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Philip Alvy

Emerson College, USA

Philip Alvy is an award-winning filmmaker with nine short films screening at over forty film festivals around the world. In 2015, Philip received his B.A. in cinema art from Columbia College Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. After his undergraduate experience, he lived in Los Angeles where he worked for The Producers Guild of America, CBS, and 51 Minds Entertainment. After switching his focus to youth film education, Philip has gone on to teach with Upward Bound and various media education programs around the country. In 2017 he had the opportunity to live in Kenya and work with a local nonprofit focused on providing opportunities for vulnerable youth to tell their stories through media arts. Although he is a Southern California native, he is currently living in Boston, Massachusetts pursuing his M.F.A. in visual media arts with a focus in education at Emerson College. He is expected to graduate in spring 2020.

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