Andrea Flamini, special assistant professor.Born in Rome, Flamini is a filmmaker and media artist who previously was vice president of creative and product design at PictureIQ Corporation, an Adobe-funded start-up bought by Kodak in 2001.During his early career, Flamini worked as a designer, freelance filmmaker, producer and assistant director for the Italian public television network and on independent film projects in Italy and the U.K. Since moving to the United States in 1994, he has worked as a creative director and digital imaging consultant for companies such as Adobe, Sega, Microsoft and HP, among others.
Flamini's work with database narratives has been featured in RES magazine
, among other publications, and has been published by the
Labyrinth Research Initiative on Interactive Narrative at the Annenberg Center for Communication of the University of Southern California
More information about Flamini
is available on his
Web site, www.andreaflamini.com.
"Digital filmmaking students will learn the concepts, processes and techniques to develop film and video works in a variety of formats and applications," Flamini
added, "The digital filmmaking curriculum includes courses in critical studies on the history, theory and aesthetics of both film and video; film analysis and narrative structures; digital filmmaking toolbox; digital video production and editing; lighting techniques; post-production and color correction; video art; visual anthropology and documentary; multi-channel installations; expanded cinema applications; interactive cinema and database narratives."
"Students at any level have access to a wide range of equipment and facilities, including HD cameras, light kits, sound syste0ms and the green screen studio," Flamini
said the courses ground students in the fundamentals of producing a feature, set and crew management, research into new screen-based narrative forms, film's relationship to other arts and media and its role as an instrument of social expression.