27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Michael Renov is the Haskell Wexler Endowed Chair in Documentary and Vice Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. He is the author or editor of several books on documentary film including Theorizing Documentary, Collecting Visible Evidence and The Subject of Documentary. In 1993 Renov co-founded the Visible Evidence conference, a series of international and highly interdisciplinary documentary studies conferences that have, to date, been held on five continents. He has served as a jury member at documentary festivals including Sundance, Silverdocs, the Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival, Brazil's It's All True, the International Environmental Festival of Film and Video, also in Brazil, DocLisboa in Portugal and the EBS International Documentary Film Festival in Seoul, South Korea. He has taught graduate seminars at the University of Stockholm, Tel Aviv University and Central European University in Budapest, Hungary and has led documentary workshops in Jordan for the Royal Film Commission, in Cyprus and Vietnam.
section: Opus Bonum
country: United States