Faculty Experts - Hezekiah L. Lewis III, M.F.A.

Hezekiah L. Lewis III, M.F.A.

Hezekiah L. Lewis III, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise:

  • Film Studies
  • Film Direction
  • Screenwriting
  • Documentary Film making


Hezekiah Lewis is the perfect source for commentary about film both from the thematic and technical standpoints. Having himself acted on stage, and written, directed and produced award-winning short films, Lewis has firsthand knowledge of the creative, technical and business aspects of film making. He has an extensive knowledge of film history and a clear sense of what keeps movie audiences coming back for more.


  • MFA, University of California - Los Angeles
  • M.A., Villanova University
  • B.A., Villanova University

Selected Professional Experience

  • Writer, Director, Producer, "Warrior Queen," an historical narrative short film.
  • Teaching Assistant, UCLA
  • TLA Specialist, ESF Camps
  • Adjunct Professor, Villanova University

About Villanova

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