Program Faculty

John Hawk
Faculty, School of Film/Video
Program in Film and Video

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
Faculty, School of Film/Video

Irina Leimbacher
Faculty, School of Film/Video
Program in Film and Video

Irina Leimbacher is Visiting Faculty in the School of Film/Video at CalArts. She came to CalArts subsequent to leaving a tenured position in New Hampshire, and working as a film curator at San Francisco Cinematheque, both for over a decade. She holds a Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies from UC... Continue reading »

Gary Mairs
Faculty, School of Film/Video
Film Directing Program
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Gary Mairs has taught in the School of Film/Video since 1997, splitting his time between the Program in Film Directing and the Program in Film & Video. He teaches courses in Film History (including seminars on Realist style, the Western, Rock and Roll movies and ‘70s genre film) and... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty