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Jim Gilmore

Jim Gilmore
Position at AIO: 
Vice President
Number of Summers Working at AIO: 
25 years
I'm from: 
Right now I live in: 
Michigan and Maine
My favorite area of study is: 
Documentary film
When I'm not at AIO, I spend the rest of the year: 
Documentary Filmmaker and Professor of Screen Studies at the University of Michigan

Jim Gilmore, Associate Director/Co-Owner of AIO, is Professor of Journalism & Screen Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn where he teaches courses in media production, documentary studies and photojournalism. For 25 seasons, Jim has worked behind the scenes on advertising, promotion & administration. He holds a B.A. from Kalamazoo College and M.A. in Broadcasting and Film from the University of Iowa. Jim is an award- winning documentary filmmaker and the President of Acadia Pictures. He is currently in post-production on a new documentary project focusing on the women of professional poker.