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Hany Hawasly

Hany Hawasly

Adjunct Instructor

Hany Hawasly holds a Master’s in journalism from the University of Missouri. He is a New York-based independent filmmaker who tells stories between the United States and the Middle East. Born and raised in Syria, he specializes in Arabic-language documentary storytelling as bilingual editor, translator, and cultural consultant. In 2019, he worked on several inspiring documentary projects spanning subjects from everyday life in post-ISIS Raqqa to a one-of-a-kind all-woman metal band in Lebanon. Hany is the Director of Operations of the Video Consortium in New York, a global community of non-fiction filmmakers, where he organizes monthly gatherings that awaken, transform, and inspire established and up-and-coming video makers.  He teaches Multimedia Storytelling at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Currently Teaching

Digital Storytelling Using Multimedia

Discover innovative reporting and storytelling methods, with an emphasis on visual storytelling using the web and social media.

Multimedia Storytelling

Multimedia storytelling has the power to provide context and depth to news stories, fundraising drives, marketing campaigns, and personal...

Advanced Multimedia Storytelling Workshop

Humans have used stories to communicate for millennia; they are an essential part of how we relate to each other. The world today is...