Gary Hawkins, Lecturing Fellow of Documentary Studies and Arts of the Moving Image Certificate

Gary Hawkins

Fall Semester - The Documentary Experience: A Video Approach. Spring Semester - Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking

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Office Location:  1317 West Pettigrew St., Durham, NC 27705
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Teaching (Summer2 2019):

  • AMI 211.01, AMERICAN FILM COMEDY Synopsis
    Social Sciences 107, MTuTh 12:30 PM-02:35 PM
Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • DOCST 105S.01, DOC EXPER: A VIDEO APPR Synopsis
    Bridges 104, W 10:05 AM-12:35 PM
  • AMI 303S.01, WRITING THE SHORT FILM Synopsis
    Art 102, W 01:25 PM-04:40 PM

M.F.A.Vermont College2015
A.B.University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill1981

Production - Documentary
Gary Hawkins is a visiting lecturer at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. He has taught non-fiction filmmaking at the Center for the last six years, and directing for nine years at the NCSA School of Filmmaking. Gary is a Sundance Fellow, a contributing writer to the Oxford American Magazine and a winner of the Emmy Award. His recent productions include two narrative features, “Elroy Nights” and “Shotgun Stories”, and two ongoing documentaries, “The Rough South of Larry Brown” and “What Hollywood Did to the South.”