staff for being so welcoming and allowing me to photograph the premises.