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The Journey, A Film by Karen Back
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Karen Back

Director/Writer/Producer


Independent Film & Video
Industrial Film & Video

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I've directed, written, produced and edited films and videos.

As a camerawoman, I shot B&H and Crazy Pete.

I have an MFA in Film from NYU (New York University) and was an Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences intern with Milos Forman.

Industrial Film & Video

Inside Broadcasting

A 20 minute color documentary film commissioned by Post-Newsweek Television Stations, Inside Broadcasting won the Cine Golden Eagle in Washington D.C., was invited to screen at New York's Museum of Modern Art and at the NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives) convention.

Portrait of Paula

A 14 minute color documentary film commissioned by AT&T. A portrait of an AT&T executive, Portrait of Paula was used as a recruiting film by AT&T and was invited to screen at New York's Museum of Modern Art.

Getting our Act Together

An assignment from AT&T, this 15 minute color videotape cuts between a symphony orchestra rehearsal and AT&T staff preparing a sales presentation.

Partners in Profit

An assignment from AT&T, this 20 minute color videotape features interviews I did with AT&T customers: Pepsico, Johnson & Johnson and United Technologies executives.

Independent Film and Video

Cycle

A six minute color experimental narrative about an artist whose paintings come alive to reveal her past. Cycle won Director’s Choice at Nashville's Sinking Creek Film Festival and was invited to screen at the Toronto Film Festival, Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art and New York's International Center of Photography.

The Journey

A seven minute black-and-white experimental narrative about a woman’s search for independence. Journey screened at retrospectives of my films in New York, Los Angeles and Big Sur, California.

Child

A seven minute black-and-white experimental narrative about a woman's memories, based on my song "Child". Child screened at retrospectives of my films in New York, Los Angeles and Big Sur, California.

B&H

A ten minute black-and-white documentary about a New York City delicatessen. B&H was invited to screen at New York's International Center of Photography and screened daily for three months during an exhibit at New York's Museum of Contemporary Crafts.

Acropolis

A black-and-white video featuring a dance choreographed to my poem Acropolis.