Brian Walsh

Assistant Professor of Communications
Powell Building 202C
2850 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
bwalsh5@elon.edu (336) 278-5803

Brief Biography

I teach Web programming, mobile application design, and motion graphics.  My creative work is centered around documentary, primarily using motion graphics to elucidate complicated or boring concepts.  

Education

School of Film, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, CA.
Master of Fine Arts, Film/Video, 2001
Certificate in Program of Integrated Media, 2001

School of Communications, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
Bachelor of Arts, Media Production, 1997
University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 1995-1996

Employment History

Video Editor / After Effects Artist, Independent Film Channel ( 2008 - 2011)

Freelance Video Editor / After Effects Artist (2001 - present). Projects include feature-length documentaries, HD commercials for broadcast, presentation videos, company reels

Freelance Programmer ( 2004 - present)
Flash/AS3, HTML5/CSS3, jQuery/JavaScript, PHP/MySQL, WP/Drupal. 

Previously taught at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Old Westbury, NY

Courses Taught

Classes in the Interactive Media program:

  • COM 540: Interactive Writing & Design
  • COM 567A: Application Design

Classes taught in the School of Communications:

  • COM 350: Web Publishing
  • COM 374: Motion Graphics

Current Projects

I'm currently working on a documentary on the history and practive of embalming in American funerary tradition. 

Personal Information

I live in Chapel Hill, and have twin 2-year-old boys.