Phil Weisman

Phil
Weisman

Phil Weisman, independent filmmaker, professional film editor and teacher was born and raised within the New York City metropolitan area.  He studied under Larry Gottheim, Ken Jacobs and Nicholas ...

Films

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    Schubert's Lantern
    Experimental

    Schubert's Lantern
    Phil Weisman

    16mm, black and white, silent, 3.25 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Music
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    Ethna's Suite, So Long
    Documentary

    Ethna's Suite, So Long
    Phil Weisman

    16mm, color and b/w, sound, 15 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    t. and the small picture frame
    Documentary

    t. and the small picture frame
    Phil Weisman

    16mm, black and white, sound, 12 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Family
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    The Fugitive Chef
    Experimental

    The Fugitive Chef
    Phil Weisman

    color and b/w, sound, 37 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Found Footage
    • Children / Youth
    • Environment / Nature
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    Kladno
    Experimental

    Kladno
    Phil Weisman

    color and b/w, sound, 20 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Children / Youth
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    Three Films by Phil Weisman
    Documentary
    Experimental
    Narrative

    Three Films by Phil Weisman
    Phil Weisman

    color and b/w, sound, 80 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • Arts / Artists
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Found Footage
    • Children / Youth
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    Our Trembling Way
    Experimental

    Our Trembling Way
    Phil Weisman

    color and b/w, sound, 25 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Films About Film
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    Kramer's Guide to Making a Successful Avant-Garde Film
    Experimental

    Kramer's Guide to Making a Successful Avant-Garde Film
    Phil Weisman

    color and b/w, sound, 7 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Found Footage
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    The Girl with the Greenhouse Gaze
    Experimental

    The Girl with the Greenhouse Gaze
    Phil Weisman

    color and b/w, sound, 28 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Environment / Nature
    • Biography / Autobiography
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Found Footage
    • Hand-Processed
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    Crushed Glass (La Otra Mitad Del Mundo)
    Experimental

    Crushed Glass (La Otra Mitad Del Mundo)
    Phil Weisman

    Digital File, color, sound, 22 min
    Rental format: Digital file
    • Landscape / Architecture
    • Music
    • Political / Social Activism
    • Environment / Nature
    • Arts / Artists
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Ethnographic
    • Dance

Biography

Phil Weisman, independent filmmaker, professional film editor and teacher was born and raised within the New York City metropolitan area.  He studied under Larry GottheimKen Jacobs and Nicholas Ray at Binghamton University and graduated with a BA.  While at Binghamton University Weisman worked as a participant in Ken Jacobs' Apparition Theater of New York and on Nicholas Ray's feature film, We Can't Go Home Again.

Weisman also earned an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

His many accomplishments include the founding of Collective for Living Cinema, a film-arts organization which was funded by the New York State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts, he taught at various universities including the University of Rhode Island and Vassar College and has served as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Black Maria Film and Video Festival

He has also worked as a consultant for a number of feature films relating to digital issues and practices, as well as produced and directed his own series of short films and videos that have been exhibited internationally. 

​During the seven years prior to his full-time teaching appointment to BMCC, he worked as a post-production professional on numerous films including Edward Burn’s She’s the One, Jim Sheridan’s The Boxer and Robert Duvall’s Assassination Tango. Recently, Professor Weisman completed a feature-length screenplay, Elysia’s Knot.