Lei Lei
Experimental Animation Faculty
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John Mahoney
Leave – Spring 2018
Character Animation Faculty

John Mahoney worked as a visual development artist for Disney Feature Animation on films including Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Treasure Planet and The Emperor’s New Groove. During his time at Disney he contributed to a total of 10 feature films. Since then he has pursued his passion as an... Continue reading »

Gary Mairs
Film Directing Program Faculty
Program in Film and Video Faculty
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Gary Mairs has been teaching in the School of Film/Video since 1997. He has served as co-Head of the Film Directing Program since 2005 and as Associate Dean since 2010. He has worked as an editor and assistant editor and served as creative consultant for Wendy Apple’s The Cutting... Continue reading »

Ernest Marrero
Film Directing Program Faculty
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Ernest Marrero began his career as an avant-garde filmmaker in New York City where he studied experimental filmmaking at the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program. His film, One Day Franz Brought Me to His House, is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty