Brian Truglio

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Brian Truglio is a photographer and filmmaker who holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Bucknell University and a master of fine arts degree in photography, film and video from the Visual Studies Workshop. He joined Log In Productions in June of 1998 as a full time project and proposal developer, researcher and assistant to both Slawomir Grunberg and Jason Longo. He worked as a production assistant on FRONTLINE: My Retirement Dreams and School Prayer: A Community at War. At the Visual Studies Workshop Brian taught introductory and advanced classes in video. He also managed the Community Access Video Program at the Workshop and worked as an editor on Access member's projects. In August 1998, he taught a workshop on camera movement at Rochester Community Television. As a photographer he was chosen to be one of 20 Graduate Fellows to attend the 1998 NYU Graduate Seminar in Photography. As a filmmaker Brian received a grant from the Research Foundation for production of his independent film Afloat. Resume Education 1. Watchung Hills Regional High School. Warren, NJ. September 1986 - May 1990. 2. Bucknell University. Lewisburg, PA. September 1990 - May 1994. Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Minors in Physics and Creative Writing. (3.6 GPA). 3. Visual Studies Workshop. SUNY Brockport. Rochester, NY. September 1995 - May 1998. MFA in photography, film, video and artists books. (3.95 GPA). Relevant Work Experience 1. Log In Productions. Full Time Associate Producer and General Assistant. Responsible for researching and developing proposals for projects and providing general assistance. June 1998 - present. 2. Camera Movement Workshop. Teacher. Held for Producers at Rochester Community Television. Workshop included basic techniques and uses of pans, tilts, tracking, craning and hand-held camera movement. August 4, 1998. 3. My Retirement Dreams. Production Assistant. A documentary journey into the minds and souls of retired persons in America. PBS Frontline. 60 minutes. Aired February 3, 1998. 4. Visual Studies Workshop. Media Center Access Manager. Responsible for organizing and coordinating community access to equipment and editing facilities in film and video. Also responsible for general maintenance and repair of cameras and editing equipment. September 1996 - May 1997. 5. Matthew Carter and Digital Typographic Design. Editor. A documentary about Matthew Carter, a pioneer typographer in digital design. 30 minutes. 1997. 6. Riga Township Parks and Recreation. Editor. Promotional video about the towns Recreation Program. 30 minutes. 1996. 7. Introduction to Video and Video II. Teacher. Classes offered at the Visual Studies Workshop. Introduction to Video, September - December 1996. Taught use of Hi-8 video camera and basic editing equipment. Video II, January - May 1997. Focused on the conception, taping and editing of individual video projects. 8. Art Department, Bucknell University. Photography Teaching Assistant. September 1994 - May 1995. Exhibitions, Publications and Films 1. Spring Break. A selection of work by Film and Video Faculty and Students from the Visual Studies Workshop. Within/Without Around/About, (10 min) video. April 17 - June 6, 1998. 2. Time Machine. MFA final show. Twelve hand made video projectors and sound. Pyramid Art Gallery, Rochester, NY. April 17 - 26, 1998. 3. Home? A group exhibition organized around the theme of the home. Cloak Room, an installation. A 4' x 5' closet space, 8' high. Three projected images and sound. March 24 - April 26, 1997. Collaboration with Artist Ann Curran. Pyramid Art Gallery, Rochester, NY. 4. Wrote, directed, shot, edited and produced a short independent film. Included four actors and a small crew. Shot on locations in Rochester and Ithaca, New York. Received $500 grant from The Research Foundation. Title: Afloat (13 min). Summer 1996. 5. Bucknell Sesquicentennial Alumni Show. A group exhibition. A Note From Underground, a sequence of four gelatin silver prints (14xl6).September October, 1996. Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA. 6. Five photographs from a sequence titled Five Marilyns chosen for cover and interior of WestBranch poetry journal, Winter issue, 1995. 7. After Acceptance. A exhibition of three artists. Three photographic installations and one video installation. May - June, 1995. Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA. 8. The 1994 Student Invitational: Works on Paper. A group exhibition. The Tractor, a twelve page accordion style book of twelve gelatin silver prints (8xlO). November 10 - December 11, 1994. Gettysburg University, Gettysburg, PA. Honors and Awards 1. Fellow, American Photography Institute - National Graduate Seminar. One of twenty fellows chosen from photography graduate programs across the United States to attend the seminar. New York University. May 31 - June 13, 1998. 2. Luce Scholar Finalist. Nine month paid internships in Asia for recent college graduates. National competition sponsored by the Henry Luce Foundation and the Asia Foundation. May 1997. 3. Received Summer Research Grant for production of an independent 16mm film, Afloat. $500. Sponsored by The Research Foundation at SUNY Brockport. Summer 1996. 4. Graduated Bucknell University Cum Laude. May 1994. 5. Member Phi Beta Kappa. 1994. 6. Breadloaf Writer's Conference. Acceptance based on poetry portfolio. Middlebury College, Vermont. August 1993. 7. Awarded Knight Fellowship for independent research on comparison of Navajo Philosophy and Ordinary Language Philosophers. $2,000. Sponsored by the Knight Foundation. May - August 1993.