Alumni Success | B.A. in Cinema and Media Arts

Check out this video from Rob Bredow ‘94, Chief Technology Officer for Lucasfilm, and see what a Biola education has meant for him!


Cinema and Media Arts alumni have found success as directors, writers, producers, executives and VFX supervisors in Hollywood and around the world. Here is a just a sample of some of our more than 1,000 alumni who are creating impact in the industry.

Scott Derrickson '90

Director
Doctor Strange, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Sinister, Exorcism of Emily Rose

Rob Bredow '94

Chief Technology Officer
Lucasfilm, Sony Imageworks

Chris Herzberger

Vice President Universal Theatrical Group
Universal Pictures

Trenton Waterson '05

Creative Executive
Marvel Entertainment

Rick Rekedal ‘91

Chief Creative, Global Franchise
Dreamworks Animation

Henry Riady ‘09

Director
Beritasatu (Indonesia)

John Mabry

Co-Producer
Blue Bloods (CBS)

Evan Arnold '12

Associate Producer
Elvis and Nixon

Nick Patapoff '10

Production Coordinator
New Girl (FOX)

Zach King ‘12

Vine star, filmmaker and YouTube personality

Laura Aldridge '09

Digital Production Manager
Captain America: Civil War, Spider-man: Homecoming, Jurassic World

Production Coordinator
The Artist

Garrett Wycoff '11

VFX Artist
Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Deadpool

Becky Boss '09

Writer
Being Mary Jane (BET)

Chris Masi '09

Writer
Being Mary Jane (BET), Graceland (USA, White Collar (USA)

Joey Kennedy '11

Set Lighting Technician
Fresh Off the Boat (ABC)

Sydney Patapoff '09

Second Assistant Director
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC)

Bryce Vankooten '07

Writer
The Ranch (Netflix)

Nathan Mielke
Cinema and Media Arts, B.A. '10

The CMA Department created a safe environment where I was able to connect with equally aspiring filmmakers and figure out exactly what I wanted to do. CMA put a camera in my hands and let me experiment and learn through my mistakes and successes.’

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