CINEMA-TELEVISION DEPARTMENT FACULTY

Regular Faculty

Joni Varner - Department Chair

Professor of Cinema -Television
phone 323 953-4000 ext. 2627
email: varnerjk@lacitycollege.edu
website: Joni Varner's Website
Subject: Introduction to Motion Picture Production
B.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
M.A., State University of New York, Buffalo

Jonathan Kuntz

Professor of Cinema
phone 323 953-4000 ext. 2629
email: kuntzja@lacitycollege.edu
Subjects: Cinema and Television History, Beginning Digital Motion Picture Production
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Christopher Rossiter

Cinema Instructor
email: chris@christopherrossiter.com
Subject: Cinematography
M.F.A., American Film Institute (AFI)

Jen Vaughn

Instructor of Cinema and Television
email: vaughnje@lacitycollege.edu
Subjects : Television Production
B.A., San Francisco State University
M.A., San Francisco State University

Adjunct Faculty

Arnie Anderson

Cinema Instructor
email: electric_arnie@hotmail.com
Subject: Cinema Sound Production
B.A., M.F.A. University of Southern California (USC)

Linda Beal

Television Instructor
email: beallf@lacitycollege.edu
Subject Taught: Introduction to Television
B.A., University of California, Irvine
M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
J.D., Hastings College of Law

Jim Desmarais

Cinema Instructor
email: adesmarais@aol.com
Subject Taught: Film Directing
B.A., M.F.A. California State University, Fullerton

Charles Domokos

Cinema and Television Instructor
email: charlesdomokos@aol.com
Subject:  Screenwriting, Film Editing  
J.D., Loyola Law School
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.F.A. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Cinema-TV

Michele Gendelman

Cinema Instructor
email: michelegendelman@hotmail.com
Subjects: Television and Film writing
B.A., Bryn Mawr College
M.A., Ph.D. Film and Television Studies, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Charles Haine

Cinema Instructor
email: charleshaine@gmail.com
Subject: Advanced Cinematography
BA, Oberlin College
M.F.A. University of Southern California (USC)

Scott Mazak

Cinema Instructor
email: mazaksa@lacitycollege.edu
Subject: Motion Picture Production
B.A. University of North Carolina, Greensboro
M.F.A. Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Vaughn Obern

Professor of Cinema
phone 323 953-4000 ext. 2630
email: obernvg@lacitycollege.edu
Subject: Beginning Digital Motion Picture Production
B.A. Principia College
M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Cinema TV

Rick Rafanovic

Cinema Instructor
email: roninltd@aol.com
Subject: Film Editing
Film Production Certificate, LACC
B.A., University of California, Irvine

Mary Samuelson

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

Dylan Shields

Cinema Instructor
email: instructor.shields@gmail.com
Subject: Business Aspects of Film Production
B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
M.F.A., American Film Institute (AFI)

Danielle Stallings

Cinema Instructor
email stallide@lacitycollege.edu
website: Danielle Stalling's Website
Subject: Film History
B.F.A., USC School of Cinema-Television
M.F.A., Loyola Marymount University
School of Film and Television

Vince R. Ybarra

Cinema and Television Instructor
email: vybarra@earthlink.net
website: Vince Ybarra's Website
Subject: Cinema and Television Production
B.A., Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
M.F.A. Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles