Curb Creative Connection Field Experience: Los Angeles and the Media Industry
ASU California Center
Join Prof. Adam Collis and connect with ASU’s California Center in Santa Monica, California to immerse yourself in film industry practices, talk with successful professionals about important issues facing entertainment industries, and work on building knowledge to help prepare you to engage with the film and media industry.
Application deadline is January 25, 2017 by 5 p.m. Please email your response to the question below and a copy of your current resume to program manager, Nyomi Gruber at email@example.com.
Start2/23/17Duration3 DaysLocation Santa MonicaPrice$725
For your application, write a short paragraph explaining how this field experience in Los Angeles aligns with your academic and professional interests. Be specific. Please also attach a resume. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the FMP and FPR degree programs in the ASU School of Film, Dance, and Theatre.
Application deadline is January 25, 2017 by 5 p.m. Please email your response to the question above and a copy of your current resume to program manager, Nyomi Gruber at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule subject to change.
|Thursday, February 23rd|
|7:00 am||Fly from Phoenix to LAX|
|10:00 am||Arrive ASU California Center / Film Spark HQ|
Panel Discussion: Working in Hollywood
- producer, Judd Payne
- producer, Sherryl Clark
- producer, ASU alumnus, David Breschel
|12:00 pm||Lunch at ASU California Center|
|1:00 pm||Drive to Maker City LA|
|2:00 pm||Tour Maker City LA with the co-creator of the maker-space, cultural analyst, Sharon Lee|
|3:30 pm||Return to ASU California Center|
|4:30pm - 7:30pm||Free Time and Dinner in Santa Monica (on your own)|
- Screening of MR. RIGHT (starring Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell) with LA alumni
- Q&A with MR RIGHT producer, ASU alumnus, Michael Helfant
- Alumni Mixer
|Friday, February 24th|
|9:00 am||Drive to Creative Artists Agency / Annenberg Space for Photography|
|10:00 am||Creative Artists Agency - Visit with campus recruiting executive, Lisa Tanury|
|11:00 am||Special tour of the Annenberg Space for Photography|
|12:30 pm||Lunch - In Creative Artists Agency / Annenberg Complex|
|1:30 pm||Drive to Sony Studios|
|2:30 pm||Sony Lot Tour|
|5:00 pm||Dinner (on your own)|
|5:45 pm||Leave for Hollywood Boulevard|
|7:00 pm||Movie at the historical Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard|
|Saturday, February 25th|
|10:15 am||A tour of The Music Center|
|3:00 pm||Fly form LAX to Phoenix|
About the Instructor
Adam Collis is a filmmaker and film professor dedicated to making distinctive feature films and to giving his students one of a kind opportunities to learn filmmaking directly from world class filmmakers from both studio and independent realms. He accomplishes this by connecting his students and Hollywood pros through video conferences, at in-class visits, and on actual feature film sets. Professor Collis has directed short form and feature length documentaries. Additionally, he earned his MBA from UCLA Anderson where he led a six month, six person research study on new business models for Independent Films.
Linda Essig is Director of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Programs in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, including the Pave Program in Arts Entrepreneurship, which has helped over 30 student teams develop arts-based ventures for Arizona and beyond since its inception in 2006 and publishes the only research journal in the field, Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts. She was the first director of the ASU School of Theatre and Film, now the School of Film, Dance and Theatre, where she also served as Artistic Director of the school’s MainStage Season from 2004–2010.
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