Chip Gubera, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Assistant Professor of Practice
Christopher “Chip” Gubera is the Director of Undergraduate Studies and an Assistant Professional Practice Professor for the IT Program.
Gubera’s academics focuses on media design and technology. He helped the IT Program create an online IT degree with his background in learning systems, design and development. In the last 25 years Gubera has written, directed and/or produced nine feature films and more than 30 short films, 19 of which have been accepted at film festivals around the world. Twelve of these films have won awards at festivals worldwide and seven have found distribution. The many awards and nominations include a Mid-American Emmy nomination for his documentary feature Joplin, Missouri – A Tornado Story (2012). Other feature films include Song of the Dead (2005), Academy of Doom (2007), Mil Mascaras Vs. The Aztec Mummy (2007), In the Wake of Ire (2018), and The Lost Treasure of Jesse James (2020). In 2016, the multi-award-winning feature film Slasher.com was released worldwide on DVD, VOD, and is currently available for viewing on Amazon Prime Video.
Bachelor’s from University of Missouri
M.Ed. from University of Missouri
Digital Media Design
2D, 3D Animation
Motion Graphics Design
Visual Effects Design
Audio/Video Editing and Design