Jonathan A. Dorn
- Assistant Professor
- : (401) 825-1159
- : Knight
- : 3566
- : [email protected]
- Tues 12-2pm (Warwick campus)
- Thurs 12-2pm (remote)
- By appointment in Warwick or via Zoom
Jon Dorn is a filmmaker, educator and cartoonist whose work focuses on conventional
storytelling forms like narrative fiction film, documentary, music video and comics.
Through allegory, satire and visual representations of the imagination, his fictional
work explores the inner lives of well-developed characters.
He is Assistant Professor of Communication and Film/Media at Community College of Rhode Island, and has also taught media production at Emerson College and Bridgewater State University. Jon is a freelance cinematographer and editor; he produces/directs commercial and independent film work with his production company Four String Films and holds an MFA in media art from Emerson College.
His work can be viewed at fourstringfilms.com.
MFA Media Art, Emerson College
BA, Psychology, minor Studio Art, Skidmore College
- COMM-1000 Foundations of Video and Audio Production*
- COMM-1050 Mass Media Foundations
- COMM-1005 Careers in Comm & Film*
- ENGL-2310 Intro to Screenwriting*
- COMM-2310 Sound Design & Production
- COMM-2350 Motion Graphics for Communication*
- COMM-2300 Video & Media Editing
- COMM-2100 Studio Production
- FILM-2204 History of Film I*
- FILM-2205 History of Film II*
- COMM-2490 Field Experience*
- COMM-2500 Capstone Portfolio*
*Teaching Spring 2022
Areas of Expertise
Film and media production, cinematography, directing, editing, screenwriting, animation, motion graphics; visual art; mass media history and theory.