M.F.A., Columbia University
Barton Weiss is an award-winning independent film and video producer, director, editor and educator and consultant who has lived in Dallas since 1981. Weiss was Associate Producer of Vatican II Productions and he has taught film and video at Texas A&M's Visualization Lab, Southern Methodist University, the University of Texas at Austin and Arlington, and West Virginia State College. He is a Co-President of the Board of Directors of the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers (AIVF), past Vice President of the Texas Association of Film and Tape Professionals (TAFTP), founder and past President of the West Virginia Filmmakers' Guild, and co-founder of the Dallas Video Festival and the Video Association of Dallas. He is currently the producer for “Frame of Mind “ a monthly show of independent film and video for KERA /KDTN Public Television in North Texas. He has been a video columnist for The Dallas Morning News, Dallas Times Herald, United Features Syndicate, and KERA Radio (Dallas). Mr. Weiss received an MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University in 1978 and a B.A. from Temple University in 1975.