About

Leonard Guercio

Leonard
Guercio
Manager Digital Cinema Lab
Department:
111 Annenberg Hall, 2020 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Contact Info:
215-204-8476
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Len Guercio is the Manager of the Digital Cinema Lab in the TFMA Division of the Center for the Arts at Temple University. From 1990 to 1995, Len worked as a Producer/Director for Channel 55, Temple’s University’s then educational access cable TV channel in Philadelphia. When Channel 55 ceased operations in 1995, he worked at the Franklin Institute’s 70mm Omniverse Theater, in Master Control at PRISM Cable Sports and Movie Channel, and as a freelance video editor and writer before returning to Temple University in 1998.

From 2000-2007, Len taught editing as an adjunct professor in the FMA Department. He has served as a contributing writer for Student Filmmakersmagazine, a national periodical that tracks the ongoing changes in the world of film and digital cinema. He is a frequent presenter at film screenings for Films at International House of Philadelphia, the America-Italy Society in Philadelphia, and for Talk Cinema at the Ritz and Bryn Mawr theaters. His short fiction film,Tiramisù, opened the 2007 Pesaro International Film Festival in Italy. Along with the films of John Turturro, Steve Buscemi, and Nancy Savoca, Tiramisùwas selected as part of an international retrospective of New Italian-American Cinema.

In 2008, Len produced a music CD entitled Here’s To Life, featuring Billy Ruth. a local singer showcasing songs from the Great American Songbook. In 2012, he produced and co-wrote the documentary video, The St. Nicholas of Tolentine Centennial Celebration, honoring the 100 years of service the neighborhood church has provided to its community.

          BA, Temple University

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