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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 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...continue reading
May 23, 2016
Pre-College profile: Jody Amsden
CIA interior architecture grad wants the room to feel right more
May 19, 2016
Pre-College Profile: Sculpture teacher Kelley O'Brien
May 13, 2016
Fiorelli designs new beginning after 32 years at CIA
One-of-a-kind Foundation prof influenced a generation of artists more
May 10, 2016
Brouillard leaves CIA Ceramics, heads to studio full time
April 29, 2016
Visiting Artist: Michael DiTullo
'Dissatisfaction is a core driver that keeps me coming in every day' more
April 29, 2016
CIA awards more than $10.5 million to students for 2016-17
The Cleveland Institute of Art will bestow over $10.5 million in scholarships, awards, and financial... more
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