Social Media Narrative:
The Rutgers Camden Digital Studies Center
Facebook, November 16 - 21, 2016
Robert A. Emmons, Jr.
R obert Emmons, Associate Director of the Rutgers Camden DSC, is a documentary filmmaker. His films include: Enthusiast: The 9th Art, Smalltown USA, Wolf at the Door, YARDSALE!, Goodwill: The Flight of Emilio Carranza (2007), and De Luxe: The Tale of Blue Comet (2010. Goodwill has had the privilege to be screened as part of the Smithsonian exhibition: Our Journeys/Our Stories: Portraits of Latino Achievement at the New Jersey Historical Society and won "Best Homegrown Documentary Feature" at the 2008 Garden State Film Festival. In 2009 he received Mexico's Lindbergh-Carranza International Goodwill Award as a "Messenger of Peace" for his work on Goodwill. From February to August of 2010 Emmons created two short documentaries a week. The 52 short documentaries formed the weekly internet series MINICONCEPTDOCS and can be viewed on his YOUTUBE CHANNEL. Emmons teaches courses in film and media. His latest documentary, Diagram for Delinquents is about Fredric Wertham and comic books in the 1950's. Emmons is currently editing his forthcoming documentary, Sickies Making Films in collaboration with director Joe Tropea.
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The Digital Studies Center is pleased to be hosting Judy Malloy's Social Media Narrative: Issues in Contemporary Practice Panel.
My name is Robert A. Emmons Jr. I am a filmmaker.
I am also thankful to have been invited to participate on the panel.
I look forward to sharing in a dialogue with my fellow panelists and students in the online class.
Transcript of the YOUTUBE CHANNEL conversation