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Visiting Artist:  Adam Donaghey


 Adam Donaghey will be speaking  Tuesday, April 24th @ 5:00pm in FAB 156!  We hope you can join us for his lecture.  

Adam Donaghey, President and founder of Zero Trans Fat Productions, is an award-winning independent film producer from Texas. His work has been seen at festivals and special screenings all over the world.

Adam’s latest projects are Independent Spirit nominee Bryan Poyser’sLOVERS OF HATE, picked up by IFC Films, and Clay Liford’s MY MOM SMOKES WEED, both of which screened at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival; Frank V. Ross’ award-winning AUDREY THE TRAINWRECK and Clay Liford’s award-winning EARTHLING, both premiered at the 2010 South By Southwest Film Festival. He recently wrapped principle photography on Clay Liford’s WUSS, Eric Steele’s UNCERTAIN, TX, and Michelle Mower’sPREACHER’S DAUGHTER.

His first feature film, ST. NICK, premiered at the 2009 South By Southwest Film Festival and subsequently won the Grand Jury Prize for Texas Filmmaking at AFI Dallas. Since then, it has appeared at festivals worldwide and was picked up by Watchmaker/Benton Films.

Adam is also Vice-President & CMO of Aviation Cinemas, Inc., a movie theater company currently operating the historic Texas Theatre.

Adam regularly speaks at universities, film festivals, and industry related workshops and conferences; and judges for competitions and film festivals all over the country. Adam is a film and food columnist for Houston Bay Area’s SCENE Magazine and produces the Houston and Austin 24 Hour Film Races.

Adam is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a BA in Philosophy and is a member of the Kemah Volunteer Fire Department.