Industry Insiders - All videos - ICT and Digital Media Los Angeles Region

  1. Veteran actor turned producer and director of low budget films Addison Randall and actress turned director and academic Jennifer Dean lead a discussion on performing: then and now with incoming performers Phil Biedron and Laura Beamer. Randall has been in entertainment literally since birth (allegedly "born in a trunk" on a set). His grandfather was Hal Roach. Dean is a current NYC resident going for her MFA in directing. They discuss ways the industry has changed and how actors today have different but not dissimilar challenges.

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  2. Animator Mario Williams discusses the changing trends in animation with actor Phil Biedron.

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  3. Television executive Syd Vinnedge (MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, AMERICA'S TOP TEN, BAYWATCH) discusses his process of going from being in front of the camera to an executive.

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  4. Television executive Syd Vinnedge discusses how the TV series MIDNIGHT SPECIAL came about and eventually led to BAYWATCH.

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  5. Entertainment industry executive Syd Vinnedge explains to incoming actor Phil Biedron the series of events that resulted in BAYWATCH becoming a phenomenon -- and taking a small production company into a multinational organization.

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Industry Insiders - All videos - ICT and Digital Media Los Angeles Region

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This channel is devoted to ALL of the videos in the series. If you would like to focus on a particular occupation, please check out our individual channels noted at the end of this section.

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This channel is devoted to ALL of the videos in the series. If you would like to focus on a particular occupation, please check out our individual channels noted at the end of this section.

A series of instructional videos featuring entertainment industry newcomers interviewing pros on all aspects of how the industry works, strategies for entering a particular field, and what areas are primed for greatest job growth.

Sponsored by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Department of Economic and Workforce Development Information Communication Technologies and Digital Media Sector Los Angeles Region.

Our videos are organized alphabetically by career pathway, with industry pros representing each sector. Each pro is interviewed by recent industry incomers not only in their particular area but also in other crafts to show how the different aspects of production work together -- and where confusions can arise!

For general information about the entire ICT and Digital Media sector, please check out ict-dm.net.

Individual channels targeting a specific area of production are:

First Assistant Director Greg Zekowski discusses producing the set: Industry Insiders - First Assistant Director or How to Produce a Set -- Safely and Sanely

Low Budget Producing with Ken Sanders: From BLOOD SALVAGE to Lifetime: Industry Insiders - From Blood Salvage to Lifetime: Independent Producing with Ken Sanders

Camera and Cinematography: Tricks of the Light: Industry Insiders - Camera and Cinematography: Tricks of Light

From Mad Men to Webisodes: An Insiders' View of Television's Changing Nature: Industry Insiders - TV Executive Syd Vinnedge: From "Mad Men" to Webisodes - An Insider's View of Television's Changing Nature

Post Production: Why "We Will Fix It In Post" Is Hollywood's Biggest Lie: Industry Insiders - Post Production: Why "We Will Fix It In Post" Is Hollywood's Biggest Lie

Sound: What You Don't Know About It Can Hurt You: Industry Insiders - Sound: What You Don't Know About It CAN Hurt You

Acting is a Serious Business: Industry Insiders - Acting: It's a Serious Business

Development: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About "Development Hell"...But Were Afraid to Ask: Industry Insiders - Development: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About "Development Hell"...But Were Afraid to Ask

Soft skills with Eva Bitar Arthur: Industry Insiders - Getting and Keeping a Job in Digital Media

Pilots (pilot episodes for series: Animation, Editing, First AD, Post): Industry Insiders - Series Pilots (Animation, Editing, First Assistant Directing, and Post)

and, for an overview of the Digital Media Educators Conference 2014, please see Digital Media Educators' Conference (June 12-13, 2014)

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