Derek Taylor

[filmmaker]

Derek Taylor Curriculum Vitae

 

Education                                                                                        

MFA / Film, Video and New Media, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2002

BA / Communication, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 1998

Academic Experience

Associate Professor of Communication, Southern Connecticut State University, Department of Communication, New Haven, CT, August 2012 – Present (granted tenure August 2012)

Assistant Professor of Communication, Southern Connecticut State University, Department of Communication, New Haven, CT, August 2007 – August 2012

Instructor of Film/Media Production, School of the Holy Child, Rye, NY, September 2009 – June 2013

Instructor, Florida Atlantic University, School of Communication & Multimedia Studies, Boca Raton, FL, August 2003 – June 2007

Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Film, Video and New Media, Chicago, IL, January 2001 – May 2001

Film Exhibition

Clinton Historical Society, Clinton, NY, July 2017, Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

London Experimental Film Festival, London, UK, October 2016, Film: Into the Light of the Present

Kirkland Town Library, Clinton, NY, September 2016 (invited screening), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

Experimental Superstars, Novi Sad, Serbia, August 2016, Film: Into the Light of the Present

Montreal Underground Film Festival, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 2016, Films: Into the Light of the Present; Customary Territory

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland, UK, April 2016, Film: Into the Light of the Present

1:1 Super 8 Cinema Soirée, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, December 2015, Film: Customary Territory

UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art, “Providence & Friends” Screening, Brooklyn, NY, January 2015, Film: Someone To Ride The River With

Magic Lantern Cinema, “The Local Show” Screening, Providence, RI, December 2014, Film: Someone To Ride The River With

1:1 Super 8 Cinema Soirée, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, December 2014, Film: How To Make Good Pictures

Purdue University, Fountain Gallery, “Set in Motion – Under the Surface” Screening, Lafayette, IN, October 2014, Film: We Sing Our Own

The Picture Show Microcinema, “Street Experiments” Screening, Brooklyn, NY, March 2014, Film: [s]pan

Studio Two Three, “Truth Through The Lens” Screening, Richmond, VA, February 2014, Film: We Sing Our Own

WACH Exhibition, Chicago, IL, February 2014, Films: travelogue #6; travelogue #7; Someone To Ride The River With; [s]pan; We Sing Our Own

1:1 Super 8 Cinema Soirée, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, December 2013, Film: Safety First

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, Milwaukee, WI, May 2013, Film: We Sing Our Own

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival 2013 Kickoff Screening, Milwaukee, WI, January 2013, Film: Someone To Ride The River With

South Otselic Fishing & Heritage Association, South Otselic, NY, January 2013, Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

Plug Projects Gallery, FPS (Frames Per Second) Film Series, Kansas City, MO, December 2012, Film: We Sing Our Own

Oneida Public Library, Oneida, NY, December 2012 (invited screening), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

Dunham Public Library, Whitesboro, NY, October 2012 (invited screening), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

Oneida County Historical Society, Utica, NY, September 2012 (invited screening), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

Cayuga Museum of History & Art, Auburn, NY, September 2012 (invited screening), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

University Film & Video Association Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2012, Film: We Sing Our Own

Clinton Historical Society, Clinton, NY, July 2012 (invited screening for “Historic Clinton Week”), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

Hartford New Music Festival, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT, May 2012, Film: Peoria Gist

Herkimer County Community College, Herkimer, NY, May 2012 (invited screening), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

School of the Holy Child Faculty Art Exhibition, Rye, NY, February 2012, Film: Playland

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, February 2012, Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

1:1 Super 8 Cinema Soirée, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, December 2011, Film: Velocitas Serena

SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY, December 2011, Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

Herkimer County Community College, Herkimer, NY, November 2011 (invited screening), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

Gouverneur Central School, Gouverneur, NY, November 2011 (invited screening), Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

University Film & Video Association Conference, Boston, MA, August 2011, Film: A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

{S0NiK} Fest and Synthetic Zero Event, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY, May 2011, Film: [s]pan

1:1 Super 8 Film Festival, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, December 2010, Film: Playland

University Film & Video Association Conference, Burlington, VT, August 2010, Film: A North Woods Elegy

{S0NiK} Fest and Synthetic Zero Event, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY, July 2010, Film: Someone To Ride The River With

Takoma Park-Silver Spring Experimental Film Festival, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD, May 2010, Film: [s]pan

New Music New Media New England 60x60 Project, Axiom Gallery For New And Experimental Media, Boston,, MA, April 2010, Film: Peoria Gist

1:1 Super 8 Film Festival, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, December 2009, Film: [s]pan

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, Milwaukee, WI, May 2009, Film: Someone To Ride The River With

Takoma Park Film Festival, Takoma Park, MD, February 2009, Film: Someone To Ride The River With

Oculi Experimental Film Showcase, Bottega Gallery, Wilmington, NC, September 2008, Film: travelogue #8

2nd Annual Mott Haven Open Artist Studio Tour, Synthetic Zero Art Space, Bronx, NY, June 2008, Film: travelogue #8

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, Milwaukee, WI, May 2007, Film: travelogue #7

FLEXFEST: Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival, Gainesville, FL, November 2006 , Film: travelogue #6

EXIS 2006 Experimental Film & Video Festival, Seoul, Korea, September 2006, Films: travelogue #6; travelogue #7

Onion City Experimental Film & Video Festival, Chicago, IL, June 2006, Film: travelogue #6

Zemos 98 Audio-Visual Festival, Video to the Letter Program, Seville, Spain, March 2006, Films: travelogue #6; travelogue #7

The One Take Super 8 Event, Cinema Paradiso, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 2006, Film: Vexatious

Black Maria Film & Video Festival, Jersey City, NJ, January 2006, Film: travelogue #6

Resolutions ’06, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY, January 2006, Film: travelogue #7

Florida Atlantic University, 2005 Biennial Art Faculty Exhibition, Schmidt Center University Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, September 2005 – October 2005, Film: travelogue #7

Cinema Texas International Short Film Festival, Austin, TX, September 2002, Film: Fuse

The Art Institute of Chicago, Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Chicago, IL, May 2002, Film: Fuse

Grants/Awards

2017-2018 CSU-AAUP Research Grant ($5000)

2016-2017 CSU-AAUP Research Grant ($5000)

2015-2016 Southern Connecticut State University Faculty Creative Activity Research Grant ($2500)

2012-2013 CSU-AAUP Research Grant ($4500)

2012-2013 Southern Connecticut State University Faculty Creative Activity Research Grant ($2500)

2012 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Documentary Competition Award of Excellence for A North Woods Elegy: Incident at Big Moose Lake

2010-2011 CSU-AAUP Research Grant ($5000)

2009-2010 CSU-AAUP Research Grant ($8600, shared)

2006 Black Maria Film & Video Festival Director’s Citation Award for travelogue #6