December 2, 2017

From STEM to SCREEN: Inspiring Tomorrow’s Creators

Dec 2, 2017
11:00 AM ET
New York

The Paley Center for Media, the Verizon Foundation, and the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment are proud to present FROM STEM TO SCREEN: INSPIRING TOMORROW’s CREATORS. This annual networking event connects New York City high school students, from diverse backgrounds, with media professionals who use STEM in various fields of production and post-production. In a “speed dating” style, attendees rotate the room and visit ten professionals to learn more about the technical and scientific aspects of the different careers, as well as the educational and training requirements for entry.

Keynote:
Caleb McLaughlin, Actor, Stranger Things
In conversation with Alia Jones-Harvey, Director of Education & Workforce Development, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment

Mentors included:
Greg Anderson, VFX Supervisor, FuseFX   
Michael Clemons, Creative Specialist, Snapchat
Ailin Fang, Data Scientist, BuzzFeed
Kathryn Hodge, Software Developer, NBCUniversal Media Labs
Lori Kinney, Senior Producer, Nickelodeon Games
Marisa Mazart, Games Producer, Nickelodeon Games
Blythe Terrell, Editor, Science Vs., Gimlet Media
Heather Wolensky, Production Designer, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Deborah Zometa, Special Effects, Luke Cage, Daredevil

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This event is by invitation-only.

 

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