The first Cavanaugh lecture for this spring features Patrick C. Clinton who will speak about the death of cinema and about how new video technologies promote successful low budget independent filmmaking.
Clinton will be speaking this January 24 at 6 pm in the Alexandria Museum of Art. Clinton, a graduate of Grant High School and a former LSU Alexandria student, earned his PhD from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and his MFA in Film and Media Arts from Southern Methodist University.
He has directed, edited, and produced 5 short films (The Inherited, Last Getaway, In Memoriam, Noxima Jones for President and The Adventures of Noxima Jones). The Last Getaway earned the Second Runner Up award in the feature film category at the Full Moon Horror and Convention Festival, and The Inherited earned Best Feature Horror Film at the Great Lakes International Film Festival. He now teaches at the Art Institute of Dallas. The lecture is free and open to the public.