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The Work-Life Balance in Filmmaking

In Industry Insights by John LaCrosse

In this bonus clip from our Faculty Insights Interview, filmmaker Nathan Scoggins discusses keeping a work life balance in the film industry. To see our entire interview with Professor Scoggins click here. Click here for a bonus clip on “Evoking Emotions through Film” Click here for a bonus clip on “The Power of Super Hero Stories”

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Evoking Emotions Through Film

In Industry Insights by John LaCrosse

In this bonus clip, Professor Nathan Scoggins discusses the filmmaking techniques he uses as a director to leave his audience with a sense of hope. To watch the entire Faculty Insights Interview with Professor Scoggins click here.

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An Inside Look at Film Production: Advice from Alcon Executives

In Industry Insights, Posts, Uncategorized by John LaCrosse

(Pictured: Alcon Entertainment is set to release Blade Runner 2049 in October, 2017.  Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel to the 1982 Blade Runner Film.) The following article is part of a reflection from the “Hollywood Mentor Series.” Through the Hollywood Mentor Series students in JPCatholic’s MBA in Film Producing program get the opportunity to meet and network with a variety of top executives …

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Christians in Hollywood: Advice from a Film Company CEO

In Featured, Industry Insights, Uncategorized by John LaCrosse

(Pictured: Origin Entertainment is set to release a film on Mother Teresa titled I Thirst, that focuses on her early days in Calcutta and her struggle to create a worldwide movement to help the poorest of the poor. Other projects for Origin Entertainment include the films Fatima and Mary.) The following article is part of a reflection from the “Hollywood Mentor Series.” Through the …

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Navigating a Career in the Animated Film Industry: Advice from a Dreamworks Executive

In Featured, Industry Insights, Uncategorized by John LaCrosse

(Pictured: Dreamworks’ recently released animated film, The Boss Baby.) The following article is part of a reflection from the “Hollywood Mentor Series.” Through the Hollywood Mentor Series students in JPCatholic’s MBA in Film Producing program get the opportunity to meet and network with a variety of top executives and professionals in all sectors of the film industry in Los Angeles. …

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How to Succeed as a Writer in Hollywood: Advice from WGA Executive

In Featured, Industry Insights, Posts by John LaCrosse

The following article is part of a reflection from the “Hollywood Mentor Series.” Through the Hollywood Mentor Series students in JPCatholic’s MBA in Film Producing program get the opportunity to meet and network with a variety of top executives and professionals in all sectors of the film industry in Los Angeles. MBA graduate Tyler Carlos shares the lessons he learned …

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Connected to Humanity: Olivia Nelson’s Hollywood Story

In Alumni Profiles, Featured, Industry Insights by John LaCrosse

— By Hannah Dorss– Olivia Nelson graduated from John Paul the Great Catholic University with a Communications Media degree in 2015. After working in Hollywood for a year, she is now living and working in Georgia, where she is currently co-writing a children’s film. Olivia Nelson loves working in the film industry not because it’s a glamorous lifestyle, but because …