I Am Columbia: The History and the Talent of Columbia College Chicago





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Television journalist Bill Kurtis takes us through the history and background of Columbia College Chicago, introducing us to students, faculty, and alumni along the way.

ALUMNI in order of appearance:

Mauro Fiore
Cinematographer: Oscar Winner
The A-Team, Avatar, Training Day

Bob McNamara
News Correspondent: Emmy Winner, Ben Grauer Award Winner (Overseas Press Club)
CBS News

Nick Eipers
Recording Engineer, Music Producer

Erica Watson
Comedian, Actress

Paul Broucek
Warner Bros Pictures Music President, Music Executive, Music Supervisor, Composer
The Final Destination, 17 Again, He's Just Not That Into You, Pride and Glory, Sex and the City, Semi-Pro, Rush Hour 3, Hairspray

Pete Janos
West/Midwest Regional Bureau Chief

Len Amato
Producer, President HBO Films: Emmy Winner
Recount, Blood Diamond, Deliver Us From Eva, Analyze This

Tonya Pinkins
Musical Theater Actress: Tony Award Winner
Jelly's Last Jam

Anna Fong
Fashion Group International's 2008 Rising Star of New Designers, creator of clothing line "Anna Fong Collection"

Andy Richter
Actor, Writer: Emmy Nominee, WGA Award Winner
Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien

FACULTY in order of appearance:

Jim DeRogatis
Music critic, journalist, broadcaster
NPR Sound Opinions, Chicago Sun-Times, Spin Magazine
English Department, Columbia College Chicago

John Green
Stage Director
Chairperson, Theatre Department, Columbia College Chicago

Peter Cook
Flying Words Project
ASL (American Sign Language -- English Interpretation) Department, Columbia College Chicago

Annette Barbier
Rockefeller New Media Fellowship Nominee
Chairperson, Interactive Arts and Media Department, Columbia College Chicago

RoseAnna Mueller
Fulbright Scholar
Humanities, History, and Social Sciences Department, Columbia College Chicago

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