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Greg Carter
Instructor, Arts Leadership Program

Director Greg Carter is a native of Houston, Texas, a graduate of Texas A&M University and has produced over thirty feature films. Greg’s corporate commercial clients include Lexus, Toyota and Infiniti. After studying under Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Charles Gordone, Greg Studied film at Rice's prestigious School of Visual and Dramatic Arts under Professor Brian Huberman with producer Elizabeth Avellan (Robert Rodriguez's partner at Troublemaker Studios). Recognized along with director Richard Linklater with a Institutional grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciencesfor programs at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. He served on board of directors of the Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) and is a respected SXSW Film Festival alumni. Gregory also studied screen-writing with Academy Award winning writer/producer Pamela Wallace as well as writer/directors John Lee Hancock, Bill Witliff and Tim McCanlies. His most recent feature films include Monica, Lucky Girl, My B.F.F. and One Crazy Christmas.

Mr. Carter’s latest television endeavor was in the capacity of Creator and Showrunner for the dramatic television series, 5th Ward, for the AMCNetworks latest SVODservice, UMC.tv (Urban Movie Channel). Greg was presented the Independent Spirit Award and inducted into the Texas Filmmakers Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 2006 Spindletop Film Festival at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

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