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Visiting Professor of Film, Brown University

Emmy-winning filmmaker and television producer Ted Bogosian has been directing, producing and writing long-form documentaries since 1978 (including NOVAs and many Specials) and collaborated with the Levinson/Fontana Company on network episodic drama (including OZ) and independent films (including 50/50) beginning in 1997. Bogosian and his programs have won top prizes everywhere from NATAS (Emmy) and The National Press Club to the Chicago Film Festival and Writer’s Guild of America, East.

Bogosian is a longtime member of the Director’s Guild of America and was elected in 2009 and 2011 to serve two-year terms on the DGA‘s National Board of Directors as Board Alternate. He was recently re-elected to a fourth two-year term on the DGA’s Eastern Director’s Council; often hosts the DGA East Coast Student Film Awards; serves on the DGA PAC‘s President’s Council, co-chaired by Michael Apted, Carl Weathers, Taylor Hackford and Jerry Zucker; and is a 30-year member of the Writer’s Guild of America, East.

In academia, Bogosian has taught the Visiting Filmmaker’s Master Course at Duke University for seven semesters, and serves on the board of Duke/Durham’s FullFrame documentary film festival. In 2012, Bogosian was appointed as Visting Scholar in International Studies at Brown University’s Watson Institute. Throughout 2014, Bogosian served as the Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Brown’s Cogut Center for the Humanities, through which he teaches production courses in 3-D and 4K. His title inside Brown‘s Modern Culture and Media department is Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice.

In 2013 he was invited to attend the prestigious Skoll World Forum in Oxford, England as a Delegate to help social entrepreneurs improve their project communications and outreach through media production.


  • 2011–present
    Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Brown University
  • 2014–present
    Instructor in Arts of the Moving Image, Duke University
  • 2014–2014
    Visiting Assitant Professor of the Practice, Brown University
  • 2007–2010
    Visiting Filmmaker, Duke University