John Bennardo

Assistant Professor, Film and Television

Office Location:

Lynn Library

Room 317

Email: jbennardo@lynn.edu

Phone: +1 561-237-7354

Fax: +1 561-237-7097

Professional Profile:

John Bennardo has an extensive background in film and television, having received his master's degree from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles and then working as a producer on several television shows on networks such as ABC, Fox, Lifetime and the Oxygen Network. In addition to his teaching duties at Lynn, Bennardo is also a documentary filmmaker his most recent achievement was the feature-length "The Two Dollar Bill Documentary", which has received national press. Bennardo also does freelance video production and editing work for corporations and small businesses.

Education:

B.S., University of Miami
M.F.A., American Film Institute

Teaching Philosophy:

John Bennardo believes that every student is important and deserves the best he can offer. In addition to the classroom setting, Bennardo provides one-on-one, hands-on teaching of film and television equipment and procedure.

Teaching Specialties:

Film and TV procedure
Film and TV editing
Film and TV writing
Analyzing media works

Areas of Scholarship:

  • Video production
  • Video editing
  • Screenwriting
  • Writing for news
  • Video journalism
  • Marketing through video

Awards and Honors:

  • Member of Alpha Epsilon Rho
  • Documentary, "Turning Point: A Woman' Drive to Self-Discovery," Official Selection, Delray Beach Film Festival, 2006
  • Documentary, "Roots: The Hair-Raising Story of a Guy Named Sy," Official Selection, Palm Beach International Film Festival, 2007
  • Deaver Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Documentary, "The Two Dollar Bill Documentary", Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, 2015
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