Live From the Rochester International Film Festival

After a brief discussion on Bert Stern, the director of Jazz On a Summer’s Day, Will Yurman will screen his new short film set at the Rochester International Jazz Festival. Yurman spent 16 years as a staff photographer at the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle where he had the unmatched pleasure to cover the Rochester International Jazz Festival, telling nightly stories from the nine-day festival by combining still photos with audio each year.

Director: Will Yurman

Runtime: 10 Mins

Year: 2020

Saturday, November 14, 2020. 10:00am


About The Director

Will Yurman

Will Yurman has worked as a photojournalist for more than 30 years in exotic locations ranging from Jerusalem to Juneau, Alaska to Buffalo, New York. His work has grown to include video and multimedia storytelling. His journalism work has been recognized by the National Press Photographer’s Association, the Pictures of the Year International competition, and the Northern Shortcourse and his films have won awards in several film festivals. For the past ten years, he has taught in the journalism department in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State.