Video is the new writing, according to Leighton Pierce, the acting dean of Pratt’s School of Art and Design. Pratt’s Clinton Hill campus is expanding its film/video department. By fall of 2014, they will have space for 200 students in the program, up from 50. They also hope to open a new graduate school with an additional 24 to 36 students.
Meanwhile Brooklyn College is teaming up with Steiner Studios to open a new Graduate School of Cinema in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.