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Dr. Ollie L. J.
Teaches Online
Discover the fundamentals of filmmaking with lessons from a professor. 
As a communication professor, my mission is to inspire and develop students' unique gifts. I have exceptional experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing screen and stage plays. Enjoy fun, interactive, and applicable teaching techniques that will motivate the best you!
About Dr. Ollie L. J.

Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D., is a professor, producer, playwright, publisher, and president/founder of Timeless Visual Works. She has over a dozen years of multimedia and education experience, including teaching communication studies at leading colleges and universities. Her production background involves serving at Fox Broadcasting Company, NewsCorp, MTV: The Real World and Road Rules, America's Black Forum, DirecTV, and NBA Entertainment. Her work embodies writing, directing, and producing a nationally distributed independent film and dozens of faith-based theatrical productions performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, National Children's Museum, Bowie State University, and over 65 auditoriums. Dr. Jefferson is an author of four books and coined the term "exemplary representations" in her internationally distributed monograph seeking solutions to problems in the media industry concerning women and people of color, particularly women of color. She is a dynamic teacher-scholar who enjoys training existing and aspiring industry professionals to compete in the film, theater, and publication industries in a global marketplace. Become Inspired...

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Ph.D. in Communication, Culture & Media

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Filmmaking
Teaches 6 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
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$200
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She is very nice can’t wait fir next lesson

Posted Jun 12, 2021
Online

I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!

Posted Mar 31, 2020
Teacher's Studio

It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting. She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it. Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path. My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.

Posted Sep 9, 2016
Founder/President / CEO
Jan 2010 - Present
Private Company
Timeless Visual Works Inspirational Film, Theater & Publishing Company Become Inspired ...
Visiting Assistant Professor
Aug 2019 - May 2020
University of Maryland, College Park
Instructor
Aug 2016 - Aug 2019
Howard University
Ph.D. in Communication, Culture & Media
Aug 2016 - May 2019
Howard University
Master of Arts
Jun 1996 - May 1998
American University
Psychology
Aug 1991 - May 1995
Johnson C. Smith University
English
Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency
College and University Faculty Preparation
May 2019
Howard University Graduate School
A doctoral program involving the deliberate, systematic, and reflective use of research methods to develop and implement teaching practices that advance the learning experiences and outcomes of students and teachers.
Women's Studies
May 2019
Howard University
Women's Studies certification involves critical reflection on the process of knowing and on the established understandings of history, literature, society, the arts, and the sciences. The emphasis is on gathering and using the information to enhance the quality of women's lives and to solve the social problems facing women, particularly women of color, in the United States and throughout the world.
Donnie Fund
Jun 2020
Digitalundivided
NCA Doctoral Honors Scholar
Jul 2019
National Communication Associations
Communications Entrepreneurship Resource and Research Center Award
Apr 2018
Howard University Cathy Hughes School of Commnication
National Association of Women Business Owners
Mar 2021
The National Association of Women Business Owners is an organization in the United States founded in 1975 that has the purpose of networking the approximately 10.6 million women-owned businesses so as to provide mutual support, share resources, and provide a single voice to help shape economic and public policy.
National Communication Association
Jan 2019
The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry. NCA serves the scholars, teachers, and practitioners who are its members by enabling and supporting their professional interests in research and teaching. Dedicated to fostering and promoting free and ethical communication, NCA promotes the widespread appreciation of the importance of communication in public and private life, the application of competent communication to improve the quality of human life and relationships, and the use of knowledge about communication to solve human problems. NCA supports inclusiveness and diversity among our faculties, within our membership, in the workplace, and in the classroom; NCA supports and promotes policies that fairly encourage this diversity and inclusion.
Maryland Communication Association
Oct 2015
We are a group of communication educators, students, and professionals throughout the state of Maryland. Many of our members are active researchers and authors in the field as well as past officers of regional and national communication associations.

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Instructor details
Filmmaking
Teaches 6 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$200
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