Administration and Staff

Maureen Furniss
Co-Director, Experimental Animation Program; Experimental Animation Faculty

Maureen Furniss, Ph.D. is an animation historian. She is the founding editor of Animation Journal (1992 – present) and author of Art in Motion: Animation Aesthetics (John Libbey/Indiana University Press, 1998), The Animation Bible (Laurence King/Harry N.... Continue reading »

Chris Hill
Associate Dean, External and Student Affairs
Program in Film and Video Faculty
661-255-1050 x2421

Gordon Kurowski
Chief Video Engineer; School of Film/Video Faculty
661-255-1050 x2603 or x2443

Gordon came to CalArts in 1996 with 20 years experience as an audio and video engineer. As an artist, Gordon creates live improvisational soundscapes in solo performance and in ensembles with tenor sax, baroque recorders, theremin, electric bass and external processors. He has produced animation... Continue reading »

Paul Kyle
Digital Labs Manager
School of Film/Video Faculty

Paul Kyle has been involved professionally with digital video and post production since 1995. As a video artist, Paul has exhibited in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and China. Paul earned a BA in Visual Arts from Bennington College, and an MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco... Continue reading »

Eve LaFountain
Senior Admissions Counselor School of Film/Video, Programs in Film & Video and Film Directing
Photography and Media Special Faculty

Eve LaFountain (she/her) is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. She earned a BA from Hampshire College in 2008, and a dual MFA from CalArts in Film & Video and Photography & Media in 2014. She grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico where she learned how to ride a horse... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty