Studio Spaces For Experiments In Directing

This is the working title of an essay I am co-authoring with Jyoti Mistry that will be published in Volume 2 of CILECT’s The 21st Century Film, TV & Media School series (2019). Jyoti was recently appointed professor of film in Academy Valand at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden - her previous academic appointment was at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

After hearing my keynote presentation in Bogota, Colombia called Mirror/Hammer: How Film & TV Schools Reflect & Redefine Culture, Jyoti shared with me the work she did while Artist in Residence at the Netherlands Film Academy, summarized in an NFA document called Places to Play: Practice, Research & Pedagogy. We decided then that we had to find an appropriate way to converge our work, and that is realized in this book chapter.

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Bruce Sheridan
Screen Producing and Education in the 21st Century

"The best creative producers empower the specialists who come together to realize the potential of screen productions. All film and media school students benefit from learning alongside and in collaboration with producers, who fill a role that is essential for the future of the screen arts and industries." View post to access complete chapter from The 21st Century Film School: Challenges, Clashes, Changes

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Bruce Sheridan