Anne Slatton, M.F.A.

Senior Lecturer
306-A Karpen Hall, CPO 2120

Office Hours

  • Mon: 

    • 8:30 - 11 a.m.
    • 1:45 - 2:15 p.m.
  • Wed: 

    • 8:30 - 11 a.m.
    • 1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

Anne Slatton teaches video production and film studies at the University of North Carolina Asheville.

Her production work in film and television includes directing, writing and producing. Documentary work includes PBS documentary Crisis in the Keys, National Geographic 12-part series Treasure Seekers, and The Learning Channel’s Treasure! In the spring of 2001, Thyme in Forever, an original screenplay, won a Gold at WorldFest Houston. In 2002 she won a Parent’s Choice Award. Rising Appalachia Live from Echo Mountain, a DVD companion for the band’s most recent CD release, followed in 2012. In the spring of 2013 her film, Andrea Silverberg: Cyclical Cycles, premiered at the Asheville Art Museum as part of the Creative Sector Summit.

Scholarly works include an upcoming chapter on Sofia Coppola in the Women’s International Screenwriters Guide, a chapter on Lorraine Hansberry to the Student’s Encyclopedia of Great American Authors, and book reviews for The Journal of Film and Video.  She also created original dramatic and educational materials for schools and community theaters across the United States. Her play, Prés de Lune, was produced in Memphis and Los Angeles andgarnered three and four star reviews in the internationally renowned Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her most recent play, Journey to Never Ending Mountain was produced at Hangar Hall, A School for Girls, in Asheville, NC in November 2010.

A frequent panelist on issues of diversity and women in film, she served as a judge for the Women’s Voices Now film festival in 2011.

She heads up UNCA’s award-winning 48 hour film team, which has won awards for Best Film in both 2011 and 2013, Best Directing, Best Writing, Best Graphics, Best Use of Dialogue, Best Actress, and Best Sound Effects Editing.


  • M.F.A., Theatre: Dramatic Writing with concentration in Directing, University of Georgia
  • B.A., Psychology, Smith College

Courses Taught

  • VMP 207 Video Production Design
  • VMP 209 Video Production Elements
  • VMP 303 Video Workshop I
  • VMP 305 Video Workshop II
  • VMP307  Video Workshop III
  • VMP 385 Screenwriting
  • VMP 437 Directing Media Productions
  • MCOM 388 Film Criticism (writing intensive)
  • MCOM 387 Intermediate Film Studies (diversity intensive)
  • MCOM 493 Field Work in Media Production (senior seminar)