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Jennifer S.

Los Angeles, CA

$50/hour

Experienced Film and Video Tutor

In-person lessons

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Hampshire College
Video Production
ÉCAL
Master's

Education

Hampshire College (Video Production)

ÉCAL (Master's)

About Jennifer

I have six years experience teaching in community settings in California, Western Massachusetts, and Switzerland. While earning my BA in Amherst, Massachusetts I worked as a Teaching Assistant for three courses in the Film and Video department. Concurrently, I was the Program Assistant and Teaching Artist for See-Hear-Feel-Film, a national media literacy program for third graders. My colleagues and I initiated See-Hear-Feel-Film at the Amherst Cinema Art Center, built upon the curriculum, and made it more accessible to students learning English as a second language.

I have continued this commitment to media education to the present day. I teach Film and Video production classes to youth at the Echo Park Film Center. Most recently, I designed and taught a filmmaking fundamentals course for teenage girls. By the end of the course, each student completed a 5 minute film and some students submitted their work to national film festivals. I also work with the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, designing and teaching art classes for children in grades K-3. In addition, over the past seven years I have developed my artistic practice of nonfiction filmmaking, and my films have screened nationally and internationally at venues including the Cinema Sao Jorge and the Swiss Film Archive.

I have an MFA in Film and Video Production as well as six years experience teaching film and video to children and adults. I am a media professional and have screened in festivals nationally and internationally.

I am a sincere and enthusiastic teacher, I meet my students eye to eye, and I am respectful of their personal challenges and goals. I also sincerely believe in the power of a fun and safe environment for productive learning and creativity.
I have six years experience teaching in community settings in California, Western Massachusetts, and Switzerland. While earning my BA in Amherst, Massachusetts I worked as a Teaching Assistant for three courses in the Film and Video department. Concurrently, I was the Program Assistant and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90004
In-person lessons
Art:
Film,
Photography, Video Production
Computer:
Photography, Video Production

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Film

I have an MFA in film and video production I have taught film and video to children and adults for the last six years.

Hampshire College
Video Production
ÉCAL
Master's

Education

Hampshire College (Video Production)

ÉCAL (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jennifer will travel within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90004.