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Jamie Meltzer

Associate Professor Jamie Meltzer

Jamie Meltzer

Faculty
Associate Professor
Documentary Film and Video
M.F.A., San Francisco State University, 2003

About

Associate Professor Jamie Meltzer teaches and is the Program Director of the M.F.A. Program in Documentary Film. His feature documentary films have been broadcast nationally on PBS and have screened at numerous film festivals worldwide. His current documentary project, True Conviction, is a co-production of ITVS and the recipient of a Sundance Institute grant and a MacArthur grant, and recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival where it received a Special Jury Mention in the Best Documentary Feature category. Informant (2012), about a revolutionary activist turned FBI informant, was released in theaters in the US and Canada in Fall 2013 by Music Box Films and KinoSmith. Previous films include: Off the Charts: The Song-Poem Story (Independent Lens, 2003), about the shadowy world of song-poems, Welcome to Nollywood (PBS Broadcast, 2007), an investigation into the wildly successful Nigerian movie industry, and La Caminata (2009), a short film about a small town in Mexico that runs a simulated border crossing as a tourist attraction.

Work

Jan 2017
Apr 2012
Feb 2003

Events

April 9, 2013

Free and open to the public

Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building

Exhibitions

February 20, 2018 to March 2, 2018
McMurtry Building; Gunn Foyer and Miller Discussion Space

Related News

Oct 26 2017
Recent highlights from the MFA Documentary Film and Video ProgramStanford University, Department of Art & Art History Three Stanford films will screen at the upcoming DOC...
May 3 2017 | Tribeca
Jamie Meltzer’s newest documentary film, True Conviction, premiered recently at Tribeca, and received a Special Jury Mention! Special Jury Mention – True Conviction. Jury...