John Hartzog

Graduate Film


John Hartzog has been teaching in the Graduate program in Film since 1994. He has taught many seminars in adaptation, including "Masterworks of Adaptation", "Short Fiction into Film," "Latin American Literature into Film" and "Noir: Fiction and Film."

His primary research interest is narrative technique in fiction and film. He has written a series of hypertext essays, "Studies in the Art of Adaptation."

He is currently Thesis Director for the Graduate Film program. He teaches Individual Advisement & Thesis Research, Written Thesis Development and Written Thesis Creation. 

His resume, including links to publications and seminars, can be found at:


  • FILM-597-01: Thesis Research
  • FILM-598-01: Written Thesis Development
  • FILM-698-01: Written Thesis Creation
  • FILM-699-01: Thesis Continuation