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Conservatory of Performing Arts

Jeremy Braverman

Cinema Chair
Associate Professor
Directing Concentration Coordinator

Jeremy BravermanContact Information

Education

  • M.F.A., Film and Video, Columbia College, Chicago
  • B.A., Politics, Cornell College

Courses Taught

  • Production I
  • Production II
  • Production III (Directing)
  • Production IV (Directing)
  • Visual Structure of Cinema
  • Intermediate Directing
  • Advanced Directing 

Background

Jeremy Braverman has been teaching the craft of filmmaking to aspiring artists at the university level since 2000. Outside of his first love of teaching, Braverman is an independent filmmaker and works as a freelance director and assistant director. His short, fiction films – dramatic comedies which examine some of the most painful moments in romantic and familial relationships from a comedic perspective — have played in film festivals around the country and received a number of awards. His freelance work includes projects as a director on educational and promotional videos for organizations including Bike Pittsburgh, The Geriatric Educational Council of Pennsylvania, The Center for Bioethics and Health Law at the University of Pittsburgh, and as an assistant director on a variety of projects in the Pittsburgh region, including short and feature films. Prior to relocating to Pittsburgh, he worked in the Chicago independent film industry and as an actor and television personality in Budapest, Hungary. He is originally from Chesterfield, Mo.

Professional Affiliations

  • University Film & Video Association

Selected Creative Works

  • Squared, Director, co-producer, 2008
  • The Dirt on You, Writer, director, producer, 2008
  • Piggy, Producer, 2004
  • Life is So Easy, Writer, director and producer, 2002

Selected Awards

  • Best Filmmaker in Pennsylvania, West Chester Film Festival, 2010
  • Future of Chicago Award, Chicago Collegiate Film Festival, 2003
  • Bronze plaque, Columbus International Film Festival, 2002
  • Audience Award, Big Screen Film Festival, 2002

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