Claudia Ethridge is a graduate of San Diego State University, with a BS in Television, Film and New Media Production with Summa Cum Laude distinction. She graduated as the valedictorian of the School of Theatre, Television, and Film at SDSU, and was awarded Excellence in Production Design (Undergraduate) at the 2015 San Diego State Spring Film Festival. Among a variety of things, during her time at SDSU, she production designed a multitude of student films, worked as a Supervisor of the Film Scene Shop on campus, and designed and built an array of studio sets. She is a recent graduate from the American Film Institute Conservatory with a MFA in Production Design for film & television. She is currently in the ADG's PA Trainee Incentive for 2018.