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Dr. Stuart C. Minnis

Dr. Stuart C. Minnis

Associate Professor of Communication

Batten 236
757.455.3243
sminnis@vwc.edu
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Stu Minnis holds a Ph.D. in Film Studies from the University of Kansas and M.S. and B.S. degrees from Texas Christian University. He teaches video production and film & media studies at VWC, and he advises Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication Honor Society. Professionally, he is active in the University Film and Video Association. He lives in Virginia Beach with his wife, Amara, and four children, Mia, Levi, Chloe, and Harper.

 

“Andrei Tarkovsky.”  The Encyclopedia of Religion and Film.  Eric Mazur, ed.  New York: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

“Roughened Form of Time, Space, and Character in The Mirror.”  The Quarterly Review of Film and Video 25:3 (May 2008): 241-250.

Review of Winston Wheeler Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, eds., Experimental Cinema: The Film ReaderThe Journal of Film and Video 55.2/3 (Summer/Fall 2003): 104-107.

“Andrei Tarkovsky.”  The Encyclopedia of Filmmakers.  John Tibbetts and James Welsh, eds.  New York: Facts on File Press, 2002.

“Sergei Paradjanov.”  The Encyclopedia of Filmmakers.  John Tibbetts and James Welsh, eds.  New York: Facts on File Press, 2002.

 “Physiological Problematics in Immersive Virtual Environments.”  The Journal of Moving Image Studies 1.1 (Fall 2001).

“Digitalization and the Instrumentalist Approach to the Photographic Image.”  Iris 25 (Spring 1998): 49-59.

“Response to Peter Lehman’s ‘Pluralism versus the Correct Position’.”  Cinema Journal 37:2 (Winter 1998): 92-95.

 “The Handmaid’s Tale.”  The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film.  James Welsh and John Tibbetts, eds.  New York: Facts on File Press, 1998.

The Name of the Rose.”  The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film.  James Welsh and John Tibbetts, eds.  New York: Facts on File Press, 1998.

"Sergei Paradjanov.”  The Encyclopedia of Filmmakers.  John Tibbetts and James Welsh, eds.  New York: Facts on File Press, 2002.

The Handmaid’s Tale.”  The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film.  James Welsh and John Tibbetts, eds.  New York: Facts on File Press, 1998.

The Name of the Rose.”  The Encyclopedia of Novels into Film.  James Welsh and John Tibbetts, eds.  New York: Facts on File Press, 1998.

  • film history
  • film production
  • avant-garde film and video
  • films of Andrei Tarkovsky

Films: Five Square Feet of Earth (in production) - an avant-garde film about five ecological spaces Terra Vetus: The Ediacaran Fossils of Newfoundland (in post-production) - a documentary short on the world's oldest fossils of macroscopic life forms Time and Zion (in post-production) - an avant-garde film about geologic time in the context of Zion Canyon, Utah. Making Peace with Viet Nam (2008, editor & additional camera) a documentary feature on reconciliation efforts between Vietnam and The United States led by NGOs. --Golden Duck Award for Best Feature Documentary, New Beijing International Film Festival, 2009 --Audience Award, Red Rock Film Festival, 2009 --Merit Award, Vesak International Buddhist Film Festival, 2009 --Viet Nam National Television (VTV) broadcast, May 2009 --Official Selection: East Carolina Film Festival, 2009 --Official Selection: NewFilmMakers NY Spring Fest, 2010.

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