C. Thomas Lewis
- Lecturer, Media Arts & Science
- M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
- B.A., University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
After studying photography at Kent State and the Philadelphia College of Art, Thomas received his Masters of Fine Arts in film from the California Institute of the Arts in 1993. He worked professionally in video and film production in Los Angeles while also maintaining his personal video and photography pursuits. Since 2001, Thomas has been the producer of DVD bonus material for the Harry Potter films produced by Warner Bros. In 2005, he completed Through Corridors and Factories, a 20-minute video about post-colonialism in Hawaii that has screened in festivals around the world. Other works include Got Land, a video about time, space and development in the American west, and his first narrative film, Of Fire and Water. In addition to filmmaking, Thomas is the photo-documentarian for Arcanum Research, an organization dedicated to the research of inexplicable phenomena.