Author: Sam Kauffmann

Sam Kauffmann

Sam Kauffmann is a professor of film at Boston University, in the USA, where he teaches film and video production and digital editing classes. He was recently named a Guggenheim Fellow in Creative Arts. In 2006, he was a Senior Fulbright Specialist in Rwanda, teaching video production at the National University of Rwanda. In 2004, he was a Fulbright Scholar, teaching at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Author of one of the most popular editing guidebooks in the world, Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users, from Focal Press, he has directed scores of documentary and narrative films, and television commercials. He has many credits as a cinematographer as well. His work has been screened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and aired on network television, PBS, and local stations throughout America.

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