Distinguished Alumni

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Tory Belleci

Visual Effects Engineer

Belleci is a filmmaker and model maker best known for his work on the Discovery Channel television program MythBusters.

Tory Belleci's IMDb Website

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Gloria Borders

Sound Engineer
(Academy Award Winner)

Border's credits include: Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Mrs. Doubtfire, Forrest Gump and Miracle On 34th St.

Gloria Border's IMDb Website

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Christopher Boyes

Sound Designer
(Academy Award Winner)

Boyes is an American sound engineer who has won four Academy Awards. He has worked on over 70 films since 1991.

Christopher Boyes' IMDb Website

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Curtis Choy

Sound Engineer

Curtis Choy is an accomplished filmmaker best known for telling Asian/Asian American histories.

Curtis Choy's IMDb Website


Anaiis Cisco 

Independent Filmmaker/ Professor

Anaiis Cisco is an independent filmmaker and professor, exploring the emotional journey of Black and queer characters in cinema.

Anaiis Cisco's IMDb Website

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George Csicsery

Documentary Filmmaker

Csicsery is a writer and independent filmmaker specializing in dramatic shorts, performance films and documentaries.

George Csicsery's IMDb Website

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Arthur Dong

(Academy Award Nominee)

A San Francisco native, Arthur began making films at Galileo High School (now the Galileo Academy of Science & Technology) near the end of the Vietnam War.

Arthur Dong's IMDb Website

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Kristy Guevara-Flanagan

Professor at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

Kristy Guevara-Flanagan has been making documentary and experimental films for nearly two decades including Going On 13 (2009), El Corrido de Cecilia Rios (1999), Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines (2013), and What Happened to Her (2016).

Kristy Guevara-Flanagan's IMDb Website

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Delroy Lindo


Lindo is known for his roles in Malcolm X, Get Shorty, Gone in 60 Seconds and Crooklyn, and currently in The Chicago Code.

Leroy Lindo's IMDb Website

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Steven Okazaki

Documentary Filmmaker

Okazaki received a Peabody Award and won an Oscar for Days of Waiting: The Life & Art of Estelle Ishigo (1990).

Steven Okazaki's IMDb Website

Anthonia Nneamaka Onyejekwe

Anthonia Nneamaka Onyejekwe

Emmy Award Winner

Anthonia Nneamaka Onyejekwe is an EMMY-Award Winning TV/Film producer and Executive Director of REEL Oakland. She has a passion for bringing voices of color and communities to the forefront, uncovering the truth, and showcasing our humanness through multimedia and art.

Anthonia Nneamaka Onyejekwe's Website or IG

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Marcy Page


Page is a producer and animator best know for Ryan (2004), Madame Tutli-Puti (2007) and The Danish Poet (2006).

Marcy Page's IMDb Website

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Anthony Peckham


Peckham is best known for Sherlock Holmes, Invictus and 5ive Days to Midnight.

Anthony Peckham's IMDb Website

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Jonas Rivera


Rivera is best known for this work with Pixar, Up (2009), Toy Story 2 (1999) and Cars (2006).

Jonas Rivera's IMDb Website

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Jay Rosenblatt


Jay Rosenblatt is an internationally recognized artist. He has completed over 25 films since 1980.

Jay Rosenblatt's IMDb Website

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Corey Sienega


Sienega is best known for her work in Frailty (2001), Secondhand Lions (2003) and Bride of Chucky (1998).

Corey Sienega's IMDb Website

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Lisanne Skyler


Skyler is an internationally recognized writer/director of documentary and fiction films. She is best known for the HBO Documentary Film Brillo Box (3¢ Off), the Sundance selected feature Getting to Know You, and her portrait of post-riot South Central Los Angeles, No Loans Today.

Lisanne Skyler's IMDb Website

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Cauleen Smith

Independent filmmaker and artist.

Cauleen Smith's IMDb Website

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Ethan Van der Ryn

(Academy Award Winner)

Van der Ryn is best known for The Lord of the Rings Series, King Kong and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Ethan Van der Ryn's IMDb Website

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Steve Zaillian

(Academy Award Winner)

Zaillian is best known for Schindler's List, American Gangster, Gangs of New York and Mission: Impossible.

Steve Zaillian's IMDb Website