Breaking into the Entertainment Industry

| January 15, 2018

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Meet Jaunice Sills, a Spelman College and MLT Career Prep 2007 Alumna. Jaunice was on a recent panel discussion at the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and MLT’s Master Class on Next Generation Leadership in Los Angeles.

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495 Productions

495 Productions Inc. boasts one of one of the foremost production facilities that includes sixteen offices, two storage facilities and a media vault that houses corporate executives, show and story producers, editors and up to six editing bays and the company’s central computer systems. The large producer pit and production pit are further evidence of this facility being the hub for all production operations done in-house.

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495 Productions

495 Productions Inc. boasts one of one of the foremost production facilities that includes sixteen offices, two storage facilities and a media vault that houses corporate executives, show and story producers, editors and up to six editing bays and the company’s central computer systems. The large producer pit and production pit are further evidence of this facility being the hub for all production operations done in-house.

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