James Kent Arnold

Film and television, television producing professor


  • B.F.A., drawing and painting, California State University - Long Beach, 1980
  • M.F.A., live action film and video, California Institute of the Arts, 1986


The Body Shop Int. producer/director for learning and development series of training modules for international debut of new cosmetic line; Aveda Corporation technical director for business theatre, live event, congress of hair designs, six consecutive years of annual productions; West Georgia Technical College director/developer, digital media technology, digital filmmaking program and dual enrollment program for AP-level credit/coursework

Awards, recognitions and honors

California Institute of the Arts: History of Experimental Film and Video, teaching assistant to Gene Youngblood; TV Production Workshop and Cinematography Studio, teaching assistant to Kris Malkiewicz; Film Grammar, teaching assistant to Alexander Mackendric; Advanced Documentary Workshop, teaching assistant to Terry Sanders; California State University, Long Beach: Intermediate Performance Art Workshop, teaching assistant to Rachel Rosenthal University of California, Los Angeles: videographer for renaissance dance, European tour, teaching assistant to E. L. Thomas


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