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Film and Media Arts Adjunct Faculty

  1. Lisa Bream, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Lisa Bream is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. With a background in documentary filmmaking, Ms. Bream found herself pulled into new forms of visual communication during the Internet boom of the mid nineties. After working as a Multimedia … More

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    (202) 885-2047

  2. Christopher Campbell, Adjunct Instructor

  3. Chan Chao, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  4. William Creed, Adjunct Instructor

    William Creed is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. William attended Duke University, New York University, and American University with degrees focusing in film. Since 1994, he has owned Duet Communications, a company specializing in docume… More

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  5. Franklin Fish

  6. Patrick Flynn, Adjunct Instructor

    Patrick Flynn is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright, and webseries creator based in Washington, DC. His series I Live With This won Outstanding Series and Outstanding Writing at the 2012 L.A. Webfest. The Capitol Fringe production of his play Gia… More

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  7. Otessa Ghadar, Adjunct Instructor

    Otessa Ghadar is the Founder/Director of new media production company 20/20 Productions and the DC Web & Digital Film Fest. As one of the web series medium’s earliest adopters, Otessa is a true forerunner of digital media. Since 2007, she has been pi… More

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  8. Gary Griffin, Filmmaker in Residence

    SOC - School of Communication

    Gary Griffin is a Filmmaker in Residence of Film and Media Arts. He is an award-winning producer and cinematographer whose work includes Autism is a World, a documentary co-produced with CNN which tells the story of an autistic woman’s path to commun… More

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  9. Jeffrey Heibein, Adjunct Instructor

    Jeffrey Heibein is an Adjunct Instructor of Film and Media Arts.

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  10. Bagus Himawan, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Bagus Himawan is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. From New York’s high fashion runways, to a contributor for editorial magazines such as the Atlantic, Washingtonian, DC Modern Luxury, and other numerous prominent fashion publications acro… More

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    (202) 885-2152

  11. Amber Husbands, Adjunct Instructor

    Amber Husbands is an adjunct instructor in the Film and Media Arts division of the School of Communication. She teaches Communication Law. She is currently Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Discovery Communications, LLC where she negotiates… More

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  12. Edwin Mah, Adjunct Instructor

  13. Kelsey Marsh, Adjunct Instructor

  14. Susan Norton, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

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  15. Dara Padwo-Audick, Adjunct Instructor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Dara Padwo-Audick is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. Since earning, her BA from the University of Maryland and her MA from American University, Dara has had over thirty years of experience. As a veteran filmmaker, Dara has worked on prog… More

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  16. Kristian Perry, Adjunct Instructor

    Kristian Perry is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. He's a writer, video editor and motion graphics artist specializing in educational and documentary media. He's had the great pleasure of creating media for the Smithsonian Institution, … More

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  17. Adele Schmidt, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Adele Schmidt is an adjunct professorial lecturer of the Film and Media Arts Division. She is a film & video producer, director and editor who has won numerous awards in both documentary and fiction films, including TIVA-DC's Peer Award, the U.S. Int… More

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  18. Alexandra Silverthorne, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Alexandra Silverthorne is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She uses the camera as a means to understand and explore spatial environments and encounters. As projects evolve, her photographs often move beyond the mat and the frame to become… More

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  19. Dave Taschler, Adjunct Instructor

    Dave Taschler is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. After graduating from the Ringling School of Art and Design in 1987, he started working for CBN and the Family Channel in Virginia Beach in his first broadcast design position. He started … More

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  20. John Weiskopf, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    John Weiskopf received an MFA in Film Production from UCLA where he was later on UCLA’s extension faculty. He produced a documentary on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome that aired on National PBS, and a second documentary “Ready Or Not, Here I Come.” It was th… More

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  21. Gilles Wheeler, Screenwriter in Residence

    Gilles Wheeler is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. Before selling his first screenplay, he worked for several studio heads and key producers, which gave him a rare insider’s view of the entertainment industry from the executive side. Comb… More

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