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Bill BrownSenior Lecturer Emeritus, Film and Media

I am a Senior Lecturer in Emeritus Film Studies Department. I've been teaching at Emory since 1974, first as adjunct faculty in the Art History Department, then as a Lecturer with a joint appointment in Film Studies and Visual Arts. I'm an independent filmmaker producing both documentaries and avant-garde short films. My primary interest is in the history of avant-garde movements and their influences on technological media, including photography, film, and video. I also own Atlanta Video, Inc., a production company specializing in documentary and arts programming.View full CV


  • (2010) One of three Southern artists chosen for the national show Altered Experimental Images shown at the University of West Florida Art Gallery
  • (2009) One of 17 artists chosen internationally by the Houston Arts Alliance for a purchase award of an experimental video: Permanent installation at the George C. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas.
  • (2009) Production of a 60 minute PBS Program on the Emory performance of Stabat Mater.: Collaborative project with Richard Prior, Music Department. Aired state-wide on GPTV.
  • (1984) Emmy Award winning documentary, Apocalypse Then, broadcast nationally on the A&E Network
  • Numerous arts grants since 1974 from N.E.A., N.E.H., Georgia Council for the Arts, Fulton Endowment for the Arts, MTV Network, Emory University (CCA, URC, Winship, ICIS).
  • Photographs in permanent collection of the High Museum of Art and The U.S. Information Agency.
  • Publication credits include Art Papers and Southern Independent
  • Founding member of Nexus Art Center (Now the Contemporary Art Center) and The Image Film Video Center, both in Atlanta