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George Mason University

Paul Moon

Adjunct Faculty

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  • 703-993-3287 (office)
  • de Laski Performing Arts Bldg, A109E
    4400 University Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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H. Paul Moon ( is a filmmaker whose body of work includes short and feature-length documentaries, dance films, and experimental cinema, featured and awarded at over a hundred film festivals worldwide. He has taught documentary editing at Docs In Progress as an Adobe Certified Expert, and manages a network of online communities at that keeps pace with new camera technologies. He worked as a small camera specialist for a Paramount feature film starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, and as cinematographer for director Josephine Decker’s film in collective:unconscious that debuted at the South by Southwest Festival. Recent films include Sitka: A Piano Documentary ( about the craftsmanship of Steinway pianos, and Quartet for the End of Time ( about Olivier Messiaen’s transcendent WWII composition, that premiered on the commemorative date and at the place where the imprisoned composer first debuted his work. Paul's latest film, a feature-length documentary about the life and music of American composer Samuel Barber ( recently premiered on PBS, and he is currently finishing another documentary feature about Western folklife, cowboy poetry, and the American frontier ( Excerpted poetry films from that project have appeared in museum exhibitions and numerous film festivals, leading up to the feature film's completion. Paul is also a licensed attorney practicing telecommunications law, together with practical application of copyrights and licensing in his creative work.


JD, Juris Doctorate, Washington University School of Law

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Appointment: Adjunct

Faculty Rank: Instructor


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