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Action-Packed Open House Week Features SCC Film+Theatre Programs

Scottsdale School of Film and Theatre Virtual Online Open House November 2-6, 2020 Hollywood producers, workshops, and a film challenge – oh my! The Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre Open House week is Nov. 2-6, 2020 and it’s sure to draw a crowd – a virtual one. 

Sandra Leviton First, on Monday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. is a conversation and Q&A with Hollywood producer and writer Sandra Leviton. She will talk about her experience as a TV network executive and her transition to writing and producing horror films. Leviton is currently in post-production on the horror film, Student Body.

Previously, Leviton spent five years in current programming at top cable network FX, working on over 20 original series, including American Horror Story, Sons Of Anarchy, The Shield, Archer, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Her career in scripted television and film began in the TV Literary department at the Paradigm Talent and Literary Agency, specializing in TV writers and directors. Before transitioning into the scripted entertainment world, Leviton worked as production coordinator in reality TV and as a music video producer.

Afterward, stick around for a Q&A where Leviton will answer viewer questions. If you're interested in learning more about what it takes to break into Hollywood and build a career, don't miss this informational and inspirational talk!

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On Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 6:00-7:00 p.m., meet Department Chair Bill True and learn about the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre. The School is recognized as one of the top colleges in the Southwest U.S. for cinema and performing arts studies, and is the only one of its kind among community colleges in Arizona. Discover what the school has to offer and what makes it so unique. Log in here: 

On Thursday, Nov. 5 from 4-6 p.m., join the popular Two-Hour Film Challenge! How will you act, record video and/or edit, knowing that each of your team members are working remotely? Work on a team with faculty members from the prestigious Harold Ramis Film School at The Second City, including Kimmie Companik-Warner, Terrance Brown, Julliette Strangio, Edmund O’Brien, Jessica Mitolo, and Jeri Marshall, serving as team captains and professional coaches. The contest is open to students and the general public. No prior film experience is required, and there is no cost to participate.

An extra challenge? Anyone can watch the progress of the event by logging in to the Watch Party starting at 3:30 pm. on Nov. 5 and view all submissions starting at 6:30 p.m. to vote for their favorite. The winning team will be based on total votes by audience members.

Learn more and register before Nov. 4

Finally, Friday, Nov. 6 from 4:30-5:30 p.m., catch the Theatre Power Hour workshops. Choose to explore audition techniques for actors or make your own homemade blood and other props for technicians. Log in here:
Meeting ID: 815 3716 8108
Passcode: 251014

The week’s events are all free, online and open to current students, prospective students and the public.

For more information about the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre, click here

For questions, please contact Evfa Cerises at (480) 423-6076 or

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