Columbia College Hollywood
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|Columbia College Hollywood (CCH)|
Richard Kobritz (President/CEO)Alan L. Gansberg (Dean)
|Location||Tarzana district of Los Angeles, California|
Columbia College Hollywood is a private, nonprofit film school established in 1952 in Los Angeles. It grants a four-year baccalaureate degree and is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
The college's cinematic arts programs offer bachelor of fine arts and associate of fine arts degrees in film and television production covering screenwriting, producing, directing, cinematography, sound recording, editing, digital arts, special effects and interactive media.
Columbia College Hollywood includes an 86,000-square-foot campus that was the former worldwide headquarters of the Panavision company. A new Center for Media Arts is planned to add nearly 20,000 square feet to the existing campus, which will then encompass more than 100,000 square feet of preproduction, production, postproduction, screening and digital and print library facilities.
Notable Alumni / students
- Jaume Collet-Serra, Spanish film director of House of Wax, Orphan, Unknown, and the recent Non-Stop.
- Timothy Linh Bui, American film director and producer of Three Seasons, Green Dragon, Owl and the Sparrow, and Powder Blue.
- Eagle Egilsson, Icelandic television director and cinematographer on the television series Dark Blue, CSI: Miami, and Nikita.
- Salim Akil, American director of "Jumping the Broom," "Sparkle."
- Brent Morin, American comedian-actor-writer, star of the NBC series "Undateable" (2014 - )