Jason Halprin

Jason Halprin is media artist and teacher working in film & video, and is currently based in Oakland, CA. He is a Professor in the Cinema Department at City College of San Francisco, and was previously a member of the faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Colgate University, and Columbia College Chicago, teaching classes in cinematography, sound recording/design, editing, narrative filmmaking, experimental film & video production, photo theory, studio art, and film history & criticism. Originally from Southern Colorado, he received a BFA in Film Studies (2001) and a BA in History (2001) from the University of Colorado, and earned an MFA in Film Production (2004) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His work explores how geography, both observed and constructed, manifests in the moving image.

Venues that have screened his work include the Austrian Film Museum (Vienna), L'Etna (Paris), Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Anthology Film Archives (NYC), the Media City International Film and Video Festival (Windsor), The Images Festival (Toronto), EFFPortland, and an alleyway in Buenos Aires.