Sandeep Marwah Honored Jeff Burke With IFTC Membership

Sandeep Marwah honored Jeff Burke with the life membership of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film And Television during his visit to AAFT at Noida Film City. Jeff Burke is assistant dean, technology and innovation at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT).

Burke is a three-time UCLA alumnus (B.S., M.S., Electrical Engineering; M.F.A., Film, Television and Digital Media) who has produced, managed, programmed and designed experimental performances, short films, new genre art installations and new facility construction internationally for more than 15 years.

“Burke has been a faculty member since 2001 and today, in addition to his role developing technology and innovation strategy at UCLA TFT, is co-PI and application team lead for the Named Data Networking project, a multi-campus effort supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and an international 25-member consortium to develop a future Internet architecture,” informed Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios.

In 2004, Burke co-founded UCLA TFT’s Center for Research in Engineering, Media and Performance, a collaboration with the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, which combines research, artistic production and community engagement. At REMAP, Burke’s research has been supported by the NSF and NEA, Intel, Cisco, Google, Trust for Mutual Understanding and the MacArthur Foundation, among others he received a three-year Google Focused Award on the “Future of Storytelling,” for work that will explore the intersection of storytelling and coding through research and production of original, interdisciplinary digital media works at UCLA TFT.