George teaches production, editing and sound courses at the Academy for Creative Media.
A decade-long Avid Media Composer editor and Apple Certified Trainer (Final Cut Pro 6 & 7), he had an extensive professional career in media production where he edited, designed and/or directed hundreds of commercials, promos, motion graphics and multimedia campaigns. He also directed and/or edited narrative/documentary films exhibited at film festivals and showcases globally.
George taught at the Art Institute of Las Vegas, and was an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Honors include Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Festival of Media Arts Best of Competition Award, BEA Award of Excellence, BEA Research Paper Prize, University Film and Video Association (UFVA) Paper Prize, and National Association of Television Programming Executives (NATPE) Faculty Development Grant. George was named faculty fellow by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy Foundation) and NATPE, and served as American Pavilion Faculty Mentor at Cannes Film Festival (France), writer/consultant for Far East Film Festival (Italy), jury member for the Hawaii International Film Festival, chair of the BEA Festival of Media Arts Faculty Video Competition, and jury chairperson of Netpac Award at the Busan International Film Festival (Korea).
He .currently serves as Executive Committee member at UHM Center for Chinese Studies. George has published articles in Journal of Chinese Cinemas and Journal of Media Education. He wrote film reviews and articles for Far East Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, authored the Taiwan chapter for Asia Laughs! A Survey of Asian Comedy Films and was translator and co-editor for King Hu in His Own Words, the first English-language publication of King Hu’s writings. George studied film production at Boston University and holds an MFA from the American Film Institute Conservatory.