MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Jim Dow Receives Focus Lifetime Achievement Award - 9th Annual Focus Awards
MFA|EDA Talena Sanders ('13) and Liahona in Filmmaker Magazine - Filmmaker Magazine
Jack Loeffler is an aural historian, writer, radio producer and sound collage artist who was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia in 1936. He grew up in Ohio and Connecticut, and studied music at Julius Hartt Conservatory in Hartford, and Westminster College Conservatory in Pennsylvania. He has either produced or otherwise recorded, written and narrated over 50 soundtracks for documentary films, videos and museum exhibitions.
Laura Poitras is a documentary filmmaker, journalist, and artist. She is currently finishing a trilogy of films about post-9/11 America. The first film My Country, My Country, focused on the Iraq War and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2007. The second film, The Oath, was about Guantanamo, and it won a cinematography award at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
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