Christopher Ernst - Part-time Lecturer
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    Christopher Ernst

    Part-time Lecturer


    Christopher is a musician, media artist, filmmaker, and founder of the independent production company, Studio E.M. He also works as a Video Producer for MTV Networks’ Creative Services department. Christopher received his MFA from the University at Buffalo Department of Media Study, where he studied with Tony Conrad as a Dean’s Fellow in the College of Arts; Sciences, and received his BA from Hampshire College, studying film and music. Christopher's filmmaking practice stretches across multiple genres, integrating many divergent aesthetics and modes, including documentary, narrative, commercial, and experimental work. Recently, Christopher was Director of Photography for the non-fiction feature film, Buried Land (2010), which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. This past summer, he finished work as Director of Photography on the documentary/narrative hybrid film Audition (2013), and just completed production on his experimental feature film, In Carcosa, which is being released Winter of 2012. Christopher is also a founding member of the Brooklyn-based instrumental rock band BELLS.

    Current Courses:

    Intro to Doc Cinematography