Corporate Media Producer
Office Location: Chapman Hall, room 802
Dan Nocera has worked and taught in all areas of media production for the past twenty years. Dan has a bachelor of arts degree in television production from Ithaca College and a master’s of arts and liberal studies with a concentration in film from Wesleyan’s University’s Graduate Liberal Studies program. Currently Dan is the coordinator of the Corporate Media Center at Middlesex Community College where he has produced, directed, and edited award-winning over 350 corporate, documentary, and marketing videos. Dan also is an adjunct faculty member teaching COM 293 Corporate Media Practicum year round, COM 142 TV Production each fall, and COM 264 Advanced Editing Workshop each spring.
He is a skilled craftsman and educator of television production, advanced editing, audio production, and broadcast journalism. Dan has consulted with many organizations to set up the videography labs such as Wesleyan University’s Green Street Arts Center. In the past Dan has also taught video production after-school to middle school students at Green Street Arts Center. Dan and his wife Jeannie’s documentary “David Brown and the Hay House” profiles the life of a painter and farmer from Old Saybrook, and was an official selection at the Wine Country Film Festival (Napa, California), and also screened at the Florence Griswold Museum in Connecticut as part of an exhibit entitled “The Hay House: STEP RIGHT IN.” Dan has also worked with many artists, musicians and non-profits in Connecticut to help them document their work.
Recently, Dan won a TELLY Award and an AVA Digital Award for two recruiting videos that he produced, shot and edited for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). This year he is working on a 45 minute training video on the functions and values of wetlands and watercourses for the Connecticut DEEP among other projects.