Take a look behind the scenes at the world of film making and television creation. Gain an insider's perspective on careers in film and television from panel discussions ranging from writing to editing to directing.

Join Dartmouth alumni, parents, students, and friends at UCLA’s De Neve Plaza in Los Angeles to hear from accomplished alumni and parents with careers in film and television. Learn about the current landscape and future opportunities in these fields, network with others in the industry, and meet current students from Dartmouth's Film Studies Los Angeles DSP.

Program schedule

1:30–2:00: Welcome and registration

2:00–3:00: Hear from panelists in the comedy television industry

  • Moderator: Dani Klein Modisett ’84, Chief Executive Officer and Founder at “Laughter on Call”
  • Ayla Glass ’09, Executive Assistant and Associate Producer to Seth Green at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Actress
  • Andrew Singer ’00, President of Broadway Video Film & Television and Head of West Coast Operations
  • Tom Wellington ’00, Agent, William Morris Endeavor

3:00–4:00: Hear from panelists in the film industry

  • Moderator: Katie Kilkenny ’14, Associate Editor, The Hollywood Reporter
  • Tracey Deer ’00, Showrunner, Writer, Director
  • Maurissa Horwitz ’98, Editor, DreamWorks Animation
  • Hal Sadoff P’21, Chief Executive Officer, Silver Pictures Entertainment

4:00–5:30: Focused networking reception hosted by alumni and parents in the film and television industries; focused networkers to include:

  • Mae Cromwell ’12, Manager, Social Media Strategy, Disney Channel
  • Julie Sagalowsky Diaz ’00, Television Writer and Director
  • Sam Dickerman P’21, Executive Vice President, Production, Walt Disney Studios
  • Alison Falzetta ’15, Coordinator, Creative Development and Production, Crooked Media
  • J.J. Jamieson ’86 P’22, Creative Executive, Show-Creator, Producer, and Writer
  • Tana Nugent Jamieson P’22, Executive Vice President, A+E Studios
  • Kamran Pasha ’93 TU’00, Screenwriter, Director, Filmmaker
  • Ivy Pruss ’07, Story Editor, Greenleaf on OWN
  • Moez Shivji ’04, Chief Financial Officer, NBCUniversal Global Distribution
  • Troup Wood ’14, Documentary Filmmaker

Panelist and Networker Bios


  • General Admission: $40
  • Classes 2009–2019: $25

Please note that space is limited. A waitlist will begin once capacity is reached.