Columbia College Hollywood is a close-knit community of faculty, administrators, and staff dedicated to launching the next generation of storytellers and filmmakers by providing a technology-rich educational environment that reflects the real world of the entertainment and digital media industries.


Our faculty is made up of experienced filmmakers, technicians, artists, creative professionals, and academics who engage students on multiple levels, using innovative, student-focused learning methods in interactive, technology-rich classroom environments.

Faculty Directory


The creative community at Columbia College Hollywood includes like-minded administrators and support staff to help you navigate your college experience.

President's Message

President Bill Smith leads a creative community of faculty and staff committed to inspiring collaboration, communication, and personal growth.

Board of Trustees

The Columbia College Hollywood Board of Trustees is committed to upholding mission, vision, values, and educational philosophy of the college.

Guest Lecturers

While our staff is made up of industry professionals, we understand the importance of bringing in outside entertainment professionals to give students new prospectives and current insights. 

Honorary Degree Recipients

For two decades, Columbia College Hollywood has bestowed honorary degrees on members of the entertainment industry who inspire our students by setting a standard of excellence in their fields.