Ian Holmes teaches Digital Cinema, Film & Video Production, and Digital Imaging in the Media Arts Design department at Cypress College. Ian holds a B.F.A. in Design & Commerial Photography from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. He studied cinema at National University and holds a teaching credential from Cal State Los Angeles.
Professor Holmes' professional experiences include photography, film, animation, web design, and graphic design for textile screen printing.
Professor Holmes states, "I'm passionate about film, animation, video, digital cinema and new technology in general. I've been an Apple fan boy since 1984. Everyone has a story to tell, so why not tell your's through cinema? If you love movies, art and technology you're my people!"
Courses Professor Holmes teaches include:
MAD 109 - Video Production
MAD 110 - History of Animation/Technology
MAD 180 & MAD 181 - Video Editing
MAD 182 - Cinematography
MAD 185 - Documentary Digital Cinema
MAD 188 - Beginning Single Camera Operation
MAD 189 - Cinematography II
MAD 191 - Film Noir Genre
MAD 192 - Great Directors of Cinema
MAD 184 - Beginning Motion Picture Production
MAD 195 - Science Fiction Film Genre
MAD 196 - Silent Film Genre
MAD 197 - Western Film Genre
My lovely wife and my two adorable daughters
Experimental Short Films
Favorite Film Genres: Film Noir and Animation
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