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Ben Balcom

Associate Lecturer, Film, Video, Animation and New Genres

Education

MFA, Film, UW-Milwaukee

Biography

Ben Balcom received his MFA in Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and his bachelor’s degree in Film-Video Production from Hampshire College. His films have been exhibited at the European Media Festival, Media City Film Festival, Anti-Matter Media Arts, Alchemy Film, Ann Arbor Film Festival and Slamdance. His work received the Black Bear Award for Best Use of Sound at the 2016 Athens International Film & Video Festival, and the Niagara Award for Best Cinematography at the 2015 Ann Arbor Film Festival.  He is also a co-founder and programmer of Microlights Cinema. Since 2013, Microlights has hosted nearly 50 film and video artists from around the world.

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Recent Work