Alumni
Marisa Morán Jahn

Marisa Morán Jahn

Of Chinese and Ecuadorian descent, Marisa Morán Jahn is an artist, multimedia designer, educator, and the founder of Studio REV-, a nonprofit organization whose public art projects and tools impact the lives of low-wage workers, immigrants, women, and youth. Jahn originated El Bibliobandido(or ‘story thief’), an ongoing living legend built around a masked bandit who, ravenous for stories, roves the jungles of Northern Honduras — a region with an 80% illiteracy...
Karim Ben Khelifa

Karim Ben Khelifa

Karim Ben Khelifa is a photojournalist who freelances regularly for Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, Le Monde, Stern, GEO and dozens of others. He is also the co-founder of Emphas.ism an online platform that connects audiences and freelance journalists in order to create global communities and alternative funding models for visual storytelling. He is currently the 2013 Carroll Binder Fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. Karim Ben...
Andrew Lowenthal

Andrew Lowenthal

Andrew Lowenthal is Co-Founder and Executive Director of EngageMedia, an Asia-Pacific human rights and environmental non-profit exploring the intersection of video, technology and social change. EngageMedia harnesses the advocacy potential of video and online technologies via the development of open source technologies, the creation of strategic networks and experimentation with new distribution tactics. Andrew is currently a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Andrew...
Raney Aronson-Rath

Raney Aronson-Rath

Raney Aronson-Rath is the Executive Producer of the iconic PBS public affairs series, FRONTLINE. Much of her work involves reimagining long-form documentary filmmaking and developing cross-platform journalism partnerships with premiere news outlets. Before managing FRONTLINE, Aronson-Rath produced several notable FRONTLINE films including News War, The Last Abortion Clinic, and The Jesus Factor. Prior to FRONTLINE, she worked at ABC News, The Wall Street Journal, and MSNBC. Raney Aronson-Rath Fellow, MIT...
Deniz Tortum

Deniz Tortum

Deniz Tortum is a filmmaker, researcher and designer. He was a researcher at OpenDocLab and a graduate student at Comparative Media Studies and Writing program. His CMSW thesis was titled Embodied Montage: Reconsidering Immediacy in Virtual Reality. After growing up in Istanbul, Deniz  moved to the US to study film at Bard College. His first feature film, Zayiat has been selected for SxSW and !F Istanbul Film Festivals. His recent work focuses...