Michael A. DiLauro, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Media Arts (Media Arts)
412-397-6822 phone (M)
412-397-2436 fax
Patrick Henry 105

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Educational Background

  • M.F.A., Film Studies, Ohio University, 1977

Professional Background

  • Served as Executive Producer, Center City Film and Video, KDKA-TV, KYW-TV and NFL Films. Broadcast Producer, Lavelle Murray Advertising

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Most of my work is centered on Italian-American indentity and culture.


  • Special Recognition Award, Salerno, Italy Film Festival, "La Mia Strada"
  • Partial list:
    • 5 regional EMMY's for television programming.
    • Gabrial Award for television programming
    • Blue Ribbon American Film Festival
    • Best Documentary, NY FF
    • "Mille Grazie" award for service to the Italian American community
    • "Silver" Award Media Communication Association International
    • Grant recipient, R.K. Mellon Foundation


  • 2012 - My films have been screened throughout the world and on many occasions, I have lectured to many of those audiences.