BA, Denison University; MFA, University of Iowa
In the News
March 22, 2021
RIT filmmaking in time of COVID has brought unprecedented challenges, inspiring innovation
For RIT student filmmakers who are storytelling in the midst of a pandemic, grey has become the new black. While it’s impossible for any production to eliminate all risk in front of and behind the camera, they’ve had to constantly consider the additional time and safety procedures necessary to achieve the perfect shot.
February 4, 2021
Professor's film garners more than 100 festival screenings
Film and Animation Professor Jack Beck's "Stari Grad (Old Town)" — filmed in Dubrovnik, Croatia — follows a young boy who, hiding from a devastating military conflict, wishes for peace.
February 11, 2020
RIT ranked as a top college for film production
GradReports.com listed RIT in the top 10 of its alumni salary-based ranking of best film production programs in the country.
Stari Grad Trailer
A fable set in Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia. A boy, hiding from artillery fire, makes a wish for peace, with unexpected results. 117 festivals, 14 awards
Polar Bear Video (excerpts)
Travel agencies currently promote trips to Churchill, Canada that encourage “ecotourists” to watch and photograph polar bears struggling to survive. One intention here is to create a context where a...
The electronic image, doubled, crossed, combined, and looped upon itself, exposes the circuitry matrix, and becomes its own surface texture, color, and motion; pulsing to its own overlapping signals....