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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.
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June 01, 2011
Mike Kinsella Is New Director of Annual Giving + Alumni Relations
Mike Kinsella joined the Cleveland Institute of Art staff in June 2011 as director of... more
May 25, 2011
Oil Portrait Artist to Give Lectures, Workshop at CIA
Award-winning oil portrait artist Marvin Mattelson comes to CIA in June 2011 to give a... more
May 23, 2011
Filmmaker Chuck Hudina at Cinematheque May 24
Cleveland-born filmmaker Chuck Hudina will present a program of five of his short films on... more
May 16, 2011
Stanczak, Szilagyi Honored with Schreckengost Teaching Award
CIA honored retiring Professor Barbara Stanczak '90 and the late Professor John Szilagyi '42 with... more
May 09, 2011
Lowery Stokes Sims to Address CIA's Class of 2011
The Cleveland Institute of Art's 2011 commencement speaker is contemporary arts scholar and curator Lowery... more
May 06, 2011
Congrats to 2011 Traveling Scholarship Winners
Each year, six CIA seniors win awards to fund post-graduation travel and study. The awards... more
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