Philadelphia Film Society - Filmmaker Spotlight: Eli LaBan
May 14, 2018
Filmmaker Eli LaBan has worked primarily in documentaries, but ventured into the world of narrative film as Director of Photography and co-editor of The Art of Being Izzy. Made as a capstone project for the Media Studies and Production Major at Temple University, the film follows a Chinese-American college student as she struggles to come to terms with her cultural identity.
Counting to 10 Leads to Emmy Win for Temple Graduate - Jewish Exponent
June 24, 2017
Eli LaBan will probably start checking his spam folder more often.
The recent Temple University grad — he studied media studies and production — received an email, congratulating him on his nomination for a College Television Award, run by the Television Academy Foundation (aka the Emmy Awards).
In 2013, Eli LaBan stepped onto Temple’s campus as a freshman psychology major unsure of the direction he wanted to go. In May, he’ll leave as an Emmy Award-winning videographer who has traveled the world, telling people’s stories through his lens...
“Learn to Count in an Endangered Language:” Eli Laban’s Emmy-Winning Project - Klein College of Media and Communication
September 05, 2017
At Klein College, more and more students are creating professional-level work. Media Studies and Production alumnus Eli Laban won a National College Emmy for his video series "Learn to Count in an Endangered Language."
Senior’s film up for student Emmy - The Temple News
May 06, 2017
One day last semester, Eli LaBan set up his camera in a village on the Southern Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. Soon, dozens of Garifuna-speaking people lined up behind it to be featured in LaBan’s video series — “Learn to Count in an Endangered Language.”
Eli LaBan is named 2017 Alice Rowan Swanson Fellow-SIT Study Abroad
May 01, 2017
The School for International Training has named SIT Study Abroad alumnus Eli LaBan as the next Alice Rowan Swanson fellow. LaBan will return to Nicaragua to digitize a disappearing language, develop teaching tools, and draw more attention to indigenous culture...
This Is Cheltenham: Eli LaBan - Cheltenham School District Alumni
January 01, 2020
Over the past few years Eli has worked on several award-winning projects including documentaries about local artists and musicians and the emerging music scene in post-apartheid South Africa. Most recently, he won an Emmy for his work on NBC10’s Generation Addicted web series that investigated the local heroin epidemic...
Temple senior nominated for a College Emmy - The Tab Temple
January 01, 2020
This past fall, LaBan spent his semester on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua. During his time there, he created a series of short social media videos to raise awareness of the endangered languages, Garifuna, Rama, and Miskito...