Deric Olsen

Associate Dean
Associate Professor

MFA – Media Production and Studies
BFA – Multimedia

Deric Olsen is the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts and is an Associate Professor in the Department of New Media where he teaches courses in cinema production. Professor Olsen completed a B.F.A. from the University of Lethbridge in 2003 and his M.F.A. from the University of Regina in 2007.

With a wide variety of experience as a director, screenwriter, editor and producer, his creative practice spans many facets of the production of dramatic narrative cinema. His recent filmography includes, Common Chord (2013) and The Phoenix Agenda (2006) and he is currently developing the feature-length thriller Threshold Effect and the cinematic web series Zenith.