Visual & Media Arts Faculty

Theodore R. Life Jr.

Senior Distinguished Director-in-Residence (2011)

B.A. Tufts University
M.F.A. New York University
http:// www.globalfilmnetwork.net


Theodore R. Life Jr.

Theodore R. Life Jr. is a Producer/Director for film, television and the theater. He has been awarded a Fulbright Journalist Fellowship, 3 CINE Golden Eagles, named a Sony Innovator and nominated for 3 Emmys. 

Recently his film REASON TO HOPE was awarded Best Film at the 26th annual International Festival of Black Cinema in Berlin and he is currently developing the Akutagawa Prize winning novella, COCKTAIL PARTY as a feature film and completing LIVE YOUR DREAM: The Taylor Anderson Story that chronicles the impact of the American english teacher who lost her life during the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. This fall he will be an invited guest at the Tokyo Film Festival.

Contact

Office: Ansin 1112

Phone: 3814

E-Mail: theodore_life@emerson.edu

Current Courses

Directing Actors for the Screen (VM373)
Top: Audio Prod/Profes Studio (VM420)
Top: Transmedia Development (VM420)
Top: Writing the Film Musical (VM420)
Top: Directing and Producing the Narrative Motion Picture (VM420)
Top: Directing and Producing the Narrative Motion Picture (VM420)
Top: Ed Tech Times: Content Development and Web Design for an Online Information Hub (VM420)
Top: Improv Comedy: Upright Citizens Brigade (VM420)
Top: Magic Hour: The Art of Cinematography in LA (VM420)
Top: Production Design:Craft and Practice in the Art Department (VM420)
Top: Research and Creative Production in Virtual and Agumented Reality Public Art (VM420)
Top: Studio Independents: Navigation the Motion Picture Industry (VM420)
Top: Technical Craft of the Narrative Motion Picture (VM420)
Topics in Media Arts Practice: Prague Film Program (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts Practice: Aesthetics of Film Editing: Storytelling Through Images (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts Practice: Aesthetics of Film Editing: Storytelling Through Images (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts Practice: Analysis and Production of Web Videos (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts Practice: Feature Film Development (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts Practice: Feature Film Development (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts Practice: Writing and Producing Games (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts: Practice: Production Management (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts: Practice: Production Management (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts: Practice: Screenwriting Lab in Patmos, Greece (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts: Practice: The Business of Directing (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts: Practice: The Business of Directing (VM420)
Topics in Visual and Media Arts: Practice: Videogame Writing and Producing (VM420)
Topics Visual and Media Arts: Practice: Production Design: Craft and Practice in the Art Department (VM420)
Topics VMA Pracitice: Research and Creative Production in Virtual and Augmented Reality Public Art (VM420)
Advanced Studio Production: Fiction (VM440)
Graduate Directing Actors for the Screen (VM624)
Visual & Media Arts Associate Professor Diane Lake has written screenplays for Columbia, Disney, Miramax, Paramount, and many independent producers.