Anthony Tenczar

Associate Professor

Communication Arts Minor
Communication Arts, B.A.
UNH Manchester
Office 479


Professor Anthony Tenczar teaches digital video production, media programming, motion picture aesthetics, audio production and documentary film. He is an award-winning documentary and experimental filmmaker, who has also been recognized for his television and audio work.

Before his teaching career, he worked professionally in television production and management. Tenczar's media work has been recognized by many film/media festivals and competitions including: the Ann Arbor Film Festival, Syracuse International Film & Video Festival, New York Exposition of Short Film and Video, VIDEOEX Festival (Zurich, Switzerland), CINE, Chicago International Film Festival, New England Film & Video Festival, Potenza Film Festival - Italy, Columbus International Film Festival, South by Southwest Film Festival, Great Plains Film Festival, Cinematexas Short Film Festival, International Media Festival on Disabilities, Prized Pieces Film Festival, Cable Ace Awards, Hometown Video Festival, Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts Faculty Awards, University Film and Video Association Faculty Awards and the National Educational Film & Video Festival.

Before joining UNH, he taught at Ithaca College and the University of Texas, Austin. Tenczar is also active in community-based media. He is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Concord Community Television.


  • Image and Sound (motion picture aesthetics)
  • Fundamentals of Video Production
  • Advanced Video Production
  • Documentary
  • Media Programming
  • Documentary Workshop
  • Community Media Production


  • Digital film and media-making; Community media


  • Teaching Excellence Award, UNH Manchester, 2007
  • Best of Festival, Broadcast Education Association Festival for Media Arts, Faculty Audio Competition, 2006.
  • Best Experimental Film, Syracuse International Film & Video Festival, NY, 2006 (with Aldo Tambellini).
  • Best Experimental Film, 30th New England Film & Video Festival, Boston, MA, 2005 (with Aldo Tambellini).
  • 1st Place, Professional, Educational Program, Northeast Alliance for Community Media Video Festival, 2005.
  • Faculty Excellence Award (PDF)


  • M.F.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1996
  • B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1978