Cobb's Portrait

Warren D. Cobb, MFA

Associate Dean, College of Fine Arts

Fine Arts


Warren D. Cobb is the associate dean of the UNLV College of Fine Arts, where he is responsible for leading community partnerships, initiatives, and projects. Prior to this role, he served as the associate chair and director of production operations in the Department of Film. Warren's expertise in the art, business, and logistics of the entertainment industry comes from his Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and his experience as a producing fellow at the American Film Institute.

Prior to joining UNLV, Warren worked in real estate, banking, and film production. He has produced major projects for both stage and screen, including Red Lights & Sirens; “Medio Tiempo,” which aired on the Showtime network for over a decade; Primo, which premiered at Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood; and Stealing Las Vegas, which he co-wrote and produced for Academy Award recipient Roger Corman. Stealing Las Vegas is currently streaming in 66 countries around the world.

Warren's expertise extends beyond UNLV, as he provides advice for film schools nationwide on the development and improvement of production equipment and facilities. He has taught courses in creative producing and filmmaking for over twenty years and regularly consults on professional projects at all budget levels. He is also a University Film and Video Association member and a delegate for CILECT (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision, or the International Association of Film and Television Schools).