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Jeff Stern

Senior Lecturer, English and Media Studies
Board member, 3S Art Space
MFA, Boston University, 2003
BA, Bucknell University, 1995
Office: Lindsay Hall 10A | 781.891._2967 | jstern@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Jeff Stern is a Lecturer and the Production Manager of the Media & Culture Labs and Studio. He is a filmmaker whose work has screened at numerous national festivals, including the Ashland Independent Film Festival, Independent Film Festival Boston and the Nantucket Film Festival. Jeff initiated the first annual Digital Fast at Bentley. He lives in Portsmouth, NH with his wife and 2 sons.

Teaching Interests

Film & Video Production, Producing, Directing

Consulting/Practice Interests

Film & Video Production, Directing for Film, Film Acting

Professional Links

http://themorningofeverything.com

Awards and Honors

2016, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution, Bentley University TSAC
2016, Faculty Affairs Grant, Faculty Affair Committee
2015, Audience Award for Best Short Film, Monadnock International Film Festival
2013, Faculty Affairs Grant, Faculty Affair Committee
2012, Faculty Affairs Grant
2011, Faculty Affairs Grant
2005, LEF Foundation Moving Image Fund

Conference Presentations

Stern, J. A. (2016). "The Giant Owl Man Was My Son's Idea." Presented at the Pecha Kucha's Pechu Kucha, 3S Art Space, Portsmouth, NH.

Stern, J. A. (2016). "Going on a Digital Fast." Presented at the Creative Mornings's Creative Mornings PKX, Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME.

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

My Light Side And My Dark Side Meet In A Bar To Discuss The New Star Wars Movie (2016) - 8 minutes, Writer/Director/Actor Jeff Stern. 2016 Official Selections: Independent Film Festival Boston, South Dakota Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival
The Morning of Everything (2014) - 12 minutes, Writer/Director Jeff Stern. 2014 Official Selections: Ashland Independent Film Festival, Independent Film Festival Boston, Nantucket Film Festival, BolderLife Festival, Flyway Film Festival, Big Eddy Film Festival, Olympia Film Festival, Monadnock International Film Festival (2015), Collinsville Film Festival (2015), New Hampshire Film Festival (2015)
Cakewalk (2012) - 7 minutes, Writer/Director Jeff Stern. Completed as part of the Boston 48 Hour Film Project. Selected as one of "Best of Boston."
Get the Balance Right (2010) - 7 minutes, Director/Editor Jeff Stern. Completed as part of the 48 Hour Film Project. Selected as one of the “Best of Boston”
Grub: The Movie (2010) - 12 minutes, Director/DP/Editor Jeff Stern.
My Heart (2009) - 4 minutes, Producer/Director/Editor Jeff Stern. Official selection: 2010 Boston Cinema Census.
Big Movie Trailer (2007) - 4 minutes, Writer/Director/Editor Jeff Stern. Official Selection: 2007 Woods Hole Film Festival, 2007 Boston Underground Film Festival, 2007 Boston Cinema Census
Stand Up Mandy (2007) - 7 minutes, Director/Songwriter Jeff Stern. Completed as part of the 48 Hour Film Project. Selected as one of the “Best of Boston” and “Best of All Time”

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for EMS PR Committee, 2013 - Present
Committee Member for Media and Culture Committee, 2006 - Present

University Service
Mentor (Faculty) for Bentley Student Television, 2007 - Present
Co-prodcuer, Judge for Bentley University Film Festival, 2007
Program Organizer for Bentley University Film Festival, 2006 - Present
Program Organizer for Bentley Digital Fast, 2014 - 2014

Professional Service
Judge for Glovebox Film Festival, 2011 - 2011

Public Service
Board Member for 3S Artspace, 2016 - Present
Guest Speaker for Portsmouth Short Film Night, 2016 - 2016
Program Coordinator for Boston Open Screen, 2003 - 2014