‘Studio A’ Announces Guests for Fall Series

Posted: September 29, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: September 28, 2009 at 8:26 pm

The GMU-TV-based live-to-taped “Studio A” show with host Rick Davis, associate provost for undergraduate education, has announced the schedule for its fall season.

Now in its third year, Studio A is part of the Film and Video Studies (FAVS) Program, which currently has 142 majors. Students are part of the pre-production, serve as the live studio audience and meet each guest at a reception for more face-to-face time.

Studio A will host its 23rd show on Oct. 2. For more information on past shows, go to the GMU-TV web site.

If you would like to be part of the Studio A audience, e-mail Cindy Lont, FAVS director, at clont@gmu.edu.

Oct. 2
Dionne Audain
Audain is an actress on the rise whose career began in the Washington, D.C., metro area. Her credits include appearances in “The Wire” and “Law and Order: SVU,” among others. She also has appeared in the award-winning film “Rocket Science.” For more information, see www.dionneaudain.com.

Nov. 6
Eric Espejo and Tanner Cooley
Espejo is the well traveled, culturally diverse vice president of Virginia-based 19th & Wilson Inc. With 19th & Wilson Inc., Espejo has donned the director, producer and writer hats for shorts such as “Tech Fellas” and “Love Story of Henry and Carol,” as well as “Ghosts Don’t Exist” (currently in postproduction). “Ghosts Don’t Exist” is Cooley’s first credit as filmmaker; he had credits as producer, actor and art department for the film. For more information, see 19thandwilson.com.

Nov. 20
Patricia Doherty Hess
Hess has film crew credits for a number of films. Her most recent credits are as unit production manager of films such as “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” “Eagle Eye” and “Get Smart,” as well as the award-winning TV mini series “Angels in America.” For more information, click here.

Dec. 4
Ron Newcomb
Newcomb is co-founder and CEO for Arlington, Va.’s Opening Act Productions LLC. He is also founder of the Fellowship of Christian Filmmakers. Newcomb’s recent credits include director, producer and writer for “The Fellowship.” For more information, see www.openingactproductions.com.

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