The videos pair alumni together for wide-ranging discussions, touching on topics like career pathways, working in entertainment, and navigating the industry during a pandemic.
Emerson Los Angeles held its seventh annual PitchFest competition, co-sponsored by Final Draft and the International Screenwriters Association (ISA), virtually for the first time on November 19
“Doing good with your own skills and passions, you can still build something really great,” said Chandler Kilgore-Parshall ’16. “It gave me the inspiration to start a production company that utilizes my skills and creativity with like-minded people.”
The federal Clery Act requires that certain colleges and universities publish an annual report concerning various campus safety-related policies and procedures, as well as campus crime and fire statistics.
We spoke with Paine about what it’s like producing live shows, how the coronavirus has affected his line of work, and what advice he has for students hoping to go into live production.
Erik Messerschmidt ’02 earned his first Emmy nomination this year for his cinematography work on the Netflix true-crime drama Mindhunter.
As of September 1, 2020, LA County is in the Widespread tier, showing 13.1 new COVID-19 cases per day, per 100,000 population, and a 5 percent positivity rate.
Hao Zheng ’15 was selected as one of 10 directors to participate in the 2020 HBOAccess Directing Fellowship. Rob Eckard ’10, MFA ’18, won the 30-minute Episodic Showtime Tony Cox Screenplay Competition at the Nantucket Film Festival.
Visual and Media Arts alumna Afsara Alvee ’19 recently co-founded a nonprofit organization called Kandari that helps to provide food to low-income families affected by COVID-19 in her home country of Bangladesh.
Betsy Kalin is an affiliated faculty member at Emerson Los Angeles, teaching a course in Social Impact Documentary. This semester, her 43-minute documentary for Spectrum News 1, Vision 2030: The Future of SoCal, was nominated for a Los Angeles area Emmy Award.