Brennen Dicker, a film and video professional with 20 years of industry experience, has been named executive director of Georgia State University’s Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII).
Before joining Georgia State, Dicker was the general manager of Atlanta operations for SIM International, a company that provides production and post production services to the film industry. In that role, he worked with companies such as HBO, Warner Bros. Television, AMC and Netflix. He also was the chair of the Atlanta Advisory Council for the Savannah College of Art and Design. As chair, he helped to create an international festival to showcase trends in design and innovation for media production, and intensive, 48-hour media production workshops for students.
“The opportunity that lies ahead… is incredible,” says Dicker, “and I am deeply honored to lead the next chapter of CMII. By focusing on creativity, innovation and collaborative partnerships with the industry, we will connect our students and faculty with opportunities locally, as well as internationally.”