charles merzbacher

Charles Merzbacher

Director, Film Production Programs

About Charles Merzbacher

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.


  • BA (honors), Williams College
  • MFA, University of Southern California