Assistant Professor of Radio, Television, Film
New Academic Building 414
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DegreesMA, 1975, New York Univ; BS, 1974, New York Univ
Professor Carlo Gennarelli comes to Hofstra after a lengthy career in broadcast television and film. Recognized as one of the top post-production editors in New York City his work in the field has earned him 14 Emmy awards and 2 International Monitor Awards as both editor and producer. He has been involved with a variety of TV programs for every major television network and most cable outlets. Contributions to milestone programming such as “ABC News Nightline.'? “Monday Night Football,'? “Inside The Actor’s Studio,'? and Olympic Broadcasts from 1984 to 2006, highlight his achievements.
He has also edited and produced television documentaries for A&E, Bravo, CBS, Discovery, ESPN and NBC. Drawing on his passion for classic rock, Carlo directed, produced, edited and co-wrote a 2-hour special for Discovery Network where he personally interviewed dozens of rock icons such as Graham Nash, Johnny Ramone, Smokey Robinson , Ringo Starr and members of the Allman Brothers Band, Chicago, The Doors and the Grateful Dead.
His contributions to “The Great Zamperini,'? a biographical documentary aired as part of the 1998 Olympic Winter Games, garnered him an Outstanding Program Achievement Emmy Award. This critically acclaimed feature about an American Olympian and his ordeal as a POW in World War II became the impetus for the bestselling book, “Unbroken.'?
Gennarelli is a graduate of NYU and holds a Masters degree in Studio Art. Prior to his television career he was an exhibiting artist in New York’s Soho art district with works in the collections of several university galleries around the nation. Gennarelli credits much of his success in visual communication to his artistic sensibility.
While continuing to contribute to the TV and film industry he is now committed to teaching Hofstra Television and Film students the concepts and techniques vital for them to prepare for their own careers.
Further information is available at www.gmantv.net.
Recent Courses Taught
|RTVF 001||FOUNDATNS OF RTVF & NEW MEDIA||Undergraduate|
|RTVF 026||INTRO TO TV: FIELD PRD & EDTNG||Undergraduate|
|RTVF 106||ADVANCED TV: POST-PRODUCTION||Undergraduate|
|RTVF 150||INDEP STUDY/READINGS||Undergraduate|
|RTVF 170||INTERNSHIP PROGRAM||Undergraduate|
|RTVF 234||MEDIA IN SPORTS & ENTERTAINMNT||Graduate|
|RTVF 281C||PRJCT IN DOCMNTRY: POST-PRODTN||Graduate|
|RTVF 300||THESIS PROJECT I||Graduate|
|RTVF 301A||THESIS PROJECT III||Graduate|
|RTVF 301B||THESIS PROJECT IV||Graduate|