Headshot of CSUEB theatre arts alumnus Scott Chambliss '85. was the production designer for Cowboys & Aliens, Salt, Star Trek, and Mission: Impossible III, and won an Emmy for work on the television show Alias.  He is also the author and illustrator of the Princess Puut graphic novel series.

Scott Chambliss '85

CSUEB theatre arts prepared Scott Chambliss '85 for Hollywood career

  • August 22, 2012 5:00am

"Arts and media influence everyday culture, and the California State University offers programs that produce artists who breathe life into objects.  CSU’s hands-on programs prepare students for careers in film, broadcast and interactive media, as well as teach them techniques to excel as a musician, painter, photographer or artist”, writes CSU Public Affairs in their news release, “CSU Alumni Make Objects Come to Life.”

Cal State East Bay alumnus Scott Chambliss ’85 is included in the article along with author Amy Tan (SFSU) and Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry (CSU Fullerton) for their successful entertainment careers. Chambliss earned his BA in Theatre Arts, Technical/Design. Read article. 

Chambliss was the production designer for Cowboys & Aliens, Salt, Star Trek, and Mission: Impossible III, and won an Emmy for work on the television show Alias.  He is also the author and illustrator of the Princess Puut graphic novel series about the adventures of fallen infomercial star Princess Puut and her friend Dali. Read more about his career successes.

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