america, California

LA Day 3: A Look into a Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Two days ago I found out I could be star struck by a sidewalk. Today I found out I could be star struck by the outside of a building. This wasn’t just any building though; it was the façade of the orphanage from the 1999 version of Annie, a movie I grew up with, and one… Continue reading LA Day 3: A Look into a Warner Bros. Studio Tour

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LA Day 1: Networking and Fun

I could not have asked for a better first day networking in Los Angeles. Today we visited three companies: Edelman, Paramount Pictures and Magical Elves, had lunch at an influencer-approved spot and found time for some sightseeing. From picking apart the brains of the professionals we met to smiling our way down the Walk of… Continue reading LA Day 1: Networking and Fun

europe, italy, Rome

Rome Day 16: Randy’s and Chill

Another day, another change of plans. Some of our scheduled events for Tuesday were cancelled due to obstacles beyond our control, but we hoped to use the last day  in Rome to complete our arranged adventures. Because our plans changed, the Hofstra Romans had a very relaxing day and enjoyed a large gap of time between class and… Continue reading Rome Day 16: Randy’s and Chill

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Rome Day 10: Movie Monday

We had a very relaxed day after our return from a lovely weekend in Florence (posts to come). This week was our major production and work week for class, so we were tightening our ship and preparing to sail. After about three hours of working on material for Shoot4Change, we had a few hours to… Continue reading Rome Day 10: Movie Monday

europe, italy, Rome

Rome Day 9: Cinecitta

Something that has surprised me on this trip is how well everyone wakes up and comes to class after having late nights. Then again, if someone did not get up, we would be banging his door down and dragging him to class. Even though I went to bed at 4 a.m., my body really would… Continue reading Rome Day 9: Cinecitta