connecting our local production community
Making a film is so much more than pointing a camera.
Get the real story from Academy Award winner Michael Fink, and Emmy-nominated documentarian Sascha Rice.
Moderated by Tim Haydock of Youthwire, this panel discussion will focus on the ins and outs, and challenges and opportunities that exist throughout the process of making a film.
Academy Award winner Michael Fink is the Chair of the Division of Film & Television Production at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. He is recognized around the world for his contributions in visual effects to films that include The Golden Compass, The Life of Pi, Batman Returns, Blade Runner and many more.
Sascha Rice is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, entertainment executive, public speaker, teacher, and the granddaughter of former California Governor Pat Brown. In her role as the Global Marketing Director at Eastman Kodak, she advanced their mission of film and storytelling with passion, creativity, and innovative collaborations. Rice founded the mentoring and writing workshop program W.O.W. International, and has led workshops, offered consulting, and mentored writers of all ages.