Joseph Kraemer

Associate Professor

Prof. Joseph Kraemer

Contact Info

Media Center 208


Temple University (MFA)
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (BFA)

Areas of Expertise

Film production, directing, cinematography, new media, film theory and aesthetics


Kraemer is a filmmaker, writer and educator whose creative interests lie at the intersection between traditional audio-visual storytelling forms and the hybrid approaches to mediated experience promoted by emerging new media technologies. His work has exhibited in film festivals, conferences and galleries across the U.S., including Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia. His scholarly writings have won numerous awards including First Place in the University Film and Video Association's Paper Prize for two years running, from 2013-2014. He works professionally as a cinematographer and has also worked as Executive Director of the NextFrame Student Film and Video Festival from 2010-2012. He received his MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and his BFA in Film from the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He currently teaches film production as an associate professor within the Electronic Media and Film Department at Towson University.