Keir Politz

Keir Politz
Lecturer in Cinema Studies
209 Fisher-Bennett Hall

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Keir Politz completed an MFA at Columbia University where he was a recipient of the John and Jane Smith Fellowship for excellence in screenwriting and one of five film department fellowships. His short film, A PIECE OF AMERICA, won the Audience Choice award at the 2007 Columbia University Film Festival and was selected as one of only four U.S. films to be screened at the prestigious 2008 Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in France. His feature film debut, DETONATOR, screened as a special "Sneak Preview" at the Philadelphia Film Festival, and had its "World Premiere" at Cinquest 23. Keir is currently working on his second feature.

Cinema Studies Program
209A Fisher-Bennett Hall ⋅ 3340 Walnut Street ⋅ Philadelphia, PA 19104 ⋅ (215) 898-8782