Sam Kauffmann was recently named a Guggenheim Fellow in Creative Arts--Film. He is a professor at Boston University, where he teaches film production and editing. His most recent film, Massacre at Murambi, was aired on the PBS series P.O.V. It won top prizes and screened at festivals all over the world, including the Seattle International Film Festival, Slamdance, Media That Matters, and the African World Documentary Film Festival. In 2006, he was selected as a Senior Fulbright Specialist and taught video production at the National University of Rwanda. In 2004, he was a Fulbright Scholar, teaching production at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Avid Editing: A Guide for Beginning and Intermediate Users, from Focal Press, has recently been translated into Spanish, Russian and Chinese editions. His films have been screened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The White House and aired on network television, PBS, and local stations throughout America.
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