Thursday, April 30

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Prefestival Event: Careers in TV and Film

How to Break Into and Move Up in the Film/TV Industry

April 30, 2020

7-8 p.m.

Brandeis alumni in film and television get real about their first jobs, give advice to those trying to break into the business, and discuss how to shift or pivot to a different role in the industry. 


  • Michael Pitt ’91, assistant director and production manager (Person of Interest, Nurse Jackie, Ocean’s Eight)
  • talent agent Erika Karnell ’96 (BRS/GAGE Talent Agency)
  • producer Stan Brooks ’79 (The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, Broken Trail, Perfect Sister)
  • Kerri Berney ’97, director of strategic research, cross platform and TV landscape, NBC. 
  • Moderated by Michelle Simone Miller ’11, Brandeis Performing Arts Network chair.

Cosponsored by Hiatt Career Center and the Brandeis Alumni Association.

This event will be held on Zoom. Registration link.