• Title Director, Film Production Programs
  • Additional Titles Associate Professor, Film
  • Office 404A
  • Education BA (honors), Williams College
    MFA, University of Southern California

Professor Merzbacher has taught film producing, directing, screenwriting and basic cinematography at the Film & Television Workshops in Rockport, Maine, and has served as Executive Vice President of Altar Rock Films, Inc. He is a highly successful filmmaker whose films have been honored at the Chicago International Film Festival, Sundance, the USA Film Festival, the Columbus International Film Festival and the National Educational Film & Video Festival. His first feature film, Jane Street, premiered at the British Film Institute in March 1997.

Departments/Site Areas
Film & Television
Degree Programs
MFA in Cinema & Media Production