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Television Insiders Discuss Careers Behind the Camera at "Made in NY" Talks: Technical Careers in Television Production
on March 20


The talk is free and open to the public.

March 8, 2013 - As part of “Made in NY” Talks, a free series of conversations focused on jobs in the local entertainment industry, the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment and Lehman College will present Technical Careers in Television Production, an in-depth look at various behind-the-scenes jobs in television. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Lehman College Multimedia Center, Carman Hall, the Bronx, on Wednesday, March 20 at 6:45pm.

The local entertainment industry employs 130,000 New Yorkers who work in film, television and commercial productions. The industry also generates $7.1 billion each year for the City’s economy. Sharing insights into their experiences working in television at Technical Careers in Television Production will be Glynis Burke, who has worked in the camera and electrical departments on such projects as The Hours, Unfaithful and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit;” camera operator Mark Brit, whose credits include “Rachael Ray;” Frank Lazarto, head electrician for both CBS Sports and “The Bill Cunningham Show;” and Kenneth Prins, an audio engineer. The discussion will be moderated by Todd Asher, First Deputy Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment. A Q&A will follow.

“Made in NY” Talks: Technical Careers in Television Production
Wednesday, March 20
6:45pm; doors open at 6:15pm
Free: Space is limited. RSVP to events@media.nyc.gov by Monday, March 18.
Lehman College Multimedia Center, Carman Hall
Lehman College: 250 Bedford Park Blvd, Bronx NY
By subway: Take the 4 or D to Bedford Park Blvd. The campus is a short walk to the west. Click here for a map.
Panelists are subject to change.
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