“Keith and Sanghoon bring an exceptional depth of vision and skill to the department and college,” said James Hamilton, a Jim Kennedy New Media Professor and head of the EMST department. “They’re not only outstanding teachers, they’re also talented filmmakers and creative artists.”
Lee is an assistant professor for the MFA Film, Television and Digital Media program and will be spending most of his teaching time at the program’s location at Trilith in Fayetteville, Georgia. When he is not teaching, Lee is a director, producer, writer and cinematographer for independent film projects and documentaries. Lee has completed several award-winning dramatic features as the cinematographer and producer, including “Second Moon,” “Chicago Heights” and “Hogtown.” His feature documentaries include “Breakfast at Ina’s” and “Today We Saw the Face of God.” In 2018, Lee wrote and directed his first feature film, “Banana Season,” which premiered at the Bentonville Film Festival. Currently, he is working as a producer and the cinematographer on a feature documentary project, “Art and Pep.”
Lee, a graduate of the MFA program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, was a professor of film production and studies for ten years at the MFA program at Governors State University, as well as teaching at DePaul University and Northwestern University. He is a native of South Korea.
Wilson is a lecturer of production and cinematography classes. He is a 2021 Sundance Institute Creative Producing Fellow as the producer for the feature-length documentary “I Didn’t See You There.” For his in-progress feature film, the “Untitled Frank Moore Project,” he was a 2019 North Points Fellow and a 2018 BAVC Mediamakers Fellow. Wilson’s short documentary film, “The Tree,” premiered at the 2017 DOC NYC Film Festival and screened at MoMA’s 2019 Doc Fortnight program. He received his MFA in Film Production from the University of Texas-Austin, where he was a University and Jesse Jones Fellow. He is a native of Atlanta.
EMST’s Matthew Evans workshops TV pilot through prestigious Stowe Story Labs
Matthew Evans, Assistant Professor of Entertainment and Media Studies, recently had the honor of collaborating with some of the finest writers in the country through the Sidewalk Narrative Lab from Stowe Story Labs. The lab is typically hosted in conjunction with the Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham, Alabama, though it was a virtual event this […] learn more
#ProfilesOfTenacity: Cate de Castro
What or who has had the biggest impact on your life during your time at UGA? From the start of my time at UGA, I was surprised at how many students would go out of their way to help me. In every organization I joined there was always someone who was willing and excited to […] learn more
Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of spotlights highlighting the work of some of our alumni in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Please watch for more profiles in the weeks to come. Orlando Pimentel is a senior solutions associate at Heart+Mind strategies. Previously, he worked at Porter Novelli and Hart Research Associates. On […] learn more
Department of Advertising and Public Relations to celebrate 7th annual AdPR Week
Grady College’s Department of Advertising and Public Relations will celebrate its seventh annual week-long celebration of National AdPR Week at University of Georgia, September 27 – October 1. The week will feature a lineup of presentations by alumni and professional development opportunities facilitated by industry leaders. AdPR is also featuring its second annual Calling All […] learn more
“The First Five” 50th Anniversary documentary produced by Grady Newsource premieres
Fifty years ago, in the fall of 1971, five football players joined the Georgia Bulldogs football team and became the first Black scholarship football players in school history. Richard Appleby, Chuck Kinnebrew, Horace King, Clarence Pope, Larry West and all they collectively represented are the subjects of a new documentary produced by Grady Newsource. “The […] learn more