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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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April 14, 2011
CIA Associate Professor Kasumi Awarded 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship
Kasumi was awarded a $44,000 Guggenheim Fellowship to fund an experimental feature-length film/video art hybrid.... more
April 13, 2011
Animator Bill Plympton at Cinematheque April 14
Meet animator Bill Plympton, see his latest feature Idiots and Angels, and get your own... more
April 07, 2011
Cleveland Design Month-and-a-Half 2011
April and May are bursting with design events, from CIA's Spring Design Show to the... more
April 06, 2011
Come Make Some Noise @yourlibrary! April 10?16
CIA's Gund Library has planned five days of noisy events to celebrate the 2011 National... more
April 06, 2011
Alumni Profile: Carlita Alexander, Designer at Rockwell Group
Carlita has her 'dream job' as a senior designer at Rockwell Group in New York... more
April 04, 2011
Toshiko Takaezu: In Remembrance
Ceramist and former CIA professor Toshiko Takaezu dies at 88. more
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