(M.A., Cinema Studies, 2008)
Myles David Jewell is a freelance filmmaker and educator. He currently splits time between Brooklyn, NY and Burlington, VT. While in Vermont, he works for The Vermont Folklife Center (http://www.vermontfolklifecenter.org/) as a contractor for fieldwork and as a Digital Media Instructor and Education Outreach Coordinator for the Discovering Community education program (http://www.discoveringcommunity.org/). Discovering Community’s goal is to use ethnography and media making to design place-based learning experiences. As a filmmaker (www.mylesdavidjewell.com), Myles works in both documentary production (www.strangleholdthemovie.com, and www.tylerjewell.com), fashion (www.opticfilms.nyc), and narrative (www.loserscrown.com). He has begun working in the medium of Stop-Motion as well (www.ohveggies.net) and continues to wear many hats, including running his own small production company, Pennington Productions (update coming soon- www.penningtonproductions.com). Myles completed his MA in Cinema Studies in the Spring of 2008 and his Culture and Media documentary: My Mom’s Name is Jean (2008, 27 min – https://vimeo.com/28737935).