Brooks Institute, a leading provider of visual arts education, has named award-winning documentary film maker, director and studio executive Chuck Braverman as its new program chair for the film department under the school of film | communication. In his new educational role, Braverman will lead the film department program and develop a strategic direction for its future.
Braverman has been nominated four times by the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and won the DGA award for Best Documentary for “High School Boot Camp.” In 2001, Chuck was nominated for an Academy Award® for his short documentary “Curtain Call” about the Actor’s Fund Home in Englewood, N.J., where many aging performers from Hollywood’s golden age told tales of their days in the spotlight, some even still performing for one another. In the last few years, Chuck has produced shows for Animal Planet, A&E, Discovery Times, HBO, TLC, Court TV, MSNBC, Discovery Health, ABC, NBC and the Disney Channel.The school of film and communication offers degrees in the following fields: film, visual journalism and graphic design. For more information on these programs and others offered through Brooks Institute, please visit: www.brooks.edu. About Brooks Institute Brooks Institute celebrates 67 years of educating students in the visual and media arts. With campuses in Santa Barbara and Ventura, Calif., the school offers bachelor’s degrees in fields including professional Photography, Graphic Design, Film and Visual Journalism and an MFA in Photography. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.brooks.edu/disclosures. Brooks Institute cannot guarantee employment or salary and is part of the Career Education Corporation network of schools (NASDAQ: CECO). For more information about Brooks Institute and the school’s programs, visit www.brooks.edu or call 805-697-6925.