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Tom Quinn standing behind a film festival backdrop
Thomas Quinn
Assistant Professor, Film & Television



University Crossings, 061
Tom Quinn is a Gotham and Independent Spirit Award nominee for his debut film, THE NEW YEAR PARADE, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance and screened at festivals and venues including SXSW and MOMA. Tom was listed one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by FILMMAKER MAGAZINE and one of the Ten Young Writer-Directors to Watch by MOVIEMAKER. He was a VFX producer on films including LAWLESS, SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, and THE CHERNOBYL DIARIES. His most recent film, COLEWELL, was developed with support from the Biennale College, IFP, the San Francisco Film Society, and The Sundance Institute before premiering at the San Francisco International Film Festival. The film received two Independent Spirit Award nominations, including Best Lead Actress for Karen Allen (RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK).  Tom is an assistant professor for the Film & Television program.
BA, Communications & English, LaSalle University
MFA, Film & Media Arts, Temple University.