Christina B. Nova

Christina Nova studied film production with Richard Leacock and Ed Pincus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she earned a Masters degree in Urban Studies and City Planning. She has worked for CBS News in New York as a producer, unit manager and camera operator for such shows as 60 Minutes, Magazine, and CBS Reports. A series she worked on for CBS Reports, the American Way of Cancer, won an Emmy. She produced the only television interview with Anne Morrow Lindbergh. She has also worked on feature documentaries, such as Pumping Iron. Her production companies: Mercury Films and Harvard Square Productions, produced twelve independent documentary films on such subjects as Weather Research, for the National Science Foundation, and on the impact of development in Southern Vermont as well as various documentaries on education and urban issues. Several of her documentaries aired on Vermont Public Television on subjects ranging from waste management to the work of Vermont Artists. She has taught courses in film and video production, screen writing, and film history for the last twenty-five years at such schools as Bennington College, Landmark College, and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.