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Good training, kismet lead to feature film job

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August 25, 2016

Good training, kismet lead to feature film job

CIA alum Rodriguez edited 'Dog Eat Dog'

By Clint O’Connor

The creative machinery of the feature film business requires years of dues-paying on small, obscure projects with unknowns.

Wrong.

Ben Rodriguez Jr. ’05 chose a different route. Or it chose him. For his first feature film, his talents as an editor landed him in the company of big time a director (Paul Schrader), marquee stars (Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe), and a movie, the gritty crime drama “Dog Eat Dog,” that had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May.

Not bad for a kid from Middleburg Heights, who majored in TIME (more on that later) at CIA.

“I was...

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