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Faculty & Staff

REGULAR FACULTY

Jen Vaughn

Department Chair
Associate Professor of Cinema and Television
BA, San Francisco State University
MA, San Francisco State University
Subject: Television Production
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2631
vaughnje@lacitycollege.edu
Website: Jen Vaughn

Joni Varner

Professor of Cinema & Television
BA, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
MA, State University of New York, Buffalo
Subject: Introduction to Motion Picture Production; Beginning Digital Motion Picture Production
(323) 953.4000 ext. 2627
varnerjk@lacitycollege.edu
Joni Varner Website Cinema 1 Class Website  Cinema 2 Class Website

Michele Gendelman

Associate Professor of Cinema
BA, Bryn Mawr College
MA, Film and Television Studies, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Subjects: Television and Film writing
michelegendelman@hotmail.com

Christopher Rossiter

Associate Professor of Cinema
MFA, American Film Institute (AFI)
Subject: Cinematography
chris@christopherrossiter.com
Website: Christopher Rossiter

Dylan Shields

Associate Professor of Cinema
BA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
MFA, American Film Institute (AFI)
Subject: Beginning Production, Intermediate Editing, Advanced Editing
instructor.shields@gmail.com

Krystle Klein

Associate Professor of Cinema
BA, Western Michigan University
MA, DePaul University (Chicago)
Subjects: Directing, Film Genres, Business, Television Production 

Email: Kleinkr@laccd.edu
Website: Krystle R. Klein

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Arnie Anderson

Cinema Instructor
BA, MFA, University of Southern California (USC)
Subject: Cinema Sound Production
electric_arnie@hotmail.com

Linda Beal

Television Instructor
BA, University of California, Irvine
MFA, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
JD, Hastings College of Law
Subject: Introduction to Television
beallf@lacitycollege.edu

Kena Dorsey

Television Instructor
BA, Carnegie-Mellon University - Drama
MFA, New York Film Academy (NYFA) - Filmmaking
dorseykt@lacitycollege.edu

Jonathan Kuntz

Professor of Cinema
BA, University of California, Berkeley
MA, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Subjects: Cinema and Television History
(323) 953.4000 ext. 2629
kuntzja@lacitycollege.edu
Cinema 2 Website
Cinema 3 Website

Scott Mazak

Cinema Instructor
BA, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
MFA, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Subject: Motion Picture Production
mazaksa@lacitycollege.edu

Daniel Nyiri

Cinema Instructor
MA, Art and Technique of Film Making, London Film School
National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, UK
BA, University of Bristol
Subject: Motion Picture Producing
nyirid@laccd.edu

Jennifer Penton

Cinema Instructor
BA, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Creative Writing
MFA, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Film and Animation
Subject: Film History
pentonjk@lacitycollege.edu

Mary Samuelson

Cinema Instructor
BA, USC School of Cinema-Television
MA, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Subject: Documentary Film
marygelsey@ucla.edu

Kenneth Thomas

Cinema/TV Instructor
BA, Boston University (Film Production)
MFA, San Francisco Art Institute (Film)
Subject: TV Production
thomaskp@lacitycollege.edu

James Fleury

Cinema Instructor
BA, Le Moyne College (Syracuse, NY)
MA, Ph.D. UCLA (Cinema & Media Studies)
Subject: Cinema History fleuryjb@ucla.edu  

Joel Trudgeon

Cinema Instructor
BA, MA California State University Northridge
Subject: Cinema Production & History  trudgej@lavc.edu

 Contact Us

Cinema Television Department
Los Angeles City College
Communications Building (map)
855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles CA 90029

Jen Vaughn
Department Chair
Associate Professor of Cinema
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2631
vaughnje@lacitycollege.edu

 Chair Office Hours

Jen Vaughn
Communications CC181

Fall 2019 Office Hours

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays: 12:00pm - 5:00pm 
Wednesdays: 11:00 am - 12:30pm
Evenings by appointment

 Life at LACC

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