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Sheila Bernstein

Sheila is serves the College of Motion Picture Arts as a University Business Administrator to process the school's spending and advise the administration on all fiscal matters, as well as maintain all records on budget activity.

Mark Bresnahan

Mark serves as the Associate Director for the College's Animation and Digital Arts program.  Mark assists with the development of the program and serves as a conduit for its faculty, staff and students.

Dana Brookes

Dana Brookes is the Development Director for the College of Motion Picture Arts. She works with Dean Patterson to strategically find resources that will sustain the Film School and the Animation and Digital Arts program for years to come. 

Emily Burgess

As Assistant to the Associate Dean, Emily assists with daily activities managing, handling, coordinating and processing the Associate Dean's day to day business, as well as acting as the primary coordinator of, and Academic Adviser for the undergraduate program.

Judson French

Judson French, Jr. is a digital media and interactive entertainment executive, venture catalyst and education advocate with more than 25 years experience providing numerous creative cross-disciplinary initiatives at the intersection of industry, education and economic development.

Thomas Gast

Thomas serves as Post Production Supervisor at the College of Motion Picture Arts, providing technical support to faculty, staff and students relative to motion picture production.

Jim Green

As Broadcast Engineer/Designer, Jim Green maintains and repairs all production and post-production equipment.

Amy Larsen

As the Executive Assistant to the Dean of The College of Motion Picture Arts, Amy assists the Dean with all functions pertaining to the Dean's duties and with the daily functioning of the Dean's Office. She is the primary contact for all business with the dean.

Peter LeVake

Peter currently serves as the Assistant Manager of the Equipment Room, assisting students during equipment checkouts.

Nick McKaig

As the Staff Director of Admissions, Nick serves as the initial contact for prospective students and their families, providing support in the application process to all applicants.

Brenda Mills

Brenda works directly with the dean in coordinating student motion picture festival submissions for films produced in the College of Motion Picture Arts, and coordinates special events and publicity.

Dave Schmeling

As the College of Motion Picture Arts community liaison, Dave assists the Dean's Office with special event coordination, sponsor development, and promotion of the College in the local community.

Richard Travis

Richard serves as the College's projectionist and archivist and manages the school's Research and Resource Center which provides access for our students to recorded and printed materials for research projects.

Ian Edward Weir

Ian serves as Post Production Specialist at the College of Motion Picture Arts, providing technical support to faculty and staff relative to motion picture production, and instructional support to students in the aspects of picture and sound editing and sound design.

David Wiley

As Set Operations Supervisor, David bridges the gap between classroom instruction and mastery of production skills on set.