Stephen Blauweiss is an independent filmmaker and graphic designer. He is currently executive producer of BigGreenTV: An Environmental News Program, and also produces short films on Chronogram magazine's cover artists. His film, Math: Adds Up To More Than You Think, aired on PBS station WMHT TV. He has produced two independent features, and has produced and directed numerous documentaries on New York-based artists, including Pop Artist Robert Indiana. His film on artist Joan Steiner and her Look-Alikes screened at Mass MoCA in 2009-10 and at the New York State Museum as part of a solo exhibition of Ms. Steiner's work in 2007-08. Other documentaries of Mr. Blauweiss' have screened in the US, Europe and Canada.
Stephen Blauweiss is also a graphic artist with an extensive background in print and photography. In addition to having taught retouching at Pratt Institute, his expertise in print design encompasses all aspects, from concept through final production. He designed Special Sections for the New York Times from 1995-2002.
Stephen Blauweiss has been using Photoshop since its inception in 1990. He is currently the director of Hudson Valley Photoshop Training. He has worked as an instructor at Pratt Institute for over a decade and has taught at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology). He has served as principal computer trainer/consultant for art directors and production staff at The New York Times, CBS TV, and ShowTime Television Network, as well as at major magazines and advertising agencies such as Time Magazine and People Magazine. Since 2001, he has been a member of the Digital Archive Advisory Board for The New York Public Library.
He has expertise in production and as a trainer in the following computer applications: Photoshop; QuarkXpress; After Effects; Final Cut; DVD Studio Pro; Media 100; Illustrator; and Flash.
A native of New York City, his education includes the High School of Art & Design and Pratt Institute.