We are pleased to announce that Maaman Rezaee will be joining us as a new Assistant Professor in Film & Digital Arts in the fall!

Professor Rezaee will be teaching one section of FDMA 1210.005 Digital Video Production I (CRN 65789) [formerly MA 111 Introduction to Video Production] on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00-11:15am in CERIA 365. We’ve also just added a section of FDMA 2610.001 Directing I (CRN 67784) [formerly IFDM 241L Introduction to Directing for Film and Video] that she will be teaching on Mondays, 5:30-9:00pm in CERIA 365. The prerequisites for Directing I are FDMA 1210 [MA 111], and either FDMA 310 Writing Digital Narrative or FDMA 324 Introduction to Screenwriting.

Everyone will have a chance to meet her in the fall, and we will let you know later about that event.

Brief Bio:
Maaman Rezaee is a US-based Iranian filmmaker whose work focuses on issues of exile, geopolitics and transcultural dynamics. She has written and directed a number of films which have been screened locally and internationally, including Family of Too Many (2018) which received the Award of Merit for narrative shorts at University Film and Video Association and Best Foreign Film at Philadelphia Independent Film Festival. Born and raised in Iran, Rezaee began her creative practice with studies in music and painting. She later attended Baha’i Institute of Higher Education, an underground university for Baha’is, a religious minority in Iran not allowed in state universities. At BIHE she studied Architecture before moving to the US to finish her BA in Fine Arts at University at Albany, concentrating on photography and video arts. She received her MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico.

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