Lecturer; M.F.A. candidate
Phil Garrett is a lecturer and M.F.A. student at The Ohio State University pursuing a degree in Theatre. His work and research focuses on Mediated Theatre and New Works Creation. Phil is an experienced writer, producer, director, and editor. His experience in moving image production includes live action and animation, studio motion pictures, independent films, documentary, visual effects, and commercials. His work includes projects at DreamWorks Animation, PDI, and Disney. He is a co-founder of Arbor Avenue Films, a production company focused on well-produced, creative storytelling. As co-writer and producer, his films have played festivals internationally, garnered awards, and received commercial distribution. At Ohio State, Phil directed the Tennessee Williams play Talk To Me Like The Rain… And Let Me Listen in the Bowen Theatre. He served as assistant director on Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, and is involved with The Builders Association and The Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State through the Creative Campus partnership. Phil teaches screenwriting in the Department of Theatre, concept development for the moving image at ACCAD, and co-teaches and supports production oversight at BuckeyeTV, OSU's student-run television station. Phil will serve as an associate of The Camouflage Project, assisting with the writing and staging of scenes.