By Jacob NelsonBefore Rob Luchow worked in television, he watched it. Lots of it.“This was the common routine in my house growing up: At 6 o’clock, my family would put on local news and start cooking dinner. At 6:30, Tom Brokaw. 7 was Jeopardy, and 7:30 was Wheel of Fortune,” Luchow said during an interview
By Alex Fah SangAt VM Productions US, my internship was in post-production. I worked as an assistant and social media strategist for the upcoming film Dostoyevsky Reimagined: The Making of Notes from the New World, a part of the Dostoyevsky L.A Project.
By Joe GiovannettiMy summer in San Diego, California is coming to a close, and it’s hard to sum up everything I have learned in just a few short paragraphs. My experience at the La Jolla Playhouse has been nothing short of amazing. From the knowledge I gained, to the people I’ve met, every day was
By Chip PotterFrom learning film production lingo to receiving a Los Angeles rite of passage (an undeserved parking ticket), this summer has certainly been an incredible education.From my studies as an undergraduate to my current focus on my graduate degree, I have found it is very easy, and even at times tempting, to work in
By Paige LesterPerhaps the hardest part about this summer is trying to figure out how to summarize a time filled with learning, challenges, inspiration, and fun into a single blog post. Instead of trying to squeeze everything that I encountered and learned over the last 10 weeks into a few hundred words, I’m going to
By Ruida ZhuAs a social media intern at the MCA, not only should I understand and appreciate contemporary art, I am also obliged to convince other people that they should at least take a chance and look at contemporary art on the most highly-consumed media platforms. But most people around me hate the idea of
By Joe GiovannettiNow a little over halfway into my internship, I am loving my experience as a Company Management/General Management intern at the La Jolla Playhouse! However, outside of the theater industry, I always get the same question: “What is Company Management?”
By Chip PotterDuring my first days working in Los Angeles, I was understandably a bit timid. I was in a new city and wanted to make a good first impression on by bosses at Ghost House Pictures and Cold Iron Pictures, so I kept my head down and focused on the work in front of
By John HounihanWhat does it take to put on a play festival?From day one of planning, each piece of an organization must come together to meet the massive needs of dozens of productions. I have faced this head on, as a large part of my internship has been providing support for Collaboraction’s annual PEACEBOOK Festival.
By Paige LesterI’m sitting in the back of a conference room full of people I don’t know, running on minimal sleep, and have a million thoughts racing through my mind about my tasks for the day. The group is discussing the difficulties of integrating art into their schools and curriculum, when… “Art is the thing.