Highlighted Speaker BiosBoard of Trustees: Steve Veres, President (Seat No. 3), Tina Park, First Vice President (Seat No. 2), Nancy Pearlman, Second Vice President (Seat No. 6), Kelly Candaele (Seat No. 4), Mona Field (Seat No. 1), Miguel Santiago (Seat No. 7), Scott J. Svonkin (Seat No. 5), Daniel Campos, Student Trustee
This session/workshop covers how the advances in technology have significantly impacted the entertainment industry. For example, the Digital Video industry has grown considerably the last few years and has spawned a number of new careers. The presentation will address industry changes, as well as needs and opportunities for curriculum development.
Moderator: Dr. Chito Cajayon USC Ed Network


Paul Audley
FilmL.A., President
Paul Audley comes to FilmL.A. from The Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California, for which he served as Arizona state director. Audley has an extensive background in community-based nonprofit organizations and government, having served as mayor of Fairfield, Connecticut and deputy secretary of state for Connecticut. An attorney, Audley has created and implemented numerous long-term strategic plans and creative technology solutions, and managed media relations, finance and administration.


Larry Laboe
Producer
Larry Laboe began producing film, television, commercials and new media projects with international production and distribution company SXM. His first network series was NBC's 'Ctrl' starring Tony Hale and Steve Howey. Mr. Laboe more recently began work as a producer on Comedy Centrals series 'Matumbo Goldberg' starring Anthony Anderson, Jenna Elfman and Oscar Nominee Michael Lerner, Directed by Oscar nominated Rob Pearlstein and NBC's 'FCU: Fact Checkers Unit' starring Pauley Perrette, Luke Perry, Jon Heder, Donald Faison, Alex Trebeck and more. Mr. Laboe also produced two series, 'Disney Kitchen Jam' and 'Diagnosis Stories' for Disney Interactive and the feature film 'Chasing Eagle Rock' starring Erick Avari, Michael Welch and Mary-Margaret Humes.


Adrian McDonald

FilmL.A., Lead Research Analyst
Adrian McDonald is the lead research analyst at FilmL.A., where he tracks production trends and studies the economics of the film & television industry. Prior to his current position, from 2010 to 2012 Adrian helped spearhead FilmL.A.'s Film Works public education campaign, which was created to help educate the public about the economic and cultural importance of California's film & TV industry. Adrian is the author of two law review articles published in the University of Pennsylvania's Journal of Business Law (2007 & 2012) about runaway film & TV production and the use of government incentives to lure productions.

A native of New Providence, New Jersey, Adrian earned his B.A. degree in Political Science in 2002 from DePaul University and then his J.D. in 2007 from South Texas College of Law.
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Los Angeles Community College District 2013