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Instructor (Temp)

University of Central Oklahoma
gkoch@uco.edu (405) 974-4700 Center for eLearning and Connected Environments ACM_BR , Box 205

About

Geoff is a consummate creative professional whose credits include "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin," "The Legend of Mulan," "The Tigger Movie," "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and "Robin Hood Men in Tights," plus over 40 feature films and over 200 television episodes. Geoff was under contract at Disney as a music producer/music supervisor and wrote songs for 60 episodes of "Walker Texas Ranger." He has worked as an actor in film and television, served on the board of AFTRA (now SAG AFTRA), and wrote and starred in the award winning comedy short film "Prison Life." His advertising credits include Apple Computer, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Mattel Toys, Fuddruckers, Uno Pizza and thousands of local commercials produced in Los Angeles through Firstcom Music.

Education and Certifications

Geoff has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and an MFA in Creative Writing (Screenwriting emphasis graduating with distinction) from National University. His certifications include ProTools Instructor certification, as a Certified Learning Environment Architect, Master's level equivalency in Drama by VCCC, Apple Pro Software Certifications, Online Course development Certifications from UCO.

Classes Taught

At the ACM@UCO, Geoff has primarily taught Music Business-related courses focusing on publishing, copyright, music business fundamentals and key events in the music business. He developed the curricula and created the online courses. He has also taught production, music entrepreneurship, music supervision, vocal performance and general business.

Geoff has also taught creative writing courses including master's thesis screenwriting courses at other universities. He has guest lectured at USC, Long Beach State, OU and OCU. He has taught sight singing at OU and teaches acting for the camera during the summer at Oklahoma City University.

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