Jeffrey J. Bemiss
Visiting Associate Professor of the Practice in Film Studies
Phone: (860) 297-2213 Office Location: Hansen Hall HN 100B
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Trinity College faculty member since 2013
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M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts
B.A., Univ. of Southern California

Jeff Bemiss is an Oscar-shortlisted, Peabody-winning writer/director who has worked in shorts, features and documentaries. His work has aired on PBS and network television.

His latest film, MISSING IN BROOKS COUNTY, a feature documentary about the missing migrant crisis in South Texas, premiered on PBS's Independent Lens. The film was nominated for a Critic's Choice Award, was a finalist for a Du-Pont Columbia Journalism award and won a 2023 Peabody award. His film THE BOOK AND THE ROSE was a semi-finalist for the Academy Award for best live action short film.

Jeff is a graduate of the University of Southern California film school and the L.A. Sanford Meisner Academy. Jeff is a Connecticut Artist Fellow and a Film Independent Fast Track Fellow.