Scott J Bankert

Supervisor of Instructional Design and Technology / Adjunct Faculty

Scott Bankert

Office: 721 Broadway Rm. 1038
Office Hours: by appointment

-Urban Arts Workshop: New York
-Urban Arts Workshop: Paris
-Documenting Culture: Paris
-Experimental Workshop
-High School Screenwriters Workshop
-Fundamentals of Filmmaking
-Digital Theory
-Digital Cinematography

-TSOA Kanbar Institute of Film & Television: Undergrad and Grad
-Tisch Special Programs: New York, Paris, Havana
-Tisch Open Arts/Collaborative Arts

-B.F.A. Film & Television (New York University, Tisch School of the Arts)
-M.A. Experimental Humanities & Social Engagement (New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Science)
-Liberal Arts (Dickinson College)

With an active career in writing, filmmaking, photography and teaching, Scott typifies the passionate, ever-curious, artist and scholar. Always on the move, Scott’s creative projects, research and teaching assignments have taken him across the United States and around the world. Scott’s clients have included Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Verizon, NASCAR, Deutsche Bank, L’Oréal, BDO, Jeffries, and Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. Scott’s award-winning films and multimedia works have screened at festivals and on television including: South by Southwest, MoMA, Montreal International Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Baltimore Museum of Art and PBS.

Scott currently conducts courses, workshops and technical seminars in Filmmaking, Screenwriting and Urban Arts in New York, Paris and Havana.  Scott’s primary research focuses on emerging technologies and their impact on the film and television industry, including advances in digital imaging, LED lighting, Post workflows, and new platforms reshaping visual storytelling from inception to delivery, including Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Machine Learning, AI and the pivot away from the big screen toward more immersive and interactive media. Scott’s other scholarly interests include human geography, visual ethnography, sociolinguistics and social analysis with an emphasis on the interplay between technology, art, society and culture in the global everyday.

When not in the classroom, studio or on set, Scott is sure to be found traveling in search of new experiences, connections and ways of understanding this beautiful and complex world.