Program Faculty

John Hawk
Program in Film and Video and Film Directing Program 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 »

Deborah LaVine
Director, Film Directing Program
Film Directing Program Faculty
dlavine@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2429
E204F

An award winning theater and film director, Deborah’s recent feature film,WILD PRAIRIE ROSE, premiered at Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival and has subsequently been playing in festivals across the country to sold out houses spilling into second and third screens and winning... 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 »

Ernest Marrero
Film Directing Program Faculty
emarrero@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2150
E204Q

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 »

Kye Potter
Production Manager, Film Directing Program
kpotter@calarts.edu
661.222.2722
BB#3-L

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty
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