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Penn Alum is Blowin Up in Hollywood

The news from “Glee” is not getting our starter actress Jess Garvey (C’09) down. Jess has already shot “Blowin Up”, a TV pilot described as “Entourage” meets “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” that is being shopped around for development season. Her role: “Camilla- bubbly, positive and spoiled. Sincere in her convictions which are usually 95% […]

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THE most important concept for a Hollywood writer

Last time we checked in with aspiring LA TV writer Rob Forman (W’06), he taught us all about “spec scripts” and what you do with them once you’re done in order to pursue a Hollywood career. After his summer hiatus, Rob has now returned back to work as a writers assistant on “Army Wives” and […]

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Her top 10 Hollywood internship tips that will help you in ANY career

At the beginning of this past summer, our “15 second clip” correspondent Kelly Diamond (C’13) was just about to start her fantastic internships at a Nickelodeon and Mandeville Pictures. She told us about how she researched getting these internships, what you need to know about moving from Penn to LA and what responsibilities she had […]

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From aspiring TV writer to “paid” TV writer: the steps this Penn alum is taking

A couple of weeks ago we met aspiring LA TV writer Rob Forman (W’06) and he told us about his journey from Penn to LA, the agency he first worked at, and the TV shows on which he’s been a writer’s assistant. In today’s installment, Rob talks to us about the steps he’s taking from […]

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Dr. Oz writes prescription for Law School to Penn alum

As you’ve seen on DT, I continue to focus on juicy alumni journeys in entertainment.  To recap, we’ve covered journeys in acting (from a guy’s and girl’s perspctive), music, TV and Film production and TV writing.  And we even have advice on how to use DT in your entertainment career search. Today, I’ve got an interesting […]

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Follow this Penn undergrad as she pursues a career in the biz

As my readers know, I’ve got tons of stories about established Penn alumni musicians, filmmakers, actors, plus dozens more entertainment professions. I’ve even begun covering stories about new young alumni trying to break into entertainment careers such as acting, more acting, and music. What I haven’t covered are undergrads getting summer internships who are trying […]

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