Kanbar Institute of Film & Television
Carol l Dysinger*
On Sabbatical until September 2011
BiographyCarol Dysinger recently completed a feature length documentary "Camp Victory, Afghanistan". It premiered in competition at South By South West 2010, played at the Museum of Modern Art Doc Fortnight and the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. Funded by Sundance Doc Fund and Corporation for Public Broadcasting, it will be on Public Television in the late summer and fall.
Prior to directing docs, Prof. Dysinger edited many documentaries and features, including "DEADLINE" for Big Mouth Productions (Sundance, and NBC), RAIN for Lola Films, M.Scorsese Executive Producer (Sundance, Venice International) SANTITOS for Springall Pix, John Sayles Exec (Sundance, Guadalajara, San Sebastian) and PUNK (Warners) which was a finalist for a national Emmy.
As a screenwriter in Los Angeles she co-wrote several scripts for Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox and Sam Goldwyn Productions, and A CHRISTMAS STAR with Fred Gwyn and Ed Asner for Disney. She wrote several independent features BURNTOWN for HBO Independent, and FAT GIRLS FROM HELL for Sheila Mclaughlin. Her short films screened widely and won many awards, including the Student Academy Award for Best Dramatic, the Hugo Award, and various >others national and international. She is the recipient of the David Payne Carter award for excellence in teaching.