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Name Michelle Gnutzman
School School of Media and Design

Bachelor of Design (Honours) 

Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations

Master of Fine Arts (Film and Video Production) 

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Video Production)
Title Chair, School of Media and Design
Program/School Portfolio

Advertising and Marketing Communications  


Bachelor of Design (Honours) 

Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours) 

Broadcast Radio 

Broadcasting – Television and Independent Production 

Contemporary Media Arts (Laurier Brantford) 

Design Foundations 

Graphic Design 

Interactive Media Management – Interaction Design 

Interactive Media Management – User Experience (Laurier Brantford) 

Integrated Marketing Communications 

Interior Decorating 


Media Foundations 

Public Relations 

Visual Merchandising Arts
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Film and video production  
  • Documentary and socio-anthropological filmmaking 
  • Postsecondary program development
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities

20 years in post-secondary education at college, polytechnic, and university institutions in Canada, the USA, and Singapore (faculty and chair roles) 

30 years in film and video production (editor, post-production management, camera)
Additional Information I was previously the Deputy Director and Senior Lecturer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Film and Media Studies. As Deputy Director, I led the programs in film, sound, video, computer graphics, and animation. While there, I taught Advanced Film Production, Editing, Video Production, Technology of Film, Storytelling Techniques and supervised senior thesis projects.

Prior to this role, I was lecturer and production coordinator for San Francisco State University’s College of Creative Arts, Cinema Department where I taught Sound Stage Workshop on the Francis Ford Coppola-designed stage, Advanced Film Production, and Cinema Production Technical Crew.

 Michelle Gnutzman
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