California Institute of the Arts
The California Institute of the Arts, colloquially called CalArts, is a private university located in Valencia, in Los Angeles County, California. It was incorporated in 1961 as the first degree-grant...
Tanya Haden
Tanya Haden (born October 11, 1971) is an American artist, cellist and singer. She is the wife of actor Jack Black.
Born in New York City, she was a member of several bands, including Let's Go Sa...
Andrew Stanton
Andrew Stanton (born December 3, 1965) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor based at Pixar Animation Studios. His film work includes writing and directing Pixar's A Bu...
Donovan Cook
Donovan R. Cook III is an American film director, best known for creating, directing and producing the animated series 2 Stupid Dogs and directing the Disney animated features Return to Never Land and...
Paul Tibbitt
Paul Harrison Tibbitt (born 1968) is an American comedian, animator, television producer, writer, storyboard artist, songwriter, and voice actor, best known for working on the animated series SpongeB...
Brenda Chapman
Brenda Chapman (born November 1, 1962) is an American writer, animation story artist and director. In 1998, she became the first woman to direct an animated feature from a major studio, DreamWorks An...
Eliza Coupe
Eliza Coupe (born April 6, 1981) is an American comedic actress, most widely known for starring as Jane Kerkovich-Williams in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings and as Denise "Jo" Mahoney in the fina...
Art Jarvinen
Arthur Justin Jarvinen (January 27, 1956 – October 2, 2010) was an American composer who grew up in Ohio. He attended the California Institute of the Arts, studying percussion with John Bergamo,...
Butch Hartman
Elmer Earl "Butch" Hartman IV (born January 10, 1965) is an American animator, writer, director, producer, illustrator and voice actor, best known for creating the Emmy-winning animated series The Fai...
Bret Haaland
Bret Haaland is an American animation director. He worked on The Simpsons during the first season as a layout artist. He has directed episodes of The Critic, Futurama and Father of the Pride. He serve...
Peter Chung
Peter Kunshik Chung (born April 19, 1961 in Seoul, South Korea, as 정건식 (Chung Kunshik, or alternative spelling Jeong Geon-Sik), is a Korean American animator. He is best known for his unique style of ...
Don Cheadle
Donald Frank "Don" Cheadle, Jr. (/ˈtʃiːdəl/; born November 29, 1964) is an American actor. Cheadle had an early role in Picket Fences and followed it with performances in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995),...
Tom Sleigh
Tom Sleigh (/sleɪ/) is an American poet, dramatist, essayist and academic, who lives in New York City. He has published eight books of original poetry, one full-length translation of Euripides' Herakl...
James Benning (film director)
James Benning (born 1942) is an independent filmmaker from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Over the course of his 40-year career Benning has made over twenty-five feature-length films that have shown in many di...
Maurice R. Stein
Maurice R. Stein (born 1926) is an American sociologist and innovator in higher education. Stein is co-recipient of the 1987 Robert and Helen Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed by the American ...
Tom Lutz
Tom Lutz (born March 21) is an American writer and literary critic, and founder and editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Lutz grew up in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. He received his B.A...
Sam Doumit
Samia "Sam" Doumit (born April 24, 1975) is an American actress.
Doumit is of Irish, French, Lebanese, German, and Jewish descent (mother's side). Doumit was born in in Boston, Massachusetts. She ...
Martin Kersels
Martin Kersels is an American contemporary artist born in 1960 in Los Angeles. Kersels' work is often installation based and incorporates sculpture, photography and video. In 1999 Kersels and author/a...
Jeremy Blake
Jeremy Blake (October 4, 1971 – July 17, 2007) was an American digital artist and painter. His work included projected DVD installations, Type C prints, and collaborative film projects.
A graduate...
Lyle Ashton Harris
Lyle Ashton Harris (born 1965) is an American artist who has cultivated a diverse artistic practice ranging from photographic media, collage, installation art and performance art.
Born in the Bron...