Steve Anker has been named dean of the CalArts School of Film/Video. The former director of the San Francisco Cinematheque and artistic director of the Foundation for Art in Cinema also served as professor of film at the San Francisco Art Institute for 18 years and spent three years as a program director for the Boston Film & Video Foundation.
Anker has also taught film history and filmmaking at San Francisco State University, the Massachusetts College of Art and Tufts University. He holds an MFA in Filmmaking and Film History from Columbia University.
CalArts offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the visual and performing arts with a curriculum in live-action film and video, animation, directing and multimedia.