Film Department

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Department (fonds)

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Film Department

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(1973-)

Biographical history

ArtCenter taught film classes beginning in the late 1930s, with Franklin Judson's cinematography class. However, the Film Department was not created until 1973, and between the late 1930s - early 1970s there were a handful of classes offered periodically.

Department chairs:
Thomas Rook (1973-1975)
James Jordan (circa 1975-1990)
Robert Peterson (1990-2013)
Ross LaManna (2013 - present)

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The Film Department fonds is a top level archival unit that encompasses everything in the Archives created by the Film department. Under the fonds-level are the following collections: Film collection of documents, Photograph collection, and Moving Image collection of mostly student work.

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Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.) unless otherwise noted.

Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.

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