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Entertainment Buzz: April 22, 2015

Free day of filmmaking seminars and industry panels Calling all filmmakers, actors, and movie fans. The Burbank International Film Festival is presenting a day of filmmaking seminars and industry panels at Woodbury University 7500 North Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank  this Saturday, April 25. The event will take place in Fletcher Jones Auditorium from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. It’s free and open to the public. Panels will focus on screenwriting, representation, casting, filmmaking and production. There will be a special panel with talent agents and managers.... Read More →

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Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival

Screening features documentaries and student shorts made by women from around the globe at Woodbury University in Burbank. The Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival is in its 11th year. Festival offers women filmmakers worldwide an opportunity to share their “share their unique stories and cultural experiences” with the Southland’s diverse audience.

The film festival is produced by the Alliance of Women Filmmakers, AWF, a non-profit organization. The festival reflects the organization’s “mission to educate and inform audiences of social, political, and health issues impacting women globally.” More information on AWF, the film festival as well as details and times of the screenings at

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- State Treasurer John Chiang spoke at Woodbury University in Burbank March 12, 2015

State Treasurer John Chiang delivers pep talk at Woodbury U

State Treasurer, John Chiang, is a cheerleader for education. Chiang delivered a pep talk  last Thursday, March 12,  to an audience of educators, local officials, business students, and future entrepreneurs  at Woodbury University, 7500 North Glenoaks Blvd in Burbank. Chiang explained that as California’s chief banker he’s responsible for managing the state’s cash and investments as well as handling the sale of bonds and notes. You might expect that kind of numbers crunching position to be boring. It’s not to Chiang, who admits he “loves the work” and... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Audience in Woody's Cafeteria for city council candidates forum at Woodbury University in Burbank January 28, 2015

Burbank City Council candidates draw a crowd to Woodbury University forum

It was practically a full house at the city council candidates’ forum in Woody’s Cafeteria at Woodbury University last Wednesday, January 28. Much of the candidates’ opening statements and views expressed were repeats or pretty close to what they said during the recent League of Women Voters of Glendale/Burbank forum.  However, there were some moments that set this forum apart from the previous one. At various times during the forum, candidates David Nos and Chris Rizzotti chose to stand or walk in front of the audience to make their... Read More →

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“Fashion meets Phil” Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra

A spectacular evening of music and fashion is planned for the opening night gala of the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra’s 24th concert season. Several Burbank Philharmonic musicians will be wearing gowns created for this special evening by the talented fashion designers at Woodbury University.  Soloist, Heidi Hatch, will be performing Glazunov’s “Violin Concerto” and wearing one of the designer creations. This is the second year of the partnership between the university and the orchestra.

The free concert will be held at the Ambassador Auditorium. The Burbank Philharmonic music director, Steven Kerstein, conducts the program. Street parking is limited. Parking in the structure is $10. More information at



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Movers and Shapers Awards Luncheon at The Castaway

Woodbury University is honoring Raul R. Porto, Jr. of the very successful Porto’s Bakery and the Burbank Chamber of Commerce with this year’s Movers & Shapers Awards. The honor is bestowed for outstanding service to the community. The awards will be presented at a luncheon at The Castaway.

Tickets  are$75 per person and a table of 10 for $700. For more information contact Michael Seymour (818) 252-5248.

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