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Thomas Britt

Assistant Professor of Film and Video Studies

Expertise: Script writing, documentary filmmaking

Thomas Britt is an assistant professor of Film and Video Studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Britt's work as a filmmaker includes narrative and documentary production on film and video. He has directed several short films and has also served as producer and/or director of photography on several shorts films and videos. He can discuss various aspects of documentary filmmaking including technical skills, emerging styles of nonfiction film and documentary storytelling techniques.

Cynthia Lont

Professor of Communication and Director of Film and Video Studies

Expertise: Video production, women and media, visual communication theory, mass communication

Cynthia Lont is a professor of Communication in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and director of Film and Video Studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

She can discuss various techniques, theories and practices in producing, directing and distributing video productions. She can also comment on visual communication theory and the limits of visual communication in terms of perception, economics and technology.

Lont's most recent book is titled "Women and Media, Content: Careers and Criticism" and she has won more than ten video awards for various pieces including videos on media literacy, women and media and theories of visual communication.