5th Annual Careers in Film Summit
Oct 05 9:15am PT
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Careers in Film
5th Annual Careers in Film Summit




Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA, 90211

For those unable to attend, the event will be live streamed here: 5TH Annual Careers in Film Summit Live-stream

Though the All-Day Session is at capacity, there are tickets available for the afternoon session. Also, there will be a STAND-BY line on Saturday morning. The STAND-BY line will form at the doors nearest La Peer Drive.  Stand-by numbers will be given out by theater staff beginning at approximately 8:30 am. The number of STAND-BY tickets available (if any) will be determined shortly before show time.

Come learn about careers in the motion picture industry from working Academy members and film professionals. Discover the skills, education and hard work needed to achieve your dreams.

In a series of panels, Academy members and filmmakers will discuss their professions, share advice and address the skills that a career in film requires. Their areas of expertise span songwriting and composing, sound, editing, visual effects, costume design, production design, animation and may other areas. Sessions will also incorporate film clips and Q&As with students.

The summit is free and open to high school and college students. However, tickets are required.

Lunch is provided for those who attend the morning sessions. The second session begins at 1:30 p.m. For those unable to attend, the event will be live streamed on Oscars.org.

Free parking at 8920 Wilshire Blvd. (corner of Wilshire and La Peer (garage entrance on La Peer Dr.) and 9025 Wilshire Blvd. (garage entrance on Wetherly Dr.) 


9:15 – 10:45 a.m.  Working Above the Line: See Full Panel Biographies
Casting director Deborah Aquila, “The Spy Who Dumped Me”
Director-producer-writer Steven Caple, Jr., “Creed II”
Actress-producer Bronwyn Cornelius, “Clemency”
Actor Terry Crews, “Sorry to Bother You”
Actor-producer-director-writer Kevin Smith, “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot”
Writer-producer Virgil Williams, “Mudbound”
Moderator: Mike Muse, host of Sirius XM’s “The Mike Muse Show”

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lights, Camera, Action! Production: See Full Panel Biographies
Production designer Hannah Beachler, “Black Panther”
Makeup department head Howard Berger, “The Chronicles of Narnia”
Cinematographer Julio Macat, “After the Wedding”
Makeup effects supervisor John Rosengrant, “The Shape of Water”
Film editor Terilyn Shropshire, “When They See Us”
Costume designer Mitchell Travers, “Hustlers”
Sound mixer Mark Ulano, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
Moderator: Bianca Rae, anchor, Spectrum News 1

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  Roll Credits: Other Important Jobs in the Industry: See Full Panel Biographies
Assistant director William Paul Clark
Justina Omokhua, SVP, Brand Marketing, Endeavor
Film critic Claudia Puig
Publicist Ivette Rodriguez
Line producer-unit production manager Alex G. Scott
Moderator: Gil Robertson, President, AAFCA

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.  BOX LUNCHES PROVIDED

2:30 – 3:45 p.m.  All Things Animation: See Full Panel Biographies
Writer Rob Edwards, “The Princess and the Frog”
Film editor, Disney Animation: Robert Fisher, Jr., “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
Technical director  Jerry Huynh, “Jing Hua”
Director of Cinematography and Lighting, Disney Animation Mohit Kallianpur, “Frozen 2”
Animator Floyd Norman, “An Animated Life”
Producer Arianne Sutner, “Missing Link”
Moderator: Jerry Beck, President, ASIFA Hollywood

3:45 p.m.  Special Guest Performance: Samm Henshaw: See Biography   

4:00 – 5 p.m.   Music in Film: Evoking Emotion: See Full Panel Biographies
Composer Michael Abels, “Us”
Composer Kris Bowers, “Green Book”
Songwriter Diane Warren, “Marshall”
Moderator: Mike Muse, Host of Sirius XM's “The Mike Muse Show”