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 tel

  ggriffin@american.edu

Duncan Hill Adjunct Instructor

Duncan Madaris Hill is a photographer and filmmaker based in Washington, DC. Originally from High Point, North Carolina, Hill received his MFA in Photographic & Electronic Media from the Maryland Inst

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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

  iwan@american.edu

  (202) 885-2152

Laura Hinson Adjunct Instructor

Laura Waters Hinson is filmmaker-in-residence at American University. She is the founder of Image Bearer Pictures, an award-winning production company in Washington, DC. Her film, As We Forgive, about

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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

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Dara Padwo-Audick Adjunct Instructor SOC - School of Communication

Dara is a seasoned media professional with over twenty-five years of experience across a variety of genres in the media landscape. Her genuine passion for telling impactful stories has taken her aroun

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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

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Nicholas Ray Adjunct Instructor

Nick Ray is an adjunct professor for SOC's Digital Media Skills graduate certificate, specializing in dynamic content and developing for mobile platforms. He believes mastering emerging media communic

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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 f

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Shaun Schroth Adjunct Instructor SOC - School of Communication

Shaun oversees the Photography Labs at American. These include the darkroom, film processing, studio, and digital work areas in the Mary Graydon Center

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  (202) 885-2094

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

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