Lighting for Film/Video with Nancy Schiesari
Taught by Nancy Schiesari, Professor,Department of Radio Television Film, The University of Texas at Austin
Tuesday, October 21st
Austin Community College Eastview Campus
Nancy Schiesari has directed, produced and been a cinematographer on both broadcast documentaries and narrative features for over twenty years. She produced and directed Hansel Mieth: Vagabond Photographer, a full-length documentary that premiered on PBS Independent Lens. Her other works as director include History Man, a Portrait of Martin Scorsese, for the BBC, and Green Flutes, a feature documentary for England’s Channel 4. Nancy has experience as a Director of Photography on over 30 documentaries and feature films broadcast for England’s Channel 4, BBC, ABC, National Geographic, and PBS. She was nominated for a 2002 Television Emmy for outstanding cinematography on The Human Face (producer John Cleese). Among her work as cinematographer is Ken Mc Mullen’s 35mm Channel 4 feature film, Partition, Bennie Klain’s PBS documentary, Weaving Worlds- How the West was Spun, and Pratibha Parmar’s and Alice Walker’s, Warrior Marks, Channel 4. She has an MFA from the Royal College of Art in London and is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin where she teaches Filmmaking and Cinematography.