Courtney is committed to film education and culture.  She is an Assistant Professor of Film at Portland State University, co-author of the 7th edition of Directing the Documentary, and a frequent presenter at community film events.


She has over 17 years of full-time teaching experience instructing bachelor’s degree-seeking students in film and video production at regionally accredited institutions.

Her former students are counted among independent filmmakers and media professionals from New York to Los Angeles and points between.

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