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Executive Board

The Executive Board advises the Dean and participates in shaping the future of UCLA TFT. Comprised of entertainment industry and community leaders, the Board partners with the school to implement curricular initiatives, enhance financial support and raise UCLA TFT’s public profile.

Brian Kite
Interim Dean UCLA TFT Member, Ex Officio
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Jim Berk
Chairman Goodman Media Partners
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Joseph A. Calabrese
Global Chair Entertainment, Sports, Media Latham & Watkins
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Michelle Liu Carriger
Theater Chair, UCLA TFT Member, Ex Officio
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Sanford R. Climan
CEO Entertainment Media Ventures
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Francis Ford Coppola
Executive American Zoetrope MFA 1967
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Donald De Line
Producer De Line Pictures BA 1980
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Cecilia deMille Presley
Director & Trustee Cecil B. De Mille Foundation
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Emilio Diez Barroso
CEO NALA Investments, LLC
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Channing Dungey
Chairman & CEO Warner Bros. Television Group BA 1991
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Moctesuma Esparza
CEO Maya Entertainment BA 1971, MFA 1973
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Eric Esrailian
Emmy-Nominated Producer & Entrepreneur UCLA MPH 2006
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Hani Farsi
Founder & Chairman Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation
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Dan Fellman
Former President Warner Bros. Distribution Corporation
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Rob Friedman
Chairman & CEO Ascendant Entertainment
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Peter Guber
Chairman & CEO Mandalay Entertainment
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Ken Hertz
Partner Hertz, Lichtenstein & Young JD 1984
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Reginald Hudlin
Writer, Director, Producer Hudlin Entertainment
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Andy Kaplan
Co-Founder & Co-Owner KC Global Media BA 1981
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Frank Marshall
Producer/Director The Kennedy/Marshall Company 1968
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Scott Sanders
President Scott Sanders Productions
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Martin Scorsese
Filmmaker, Founder & Chair The Film Foundation
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Brad Silberling
Writer, Director MFA 1987
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Harry Sloan J.D
Chairman and CEO Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp BA 1971
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Darren Star
Writer, Producer Darren Star Productions BA 1983
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Nadja Swarovski
Chairperson Swarovski Foundation
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Elena Torres
Actress, Writer, Comedian
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Bruce Vaughn
CEO Dreamscape Immersive
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Amy Villarejo
FTVDM Chair, UCLA TFT Member, Ex Officio
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Deborah Widener
Former President General Electric Capital Markets
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Richard Wolpert
Co-founder and CEO HelloTech BA 1985
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