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FILMMAKER JOHN TERRY: Public Lecture and Screening

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
@ 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
UB North Campus
Center for the Arts Room 112 (Auditorium)

A very special opportunity to hear internationally recognized filmmaker John Terry speak about and present his films in person!

An independent filmmaker who has made more than 28 films, John Terry has taught at RISD, Yale, the University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT he was instrumental in founding MIT’s documentary film/video program. He has been a Professor of Film/Animation/Video at RISD for more than two decades. In 1999 and 2004 Terry was a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome, and lectured there in 1975. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts. A capable administrator, he served as RISD’s acting associate provost in the late 1990s. He was department head Film Animation & Video from 1995-2001 and was been Dean of Fine Arts from 2002-2010.

Selected Festivals / Awards:
film: Colosseum: Prowling a Monument Space
2011 Black Maria Film Festival: Directors Choice Award

film: Miss BlindSight/The Wingwall Auditions
2002 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences/UCLA Documentary Series
2001 New England Film and Video Festival, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (Best Independent Film)
2001 New York Independent Film and Video Festival
2001 Long Island International Film Expo (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Screening Committee considers Miss BlindSight “one of the outstanding documentaries of 2000″)
2001 25th Atlanta Film and Video Festival, Atlanta, GA
2001 Marin County Festival of Short Films, San Rafael, CA (First Prize, Documentary)
2001 Athens International Film Festival, Athens, OH (Documentary Award)
2001 Black Maria Film and Video Festival, Jersey City, NJ (Directors’ Choice Award)
2001 WinFemme Film Festival: Best of the Fest, Tribeca Screening Center, NYC
2001 22nd Festival International du Film Independent, Brussels, Belgium
2001 Oslo International Film Festival, Oslo, Norway
2001 FAN International Short Film and Animation Festival, Norwich, England
2001 48th Columbus International Film & Video Festival, Columbus, OH
2001 Antimatter Festival of Underground Short Film and Video, Victoria, BC
2001 Indiana Film Video Festival, Indianapolis, IN (Indy Award and People’s Choice Award)

film: Samuel Yellin’s Legacy
1995 Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

film: Frank Stella at The Fogg, 1984
1988 Museum of Modern Art, NYC (showed continuously as part of a Frank Stella retrospective)

film: Made in Milwaukee
1980 Great Lakes Film Festival (First Prize, Documentary)

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