RORY FRASER
CV

Education
2011 – M.F.A in Documentary Film & Video, Stanford University
2009 – M.A. in Southern Studies, University of Mississippi
2004 – B.A. in Philosophy, The University of the South - Sewanee

Teaching Experience & Academic Distinction
2015 - Present - Assistant Professor, Cinema Production. Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
2011 – Documentary Workshop, Stanford Law School. Spring 2011.
2010 – Research Assistant, Professor Jamie Meltzer, Stanford University, Fall 2010
2010 – Teaching Assistant, Documentary Filmmaking, Arts Intensive Program, Stanford University
2008 – Graduate Assistant, Center for Documentary Projects, University of Mississippi

Awards, Grants, Screenings & Talks
2105 - "Dove Hunt Como, MS" in Open Season 5, Standart Art, Ithaca, NY
2013 - “We Continue in the Old Style” in Buying and Selling: Stanford Student Filmmakers on Bay Area
Economies
- Cantor Museum, Stanford, CA
2012 - Student Academy Awards, Western Finalist - SAINT
2012 - UFVA Conference, Chicago, IL - Screening of SAINT
2012 - Oxford Film Festival - Best Short Documentary Award for SAINT
2011 - Baer/Ridgway Gallery. Joint talk with film theorist David Fresko. San Francisco, CA
2011 – Carole Fielding Award, University Film & Video Association
2011 – Enersen Foundation Grant Recipient
2010 – Screening at Stanford University’s Cantor Museum of Art, “Party on the Edge”
2010 – Screening at Stanford University’s Art+Invention Festival
2004 – Presentation for the Sewanee Trust for Historical Preservation
2003 - DuPont Grant, Cumberland Plateau oral history project
2002 - “Confucian Missionaries from the West”, Freeman Foundation and ASIAnetwork, screening at Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs

Selected Work
2011 - "SAINT". 13 min. HD. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2010 – “KITE”. 2 min. HD. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2010 – “Non-Existent, Come to Me”. Collaboration with Jeremiah Barber. 15 min. HD.
Documentary/Performance Art
2010 – “Wooden Boat”. 8 min. Super 16mm. Color. Documentary. Director & Camera
2010 – “The Gentle Sport”. 8 min. HD. Documentary. Co-Director & Camera
2009 – “We Continue in the Old Style”. 4 min. B&W 16mm. Documentary. Director & Camera
2009 – “Like a Bird, Like a Plane” – Charlie Mars. 4 min. HDV. Music Video. Director & Camera
2009 – “Howard” – Dent May. 3 min. HD. Music Video. Director & Camera
2008 – “White Pelicans on Birdsong Creek”. 5 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2008 – “Mississippi Teachers Corps”. 15 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2008 – “I Just Think About Tennis”. 11 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2008 – “Oh, Paris!” – Dent May. 4 min. DV. Music Video. Director & Camera.
2008 – “Robenna Abrams” 90 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2008 – “Knud Nielsen”. 100 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2008 – “Tut Frakes”. 60 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2007 – “The Prayer Kneelers of St. Thomas Episcopal Church”. 2 hours 40 min. DV.
Documentary. Director & Camera.
2007 – “Those Beeland Girls”. 5 hours, 30 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2006 – “Susie Sims Irvin”. 60 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2005 – “Lafayette Hardwick Caldwell, Jr.” 190 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2003 – “Sewanee Historical Documentary Film Recordings”, 16 recordings, various
lengths. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2002 – “Confucian Missionaries From the West”, 55 min. DV. Documentary. Director & Camera.
2000 – “WASP” by Steve Martin. One-act play. Tennessee Williams Festival - Sewanee, TN. Director.