Hollywood and Disabilities

May 1, 2018, 7:30pm

SCA 108

Hollywood Jobs: Turning Disability into Assets

Showbiz ain’t easy, and a lot of potential employers can make a disabled person feel invisible.
We can’t cure ignorance, but we CAN offer tips on how to maneuver the challenges of job hunting behind the camera and how to best tap into your talents.

With Guest Speakers:

  Tim Gray, Senior VP, Variety
-David Renaud- Writer, "The Good Doctor"
-Deborah Calla- Writer/Producer/Activist; Chair, Media Access Awards
-Jenni Gold- Director and CEO, Gold Pictures
-Kaitlyn Yang- Post Supervisor, Founder of Alpha Studios
-Rick Boggs- Founder / General Manager, Audio Eyes
-Stephen Letnes- Film Composer, Founder of Able Artist
-Tari Hartman Squire-  CEO, EIN SOF Communications

** Note:  This conversation will be focusing on those with physical disabilities

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

7:30pm - 9:00pm  Followed by Reception
USC, Cinematic Arts, Theater SCA 108

Check-In & Reservations information:

Please RSVP (link above)

This event is free of charge and open to the public. Doors will open at 7:00 P.M.
The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at:
900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90089

SCA events are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.

Parking (Please read carefully)

LOT PARKING on CAMPUS:   Parking will be free to the First 75 guests –  if you request parking by email to Careers@cinema.usc.edu with Subject Line: May 1 Event 
*Parking information will be sent once confirmed — after the 75 spots are taken, passes may be purchased for $12.00 at the USC Royal Street Entrance, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & Royal Street. We recommend the USC Royal Street Structure, at the far end of 34th Street.
(Please note:  This parking structure is about a 5 minute walk to the Cinematic Arts Complex) There is an elevator for use to ground floor, and parking spots for handicap use.

Limited street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.  

Also, there are meters and some handicap spots on campus by School of Cinematic Arts — which may be closer then the Royal Street Parking.  These spots are limited and are all first come -- please display a placard.

Contact Information

Name: Torrie Rosenzweig
Email: ir@cinema.usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-4432