Jeffrey Hill is a filmmaker, artist, and educator. He was born in Berkley, Michigan, a suburb north of Detroit. At an early age he began working with the moving image, creating short television shows and movies. He studied still photography in his late teens and early 20s which gave him a sense of composition. In his early 20s he began working with neon as an art form. He completed a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Film Studies from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He completed a Master’s degree in communication with a specialization in radio, television, and film, from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He completed a Masters of Fine Arts degree in filmmaking from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. His filmmaking projects have played around the world at film festivals, from Africa to Australia to London to all over North America. He is a constant contributor to KET, the PBS station for Kentucky. He is an Associate Professor of Mass Communication at Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky, where he has been teaching since 2002. He teaches digital non-linear editing as well as advanced narrative, animation and documentary production classes. His short documentaries are largely identity-based. He enjoys highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Kentuckians. The television series he has produced range in subject matter from Kentucky music, to film history and education, to classic film screenings, to worldwide film festivals.