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The Academy will present its 3rd annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 14

The Academy will present its 3rd annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 14, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The day-long event will provide high school and college students the opportunity to learn about careers in the motion picture industry, as well as hear from Academy members, Oscar-winning and nominated filmmakers, and other industry professionals about the skills, education and hard work required to achieve success. The summit includes six panel discussions that also will be live-streamed on Oscars.org.

The panelists, whose areas of expertise include acting, writing, directing, songwriting and composing, sound design, editing, visual effects, makeup, costume design, production design and animation, will offer students firsthand knowledge of working in the industry and identify essential skills for their respective careers. Sessions also will incorporate film clips and Q & As with students.

The panels and panelists are as follows: 

Working Above the Line
Haifaa al-Mansour, writer-director, “Wadjda”
Eva Longoria, actress, “Lowriders”
Wendi McLendon-Covey, actress, “Bridesmaids”
Matt Reeves, writer-director, “War for the Planet of the Apes”
John Ridley, writer, “12 Years a Slave”
Patricia Riggen, director, “The 33”
Nina Yang Bongiovi, producer, “Fruitvale Station”


Lights, Camera, Action! Production
LaFaye Baker, stunt performer, “Baggage Claim”
Erin Benach, costume designer, “Loving”
Susan Benjamin, set decorator, “The Founder”
Carmen Cuba, casting director, “The Martian”
Xavier Grobet, cinematographer, “Brad’s Status”
Beverly Jo Pryor, makeup artist, “Hidden Figures”


Get It in the Can! Post Production
Maryann Brandon, film editor, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
Sean Faden, visual effects supervisor, “Fast & Furious 6”
Michelle Jackino, ‎executive creative director, Open Road Entertainment, “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Ai-Ling Lee, sound designer, “The Maze Runner”
Alyson Moore, foley artist, “The Dark Knight”


Music in Film: Evoking Emotion
Jordan Corngold, music editor, “Bridge of Spies”
Germaine Franco, composer-songwriter, “Coco”
Justin Hurwitz, composer-songwriter, “La La Land”
Trent Reznor, composer-songwriter, “The Social Network”
Morgan Rhodes, music supervisor, “Selma”
Taura Stinson, songwriter, “Rio 2”


The Reps: The Dream Team
Sonya Ede-Williams, public relations consultant, SYE Publicity
Scott J. Karol, Esq., attorney, KarolWilliams PC
Gabriel Mena, agent, Paradigm Talent Agency
Cameron Mitchell, agent, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
Jewerl Keats Ross, manager, Silent R Management

 

 

ABOUT THE ACADEMY
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