Fonds F 890 - David Tucker fonds

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David Tucker fonds

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F 890

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  • 2005 (Creation)
    Tucker, David

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0.5 cm of textual records

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David Tucker holds a terminal degree in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts and an Honours BFA in Film. He is also a Gemini Award-winning filmmaker. As past Chair of the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University, David spearheaded the development of its first graduate program in Media Production. Before joining Ryerson, David served as the Associate Dean of Media at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, where he helped to launch Sheridan’s Centre for Animation & Emerging Technology. A frequent contributor to CBC-TV’s The Nature of Things with David Suzuki, David has also written, produced and directed a movie of the week, created arts specials, won numerous international awards including a Gracie and a Prix Leonardo and had work screened at Hot Docs. A member of the Documentary Organization of Canada, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and the Writer’s Guild of Canada, David was also an associate producer on the feature-length documentary, Force of Nature, that premiered at TIFF. David teaches documentary and media aesthetics at the graduate and undergraduate level in RTA and Image Arts. He has presented numerous papers on media aesthetics at international conferences and been published in academic journals including at the Sorbonne in Paris

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The fonds consists of an abstract for: Caught in the act: the documentary filmmaker/subject collaboration.

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