Jim Fisher

Professor Emeritus

BFA, MBA (York)

Professor Fisher’s professional credits include extensive experience in television production. Prior to his appointment at York, he was a studio manager at Maclean-Hunter Cable TV, line producer on a 13-program series for CityTV in Toronto, and promotions producer/director at CKVU-TV, Vancouver. As an independent producer, director, writer, cinematographer and editor, he contributed to more than 30 productions that have been broadcast nationally and won festival awards. His current documentary project, titled Hidden Identities, is on transposed artists who have come to Canada from abroad.

Professor Fisher has served as a consultant and guest faculty member at the Jamia Millia Mass Communications Research Centre in New Delhi, India, and the Film, Sound and Video program at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore.