Todd is currently teaching Film Production:The RED Camera (a film from the Spring 2015
class, "Reflexivity," WON the The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Boston/New England annual 2016 College University Emmy award in the Short Form - Fiction category, and the
National Broadcasting Society’s annual student competition award in the Short Film category. A film from the Spring 2013 class, "Bitter Roast," was nominated for a New England Emmy award)
at Curry College. He has taught undergraduate 16mm Film Production at Boston University, Curry College, and Fitchburg State University, and graduate-level Avid Digital Video Editing and graduate-level Video Production at
Todd teaches Screenwriting at Curry College, and has also taught
Screenwriting at Regis College.
Other courses Todd has taught include Digital
Film Production Fundamentals, Film Directing and Camera Acting, Digital Documentary and Moviemaking, Intro to Film: History of Film, Film
Criticism, and Intro to Film: Art and Form at Curry College, and Avid Digital Video Editing at The New England Institute of Art.
Todd holds an MFA degree (with distinction) in Film
Production from Boston University. In The Tradition of My Family is his graduate thesis film. He received a merit scholarship from
B.U. for his outstanding work, and was a teaching assistant for four semesters of the course 'Directing the Theatrical and
Television Film.' He was named runner-up for The Most Promising New England Filmmaker award at the 2006 Boston
Underground Film Festival. Todd also holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.