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Why Impact Anything?

— By Professor Christopher Riley — When I was a small Kansas boy, I devised a swift and simple method of improving my world.  While my younger brother slept on the lower half of our shared trundle bed, I slid him under my upper half of the bed, trapping him like a snake inside a drawer.  My world – my …

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James Covell: Being a Light in Hollywood

— By Hannah Dorss — James Covell, a music composer who has been working in the film industry for more than thirty years, treats his work as an opportunity to impact culture for Christ. He helps directors tell their stories by creating the musical scores for numerous films, TV shows, and commercials. James sees his work as providing a subconscious …

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

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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The Future of the TV Industry

Kevin Culbertson discusses trends within the television industry and gives you an inside look at what the future of the television industry could look like. Together, Josh and Kevin discuss topics such as streaming content, traditional TV viewing, advertising, branded entertainment, and much more.

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Connected to Humanity: Olivia Nelson’s Hollywood Story

— 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 …

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Cinematography Student Works in L.A.

Internship Experience Reflection by Austin Jacobson L.A. Quarter, Fall 2016 As part of the 2016 LA Quarter, my internship was at AbelCine. It was a worthwhile time investment and a valuable experience to everyone involved. I learned a lot from my internship at AbelCine, and I learned a lot about Los Angeles from my short time living here for the quarter. …