|Do you have questions about arts and entertainment careers? Are you preparing for your next job or internship opportunity? Join The School of Film and Television and Career and Professional Development on February 15-18th for our virtual Arts+Entertainment Career Week to connect with alumni and industry guests, learn best practices as a creative professional, and gain tips and tricks for launching into the world of work. |
Ask me Anything: Crafting a Creative Career
February 15, 2022 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PST | Zoom
Meet LMU Alumni and friends working in various creative roles and learn more about forging a professional path that is authentic to you and your creative passions.
Dr. Phil Brock ’78, ’79, ‘82 – President/CEO, Studio Talent Group
Paige Cerchiara ’12 – Associate VFX/Post Producer, RadicalMedia
Michael Forman – Vocal Coach & Music Theatre Instructor
Tamika Simpkins – Voice Over Artist
Tallie Spencer ‘18 – Music Journalist & On-Camera Host
Valeria Sanchez – Animation Production Executive, Netflix
Let’s Talk: Alternative Pathways, coordinated by SFTV
February 16, 2022 | 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. PST | Zoom
Hear from a panel of professionals working at cutting edge companies who will share what skills they have leveraged in their careers, what roles are available in their fields, and how to get into the world of storytelling and filmmaking.
Ask Me Anything: The Art of Applying
February 17, 2022 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. PST | Zoom
Meet industry professionals and learn more about hiring trends in creative spaces, best practices for the application and interview processes, and leveraging your artistic spirit in your professional job search.
Chris Acord – University Recruiter, SiriusXM
Daniel Carlos – Early Career Recruiter for Entertainment & Late Night Content, NBCUniversal
Nico Rosario – Creative Workforce Initiatives Director, Center Theatre Group
Melanie Sebastian – Recruiter, The Walt Disney Company
The Art of the Pitch, coordinated by SFTV
February 18, 2022 | 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. PST | Zoom
Watch SFTV alumni who have completed the Film Independent Story Development Incubator Lab pitch their projects to a panel of industry professionals to gain insight into what makes a pitch successful and learn tips for selling your own projects.
These events are focused on arts and entertainment careers but are open to students of all majors and programs. Students and alumni can register to attend on Handshake and email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Need help with next steps? Explore job and internship opportunities on Handshake. Practice your interviewing skills on Big Interview. Connect with alumni and expand your network on The Pride. Watch alumni interviews on Roadtrip Nation. Discover and develop new skills through LinkedIn Learning.