Free Film-Making Classes At Rutgers-Newark Announced

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New York University (NYU) Professor Karl Bardosh, the internationally recognized “father of Cell Phone Cinema,” will teach a free, four-session class in cell phone film-making at Rutgers –Newark campus from noon – 2 p.m. on Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26, for students 16 – 22 years of age, in preparation for the “Cell Phone Cinema Contest: Imaging Women… Respect.”  With more than 30 years of professional experience in Europe, Hollywood and New York - in all genres Karl Bardoshof film and television - Prof. Karl Bardosh (left), of the world- renowned NYU Film School, has been an award-winning director, producer, writer, and editor of features, shorts, television series and documentaries. This is a rare opportunity for New Jersey students to learn the art of film-making from such an accomplished master.

Interested students should visit for more information on the contest and to register for the film-making class.  

About the Event:
The free film-making class is being offered in preparation for the “Cell Phone Cinema Contest: Imaging Women… Respect.”  Cell phones have become powerful tools for storytellers and Women in Media-Newark is looking to inspire youth use cell phones to create 3 – 5 minute movies that tell the passionate stories that highlight the indomitable spirit of  women. By the end of the class students will have developed an overview of their film, and will have shot at least 45 seconds of video with their cell phones.  Students accepted into the class must have a cell phone that shoots video images.

This offering is a collaboration between Women In Media – Newark, Rutgers University-Newark’s Office of University-Community Partnerships and Rutgers University’s Center for African Studies, New Brunswick campus, with sponsorship from the Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA), New Brunswick campus .

About WIM-N:
Women In Media – Newark is an organization that advocates for and educates the public about issues affecting the lives of women using film, video and new media as our platform. Merging culture and academia, we rally behind our sisters who courageously struggle to assume leadership roles in the film industry with their conscious effort to present a balanced image of women, dispelling the stereotypes, and changing public perception of their sisters worldwide. More information can be found on the web at:

Please contact WIM-N at 973-996-8342 or email for more information.