This week's Women in Cinema meeting and panel will be designated to what happens next when you graduate college. Come and learn how others got jobs after college.
WHERE ARE THEY NOW Panel and Meeting
Thursday February 23, 2012
We will be meeting from:
6:30-7:00pm for Mingle/Snacks
7:00-7:30pm for Meeting
7:30-9:00pm for Panel
... JOIN US!!! Free and open to all. This is an exclusive chance to meet with talented UT graduates who are working in the film business.
Carlyn Hudson received her B.S. in Radio-TV-Film at the University of Texas. Before attending film school, she earned her primary training from the Stella Adler Studio of Acting at New York University. Since then, Carlyn has directed short films that have premiered at SXSW and Austin Film Festival. She was selected as a segment director of the remake, "Slacker: 20 years Later," and is co-producing a new Richard Linklater project for Hulu. This past summer she co-produced Andrew Bujalski's (Beeswax, Funny Ha Ha) newest feature, Computer Chess and programed the wildly popular summer film series, Cinema East. Carlyn is a working commercial director in Austin, and directs web content for Verizon and Dell. She is directing her first feature in May.
Ashlyn Fielder is an Austin based art department extraordinaire. She production designed Kat Candler's "Hellion" (Sundance 2012/SXSW 2012) and Carlyn Hudson's scene “Steve” in Slacker 2011. Ashlyn was also Assistant Set Decorator/Shopper on a new A&E home remodeling show that recently shot in Austin. She has also crewed on numerous features, shorts, TV shows and commercials in Austin and Los Angeles, including "Top Chef 9" and Sunset Stories (SXSW 2012).
Robin Schwartz studied journalism at the University of Texas. She works as a freelance editor and producer. She recently edited the documentary America's Parking Lot, her first feature as an editor, which is premiering at the 2012 SXSW film festival. She served as an associate producer and assistant editor on Alan Berg’s 2011 documentary, Outside Industry: The story of SXSW, which premiered at SXSW in 2011. Robin recently acted in Andrew Bujalski’s forthcoming feature, Computer Chess.
Kate Steihebel has been freelancing around Austin in the camera department, both DP'ing and AC'ing since graduating in 2009. She has lensed a variety of short films and documetaries, spec commercials and company videos. Though she is happiest with a light meter and camera in her hands, she has found steady work at 1080, Inc., a post production house. For a year and a half, Kate has worked in machine room, the heart of a post house, and has recently been hired as duplications producer. Despite working full time in the post world, Kate still finds time to shoot as many projects as she can.
Alex Thomas studied English Literature and Film Studies at the University of Kentucky before coming to the University of Texas at Austin for an MFA in Film Production. After finishing up her thesis film in 2010, she started working at an emergent education school: the Khabele School, in Austin. She teaches students in 6th grade English, Middle School Film, and High School Film. She finds a balance between her love for teaching and screenwriting.