Student Profiles

Here are a few profiles of current & former students and alumni who have launched their futures in visual storytelling at Columbia College Hollywood.

Pepa Albornoz

Pepa is a graduate of Columbia College Hollywood. Her goal is to direct original films that hold social relevance.

Ashley DiGiacomo

Ashley is a 2014 grad who enjoys producing, acting, and visual design. She hopes that in the upcoming years she'll be able to choose between the three!

Julian Chain

Julian is a 2014 BFA Cinema, Directing Emphasis grad. He found that Columbia College Hollywood fit all of his academic needs and quickly became his home.

Cory Peterman

Cory is a Directing Emphasis grad who's on his way to creating films of all different genres.

Jared Nigro

Jared came to Columbia College Hollywood as a High School Summer Program student and decided to stay. He graduated with his BFA in 2013.

Kelly Lokken

Kelly chose Columbia College Hollywood because of its great commitment to quality education without a great commitment to high tuition.

Porcelain Brisbon and Pure Brisbon

Porcelein and Pure knew Columbia College Hollywood was right for them after seeing its location and equipment.

Samantha Amoros

Samantha chose Columbia College Hollywood because it offered hands-on training from her first quarter to her last.

Karin Binanto

Karin is a 2011 grad who has been making festival short films ever since. We can't wait to see where her career goes!

Jahmel Holden

Jahmel Holden—World Traveler. Jamel chose the Cinematography Emphasis so he'll be able to film in exotic places and share his experiences with the world.