Paul Brenner, Director
Paul Brenner studied at The College of New Jersey, University of Southern California and received a BA in English/Creative Writing from Rutgers University. He received a MFA from Northwestern University and has taken doctoral coursework in Cinema Studies at New York University. Brenner has served in an administrative capacity in Audio Visual Services and Video Production since 1981. Brenner has written extensively about film and television in numerous books (Magill's Survey of Foreign language Cinema, The Motion Picture Guide, The Encyclopedia of Film, Cinemania, Close-Ups; The Movie Star Book, The American Animated Cartoon, Women and Cinema) and for movie review websites (Film Racket, AMC, Rotten Tomatoes, Filmcritic.com, Critics.Inc, MediaScreen, Critic's Choice, AOL, Baseline, The All Movie Guide). Brenner also worked as a scriptwriter and consultant for the films Dunston Checks In, Good King Harry, and the television shows Malcolm in the Middle and the forthcoming Trending Down. His films have won awards at The Art Institute of Chicago, the Sinking Creek Festival and The Trenton Co-Op Film Festival. His work on three recent films (co-written with director Paul Kelly) --Fermented, My Day and Last Words-- have won festival awards. Brenner has also taught video production, filmmaking, and film history at several colleges including John Jay College, Mercer County Community College and Ocean County College. Additionally, Brenner has assisted on a number of baseball related books -- They Played The Game, Cult Baseball Players, and Roger Maris: Baseball's Reluctant Hero. Brenner also received a BRAVO! Employee Recognition Award and was named Employee of the Year by John Jay College.
AMALA LANE, Broadcast Associate Level II, Video Producer
ANOAH LEVINE, Broadcast Associate Level I
The Video Production unit has employed Anoah Levine for over seven years -- first as a college assistant and then as a Broadcast Associate in 2012. He holds a BA in Criminal Justice from John Jay College and is currently working towards his MFA in Integrated Media Arts at Hunter College.
DAN GALLAGHER, Broadcast Associate Level 1
SUZETTE BURTON, Broadcast Associate Level 1
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Suzette studied at Pratt Institute and graduated with a BFA in Film/Video in 2006. Prior to working at John Jay College, Suzette has worked as an Assistant Editor and Assistant Producer for a variety of television shows, including The Maury Povich Show, Atlas Media, Black Entertainment Television, Mr. Youth (Biggest Loser: Million Pound Match-Up Tour, Neutrogena, and Microsoft), The Tyra Banks Show, Stick Figure Productions (Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane) and Celebrity Catwalk. Suzette is also a frequent collaborator with Pureland Pictures.