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Faculty Profile

Harrison C Witt

Theatre & Film
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CINEMA PRODUCTION
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150M ISOM HALL, RM 110
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5816
Joined UM: August 18, 2016

Brief Bio

Harrison Witt is an Assistant Professor of Film Production in the Department of Theatre & Film. Harrison received his MFA in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin in 1997. Before embarking on his teaching career, Harrison spent 20 years based in Austin, TX working as a free-lance cinematographer and gaffer for films, television, documentary, and commercial productions. In 2014, Harrison took the position of Assistant Professor of Digital Film Production at Missouri State University. In 2016, he joined the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Mississippi, where he began working on the curriculum and equipment inventory for a new BFA degree in Film Production. Since that time, the department has changed its name to the Department of Theatre and Film and welcomes its first class of filmmakers in the Fall 2018 semester. Harrison teaches courses in cinematography, lighting, and filmmaking, in addition to continuing his work as a professional cinematographer and gaffer.

Degrees

MFA
Radio & TV
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN/AUSTIN, TEXAS (1997)