Gregory Bandy

Professor of Communication Arts
All FacultyCommunication & Visual Arts

Contact Information
Email: BandyGA@GCC.EDU

Gregory Bandy


  • M.F.A., Narrative Media Writing, University of Georgia
  • M.A., Journalism, University of Georgia
  • B.A., Secondary Ed./Speech / Drama, Asbury College
  • Additional course work at Goethe Institut


  • Colson Fellow

Areas of Expertise:

  • Documentary filmmaking
  • Screenwriting
  • Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Multimedia production
  • Media project management
  • Special events productions and promotions

Courses Taught:

  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Video Production
  • Journalism
  • Media Criticism
  • Digital Photography
  • Script to Screen
  • Interactive Media
  • Special Events
  • The Cultural Influences of Mass Media
  • Advanced Newsgathering
  • Senior Seminar

Selected Research:

  • Unlocking the Secrets of the Logos (Univ. of Kentucky)
  • Project Safe Neighborhoods Video Education (Eastern Dist. of Ky / USDOJ)

Selected Publications:

  • C.S. Lewis: Why He Matters Today (documentary)
  • The Hound of Heaven: The Francis Thompson Story (documentary)
  • The Little Stage (documentary)
  • The Joe Pitts Story (documentary)
  • Amazing Grace: The Story Behind the Song (documentary)
  • Coal in Kentucky (documentary)
  • William Wilberforce (documentary)
  • Multimedia Presentation Design for the Uninitiated (book)

Professional Experience:

  • 30+ years of professional experience as a writer/producer/director working with the entertainment industry, education, government, non-profits and Fortune 500 companies.


  • Films and documentaries (surprise!)
  • Sports
  • Anything outdoors
  • Photography
  • Bad poetry
  • Music
  • Rhodesian Ridgebacks

You might be surprised to learn:

  • I have survived a fire, a flood, a snake bite and over 30 years of meetings.