Entertainment Career Summit

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

On-Campus : ACA 2505
8:30 am - 2:00 pm Academic Support Entertainment Career Summit
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LAVC Vocational Education invites you to an Entertainment Career Summit. Come get inside knowledge on how to stand out when applying for the most competitive internships and jobs for which our panelists hire. In a business where relationships are the name of the game, you will get in person access to some of the major players in the entertainment business.

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 30 from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: ACA 2505 (view map)

This Entertainment Career Summit consists of three panels of leading professionals across the entertainment industry.

Panel #1: Meet Internship & Fellowship Decision Makers (9:00am-11:00am)

  • Emmys - Television Academy Foundation Internship Directors
  • Oscars - Academy Gold Rising Star Internship Directors
  • Jay Francis - Vice President, Disney Animation

Panel #2: How to Solidify a Job in Fashion, Music, Live Event Projection & Entertainment Law (11:00am-12:00am)

  • Vanda Lee Jones - Music producer for artists such as Meg Thee Stallion
  • Dana Kenerson - Talent Flow Director for the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, Tonys, American Music Awards
  • Andre Michael Williams - Fashion Executive at Purple Brand Clothing
  • Michael Green - Entertainment Attorney
  • Kevin Stuckey - Public Relations Executive, most recently at Netflix on Oscar nominated project Rustin

Panel #3: How to Solidify a Job as a Writer, Actor, Director & Creative Executive (12:00pm-1:00pm)

  • Phil Kobylanski - President of Valhalla Entertainment (The Walking Dead franchise)
  • Ivy Isenberg - Ivy Isenberg Casting
  • Tommy Hobson - Actor, Series Regular on Nickelodeon's That Girl Lay Lay
  • Tiffany Mayberry - Yahoo, Head of DEI, most recently at Endeavor Content
  • HBO Rob Williams - Senior Vice President, LL Cool J Inc.
  • Nic Few - Theater Director

This event is open to all current and prospective students, faculty, staff and the general public.

For more information, please contact Jamil Akim O'Quinn at @email.

LACCD encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate on needing any type of accommodation, or have questions about the physical or virtual access provided, contact Dr. Brandon Hildreth at @email or (818) 947-2929 as soon as possible, but no later than ten (10) business days prior to the event.

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