Erik Gunneson

Faculty Associate



3157 Vilas Hall

Erik Gunneson

Expertise and Activities

In addition to teaching, I am the supervisor of the department’s technical support staff. My primary interest is in film and video production. I am an active filmmaker; my latest film is Milk Punch, a low budget 16mm feature film. I have participated in just about every type of film production there is: independent films, music videos, documentaries, experimental films, commercials and Hollywood feature films. My early films were experimental documentaries, and I am now interested in low budget independent filmmaking. I am working on a script for my next film Hardwood, Hardcore, a period film set in 1983 that explores the worlds of hardwood floor sanding and hardcore punk rock.


  • B.A. Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1989


  • Honorable Mention, Seattle Underground Film Festival, Washington, 2000
  • Best Dramatic Feature, Port Hueneme International Film Festival, California, 2000


  • CA 467 – Advanced Cinematography & Sound Recording