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Calum Walter
Associate Professor of Instruction

Calum Walter

Calum Walter is an artist working in sound and moving image. His recent work has focused on human and machine error, collective anxieties, and the cultural moment as it is shaped by emerging and consumer technologies. His films have screened at the Berlinale, Sundance, Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, FIC Valdivia, Vienna Independent Shorts, Images Festival, Slamdance and the Hong Kong Arts Centre. He is a 2018 MacDowell Fellow and has received awards from the Harpo Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council. His work has been covered by Filmmaker Magazine, Fandor, Reverse Shot, and Cinema Scope Magazine. He lives in Chicago and teaches in the Department of Radio, Television and Film at Northwestern University.


BFAUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
MFASchool of the Art Institute of Chicago


RTVF 380 Lighting and Cinematography
SAI 401 Sound and Vision: Narrative