Science of TRON

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Featured Entertainer: Jeff Bell

Jeff Bell has written and produced some of the best science fiction and fantasy television programs of our time. He also happens to be a great friend to us here at The Exchange! Read on to hear what Jeff loves most about his job, what you need to make it in the business and why he loves working in television.

Featured Entertainer: Jessica Julius

As a Creative Executive at Disney Animation, Jessica Julius regularly works on commercial hits such as Wreck-It Ralph. See what it's like to create feel-good favorites for a living, how to make it in the industry, and what it's really like to work for the most famous mouse we know! 

Featured Entertainer: Sean Sorensen

Have you ever heard of Sealand? Hollywood writer and producer Sean Sorensen sure has! Sean chats with us this week about what other great ideas he has up his sleeve and his advice for making it in Hollywood. 

Tell us about your background. Where are you from, and what did you want to do when you grew up?
I grew up in Orange County, California. I wanted to be an astronaut until I realized how much math was involved.

Featured Entertainer: François Audouy

Production designer, François Audouy, started out as a digital hero in an analog world. See how he incorporates his diverse life experiences into his work and learn how seeing a miniature X-Wing Fighter at a young age helped shape his career.

Featured Entertainer: Ari B. Rubin

Marathon runner, policy wonk and Hollywood screenwriter, Ari B. Rubin, shares with us what makes writing in Hollywood different and how he always strives to take the unbeaten path. 

Featured Entertainer: Will Staples

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the biggest entertainment launch in entertainment history. Writer Will Staples talks to us about what it was like to work on such a popular game and how he draws from real life military and law-enforcement themes to make his writing come alive.

Featured Entertainer: Kath Lingenfelter

Television writer and X-Files devote, Kath Lingenfelter, shares her insight on writing in Hollywood, growing up in New Hampshire and her early love of science. 

Featured Entertainer: Ashley Miller

Middle school English teacher, television writer/producer, and screenwriter for Thor and X-Men First Class – Ashley Miller shares his thoughts on science, inspiration, and the creative process. 

Tell us about your background. Where are you from, and what did you want to do when you grew up?

Featured Entertainer: Samantha Corbin-Miller

Samantha Corbin-Miller's stellar career in Hollywood include work on some of the most important shows of the last decade – ER, The Practice, Law & Order, and Lie to Me – among many others.   Corbin-Miller shares about her start, the most difficult part of her job, and how science inspires story.

Tell us about your background. What inspired you to become a producer and writer?

Featured Entertainer: Nikki Levy

Nikki Levy grew up in New York and Eddie Murphy was her idol.  Now a Vice President of Wedge Works World Wide at Fox, she also acts on the side as part of her show Don’t Tell My Mother! where writers and performers share true stories they’d NEVER want their moms to know. 

Tell us about your background. What inspired you to want to make movies, and what led you to your current position at Wedge Works?