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Sharyn Robertson

Sharyn Robertson

Department Head, Department of Cinema Arts
Division of Communication
School of Fine Arts and Communication



  • MFA, Digital Cinema, National University
  • MA, Cinema and Video Production, Bob Jones University
  • BS, Cinema and Video Production, Bob Jones University



Sharyn Robertson, assistant professor for the Cinematics major, holds a BS and MA in Cinema Production from Bob Jones University, as well as an MFA in Digital Cinema from National University. She has been teaching at BJU since 2008 after coming from the corporate video world where she was a video producer, cinematographer, and editor while working with clients such as Michelin, GE, Inside Edition, and CNN. Sharyn teaches sound design, basic photography, intro to visual storytelling, and senior capstone courses as well as advises the sophomore platform. She became the academic head for the Cinema Department in the spring of 2011.

While teaching at BJU, Sharyn is involved in productions and client work including the award-winning feature length film, Milltown Pride. She had the opportunity to be the casting coordinator, sound recordist, and sound designer on the film.

For several summers, Sharyn had the opportunity to teach a college course in Media Enhanced Communication for the ARRIBA program located in Lima, Peru. She also had the opportunity to take film courses in Los Angeles, CA where she produced and edited a short film during her time there. Sharyn is also the committee chairman for Intercollegiate National Religious Broadcasters (iNRB) which is part of National Religious Broadcaster (NRB).

Sharyn attends Suber Road Baptist Church and takes part in several church ministries. She also tries serve her community as much as she can. At BJU she serves the University by working with prospective students, being an advisor, and serving on various committees.

In her free time, Sharyn enjoys spending time with her husband and two young boys as well as her cat Bert.