Movie icons Jane Fonda and Michael Caine will be joined on the LMU campus by five-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams; NBC-Universal vice chairman Ron Meyer; mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer; writer-producer Damon Lindelof and Oscar-nominated actor Jake GyllenhaalLOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television is pleased to announce the continuation of the acclaimed interview series The Hollywood Masters, which kicks off its fourth season September 30, 2015.
Emmy Award-winning journalist and LMU Visiting Artist Stephen Galloway will host the series, which has featured some of the top names in film and television, including Clint Eastwood, Sean Penn, Michael Mann, Gale Anne Hurd and David O. Russell.
The new season begins with a rare interview with Ron Meyer, one of the most admired executives in Hollywood history, a co-founder of CAA and currently vice chairman of NBC-Universal.
Meyer will be followed by Amy Adams, the star of such films as American Hustle and The Fighter; Jerry Bruckheimer, the producer of such blockbusters as Top Gun and Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as the CSI TV franchise; Damon Lindelof, the writer-producer of Lost and the Star Trek movie series; and Jake Gyllenhaal, the star of Brokeback Mountain, Nightcrawler and Southpaw.
Oscar winners and movie icons Michael Caine and Jane Fonda will round out this season, with each of the 90-minute interviews shown exclusively on The Hollywood Reporter website, where the series has drawn a worldwide audience.
"The Hollywood Masters continues to be an invaluable program for our students as they navigate the world of filmmaking. We are fortunate to be able to provide them with the opportunity to hear from artists who have spent their careers telling powerful stories and inspiring audiences worldwide, and we are all extremely excited for this new season," said Stephen Ujlaki, dean of the School of Film and Television.
"It's every journalist's dream to interview such gigantic creative talent as Michael Caine and Jane Fonda," said Galloway, executive features editor for The Hollywood Reporter. "And to have the other extraordinary guests we've invited for this season — all welcomed by the most enthusiastic student audience I've ever seen — makes this one of the best experiences of my professional life."
The Hollywood Masters is open to LMU students, faculty and alumni only.
About Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television
Movie industry moguls helped establish Loyola Marymount University's (LMU) current campus on the bluffs above west Los Angeles in the 1920s. By 1964, LMU was formally teaching film and television curriculum, and in 2001, the School of Film and Television (SFTV) was established as its own entity. Today, SFTV offers students a comprehensive education where mastering technical skills and story is equally important to educating the whole person, including the formation of character and values, meaning and purpose. SFTV offers undergraduate degrees in animation, production, screenwriting and recording arts; minors in film and television studies, animation and screenwriting, and graduate degrees in production, screenwriting, and writing and producing for television. Selected LMU alumni include Francis Lawrence, Brian Helgeland, Barbara Broccoli, James Wong, Jack Orman, John Bailey, Bob Beemer, Francie Calfo, Lauren Montgomery and Van Partible, among others. Get more information at sftv.lmu.edu or facebook.com/lmusftv.
About The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter is the entertainment industry's flagship media brand. With in-depth reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news.
Founded in 1930 as a trade-only publication, The Hollywood Reporter reached an all-time high of 13.2 million individuals worldwide online in December 2013, and over 224,000 readers in its weekly magazine, delivering news to an audience of industry power players and consumers deeply invested in entertainment content. The Hollywood Reporter's platforms include an award-winning weekly magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, festivals and award seasons apps, tablet, iPad editions, social media, and branded events.
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