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Robert Corna

Robert Corna

Instructor of Media and Film Studies

Robert CornaOffice:

127 Berte Humanities Building

Contact Information:

Birmingham-Southern College
Campus Box 549028
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-7834
Office Fax: N/A


Brief Career Background:

For over twenty years, Robert Corna has worked in the film industries of New York, LA, Cleveland, and Rome, Italy. Some of the major productions that Robert worked on include: "The Avengers", "Captain America", "The Passion Of The Christ" and "The Fast and The Furious 8". He has also Produced and Directed several of his own feature documentaries on subjects like: The Tsunami in Thailand, Children living with HIV and AIDS, The 2009 Italian Earthquake, Landmines in Cambodia, as well as The 2015 World Cup of Soccer in Brazil.

Educational Background:

The University of Southern California -School of Cinematic Arts -MFA
The College of Wooster - BA

Areas of Academic Interest:

  • Italian Cinema
  • Documentary Production
  • Feature Production
  • Television Production
  • Broadcast Television
  • New Media

Research Interests:

  • Film Production Techniques
  • Film Editing
  • Screenwriting
  • International Cinema
  • Independent Cinema
  • Commercial Production
  • Television Production
  • Distribution

Courses Taught:

MFS 100 Introduction to Media Studies
MFS 220 Film Production 1
MFS 221 Film Production 2
MFS 222 Screenwriting
MFS 270 Special Topics in Media and Film Studies - Spielberg