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Faculty Directory » Kevin McCarthy

Communications Media

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Wednesday 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Thursdays 3:30 PM to 5 PM
(Or email to schedule an appointment)

Meet with Professor McCarthy by going to the Google Meet link below during his office hours.

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon Hall 347
Phone: 978.665.3264

Courses Taught:

Video Production Fundamentals (COMM 2100)
Short Film Story Development (COMM 3017)
DVD Authoring (COMM 3350)
Introduction to Film and Video (COMM 3505)
Audio Production for Film and Video (COMM 3510)
Intermediate Digital Cinema (COMM 3520)
Intermediate Documentary (COMM 3521)
Sound Design (COMM 3560)
Intermediate Film Production (COMM 3710)
Writing for Film and Video (COMM 3765)


M.F.A., Boston University
B.A., Tufts University

Research Interests:

Non-fiction filmmaking practice and process
Home movies, found footage & recycled cinema
Documentary history and trends
Sound design for narrative and documentary

Current Projects:

"Stumped" (documentary feature)
"Official Teaser #2 Reaction!!!" (experimental short film)
"Scenes from a Protest" (documentary short)
"I-nterrupted" (short video essay, in progress)

Representative Publications:

Film and Video Projects

"Spin Cycle" (video installation)
"66/Ch. 20-23" (experimental short film)
"Demolition Derby" (experimental documentary)
"Pride's Corner" (documentary short)
"The Bowlers" (documentary short)

Professional Affiliations:

UFVA - University Film and Video Association
SMPTE - Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers