• Department Liaison to the Utah Asia Campus, Songdo So Korea, Film & Media Arts Department
  • Associate Professor, Film & Media Arts Department

Research Summary

Burns in the River, music video, Exhibited: Berlin Shorts, Best Music Video, 4/21; Niagara Falls International Short Festival, Best Music Video, 4/21; featured at Phoenix Shorts, Ottawa, ONT, 2/21 – Ibex Well, premiered at the UMFA, Artlandish Series, & at 12 Minutes Max – Salt Lake City Library. Exhibited: (dance category) at the Encuentro para Cinéfagos: Film-Art Festival on the Border, 9/20, in San Cristóbal-Venezuela & Cúcuta-Colombia; Phoenix Shorts, Best Dance Video, Ottawa, ONT, 2/21


  • B.A., Fine Arts, Westminster College
  • M.F.A. in Art (Film and Video Production), Art, University of Utah


In January of 2010 as the result of a proposal authored by Kevin Hanson, the Film Studies Division of the College of Fine Arts became the Department of Film & Media Arts. Kevin served as the chair of the new department until July 2019. Previously, Kevin served as Head of Film Studies and the Director of Graduate Studies in Film Studies.

Other Work

Previous films have aired on regional public television and national cable networks; and have been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Park Gallery; and by the San Francisco Arts Institute Film Festival, the Athens Center for Film and Video, the Southside Film Festival, Intermedia, and others.