Department of Cinematic Arts 

Creative Portfolio and Resources

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DEPARTMENT TRAILER

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RECENT ALUMNI CREDITS

Writer/Director Ricky Staub's ('06) "Concrete Cowboys" premieres on Netflix on April 1. 

The film stars Golden Globe winner Idris Elba.  You don't want to miss this landmark event! 

 

See the official trailer below:

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Paolo Cascio

Cinematography

Known for: 

Addicted, Chicago Fire, Sabotage, Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas, The Internship, The Vampire Diaries. 

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Jim Hope

Producer, Screenwriting

Known for: 

George Lopez, Dog with a Blog, Titus, That Summer, Cousins for Life.

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Leigh H. Rens

Visual Effects, Animation

Known for: 

Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Battle Los Angeles, Jumanji; The Next Level, The Angry Birds Movie, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

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Matt Schoepf

Visual Effects, Animation

Known for: 

Walt Disney Imagineering, Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway, and Radiator Springs Racers, Hatbox Ghost in the Haunted Mansion.

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LEARN FROM INDUSTRY PROS

New Faculty and Adjuncts (Fall 2020)

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Learn more about APU Cinematic Arts

In each cinematic arts program, faculty bring years of industry experience to the classroom, guiding their students to become difference makers in film and television. 

Cinematic arts programs include: