Assistant Professor of Filmmaking
Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Building
On the professional side, his passion for storytelling began on the set of the seminal Spike Lee film “She's Gotta Have It”. An Emmy nominated director, Mr. Turner has worked for more than twenty years as a producer, director and writer on commercials, music videos and public service announcements through his own Burnt Toast Films production company. His directorial effort "Et Tu Brutus" won a CLIO Award and his work with the Parisian super group Bisso Na Bisso won the All Africa Kora Award for Best Director. Recently Mr. Turner produced the television series “Sharp Talk” hosted by the Rev. Al Sharpton, as well the documentary “No Justice, No Peace”, a film exploring errant police behavior and the United States criminal justice system.
Cin & Lighting: Film & Digital
Film 4: Adv. Film Production
Pathways to Learning
Film Form Production Studio
Cinematography:Art & Technique