From the movie trailers for Kung Fu Panda 2 and True Grit to game and television spots, students in the Editing for Motion Pictures class got to experience what happens behind the scenes at the Hollywood trailer house, Buddha Jones. VU Alum, Greg Taylor (’91) gave students the royal treatment, taking the time to talk about what inspired him at his time at VU and the hard work and passion it takes to get “in.”
Greg Taylor is the creative director at Buddha Jones Trailers, considered one of the top in the industry. He has won several Key Art Awards in the industry for his work including “Wolverine,” “True Grit,” and “The Strangers.”
Q & A with Amy Maier, Assistant Art Director in the Lyceum Theater, January 28, 2011 at 1:30pm.
Amy is a member of the Art Directors Guild and works as an Assistant Art Director commercials and television (24, Terra Nova, Cold Case, The Whole Truth) She received her BA from Vanguard University, and an M.F.A in scenic design from UCIrvine. She has Production Designed multiple short films, and was awarded the first Richard Hay Fellowship from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Some of her design credits include Knight to D7, Grande Drip (Pieta Entertainment), The Bear and the Rabbit (Vinyl Circus Productions), Eurydice (Range View Productions), the World Premiere of For All Time (Cornerstone Theater Company), The Heretic Mysteries (Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble), Songs for a New World, Blue like Jazz (Three Trees Theatre), Anything Goes, The Music Man, Under Milk Wood, and the Southern California Premiere of Fetes De La Nui (UCIrvine).
Start Time: 1:30
CSA Casting Director and 2-time Emmy Nominee, Rene Haynes is giving a master class on Friday, January 14 at 3pm – 5pm in the Lyceum Theater. She is part of the crew that cast the “Twilight” sagas. Seating is first come, first serve so get there early!
Start Time: 03:00
End Time: 05:00