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Gregory  Ruzzin - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Gregory Ruzzin Gregory  Ruzzin

Associate Professor of Production, School of Film and Television | Loyola Marymount University


Associate Professor of Production Film & Television at Loyola Marymount University


Gregory Ruzzin, MFA, Associate Professor in the School of Film and Television, teaches fiction and documentary directing at LMU. Ruzzin recently completed the feature documentary LOST CHILD?, a vibrant and moving portrait of his younger sister Alyssa, who struggles with epilepsy and a developmental disability. See www.lostchildmovie.com to view a trailer and learn more about Ruzzin and his creative team.

Ruzzin is currently directing an ambitious interactive documentary project with, and about, a groundbreaking school for special needs children in Dublin, Ireland. THE MAGIC CHAIR Project incorporates a feature-length documentary film and interactive website that gives individuals with disabilities -- as well as family members, friends, and educators -- a platform to tell their own stories. See www.themagicchair.org for more information.

Education (2)

University of Southern California: MFA, Cinema Production 1989

University of Michigan: BGS, Theater, Film, and Literature 1986

Areas of Expertise (6)

Directing (Narrative and Documentary)

Directing as a Design Medium

Documentary Filmmaking

Teaching Filmmaking

Short Films

Storyboarding for Live Action

Industry Expertise (5)



Training and Development

Media Production

Motion Pictures and Film