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International Study and External Programs
80 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4624
David Griffin, Director, International Study & External Programs
Los Angeles Contact Information
Staff and Administration
Jim Lane - firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim is both a film scholar and film/video maker with extensive publications and production experience. He has published articles in Wide Angle, Jump Cut, The Journal of Film and Video, and Film History. In Spring 2002, he published The Autobiographical Documentary in America through the University of Wisconsin Press. His filmography includes an interesting mix of autobiographical, documentary, and experimental films and videos, most of which have been exhibited at major film festivals in the United States and Europe. His autobiographical film, I Am Not an Anthropologist, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and the experimental work Lightplay won several awards at U.S. film festivals. Lane received his PhD in film and television studies from UCLA Department of Film and Television.
Director of Internships and Student Services
Kerri McManus - email@example.com
Kerri received her BA in English/communications from North Adams State College and her MA in Media Arts from Emerson. She was an associate producer for Tuk Media Enterprises, where she also served as production coordinator for the Court TV pilot Hollywood Crime Stories. Kerri moved on to work in production and content distribution with entertainment news website ReporterTV.com. She was also the assistant internship coordinator at the Emerson LA Center for three and a half years and worked with the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program as a program representative in screenwriting before returning to Emerson in 2005 as the director of internships and student services.
Turi Daoust - firstname.lastname@example.org
Turi graduated from Emerson College in 2011 as a Marketing Communications major with a minor in Business Studies as well as a minor in Leadership and Management. She was a Resident Assistant in the Little Building for three years, two of which she was also an Office Assistant for the Resident Directors. While at Emerson, Turi was involved in Residence Hall Association and Hall Council activities and frequently acted in student projects. As a true Emersonian, Turi plans to stay involved in the performing arts while in Los Angeles.
Assistant Internship Coordinator
Larry Caldwell - LCaldwell@ecla.edu
Larry received his BA in English from the University of Maine and his MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson. He worked as a book editor for Penguin Putnam in New York City and in film development at Seraphim Films in Hollywood. A novelist and screenwriter, he's also been known to dabble in filmmaking, having shot the documentary After Many Days, a showcase of Emerson's MFA writers.
New Feature Film shot by Emerson LA Alum
Find out more about a new feature film (shot by an alum of our LA and Prague Programs) that will be screening at the Montreal Film Festival this summer