Three California State College, Northridge alumni will share their experiences working within the leisure business to launch this semester’s digital Distinguished Speaker Sequence hosted by CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics on-line Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 4:30 p.m., by way of Zoom.
The three will focus on how they constructed profitable and numerous careers in leisure, and what it takes to make a few of America’s most profitable productions.
“The Distinguished Speaker Sequence supplies all CSUN college students with a chance to be taught from profitable alumni,” mentioned Chandra Subramaniam, dean of the Nazarian Faculty. “This explicit installment is totally different from previous occasions in that we’re having a panel dialogue that options alumni in several majors throughout campus. College students will hear totally different views within the leisure business with enterprise being the core of the dialogue.”
The panelists will embody Chief Working Officer of Village Roadshow Leisure Louis Santor, who graduated from CSUN in 1989 with a bachelor’s diploma in Accounting; prolific tv producer, director and author David Knoller, who graduated in 1986 with a bachelor’s diploma in Theatre; and post-producer Wendy Knoller who graduated in 1987 with a bachelor’s diploma in Radio and TV Manufacturing. The Knollers additionally run Knollwood Productions.
Attendees of the web lecture will hear behind-the-scenes tales about creating a few of Hollywood’s hottest motion pictures and TV reveals, similar to “The Matrix” movie collection, “Associates” and HBO’s “Lovecraft Nation.”
The panel dialogue will probably be moderated by CSUN alumnus Bruce Gersh, strategic advisor and former president of PEOPLE, Leisure Weekly, PEOPLE en Español and 4 M Studios at Meredith Company. Gersh, who graduated from CSUN in 1991 with a bachelor’s diploma in accounting concept and apply, is an Emmy-winning media and leisure government with expertise spanning a broad vary of enterprise items, platforms and genres, and he was a earlier speaker within the CSUN Nazarian Faculty collection in 2019.
For extra details about the Nazarian Faculty’s Distinguished Speaker Sequence or to register to attend the free occasion, go to https://www.csun.edu/busecon/events/distinguished-speaker-series-business-entertainment.