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August 25, 2016
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.
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 a big time 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.
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June 18, 2014
CIA names internationally acclaimed designer to faculty
Award-winning designer Deng brings international contacts more
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A typical student design experience? Not even close!
Design Center course connects CIA students to real companies with real design problems to solve more
May 30, 2014
CIA president calls for cultural policy in Cleveland
Raids on two recent gallery openings point to a need for coordinated effort to promote... more
May 30, 2014
Transformed: reflections on CIA's 2014 Commencement
Painting professor reflects on art, teaching, and 'lives changed forever' more
May 22, 2014
CIA in NYC
Annual pilgrimage immerses students in the New York City art world more
May 16, 2014
Money for the road: CIA grads receive travel scholarships
Six winners really going places with thanks to endowed awards more