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Philip B.

Greensboro, NC

$55/hour

Hi! I teach writing, photography and film/video.

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UNC-Greensboro
Media Studies
Duke University
Master's

Education

UNC-Greensboro (Media Studies)

Duke University (Master's)

About Philip

When I was 8 years old I knew I wanted to be a filmmaker. My parents indulged me in this grand notion. We used to rent video cameras every Christmas and I would use them to make short films. I kept up this hobby and went to college and got a BA in Media Studies. From there I made some short documentaries that were shown at film festivals around the world. After that I graduated from Duke with an MFA in Filmmaking. For two summers I've taught Documentary Filmmaking Camp to high school students in Cary. Filmmaking is my passion, but it's not the only one. I am passionate about writing. I can recognize a spelling mistake in the blink of an eye and have an uncanny knack for sentence structure. I am super creative, and can offer a lot of guidance about still photography. I enjoy the role of mentoring and would love to work with a student who is serious about the topics I've listed and is ready to learn and grow. When I was 8 years old I knew I wanted to be a filmmaker. My parents indulged me in this grand notion. We used to rent video cameras every Christmas and I would use them to make short films. I kept up this hobby and went to college and got a BA in Media Studies. From there I made some short documentaries that were shown at Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Greensboro, NC 27403
In-person lessons
Music:
Guitar, Saxophone
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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Film

I was educated about filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts as an undergrad and at Duke University as a graduate student. I've made documentaries that were accepted at film festivals from Paris to Los Angeles. I also know how to create fictional films.

Photography

I have taken photography classes at the undergraduate level. Many of my photographs have been shown at galleries. I love the art of composing photographs and I am well-experienced with digital and film still cameras.

Video Production

I have extensive experience with video cameras. Two of my college degrees are centered on making video work. This is one of my favorite pastimes.

UNC-Greensboro
Media Studies
Duke University
Master's

Education

UNC-Greensboro (Media Studies)

Duke University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Philip will travel within 15 miles of Greensboro, NC 27403.