Trauma experts from the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz recently returned from their second trip to the Middle East. They directed workshops for Palestinians and Israelis. The work was in crisis counseling and psychological first aid. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with the institute director Dr. James Halpern.
The State University of New York at New Paltz was turned into a film set for a day. The HBO series Girls chose the campus as a setting to mimic a different university.
“Here we go kids. 3-2-1…action!
It all happened so quickly. Around the beginning of July, SUNY New Paltz officials got the call that Half A Yogurt Productions was interested in filming some scenes for the HBO series Girls. Richard Winters is community and government relations associate for SUNY New Paltz.
Scenes for an episode of a popular HBO series were filmed on the campus of a SUNY school Tuesday.
“Here we go kids. 3-2-1…action!"
Scenes for an episode of the HBO series Girls were filmed at a few locations on the campus of the State University of New York at New Paltz. There were no talking parts for the roughly 40 SUNY New Paltz students and staff who were extras. Girls’ creator and star Lena Dunham was in the director’s chair. Regina Heyman is a producer for the show.