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Visiting Artists

The Creative Media Institute is a program dedicated to the inspection, deconstruction, and celebration of moving image, still, and aural media (and all that exists in between). The CMI is deeply inspired by a summer institute that took place on the Hampshire College campus during the 1970s, a summer institute that brought together a different, eclectic cast of filmmakers and photographers each summer.


Program Director

Andrew Hart is the program director of the Creative Media Institute at Hampshire College. Hart has spent the last ten years working in film and video education and production. He studied filmmaking at the North Carolina School of the Arts and holds a B.A. in communications from the University of North Carolina Asheville.

Andrew coordinated video production and live video playback at the Berklee College of Music before coming to Hampshire College, where he previously managed campus-wide media services in the Harold F. Johnson Library. Andrew continues to work as a freelance video editor and cameraperson for projects across New England, including the Provincetown International Film Festival.


2014-2015 CMI Visiting Artists 

Filmmakers Robert Greene, Laura Poitras, Ken Burns, Margaret Brown, Meghan O’Hara, Ivy Meeropol, Penny Lane, Brett Morgan, Jason Tippet, Bill and Turner Ross, David Hoffman, Sabine Lubbe Bakker and Niels van Koevorden, Fredrick Wiseman, Ross Kauffman, Heather Courtney, Luke Meyers, Beau Willimon, Rob Epstein, Rachel Boynton, AJ Schnack, Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker, producers Erica Huggins and Julie Goldman, composer Will Bangs, editors Toby Shimin and Maya Mumma, photographers Keliy Anderson-Staley, Mikael Kennedy, Tanya Hollander, Elaine Mayes, and writers Eric Hynes, Will Reiser, Jeff Sharlet, and Michael Lesy.


Hampshire Alumni Advisors to the CMI

Michael Peyser 71F Roger Sherman 73S
Jason Cilo 88F Meghan O'Hara 97F
Will Reiser 99S Brendan Toller 04F
Sascha Rice 91F Connie White 76F
Alex Rivera 91F David Wilson 92F
Jeffrey Tuchman 73F Lawrence Blume 81F
Gina Angelone 81F Emily Hubley 76F
Rose Vincelli Gustine 98F  



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Hampshire College
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Amherst, MA 01002
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