Jim Brown received his MFA from New York University's Graduate School of Film and Television in 1981. He worked as a freelance director - cinematographer in New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles, and ran his own film and video company, True North Productions, out of New York and Vermont. His experience includes narrative, documentary, industrial, music videos and commercials. He began teaching at Dartmouth in 1990. His special interests are independent filmmaking and cinematography. He teaches both the introductory and advanced film production courses as well as a course on directing actors for film and a course on the history of American independent filmmakers. FS. 31, FS. 32, FS. 41 and FS. 11.
Film and Media Studies