Eric Homan is an assistant professor who teaches Cinematic Arts classes at the Columbus College of Art & Design in downtown Columbus, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Time-Based Media Studies from CCAD in 1998 and received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Computer Arts at Florida Atlantic University in 2000. Eric employs his creative skills of using video, animation, photography, and digital technology as a means of communication and self-expression. He has received several awards from around the world for his artwork, including a Telly Award in 2001 for his computer animation piece “Life Forms”. In 2004, Eric began a foray into documentary filmmaking with Treasures of the Hocking Hills and David Hostetler: Artist In Nature, both focusing on the artist communities in southeastern Ohio. He followed these up with various projects, especially Western Heavens on Earth, an artistic exploration of the American West, and Comic Book Culture, an examination of the comic book allure of someone who seeks creativity. He specializes in HD video production and editing, digital compositing, motion graphics, 3D animation, and sound design.