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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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March 23, 2011
Four CIA Artists Featured in 2011 Cle Film Fest
Alumni, faculty, and staff from CIA produce, direct, design, and star in the 2011 Cleveland... more
March 23, 2011
Kasumi Presents Her Breakout Feature Film at Cle Film Fest
Video artist and CIA professor Kasumi presents her breakout feature film at the Cleveland International... more
March 21, 2011
Thirteen Area Students Receive National Art Award
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2011 will honor the nation's most talented young... more
March 15, 2011
CIA's Spring Open House Is March 19, 2011
When you choose a college, you're choosing a lifestyle too. How can you know for... more
March 14, 2011
Alumni Profile: Ben Grasso, Painter
Ben Grasso '03 is leading a creative life as an artist. Based in New York... more
March 07, 2011
Influential Painter Clarence Morgan Visits March 15
Come to the Cleveland Institute of Art on March 15, 2011 to hear Clarence Morgan:... more
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