Deron Albright, M.F.A.

Associate Professor
Disciplines Taught: Communication Studies, Film, Music, Theatre and Film
Phone: (610) 660-1488
Email: dalbrigh@sju.edu
Website: www.destinyoflesseranimals.com

Education

  • B.A., Oberlin College (Philosophy)
  • M.F.A., Temple University (Film and Media Arts)

Professional Experience

Deron Albright has been writing scripts and making films since 1994, with work spanning documentary, agit-prop, installation, poetic animation, and short and long form narrative. His short film, “The Legend of Black Tom” (2005), played at over 25 festivals worldwide and garnered 13 awards of excellence. His debut feature, The Destiny of Lesser Animals (Sibo ne kra, Dabo ne kra) (2011) premiered as part of the Museum of Modern Art and Film Society of Lincoln Center’s New Directors/New Films program, and is currently on the international festival circuit. Albright was a senior Fulbright scholar to Ghana in 2008-09, where he taught directing at the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI).

At Saint Joseph's, he teaches courses in digital filmmaking, screenwriting, and film studies - with a particular interest in narrative politics and global cinemas.

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Independent Film Production, African Cinema, Narrative Film Aesthetics, Politics and Ideology

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