Anne Ward, MFA

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MFA, Film/Video Production, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
B.A., American Studies, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Improv training at Second City Training Center



Currently Teaching (Fall 2021)

COM 3301 Writing for Electroic Media
COM 3320 Audio-Video Production
COM 3540 Professional Video Production

Courses Taught

COM 1600 Fundamentals of Electronic Media
COM 2416 Video Production 1
COM 3301 Writing for Electronic Media
COM 3313 Professional Ethics in Electronic Media
COM 3316 Television Studio Production
COM 3320 Audio Video Production

Teaching and Research Specialties

Video Production
Writing and doumentary storytelling
Storytelling across media platforms
Media production with an emphasis on story development
Documentary production
Freelance writing for corporate clients

Selected Publications

My work has aired on WTTW Chicago, PBS and in multiple film festivals.
Essays have appeared in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Parent.
Corporate clients include Fortune 500 companies like Abbott, Kraft, Motorola, Microsoft and others.

Research Interests

Focused on documentary production with an emphasis on sharing stories about Appalachia as told by people who live in the region. 

Recent Awards

My most recent documentary, "A Father's Dream," has been an official selection in five film festivals: Chattanooga Film Festival, Blackbird Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, Longleaf Film Festival, and Boone Film Festival,
A Father's dream was also awarded 3rd place, documentary category at the Broadcast Educators Association Super Regional competition.

Title: Assistant Professor, Electronic Media/Broadcasting
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2408

Office address
Beasley Media Complex 222