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Degrees:
Doctoral Candidate, Communications & Culture, York & Ryerson Universities, 2010 –
M.A., Graduate Program in Interdisciplinary Studies, York University 2011
B.A. (Pre-), Journalism & Film Studies, Universität Dortmund, West Germany, 1984

Employment History:

2014 – Course Director, IMA, Graduate Program, Ryerson University
2013 – Course Director, IMA, Ryerson University
2011 – Course Director, School of Media Studies, Humber College
2010 – Instructor, Documentary Institute, Seneca College
2005 – Course Director, Fine Arts, Film & Video, York University
2002 – Story editor, lecturer and workshop leader on documentary film,
editing and story editing 
2000 –  Documentary writer and director
1987 –  Independent film and video editor
1984 – 1987 Freelance sound editor

Graduate and Undergraduate Courses Taught:
DM 8103 Documentary Media II
(MFA), Ryerson University, winter 2014

MPF 422 Documentary Production
(BFA), Ryerson University, winter 2013 –

FA/FILM 3135, Postproduction (developed course design)
(BFA), York University, 2013

FA/FILM 4130, Picture Editing I  & II
(BFA), York University, 2006 –

FA/FILM 4135, Advanced Picture Editing III (developed course design)
(BFA), York University, 2007 –

FA/FILM 3001/4001 Documentary Production
(BFA), York University, 2012 –

FA/FILM 1020, Introduction to Filmmaking
(BFA), York University, 2014 –

FILM 330 – Screenwriting for Film/Media 2
(Diploma Program), Humber College, 2011

Editing for Documentary
(Diploma Program), Seneca College, 2010 & 2014

Professional Activities:
Ongoing
- Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
(2007–) Juror and Jury chair
- HotDocs
Film Festival(2011–) Juror
- Bishop Marrocco High School, Toronto
(2010–) Juror
- Academy for Lifelong Learning
(2010-) University of Toronto, presenter
- Rendez-vous with Madness
(2004-) Festival programmer, panelist, presenter
- Documentary Association of Canada (2005–) including ‘Masters Series’ presenter (2009), & Keynote speaker editing conference U of T (2012)

2015
- Belleville Docfest,
workshop leader

2013
- Docs North Workshop,
presenter and workshop leader, Thunder Bay, http://docsnorth.ca/ (also 2011)
- LIFT Toronto,
Panel on New Media, panelist (June)

2012
- Toronto International Film Festival Film Circuit,
Masters Workshop Kingston Film Festival
- Documentary Summit,
presenter, Ryerson University, www.documentarysummit.com
- Toronto District School Board,
Documentary Day Professional development conference presenter
- Centennial College, Culture and Heritage Institute,
conference on tourism, presenter
- DOC conference on Post Production,
keynote speaker, Innis College, http://doctoronto.ca/events/doc-toronto-editors-conference

2011
- New York City Jewish Heritage Museum, presenter, ‘Future of Holocaust Education,’ New York,
http://www.mjhnyc.org/documents/MessagingtoRemembeMessagingtoRememberFINAL.pdf
- Canadian Psychiatric Association conference, presenter, Toronto
http://www.cpa-apc.org/browse/documents/92
- Worldviews Conference on Media and Higher Education
http://2011.worldviewsconference.com/

2009
- ‘Capturing Reality’ NFB documentary. Featured Filmmaker (among Errol Morris, Werner Herzog), films.nfb.ca/capturing-reality
- New York University, in flagrante depictor — Law and Film Conference at Cardozo School of Law presenter, symposium on ‘Children of Perpetrators’
- Johns Hopkins University, presenter, symposium on ‘The Holocaust:Children of the Perpetrators Confront Their Parents’ Nazi Past Through Documentary Films,’ Baltimore

2008
- Reel Diversity Program
, presenter, National Film Board, Montreal  

2007

- HotDocs Film Festival, workshop leader & school presenter
- Saskatchewan Motion Pictures Association, workshop leader, Regina
- Inspired Workshop Series, presenter, NFB Atlantic Studio

2006
- NIFCO - Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative
, 2-day workshop leader, St. John's     

2005 – 2012
- Documentary Association of Canada
, including ‘Masters Series’ workshop (2009), and keynote speaker to open editing conference at U of T (2012)
- Worldviews Conference on Media and Higher Education, TIFF, Toronto

2004
- Edgecodes
, ‘The Art of Motion Picture Editing,’ documentary, featured interviewee

2003
- Ryerson Polytechnic Institute
, guest lecturer, radio and television program 
 
2002
- Yorkton Film Festival
, panelist and workshop leader, Yorkton
- Moving Images Group, 3-day workshop on story editing, Halifax

1996         
- DOC Magazine
, POV, Editor

1992
- Canadian Film Caucus
 (CIFC, now Documentary Association), Member of the Executive Board