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Lauren Cook is Associate Professor of Cinema at the University of Hartford where she teaches courses in filmmaking and media studies. Her films have screened internationally at film festivals, galleries and museums, including: Images Festival Toronto, Margaret Meade Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in NY, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Florida Film Festival, Des Moines Art Center, Black Maria Film Festival, VideoEx Switzerland, Festival Des Cinemas Differents de Paris, and the Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival.

Filmmaking and Screenwriting Courses Taught:

Modes of Film and Video Production, Intro to Filmmaking, Storytelling for the Screen, Screenwriting 2, Narrative Filmmaking, Producing and Directing, Documentary Filmmaking, Animation, Sound Design, Experimental Filmmaking, Cinematography, Web Series: Concept to Creation


Media Studies and Game Design Courses Taught: 

Intro to Film Studies, Image/Ideology/War, Framing War, Video Games/Capital/Culture, Video Game Theory and Analysis, Creating Video Games, News Across Media Platforms, Evidence in a Post-Truth World


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