In addition to the Artist in Residence program, Mewshop's Six Week Intensive also features a regular flow of Guest Lecturers - filmmakers, post-facility owners, Editors Guild reps, directors, producers - who speak with our students either on field trips or in the classroom. These guests all add to the real-world education we provide by adding insight, advice from their own professional and personal experiences.
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Allan Title began his career seeking to create audio and visual media both entertaining and compelling. After earning an engineering degree at Tufts University he started producing and engineering urban music in New York City. Five years later Allan had earned several platinum and gold records and had worked with legends of rap and R&B including Third Bass, Run DMC and Mary J. Blige.
In 1996, he moved to film and video editing and quickly found himself bringing his musical talents to bear visually by editing videos for bands like 311 and Jane's Addiction. Allan then turned his attention to documentary and edited the featur Nuyorican Dream, which was featured in the Sundance Film Festival of 2000. He went on to edit features and long-form documentary programming for HBO, PBS, A&E, TLC, Bravo and NBC.
Since 2003, Allan has expanded into the producer's role, guiding shows like A&E's Family Plots and Dog the Bounty Hunter through both production and post-production.