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Theodore R. Life Jr.

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Theodore R. Life Jr.

Senior Distinguished Director-in-Residence (2011)

B.A. Tufts University
M.F.A. New York University


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

 His film Reason to Hope was awarded Best Film at the 26th annual International Festival of Black Cinema in Berlin and he just completed a feature film based on the Akutagawa Prize winning novella, Cocktail Party. He also produced and directed 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.