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Jim Gilmore

Jim Gilmore
Position at AIO: 
Associate Directer
Number of Summers Working at AIO: 
27 years
I'm from: 
Illinois
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 27 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. His most recent documentary, Cracking Aces, focused on the women who broke through the glass ceiling of professional poker.  Currently he is in post-production on a new documentary film entitled Triplex, about triplet brothers and a legacy of mental illness.