We have six faculty members, each well grounded in all aspects of film and media production and who together represent a broad spectrum of all the genres, formats and crafts. Please feel to contact anyone directly.
Michael Dermody, Assistant Professor
Michael is an Assistant Professor at East Carolina University teaching video production and acting as Area Coordinator for the Cinema Arts and Media Production concentration. He is also a consultant specializing in producing video and multimedia communication. He has over twenty-five years of experience defining creative strategies and then directing creative teams to deliver tangible solutions for multimedia, web, and video projects. firstname.lastname@example.org
Erick Yates Green, Assistant Professor
Erick is a filmmaker and ECU Assistant Professor of Cinematic Arts and Media
Production in the School of Art and Design. As a cinematographer, he has shot many
short films, documentaries and four feature films including Love Philosophy, Prospect, Straight Out of Compton, and the Indian Bollywood film entitled Banana Brothers. As a director, he is currently completing a series of projects about unique personalities in small communities in Eastern NC, including the documentary film Mrs. Buck in Her Prime, about a 104 years old church pianist in Washington, NC. email@example.com
Ken Wyatt, Assistant Professor
Since 1999, Professor Wyatt has enjoyed teaching and earned his MFA in Film & Media Arts at Temple University. His documentaries including COLORED CONFEDERATES, PRAY FOR ERIC, and NIGGER OR NOT? have won numerous awards and screened at a of horde of juried festivals, TV airings, museums, and educational and community venues worldwide. Examples of Ken’s work can be viewed at https://www.kenwyatt.com. In addition, he has industry experience with various TV stations and film productions along the eastern seaboard. To date, Ken has received nearly $200,000 in grants and fellowships for his research and creative activity. firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Tierno, Assistant Professor
Michael Tierno earned his MFA in Film and Media Production at City College of New York. He is a writer/director of feature films. Auditions his first film, premiered at the Tribeca Film Center’s First Look Film series and led to a development job at Miramax where he worked as a story analyst. He is author of Aristotle’s Poetics for Screenwriters (Hyperion). His second film “Nocturne”, premiered at the Breckenridge Film Festival in June 2011, and won an award at the Park City Film Music Festival. Other screenplays include Exterior Night and “Near Life Experience, both finalists in the Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab and At the End of the Day a finalist in the Nicholl Fellowship Awards (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). email@example.com
Kevin Treadway, Adjunct Professor
Kevin graduated from the Savannah College of Art in Design in 2008 with an MFA in Film and Television. His writing includes four features, a television pilot, and over forty short films, as well as a critical analysis of the horror genre entitled Old Monsters Never Die, They Just Fade Away. Before teaching he worked in a variety of freelance roles, providing independent script assessment and working as a Script Supervisor on the feature film Natalie Queen of Scots. When not in the classroom, he continues to pursue personal film projects, and since 2010 he has studied visual effects and animation to augment his live-action work.