John Rauh

John Rauh

John Rauh

  • B.A., visual arts, University of Maryland, 1980
  • M.F.A., film/video live action, California Institute of the Arts, 1983
First year at SCAD:


Online editor for ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX broadcast networks; editor on the first HD miniseries for the United States, "World War II: When Lions Roared"; film compositor and digital artist on the films "Independence Day" and "What Dreams May Come," which won Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects


Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, Visual Effects Society

Previous Positions

Editor and video engineer in Los Angeles; high-definition video editor at Sony Pictures; film compositor and digital artist

Courses Taught

  • VSFX 130 Visual Effects-based Cinematography I
  • VSFX 270 Compositing
  • VSFX 408 Visual Effects Studio I
  • VSFX 448 Visual Effects Studio II
  • VSFX 490 Visual Effects Portfolio
  • VSFX 503 Cinematography for Visual Effects
  • VSFX 715 Digital Compositing I
  • VSFX 735 Visual Effects Studio I
  • VSFX 749 Visual Effects Portfolio
  • VSFX 775 Visual Effects Studio II