In each of six 50-minute fireside chats, Hollywood writer-director Emma Needell (JHU class of '12) and producer Jake Sally will dig in deep with a different young Hollywood professional to learn the truth behind the tinsel walls that surround Hollywood. They'll get into the nuts and bolts of what it takes to succeed, as well as the pitfalls to avoid.
Thursdays @4pm EST via Zoom
Week 1, 7/9: Industry Overview
Feat. Sam White, Award Winning Media Producer and Executive
Week 2, 7/16: Representation
Feat. Houston Costa, Talent Agent
Week 3, 7/23: Development
Feat. Alice Losk (JHU '08), Development Coordinator
Week 4, 7/30: Production
Feat. Tariq Merhab, Producer at Anonymous Content
Week 5, 8/6: Creative (Writing, Directing)
Feat. Shion Takeuchi, Showrunner and Executive Producer
Week 6, 8/13: New Media (XR, digital)
Feat. Asad J. Malik, CEO of 1Ric
This series is presented by the Johns Hopkins University's Life Design Lab at Homewood and Program in Film and Media Studies, in collaboration with Evil Monster Dog, Inc.