Joe McMaster

Producer/Director

Joe McMaster, an award-winning documentary filmmaker and science journalist, is the Senior Producer at MIT Video Productions.

Prior to joining MVP and making videos about all things MIT, he worked for more than two decades as a television producer, director, writer, series producer, and executive producer - much of that time on staff at the PBS science series Nova. He has also written, produced and directed programs for NOVA’s magazine show ScienceNOW and worked for National Geographic, the PBS series American Experience and Frontline among others.

 

His work has been recognized with many of the industry’s highest honors including Peabody, Writers Guild of America, and AAAS Science Journalism Awards, national Emmy nominations and a New England Emmy for a documentary he produced at MIT. He was an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow (2005-2006) and the author of a recent book about Boston’s infamous Charles Street Jail.

Jean Dunoyer

Editor/Co-Producer

Jean Dunoyer is an Emmy-award winning producer and editor with over 30 years of experience creating documentaries. Originally from France, Jean graduated with a degree in Ocean Engineering from MIT in 1987. His eclectic experiences and curiosity for exploration and adventure fuels his passion for filmmaking and the art of storytelling. He is an avid kiteboarder, snow kiter, and bicycle commuter.

Lawrence Gallagher

Executive Producer

Lawrence (Larry) Gallagher serves the role of Senior Producer and Advisor to the VP of MIT Open Learning. 

In addition to producing thousands of videos for departments across the Institute, Larry has been responsible for identifying and applying innovative emerging technologies to support education, research, and outreach. He helped to develop MIT’s distance education capture and delivery infrastructure.

 

Larry led MIT Video Productions from 1983 to 2018.  He has most enjoyed producing videos which tell stories of MIT’s rich history or highlight the excellence of the performing arts at MIT.  While working under his direction, the MIT Video Productions team was honored with an MIT Excellence Award for Leading Change, and three New England Emmy Awards - for the documentary  Awakening: Evoking the Arab Spring through Music  in 2013,  A Bold Move in 2017, and Off the Charts: Jacob Collier comes to MIT in 2018. 

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