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Irina Patkanian

Associate Professor

irinaBS in English Philology, University of St. Petersburg, Russia 1991
MA in Linguistics, University of Iowa, 1995
MFA in Film and Video Production, University of Iowa, 1999

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Irina Patkanian came to the U.S. in 1991. After receiving her two Master's degrees from the University of Iowa in 1999, she moved to New York City. She worked at Columbia University's Center for New Media, Pinnacle Systems, NNS, and Well Spring Film Distribution Company. Irina Patkanian is the president and cofounder of a non-profit film and theater company "In Parentheses" which produces stage and screen adaptations of contemporary literary texts and international documentaries. Irina directed/produced documentaries in Russia, France, Egypt, Italy, Greece, Armenia, Mozambique and China. Her documentary "My American Neighbor" about perception of America and the American dream abroad won "best short documentary" award at the Chicago's "Peace on Earth" film festival, and has been distributed by the "Films for the Humanities & Sciences." She is currently working on a documentary feature about Kamchatka, Russia, for which she received the 2011 Jerome foundation grant, and a short animated film about Mozambican civil war, for which she received the 2010 NYSCA grant (Individual Artists/Film). Professor Patkanian has been teaching at Brooklyn College since 2001.

Irina Patkanian's personal web site

In Parenthesis, Inc. (non-profit film & theater company)

Living Here: A Kamchatka Tale.

My American Neighbor

Classes for Spring 2016:

TVRA 2420 Sight/Sound/Motion: Wednesday 12:50pm - 3:30pm
TVRA 7782G Single Camera: Adv. Dir & Prod: Mondays 10:00am - 2:30pm
TVRA 7852G MFA Prod. Dev : Post-Prod. II: Mondays 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Office Hours for Spring 2016:

Monday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:30pm - 12:30pm

Office: 405 A
Phone: 718-951-5000 ext. 2790
Please contact Professor Patkanian directly for appointments.



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Barbara Jo Lewis

Associate Professor,
Department of Television and Radio & Department of Business and Management

Ph.D., New York University, Culture and Communication, 1997.
MFA, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, 1977.
BA, Washington University, 1973

Current research and publications extend doctoral studies in culture and communication and include the following articles: “Children of the Mechanical Bride: Additional Abstractions of Human Stereotypes” in the proceedings for “The Legacy of McLuhan: A Symposium” sponsored by Fordham University; “Cyborg Consciousness: Conceptions of Human Identity in a Technological World” in the Proceedings of the 55th Annual conference of the New York State Communication Association; and “Hello Dolly: Media Coverage of Cloning Events and the Popular Imagination” to be presented at the National Communication Association conference.

For more than a decade, has been an advertising agency producer employed by a number of large agencies including Wells Rich Greene, DMB&B, and Ketchum. Awards include AFI for MFA thesis film, “Larissa,” post-production recognition on Emmy award-winning documentary “Countdown to Collision,” and George Ketchum and Chicago Film Festival award for “Anything Goes.”

Taught photography through an Assistantship with George Washington University at Airlie Productions/Raven’s Hollow, Ltd.

See also: Professor Lewis' page at the Department of Economics, which includes a complete list of conferences and publications.

Classes for Spring 2016:

TVRA 2517 Television and Radio Advertising - Online
TVRA 2517 Television and Radio Advertising* - Tuesday and Thursday 2:15pm- 3:30pm
(Download Syllabus for TVRA 2517)

*Cross-listed as BUSN 3130. Please see schedule of classes for BUSN courses.

Office Hours for Spring 2016:

Tuesdays: 12:15pm-2:00pm

Office: 407s A
Phone: 718-951-5000 ext. 2788
Please contact Professor Lewis directly for appointments.



John Jannone

Associate Professor, CUNY Director,
Program in Performance and Interactive Media Arts

MFA (Electronic Arts), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2003
BA Cum Laude, Honors (Philosophy), Colgate University, 1991

John J.A. Jannone is an Associate Professor at Brooklyn College, and founded the College's MFA program in Performance and Interactive Media Arts (pima-mfa.info). He teaches courses in multimedia production and programming, sound design, single-camera television production, and extended televisual practices including multichannel, interactive, and projection design. In the spring/summer of 2014 he was a visiting associate professor at Osaka University in Japan, teaching in the Art and Media graduate program. He is the recipient of numerous grants, including National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation and CreativeIT grants, and is the executive director of a summer arts camp for children (campBallibay.com). He is also a musician and composer for dance and film. See his current projects at: johnjajannone.net

Classes for Spring 2016:
TVRA 3841 Multimedia Design & Production: Wednesday 9:30am - 2:00pm
(Download Syllabus for TVRA 3841)

TVRA 3871 Single Camera Production - Thursdays 9:30am - 2:00pm

Office Hours for Spring 2016:
Wednesday: 2:15pm-3:45pm
Thursdays: 2:15-3:45pm

Office: 505s A
Phone: 718-951-5000 ext. 4203
718 951 4203 (office - 376G) (fax 4418)
718 951 5000 x1229 (center for computer music - 250/251G)
Please contact Professor directly for appointments.



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