Helen Pfeffer

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts
  • Helen Pfeffer

Helen Pfeffer is a writer, filmmaker and photographer, and the senior editor of Her work has been published in Talk Magazine, Radar Magazine, and, among others. Prior to teaching, Helen was a Vice President at HQ Productions, Inc., where she produced, directed and edited videos for a wide variety of clients including The Disney Companies, Playboy Enterprises and The Jewish Museum. She was also a contributor to The Landmarks of New York (Harry N. Abrams), and a curator of the video program for the Women’s Caucus in the Arts Conference on Women’s Health.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts


Communication and Media Arts



M.F.A. Columbia University, School of the Arts

B.A. Barnard College


COMM 112 Storytelling Across Media

COMM 308 Special Topics: Women’s Perspectives on Television and Film

COMM 322 Writing for Television

COMM 357 Special Topics: Contemporary World Cinema

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