Author Archives: Manuel Betancourt

About Manuel Betancourt

Manuel is a New York City-based writer, editor, and critical thinker. He's a pop culture enthusiast and an eternal Buffy fan. His work has appeared in Film Comment,, Backstage Magazine, Vice, INTO,, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Catapult, among others. He's a regular contributor to Remezcla and Electric Literature. | @bmanuel

End of Semester: Final Projects Gallery

And so the semester comes to an end. Thanks for a great course everyone! I have to thank Ahmed for insisting on a class picture; it was a wonderful way of closing out the term. Below you’ll find links to … Continue reading

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Thursday! Tyler Clementi Center Showcase

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Social Media, Engagement & Going “Viral”

Facts to Know About Social Media 1 in every 4 people use social media & it has been growing steadily: 2012: 1.47 billion social media users worldwide 2013: 1.73 billion social media users worldwide by 2017: 2.55 billion social media users … Continue reading

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The Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking, Writers House and our film production students cordially invite you to the 3rd annual NEW LENS STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL in the beautiful Mason Gross Nicholas Music Center on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:00pm.  This is a juried film festival judged … Continue reading

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Final Project – Grading Rubric

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The Purpose of the Final Project: “Why?”

Final Project Guidelines (you can find this in a Google Doc here) Due Dates Tue April 1st 5pm – Rough Draft of Project Proposal, 500 words (posted on YOUR blog) Tue April 8th 5pm – Final Draft of Project Proposal, 750 … Continue reading

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Filmmaker IQ Video

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