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Howard Suber

Professor Emeritus

During his 50 years on the UCLA faculty, Howard Suber helped establish and also chaired the Critical Studies and Ph.D. programs, the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the UCLA Producers Program. He is a former associate dean of the School of Theater, Film and Television. He is a recipient of UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award as well as the prestigious 2013-2014 Dickson Emeriti Professorship Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a retired faculty member of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Suber has also been a consultant and expert witness to all the major film studios on copyright and creative control issues, and he continues to teach the UCLA TFT courses "Film Structure" and "Strategic Thinking in the Film and Television Industries." He is the author of The Power of Film (2006) and Letters to Young Filmmakers (2012).