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Film and Media Arts Adjunct Faculty

  1. Harold Beiser, Adjunct Instructor

  2. Michael Blain, Adjunct Instructor

  3. Elizabeth Brach, Adjunct Instructor

  4. Sandra Cannon-Brown, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Sandy Cannon-Brown has retired from the classroom, but she continues to mentor and hire AU students interested in environmental filmmaking. Now a resident of St. Michaels, MD, she specializes in documentaries that focus on challenges facing the Chesa… More

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  5. Chan Chao, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  6. Nancy Daly, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  7. James English, Adjunct Instructor

  8. Catherine Eunice, Adjunct Instructor

    Catherine Eunice is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a Creative Director and VFX Supervisor that has worked in video/TV graphics production for over 17 years. She conceptualizes, designs and produces graphics in broadcast design fo… More

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  9. Franklin Fish

  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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

  13. Thomas Neufeld, Adjunct Instructor

  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Todd Richman, Adjunct Instructor

  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. Terri Weifenbach, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Terri Weifenbach is an adjunct professor of Film and Media Arts. She is a fine art photographer and teacher on the faculty of the Corcoran College of Art + Design and American University—both in Washington, D.C. She has conducted workshops at art cen… More

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  21. 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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