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Christopher Reed: School of Design Faculty

Christopher Llewellyn Reed , M.F.A.

Professor & Department Chair
Film & Moving Image | School of Design
Christopher Reed
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Visit blog (, where regular links to published film reviews and other activities appear.


M.F.A., Graduate Film Program; Tisch School of the Arts / New York University

M.A., Russian and East European Studies; Yale University

B.A., magna cum laude, Slavic Languages and Literatures; Harvard University

Professional Experience

Christopher Llewellyn Reed is a filmmaker, film critic and Chair of the Film & Moving Image Department at Stevenson University. He holds a B.A. from Harvard University, in Slavic Languages and Literatures (concentration in Russian), an M.A from Yale University, in Russian and East European Studies (concentration in Russian Film), and an M.F.A. from the Graduate Film Program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. 

Chris is the lead film critic for Hammer to Nail, a website devoted to independent cinema, and writes occasional reviews and pieces for Bmoreart and Film Festival Today. He also blogs regularly about cinema at In addition, he is the host of Dragon Digital Media‘s award-winning Reel Talk with Christopher Llewellyn Reed and is a regular film commentator on The Baltimore Sun‘s Roughly Speaking” podcast. Finally, he is also the author of Film Editing: Theory and Practice. He tweets @chrisreedfilm.


Film criticism and documentary filmmaking (see bio)


Film Editing: Theory and Practice (Mercury Learning and Information, 2011)


Courses include:

  • Basic Screenwriting
  • Business of Filmmaking
  • Cinema I: Storytelling
  • Film & Moving Image History
  • Film Aesthetics
  • History of Film Festivals
  • People of Color in Hollywood
  • Senior Project: Pre-Production
  • Senior Project: Production


See bio

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