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Gregg Elder

Gregg Andrew Elder


Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ ” Expected Graduation 2014
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) ” Psychology

National University, San Diego, CA – 2010
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) ” Digital Cinema

Columbia College, Chicago, IL ” 2005
Master of Arts (MA) ” Arts and Media Management

Columbia College, Chicago, IL ” 1998
Bachelor of Arts (BA) ” Media Production


Grand Canyon University
Director of Digital Film Production Program
Continuing Online Instructor
July 2006 ” Present
Humanities Program Chair 06-07

Created curriculum and taught classes in Digital Film Production Program

Created and hosted three Digital Film Festivals and three 48hr Film Challenges

Collins College
Adjunct Professor
January 2013 ” Present

Taught classes in Motion Pictures and Screenwriting

Glendale Community College
Adjunct Professor
January 2011 ” May 2012

Taught classes in Motion Pictures and Screenwriting

DePaul University
School of Computer Science and Digital Media
Visiting Professor
January 2010-July 2010

Taught undergraduate and graduate classes in Digital Cinema Program

University of Advancing Technology
Adjunct Professor
May 2009 ” December 2012

Taught classes in Communications and Digital Video.

DePaul University
School of Computer Science, Telecommunications and Information Systems
Director of the Digital Cinema Center/Adjunct Faculty
November 2003 ” December 2004

Taught classes in Digital Cinema Program.
Created curriculum for producing classes.
In charge of student labs and productions.
Produced DePaul’s first summer film project.
Created Digi-Fest 2004, DePaul’s first Digital Cinema Student Film Festival.

Lincoln Intermediate Unit No.12
Special Education Teacher
August 2005 ” August 2006

Science and History Teacher for the Emotional Support (ES) department grades 9-12 at York County School of Technology. Case worker for 17 Emotionally Disturbed (ED) students.

Bowling Brook Preparatory School
July 2005 ” March 2006

Assisted students with academic preparation for their GED and college classes.
Head of video department and videographer for the sports department.


First Frame Consulting
August 2000 ” Present

Produced and Directed:
Conferences (UIC CEO Conference)
Meetings (Columbia College SEA)
Music videos (Hear the Rain)
Feature films (Rubbernecking, Iowa, Perfect Cut)
Commercial spec spots (w/Z Group Films).

Prepared budgets and proposals, hired crew, solicited clients.
All aspects of production performed, editing, sound and graphics.
Full list of projects available upon request

Spectrum Films
Video Editor
September 2001 ” January 2002

Video distribution trailer editor and graphics.

Little Wings Films
Executive Producer
August 1998 ” December 1998

Produced and Directed

Feature film (No Tomorrow)
Music videos (Adam and Eve)

McDougal Productions
Operations Manager/Producer
January 1998 ” August 1998

Assisted with producing and selling feature film (The Prodigy)


‘The Prodigy screened 35mm Feature Film Marcus Theaters 1999
‘The Prodigy screened 35mm Feature on Disney Studio Lot 1999
‘Thor’s Exit screened 35mm Feature Film at IFP Midwest Conference 1999
‘Thor’s Exit screened 35mm Feature Film at AFM Conference 2000
‘Ripple screened HD Short Film LA Digital Film Festival 2008
‘Classic screened Music Video GCU Digital Film Festival 2007
‘Still Water screened 16mm Short Film Tokyo Film Festival 1994
‘Smile screened 16mm Short Film Northwestern University 2000
‘Backwoods screened Digital Feature at Horror Fest 2001
‘Legacy screened HD Short Film Los Angeles 2008
‘Rubbernecking screened HD/35mm Feature Valley Film Fest 2001
‘Rubbernecking screened HD/35mm Feature NY Indie Film Video Fest 2001
‘Rubbernecking screened HD/35mm Feature Freedom Cinema Fest 2004
‘Arcadia screened HD Short Film at Chicago Theater 2005
‘Last Call entry and screen at Ann Arbor Film Festival 2006
‘B.O.D. screened at Chandler Cinemas 2010
‘Will2Walk Documentary screened at foundation event Michigan 2011
‘Cognac screened HD Short Film at Phoenix Digital Film Festival 2012


Excellence in Education Award ” 2012
Grand Canyon University
Deans Award for Outstanding Faculty Member ” 2006
Grand Canyon University


Speaker on Creating Media Production -2001
Columbia College SEA (Surging Entrepreneurs Association) Conference
Speaker on Funding, Distributing, and Creating Media Productions -2000
University of Illinois at Chicago CEO (Collegian Entrepreneur’s Organization)
Speaker on First Year Faculty ” 2006
Grand Canyon University Preparing Future Faculty Conference ” 2006
Speaker on Digital Media Production ” 2008
FBLA Regional Meeting in Phoenix, AZ
Mentor on Video Production Projects ” 2008
FBLA Session Phoenix, AZ
Presenter for Digital Media ” 2009
College of Liberal Arts Day Phoenix, AZ
Presenter for Digital Film ” 2011
Fine Arts and Production Day Phoenix, AZ


APA ” Arizona Production Association
IFP Midwest/Phoenix ” Independent Feature Project


Computer Programs Used and Taught
All Microsoft Office Products
Adobe Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects)
Sony Vega
Media 100
Final Cut Pro X, 7, and Express
Soundtrack Pro
Pro Tools
DVD Studio Pro
Avid Express, Media Composer, Film Composer
Proficient in PC and Mac
Worked with 16 and 35mm Film, Beta, DV, MiniDV, HD, DSLR, and Red Camera


Assistant Coach 2005 Bowling Brook Preparatory School Football Team
Assistant Coach 2006 York County School of Technology Baseball Team
Coached Basketball for Madison Community Recreation league 1996
Student Assistant to Basketball Coach at UW ” Madison 1996
Camp Coach Green Bay Southwest Youth Baseball Camp 1989
Camp Coach Green Bay Southwest Youth Tennis Camp 1990
CPR and First Aid Certified in 2010


Basic Spanish, understanding and reading