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Erik Strommer

Instructor: Graphic Design & Adobe Creative Cloud Software Erik Strommer is an alumnus of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He earned a B.F.A. in Advertising/Illustration. His career spans advertising agencies in New York City, Chicago, St. Louis and the Twin Cities. Highlights along this creative journey include: the first TV commercial using …

Ben Enke

Ben Enke is an award-winning Director of Photography from Seoul, South Korea, living in the Twin Cities. He has lensed numerous films featured at festivals and in theaters across the country, including the award winning short films CLEAN CUT and SHEAR MADNESS, feature length documentary OUT IN THE COLD, and the feature length narrative MILES …

Luke Harper

Luke Harper is the owner of 514 Studios, a film/TV video production and event rental space. He has been working in audio for 25 years and has taught at the college level for the last five years. He is a post engineer, a mix engineer, a mastering engineer, and a field engineer. He has worked on …

Tony Fischer

Instructor: Editing / Demo Reel Tony began his career as a film shooter for the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff, capturing game footage for the coaches to review and evaluate player performance. Through the contacts he made with the Vikings, he found the opportunity to move into the edit suite. He spent the early part of …

Andrew Hunt

Instructor: Screenwriting, Video Production Pittsburgh native Andrew Hunt began making films at the age of 11 with a borrowed video camera and an army of neighborhood friends. Later, Andrew would study filmmaking at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Soon after, he began working professionally as a writer/director on television commercials, documentaries, …

Troy Lafaye

Instructor: Digital Video and Media Production Troy has been making films since the age of 15 and has worked in a number of different industry segments and positions, including producing two independent feature films, numerous award-winning shorts, and a documentary.  His most recent work is as a producer, director, and story editor on the television …

Justin Staggs

Instructor: Screenwriting, Production, Post Production Justin is an award-winning filmmaker with several dozen music videos to his credit, including clients such as the Foo Fighters, Against Me! and NOFX – just to name a few. In 2005, Justin’s 30-second P.S.A. on Youth AIDS Awareness won a prestigious Platinum Award at World Fest, and in early …

Trey Wodele

Associate Campus Director Program Chair: Digital Video and Media Production Trey is one of the Twin Cities’ leading educators and advocates for youth in digital arts. He was a Coordinator and founding teacher at the Digital Media Academy, a digital arts program for Minneapolis high school students. Under his leadership the academy grew from a …

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