Program Faculty

John Hawk
Associate Director, Program in Film and Video; Program in Film and Video Faculty
jhawk@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2201
E120

John Hawk a native of Seattle, Washington received his MFA from CalArts in Art and Film/Video in 1991. His work has been screened and exhibited at numerous museums, galleries and film festivals, including the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Seattle Art Museum, 911 Media Arts in... Continue reading »

Chris Hill
Associate Dean, External and Student Affairs
Program in Film and Video Faculty
chill@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2421
E204D

Gordon Kurowski
Chief Video Engineer; School of Film/Video Faculty
gkurowsk@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2603 or x2443
E50

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
pkyle@calarts.edu
661.253.7721
E48

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 »

Gary Mairs
Film Directing Program Faculty
Program in Film and Video Faculty
gmairs@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2085
E201

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 »

Nina Menkes
Program in Film and Video Faculty
nmenkes@calarts.edu
661-222-2762
E204H

Nina Menkes has completed seven feature films in which she controlled all aspects of production, including directing, writing, shooting, as well as editing picture and sound on her own productions. She has worked in various media including Super-8, 16mm, 35mm and lately HD. Her films have often... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty
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