LA Film Fest Movie Minute: It’s About the Process

Writer/Director Ty Hodges describes what he is most proud of when it comes to his new film.



LA Film Fest Movie Minute: “A Girl Like Grace”

Writer/Director Ty Hodges explains the “grace” in his new film premiering at LA Film Fest this year.



LA Film Fest Movie Minute: The Location is a Character

Writer/Director Emily Ting explains how Hong Kong plays a pivotal role in her new film.



LA Film Fest Movie Minute: “It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong”

Writer/Director Emily Ting describes her new film premiering at LA Film Fest this year.


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Information Security Becomes Desirable Career Path In L.A.

UCLA Extension’s Dr. Varaz Shahmirian says earning a certificate in an information technology area helps applicants seek and secure high-end tech jobs in Los Angeles.


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Longtime Oscar Telecast Director Killed In Bizarre Car Accident

Marty Pasetta was nominated for nine Emmy awards.


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DGA Vows To Make Safety Top Priority After Filmmaker Pleads Guilty In On-Set Death

A Hollywood director will serve two years in jail for the death of an assistant camera operator on a George film set.


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Equine-Assisted Therapy Helps At-Risk Teens In L.A.

Cassandra Ogier, owner of The Reflective Horse, says equine-assisted therapy is becoming a widely-accepted form of mental health treatment for at-risk teens in Los Angeles.


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Continuing Education Leads To Worthier Job Opportunities In L.A.

UCLA Extension’s Van Anderson says in order to compete for higher wages and better positions, employees need to beef up their skills by enrolling in a continuing education program.


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Study: White Men Get Most Entry-Level TV Directing Jobs

Women and minority directors are losing out on crucial entry-level jobs, according to a Directors Guild of America study released Friday.


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Criminal Justice Education Helps L.A. Students Secure Jobs

Dr. Denise Herz, a professor at California State University, Los Angeles, says the best way to lock down a lasting career within L.A.’s criminal justice system is to seek higher education.



The Pasadena Playhouse Presents ‘Sleeping Beauty & Her Winter Knight’

Director Bonnie Lythgoe will be joined by the stars of “Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight” on KCAL9 Monday to talk about the upcoming production.

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Director Mike Nichols Dead At 83

Mike Nichols, the director of such hits as “The Graduate,” ”Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has died. He was 83.


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LA Will Experience Rapid Job Growth For Gerontology Nurse Practitioners

Dr. Lorie H. Judson, professor and director of the School of Nursing at California State University, Los Angeles, discusses how CSULA is now readying nurse practitioners for anticipated job growth.


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Second Lawsuit Filed Against ‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Dismissed

A lawsuit filed by a John Doe against X-Men director Bryan Singer accusing him of sexually abusing him when he was a teen was dismissed Friday.

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