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Michael D. Korolenko
160 NW Alder Place
Issaquah, WA, 98027

(425) 270-3222

Full-Time Tenured Instructor -- Bellevue College, Lead Instructor Media Theory & Film. Created BC’s media theory programs. Teach courses in theory, film, and script writing.
Trustees Lifelong Learning Award.

Writer – Kendall Hunt
“The Digital Futurama” - Textbook published fall 2008.

Writer – Prentice Hall
“Digital Design and Storytelling” Textbook published fall 2006.

Writer -- Wadsworth Publishing, Inc.- republished by Prentice Hall
“WRITING FOR MULTIMEDIA - A Guide And Sourcebook for the Digital Writer.” Textbook

Producer/Director/Writer -- Korry Productions, Ltd.
“OF YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW.”
Thirty minute fantasy about a young pregnant woman from 1967 who, through a magic mirror, finds herself in her granddaughter’s apartment in 2007.
"ROCKET MAN."
Three episodes - Short homage to late 1930s adventure serials & 1960s tv.
“EILEEN’S STORY.”
Short documentary on young cancer survivor.
“HOMER’S ODYSSEY.”
Short comic updating of The Odyssey.
“NIGHTERS.”
Dramatic feature about modern day vampires, shot and edited digitally.
“THE KNIGHTS OF THE WIND or A HUNDRED YEARS HENCE.”
Fantasy video.
“ALTERNATIVES.”
Dramatic video about time travel and changing history.
"CHORDS OF FAME."
Musical biography about American folk singer, Phil Ochs. Funded in part by grants from the American Film Institute and the National Endowment for the Arts.
"TAM LIN."
Short film based on an old English ballad. Funded by Jerome Foundation grant.
"SINCE '45."
Documentary on recent American history and the media. Winner of the Student Academy Award for Best Documentary and the Focus Competition's Producer's Award. Screened at FILMEX and The New York Film Festival. Televised nationally on PBS ("U.S. Chronicle," hosted by Jim Lehrer), Showtime, and the Discovery Channel.

Writer/Director -- Bellevue Community College
“CLASSROOM OF THE FUTURE”. BCC video on new technology for League for Innovation
“THE OPEN DOOR.” Video on Arts & Humanities Division, pedagogy & technology.
“LOOKING GLASS WORLDS.” Video on the H.I.T. Lab and Virtual Reality.

Writer/Director/Co-editor -- Phil Lucas Productions, Inc.
"WALKING WITH GRANDFATHER." PBS series dramatizing Native Indian legends, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Winner of National Educational Gold Apple Award.

OTHER EXPERIENCE
Writer -- Periodicals and fiction including the "BORDERLAND" series, Terri Windling editor.

EDUCATION
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, M.S. Degree in film (received May, 1979).
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, B.A. Degree (double-major) English/film (received May, 1976).