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Eric Hahn

  • Assistant Professor of Communication and Digital Media (Film Specialist)
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    Eric Hahn is a film and media practitioner and instructor having taught film and digital media history/theory/practice courses at Chapman University, Irvine Valley College, SUNY Purchase, and the University of California, Irvine before joining Carthage College in 2022.

    In addition to teaching, Eric works in film production and post-production primarily as a colorist and editor. He has worked on multiple award-winning films including Circle of Poison (Dir. Mascagni & Post, 2015), Night School (Dir. Andrew Cohn, 2016), The World Before Your Feet (Dir. Jeremy Workman, 2018), and the 2021 SXSW Documentary Feature winner Lilly Topples the World (Dir. Jeremy Workman).

    Eric has also completed trailers, featurettes, and shorts for A24, Entertainment One, ESPN, the National Film Board of Canada, and Sundance TV (among others).

    His personal projects have screened at multiple film festivals including The Dam Short Film Festival and the Seattle True Independent Film Festival.

    Eric holds an M.A. and B.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University and SUNY Purchase, respectively, and is completing his Ph.D. in Visual Studies at the University of California, Irvine. His current research analyzes the shifting state of digital cinema through the lenses of media archaeology and media policy and law. His research has appeared in The Journal of Popular Culture, Flow, The Routledge Handbook of Remix Studies, and In Media Res.

    • M.A., Cinema Studies, New York University
    • B.A., Cinema Studies, SUNY Purchase
    • CDM 2700 Film and New Media Production
    • CDM 3450W Mass Communication
    • CDM 3950 Advanced Film and New Media Production