FORA.tv Speaker - Michelle Materre
Michelle Materre earned a M.Ed in Educational Media from Boston College and has a professional background spanning more than 25 years experience as film producer, writer, arts administrator, and distribution and marketing specialist. She is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Film and where she has taught since 2001. She is formering the Associate Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at NSPE. Professor Materre teaches courses such as Race, Ethnicity and Class in Media, Demystifying Distributing, Storytelling through Visual Analysis, and Movements in World Cinema I. In 2005 she received The Distinguished University Teaching award. Early in her career, she was a staff writer/producer for Henry Hampton's Blackside Productions, and an assistant story editor for MGM/UA in the feature film division. As a founding partner of KJM3 Entertainment Group, Inc., a film distribution and marketing company that specialized in multicultural film and television projects, she directly managed the marketing and positioning of 23 films including the successful theatrical release of Daughters of the Dust, the highly acclaimed film by Julie Dash. She is a current board member of Women Make Movies, a former board member of New York Women in Film and Television, and her film series, Creatively Speaking(TM), has recently been named as the primary programming partner for independent film at the new MIST Harlem Entertainment venue.
04.08.15 | 01:11:08 min
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