Film Club hosts panel Q & A for aspiring filmmakers

Story and Photos by Maila Bringas

The LBCC Film Club hosted a Q&A panel on Monday, April 30 at the LAC Studio for students interested in pursuing a career in the industry.

Erik Martinez is a professor of Screenwriting, Dr. Alison Hoffman is a professor of Film Studies, and David Parrish is a professor of Cinematography.

With the interest of students becoming film makers or being with in the film industry, Parrish advice that they are the future. “You guys are really gonna make a difference.”

The panel also gave advice on multiple topics, including screenwriting and answering concerns of the those who asked questions.

Martinez spoke about the growing change of diversity from an audience question, saying that audience can be attracted with a diverse cast when making films.

The panel had agreed that working hard and fighting for your work is important as much as contacting the higher grounds and gaining courage makes the difference.

From left to right: Parrish, Hoffman, Martinez in the panel list

“One of the nice things about the panel too is that we were all talking with each other.” Said Hoffman about her thoughts after the panel. “It truly became a conversation, as opposed to just (back and forth) question-answer.”

To view the full panel or more information about the club, visit their social media links on Facebook under LBCC Film Club or Instagram @filmclub.lbcc

Updated: May 5th