Media Artist / Media Arts Educator




Academy of Art University -  2002- 2017- instruction: Motion Picture Language course, Cinematic Storytelling and Storyboarding course, Experimental Film course,  “Art Experience” Motion Pictures and Television Production course for teens, video editing tutoring


TILT - Teaching Intermedia Literacy Tools 1998- 2009 - instruction:

- student centered hands-on video instruction and facilitation that culminates in a final video project.  Media literacy. TILT collaborates with many organizations


City Arts and Tech High School – Fall 2004-2005 – Arts faculty, Digital Video Production course.  Hands-on video instruction and facilitation that culminates into final video projects


Film Arts Foundation Workshop - “The Art and Process of Storyboard Drawing”  2002  - workshop on storyboard use and production for media projects



Suburban RED – present, work in progress


SF!7– 2017  Screened: Ephemereye Video Show – Things We Wear


Little House of the Big Cry – 2013  Screened:  Speechless Film Festival, Epiphany Film Festival,  Life Fest Film Festival, Langston Hughes Film Festival, World Kids Film Festival, Brainwash Film Festival, Utopia Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth

The Oasis Bloom – 2010 Narrative short. Screened: 21 Grand Gallery currated group video show - Oakland, CA


Trees in Concrete – 2007,   Screened: Southern Exposure’s “Grounded” art exhibition.


Glass Snail Eyes – 2006,  Screened:  VideoFest 2007 - Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts,  Parkway Theatre Video competition, Galeria de la Raza “Trazos: Myth and Memory.”


My Name is Alejandro!  - 2002, 20 minute video.  Screened: CineSol 2003 Latino film Festival, Texas, Galeria De La Raza, S.F. CA, SF Cinematheque, SF CA, Chicano Film Studies UC Davis.


That Mission Rising! - 1998, 8 minute Super 8 film. Screened: Remembrance and Response community forum - Channel 53 broadcast S.F. CA, Have you Seen Her, la Mision? show - Centro del Pueblo S.F. CA, Films from the Mission - Artist Television Access S.F. CA, Hispanic Heritage Committee presentation SF CA, Dance With/In the Eye - SF Cinematheque SF CA, Cine MAS show Have You Seen Her La Mision?


Jump Fence - 1995, 26 minute video. Screened: Art in Prisons Program - San Quentin Prison CA, PBS stations American Independents as part of Independent Television Service series, Bay Area Now show – Yerba Buena SF CA, CineFestival - San Antonio TX, Reconstructing the Self/

Deconstructing the System show - Contemporary Museum Honolulu HI, Film Arts Festival - Roxie Cinema SF CA, Picturing Violence screening - Intersection for the Arts SF CA.


Hackbird’s Drive - 1987, 15 minute 16mm.  Narrative short about the artist as seeker.  Grant for Western States Media Arts Fellowship, Boulder Colorado.


Island Zoetrope - 1986, 6 minute 16mm film.  A surreal film about a man stranded in a corner of an industrial wasteland, he is rescued as he envisions his surroundings as an island in the ocean. Screened: Chicago International Film Festival, 3rd Coast Film Competition - Austin, TX, Film As Art Awards - Museum of Modern Art SF CA, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Palo Alto Film Festival, northern states regional win for experimental category - Student Film Awards: Academy of Motion Picture Arts, That’s Animation! Show - New York Museum of Modern Art, Art in Prisons program – San Quentin Prison.



Video Editing and Shooting

San Francisco Academy of Art University – 2008 - 2010 Masters Acting Program, editing of narrative acting scenes, documentary overview of acting program, various in-house and guest speaker show reels, acting demo reels, editorial consultations


Madres Unidas – documentary, 2001-2003, (Collaboration with BayCES and CPEPR UC Berkeley)  - videography, editing and video instruction




Sadah  2013-  music video, videography, editing


Lizard Wash – 2011 music video, producer, videography, editing.  Band - S3K, Holy War Entertainment  Screened: Audience award - Sacramento Film & Music Festival


Allah Badshah  2011 music video, producer, videography, editing


Hal Stein Documentary Project – 2004 videography


Back Door - 2001 (prod: Veronica Majano) documentary short, videography


Corn in the Front Yard - 2001 (dir: Al Lujan) narrative short, videography




The Pledge -  2001 Directed by Sean Penn.  Storyboard production.


S3K Ear Sounds -  2013 - CD cover artwork and layout.

© 2013 by Alfred Hernandez