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BIO & CONTACT
Larry Kirkman is professor emeritus, Film and Media Arts, and dean emeritus, School of Communication, American University. He is director of the Science Communication Lab in the Center for Environmental Filmmaking.
His work in media for public knowledge and action includes television documentaries, social advertising campaigns, online journalism projects, and strategic communications and issue advocacy for nonprofit organizations.
He was executive director of the Benton Foundation from 1989 to 2001 and AFL-CIO Labor Institute of Public Affairs from 1982 to 1989. He was the first director for TV and Video at the American Film Institute, where he produced the National Video Festival in 1981.
- “Creative Courage in Nonfiction Storytelling” from Getting Real 2018 January 3, 2019
- Report from Getting Real ’18 on Advocacy for Documentary and the Role of Documentary in the Public Sphere November 6, 2018
- Kids Campaigns at the Benton Foundation – draft, send suggestions and corrections to email@example.com May 12, 2018