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us: Gianvito, John

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  • Fuller Name

    • John Henry
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1956
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Motion pictures--Study and teaching
          (lcsh) Motion pictures--Production and direction
            (lcsh) Motion pictures--Editing
              (lcsh) Motion picture authorship
                (lcsh) Cinematography
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) College teachers
                    (lcsh) Motion picture producers and directors
                      (lcsh) Motion picture editors
                        (lcsh) Screenwriters
                          (lcsh) Cinematographers
                            (lcsh) Authors
                        • Use For

                        • Additonal Related Forms

                          • us: Traveling Light Productions (Boston, Mass.)
                        • Earlier Established Forms

                            Gianvito, John Henry
                        • Sources

                          • found: Andrei Tarkovsky, 2006: ECIP t.p. (John Gianvito)
                          • found: Wake (Subic), 2015: credits (direction/photography/sound, John Gianvito ; written by John Gianvito ; editing: John Gianvito ; a Traveling Light production)
                          • found: Emerson College website, February 15, 2017: Academics > Faculty Guide (John Gianvito; Professor, Department of Visual & Media Arts; B.F.A. California Institute of the Arts; M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Gianvito is a filmmaker, curator, and critic. John Gianvito has had retrospectives of his work at the VIENNALE Film Festival in Austria, I Mille Occhi Festival in Trieste, Italy and the Cinema du Reel Festival in Paris, France. He is the editor of the book Andrei Tarkovsky: Interviews (University Press of Mississippi). Gianvito's most recent work is the documentary Wake (Subic) which premiered in late 2015 at the VIENNALE Film Festival and was cited as one of the top ten films of 2015 in Artforum, Sight & Sound, and Senses of Cinema. He has taught film production and film history at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Rhode Island School of Design, and Boston University, and was film curator for five years at the Harvard Film Archive. In 2001, he was made a Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture)
                          • found: Yamagata International Film Festival website, February 15, 2017: catalog 2011 > Vapor trail (Clark) (Director, photography, sound, producer: John Gianvito; production Company: Traveling Light Productions. Born in Staten Island, New York, in 1956, John Gianvito is a director, teacher, and curator based in Boston, Massachusetts. His films include the dramatic features The Flower of Pain (1983) and The Mad Songs of Fernanda Hussein (2001) and the documentary Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind (2007) Gianvito is the editor of the book Andrei Tarkovsky: Interviews (University Press of Mississippi). He served for five years in the 1990s as the film programmer of the Harvard Film Archive)
                          • found: His Data from CINE for his Persuasion, or the spoken heart [MP] 1978 (John Henry Gianvito; address, Belmont, Mass.; age, 23)
                          • found: OCLC, February 16, 2017 (access points: Gianvito, John; Gianvito, John Henry; usage: John Gianvito; John Henry Gianvito)
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                          • 2006-01-20: new
                          • 2017-03-14: revised
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