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.
Dr. Chito Cajayon
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.
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.
Lead Research Analyst
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.