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filmmaker

Dan Weissman, American Filmmaker. Member Society Motion Picture and television Engineers, Association of Indiana Video and Filmmakers. M C.

Background

Weissman, Dan was born on January 25, 1955 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of George and Mildred (Stregack) Weissman.

Education

Student, Alliance Francaise, New York City, 1976; Bachelor in Semiotics, Brown U., 1979; postgraduate, Michael Howard Studios, New York City, 1987; postgraduate, Columbia University, since 1987.

Career

Independent filmmaker, since 1972. Member, board directors The Collective for Living Cinema, New York City.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Director, co-producer (film) The Precious Legacy, 1984 (2 Emmy awards 1986, Silver Hugo award 1985, Cine Golden Eagle 1984). Director, producer (film) Terezin Diary, 1988. Director, co-producer, cameraman: (collected works of Spalding Gray) Swimming to Cambodia (video), Interviewing the Audience, A Personal History of the American Theater, Nobody Wanted toSit Behind a Desk, Booze, Cars and College Girls, Travels Through New England, In Search of the Monkey Girl, 47 Beds, India and After (America), others.

Membership

Member Society Motion Picture and television Engineers, Association of Indiana Video and Filmmakers. M C.

Connections

father:
George Weissman

mother:
Mildred (Stregack) Weissman