Digital short stories
is the motto and mission statement of SVA’s groundbreaking MFA in Visual Narrative program, where the artist is author. From animation and video to comics and picture books, these digital short stories and their accompanying physical artwork are the culmination of the students’ work in visualizing stories that showcase their wide array of talents and distinct authorial voices.
Los Conejos de Carmen – Carmen’s Rabbits
In a small suburb of La Havana lives Carmen, her husband Lazaro and her father, Miguel. Although their situation is better than most, Carmen is desperate to join the rest of her family in the United S
Beenee Abroad: Nippon
by Jon Bero
On his first trip to Japan, Beenee, a disgusting and accident prone creature, finds himself in the adult entertainment district of Tokyo.
by Rosa Chang
Sunny Day is an autobiographical graphic novel by Rosa Chang depicting a significant moment when she turned five years old.
Melt is a short film about two sisters who reluctantly join forces on an adventure through the frozen streets of their small New England town.
Emilia is a dreamy, spacey girl who is hung up on her ex-boyfriend. In an effort to cheer her up, Emilia's friend Roberta invites her to start attending a weekly "Brunch Club".
Close To Idnight
by Ethan Gould
Mina Darkly, a quick-to-action girl, and her calculating best friend Nik have to navigate the urban world of Idnight, a spooky, wintry city connected to the "Real World" by a single individual.
Red and The Wolf
In a small village on the edge of the woods lives a crafty girl named Red, who loves nothing more than being in the forest.
by Rachel Mersky
'Spooked' is an animated short steeped in traditional summer camp ghost stories.
The Cat Burgler
A humble Burglar's routine robbery goes awry when he is forced to steal a cat along with his prize.
by Walter Tyler
Grown is a children's picture book about a young boy whose determination to attain the responsibilities of adulthood is tested when he meets a spirited girl who just wants to play.
by Luísa Ulhoa
Josephine, the siren of equality is a Rio carnival project about Josephine Baker. Carnival in Rio is a storytelling device few people know that uses costumes, music and floats to narrate.
The Unicorn in the Tapestry
by Traci Zaretzka
A shy, imaginative young girl meets a unicorn from a museum's tapestry.