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Josh Yates

Josh Yates, Instructor of Cinema Production

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Josh Yates, Instructor of Cinema Production

School of Performing Arts
251F Henderson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Josh Yates currently teaches cinema production courses in the School of Performing Arts while also serving as a programmer for various film festivals. His award-winning creative work has been shared around the world in over 100 film festivals, micro-cinemas, galleries, photo publications, and art museums — most notably: Ann Arbor Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, Art Papers, Asheville Art Museum, Atlanta Film Festival, Barcelona Independent Film Festival, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival, Found Footage Magazine, Glasgow Film Festival, Indie Memphis Film Festival, Los Angeles Filmforum, Nashville Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, Open City Documentary Festival, Oxford Film Festival, Photographer’s Forum Magazine, VICE, Vimeo Staff Picks, Virginia Film Festival, and Slamdance Film Festival.

  • M.F.A. Film and Video Production, University of Iowa
  • Graduate Certificate in College Teaching, University of Iowa
  • Intro to Cinema Production
  • Intro to Film Studies
  • Intro to Photography
  • Digital Media Art Fundamentals
  • Documentary Cinema Production
  • Experimental Filmmaking
  • Fiction Cinema Production
  • Music Video History and Practice
  • Screenwriting