Film and Media Arts

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Regardless of area of specialty, ambitious and motivated students can pursue internships in Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and other major cities.

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Students have the opportunity to participate in the Division’s biennial full-length feature film project, produced by students with the mentorship of industry-respected faculty.

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Students can gain hands-on access to equipment the very first year and can hone their craft in scriptwriting, directing, producing, lighting, audio recording and more.

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Alumni projects have included work on Lincoln, August Rush, Jurassic Park, Supernatural, King of the Hill, Wishbone, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and other well-known productions.

David Sedman

David Sedman

David Sedman

Director of Technology and Associate Professor of Film and Media Arts

Dr. Sedman has published articles related to new technology in publications including the Journal of Broadcast and Electronic Media, Standards Engineering and the Journal of Media Economics. He has also authored numerous book chapters on topics ranging from video production to telecommunications regulation. Dr. Sedman's teaching areas include new communication technology, digital video editing and electronic media policy.

Education

Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A. and B.S., Southern Illinois University

Research

Papers delivered at national organizations/conferences including Film and History, Broadcast Education Association and Educause.

Teaching

Have taught 25 different courses for SMU including Technology & Mass Media, Media & Culture, and Telecommunications Policy.

Publications

Director of Technology for the Meadows School since fall 2000

Distinctions

Recipient of Golden Key Award for teaching excellence and the H.O.P.E. Award

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