Farzad Wafapoor has more than a decade of media production knowledge and experience, including newsroom experience at Channel 5 (NBC) and Channel 30 (ABC) in St. Louis.
Farzad’s experience range from interactive design to online course development as well as Virtual Reality and 3D design.
He is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Missouri in St. Louis, teaching cinema, digital editing, and other aspects of media since 1999. He is also the founder and curator of UM-St. Louis Student Film and Video Festival (http://www.umsl.edu/~festival)
As a producer, Farzad has managed more than 250 CD and DVD titles for publishers, businesses, and non-profit organizations. His independent films have shown at national events, international TV channels, and the local theatres and TV channels.
He was the winner of the 1996 Emmy Award - Mid America Chapter for producing and directing a documentary titled “Plight of the Refugees”.
Farzad earned his Masters degree in Mass Media from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. And earned a Certificate in Film Production from Hollywood Film Institute, Hollywood, CA.
He is also a certified Final Cut Pro/DVD Studio Pro user.