- Tom Sito was elevated to full time Professor of Cinema Practice.
- Visiting Scholar and Artist Birgitta Hosea takes up residency at Hench-DADA and exhibits her animation installation ‘Chatter’. Alberto Hermida Visiting Scholar from Spain also joins Hench-DADA for a research residency during Fall 2009- Spring 2010.
- Mike Patterson and Candace Reckinger direct and produce an animated visualization for Pictures at an Exhibition in collaboration with Hench-DADA students and alumni for the Miami based New World Symphony Orchestra directed and conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas.
- Maks Naporowski joins the faculty as Instructor of Cinema Practice.
- Kathy Smith holds a solo exhibition of Slippages at Tamarind Art Gallery New York City New York Dec 14th 2010 – March 9th 2011.