Assistant Professor, Apple Certified Instructor
521 (Office Hours: Monday 1-2 and Wednesday 2-3 and by appointment)
|Address:||School of Media and Public Affairs
805 21st Street NW
Washington, DC, 20052
Areas of Expertise
Creative media technologies, Final Cut Pro, Documentary, Information Architecture, Effective media use in the not-for-profit sector
Jason Osder is a media educator, producer, and instructional author with a background in documentary, social sciences, and education theory. He joined the faculty of the School of Media and Public Affairs in January 2007 to teach Introduction to Digital Media, a required course for journalism and political communications majors.
In 2013, Jason completed his first feature documentary LET THE FIRE BURN about the 1985 MOVE fire in Philadelphia that claimed the lives of eleven people. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival where it won the best editing prize and received a jury special mention for best new documentary director.
Jason is the creator of numerous online courses for the Lynda.com Online Training Library including YouTube Essential Training and Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro CS6. In 2005, he founded Amigo Media with collaborator Robbie Carman to meet a growing demand for professional training, consulting, and execution in the rapidly changing field of creative media technologies. In 2007, the two co-authored Final Cut Pro Workflows: The Independent Studio Handbook. The Magazine of the American Cinematographer called it "the most thorough book on Final Cut Pro to date."
Read his full C.V. here.
MAMC., Documentary, University of Florida, 2001
B.A., Praxis Philosophy, New College of Florida, 1995
Five instructional videos at Lynda.com including Vimeo Essential Training, YouTube Essential Training, Omnigraffle5: Creating Sitemaps and Wireframes, Final Cut Studio:Roundtripping, and Omnigraffle Professional 5 Essential Training
SMPA 2112, Introduction to Digital Media
SMPA 3232, Online Journalism Workshop
SMPA 3247, Documentary Production