Eleanor Earl has been an Assistant Professor of English and Modern Foreign Languages at Hampton University since 2003. She became the Film and Television Studies Program Coordinator several years later, and in 2009 she received the E. L. Hamm, Sr. Distinguished Teaching Award. She teaches courses such as Screenwriting, Television Writing, Introduction to Filmmaking, Introduction to Motion Pictures, Film Criticism, English Literature and Written Communication.
Since 2010 Ms. Earl has been executive producer (along with President William R. Harvey), director, and co-host of a weekly television show, “The View from Hampton U,” on COX-11 and COX-9.
Ms. Earl is partnered with Shomi Patwary in Illusive Media, a multimedia company that has produced music videos and commercial video for artists such as Beyoncé, Lupe Fiasco, Diplo, Mary J. Blidge, ASAP Rocky, and many more prolific artists. She is also an executive producer on the feature film adaptation of Dr. Van Whitfield’s best-selling novel, “Something’s Wrong With Your Scale” and several other independent film and television projects that are in various stages of development. She serves on the Board of Directors for Alternative Intervention Models (www.aim4theheart.org ), an organization based in Los Angeles, CA, that is devoted to changing the lives of at-risk youth through the arts.