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Afghanistan: From the Scene to the Screen


Glenn Osten Anderson (College '02)

Glenn Osten Anderson
(College '02) is an award-winning video journalist-producer with a decade of
experience in web media and TV. His work has taken him from major college
football fields to the White House and from Afghanistan
to Haiti.
His work has been featured in The Guardian (UK), CBS College Sports, Runner's
World, HBO Real Sports,, DefenseTech, Financial Times - Money
Media, film festivals and two permanent museum installation documentaries. He
is currently in post production on 'To Remember' a short-form documentary on a
community of US Army war widows that turn to running marathons to deal with
their grief.While at Penn, Glenn
majored in Spanish and minored in Latin American studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. He went on to earn an
MSt. research degree at Oxford University and an MFA in Film from NYU's Tisch School
of the Arts. He has been nominated twice for the Webby Film and Video awards --
the highest honor in streaming content-- winning in 2010 for a documentary created
for Runner's World.Glenn will be presenting
for the first time, 'Getting 'em home', a short-form documentary assembled from
his video news reports shot, edited and filed from Afghanistan in August of
2011. This visually intense observational documentary will offer a rare glimpse
at how wounded soldiers are transported from the field to hospitals in theater
and on to US military medical facilities in Europe
with a sharp focus on the medical flight crews that make these missions
possible. Glenn will speak on the production process, the challenges of
producing in a war zone and the future of visual communications.


Event Date: 


Event Time: 

6:00 pm


Cherpack Lounge Williams 543