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Gregory Zinman

Associate Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
  • Digital Integrative Liberal Arts Center
Email Address:
Office Location:
Skiles 324
Office Hours:
T/Th 1:30-2:30pm


Personal Pronouns:

Gregory Zinman is an assistant professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his Ph.D. from the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University. Before coming to Georgia Tech, he was a ACLS New Faculty Fellow at Columbia University and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. His research interests include experimental film and media, artists’ film and video, digital aesthetics, the moving image online, and early computer films. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, American Art, October, The Art BulletinFilm History, INCITE!MIRAJ, and Millennium Film Journal. He is currently finishing his first book, Handmade: The Moving Image Without Photography, and is editing, with John Hanhardt, Nam June Paik: Selected Writings, forthcoming from the MIT Press. He has served as a curatorial consultant to the Yale University Art Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum and has programmed film and media art at the Film-makers’ Co-op, the Museum of the Moving Image, Asia Society New York, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival, as well as a number of venues in Atlanta.

  • Ph.D., Cinema Studies, New York University
  • M.A., Cinema Studies, New York University
  • B.A., American Studies, Yale University
Awards and
  • NEH Summer Stipend Award
  • ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Film Program, School of the Arts, Columbia University
  • Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
  • Jay Leyda Prize for Academic Excellence, New York University
  • Best Electronic Reference Site, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, 2015
Areas of
  • Computer Film
  • Curating
  • Digital Culture
  • Experimental Film And Media
  • Handmade Film
  • Media Art
  • Painted Film
  • The Moving Image Online
  • Video Art


Research Fields:
  • Digital Media
  • Media Studies


  • GMC-6001: Global Media & Cultures
  • LCC-3256: Major Filmmakers
  • LCC-3259: Experimental Film
  • LCC-3853: Special Topics in Film
  • LMC-2500: Intro to Film
  • LMC-3252: Film and Television
  • LMC-3255: Cinema & Digital Culture
  • LMC-3259: Experimental Film
  • LMC-3259R: LMC 3259 Recitation
  • LMC-3352: Film Technology
  • LMC-3843: Spec Topic-Communication
  • LMC-4102: Senior Thesis
  • LMC-6316: Historical Approahces Di
  • LMC-6650: Project Studio

Selected Publications


Recent Publications