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School of Journalism & Broadcasting Staff - Ron DeMarse, MFA

Ron DeMarse, MFA

Ron DeMarse, MFA

Associate Professor

Office:  MMTH 338
Phone:  (270) 745-2840
Email:  ron.demarse@wku.edu

Courses

Film & Video Production
Cinematography
Intermediate & Advanced Post-Production

 

 

 

Experience

  • Coordinator, 2013 - present  Broadcasting and Film Programs, Western Kentucky University
  • Associate Professor, 2013 - present  School of Journalism & Broadcasting Western Kentucky University
  • Assistant Professor, 2007 - 2013  School of Journalism & Broadcasting Western Kentucky University
  • Assistant Professor, 2003 - 2007  Department of Communication Arts Valdosta State University

Education

  • Master of Fine Arts- Motion Picture Production (Cinematography, Nonlinear Editing, Screenwriting) University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL; 2002
  • Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Humanities, Communications, Social Sciences) Iowa State University, Ames, IA; 2000

Professional Activities


  • Thesis Film (independent feature)
    Producer, Writer, Director, Editor
    Best of Competition (Narrative), Broadcast Education Association, 2007
  • Valdosta Symphony Orchestra
    Horn-A-Plenty, Halloween Eve, Heroic Beethoven, The Symphony Goes Jazz
    Director, Technical Director, 2004 - 2006
    Regional broadcast, VSU-TV
  • Pieper Video Productions
    Editor, Computer Graphics, 2003
  • Prisoner's Dilemma (independent short)
    Producer, Writer, Director, Editor
    1st Runner-Up, Best Picture, 'Canes Film Festival, 2002
  • Real Grown Up (independent short)
    Producer, Writer, Director, Editor
    Semi-Finalist, Best Narrative Short, Angelus Awards, 2002
    Official Selection, Ojai Film Festival, 2002
  • When Animals Invade (digital documentary)
    Camera Operator, 2002
    National broadcast, FOX Television
  • Legend Entertainment
    Script Reader/Evaluator, 1999
  • Krell Wonders
    Effects Assistant, 1999

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