AWM SoCal and SAG-AFTRA present: Anatomy of a Television Show

  • 13 Oct 2016
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • SAG-AFTRA Headquarters, 5757 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles


  • You must be able to present your SAG-AFTRA card at check-in to qualify for this discount.

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Join AWM SoCal and SAG-AFTRA on Thursday Oct. 13th at 7:00pm for "Anatomy of a Television Show", with our panelists: 

  • Susan McMartin, Writer & Producer (Mom, Two and A Half Men)
Susan McMartin is a writer/producer on Chuck Lorre's hit CBS show Mom. She has previously written for Two And A Half Men, Gary Unmarried and Californication among other shows. Her feature film Mr. Church starring Eddie Murphy just released in September, and she is currently adapting novels by Anna Todd and Patti Davis for the big screen.
  • Patrika Darbo, Actress (Days of Our Lives, Ladies of The Lake)
Patrika Darbo is a film and television actress best known for appearing in over 120 episodes of Days of Our Lives as regular and recurring character Nancy Wesley. She has also appeared in television shows like The Big Bang Theory, Desperate Housewives, The Middle, Miss Behave and many more. 
  • Michelle Reese, Art Dept. Coordinator (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia)
Michelle has worked in both TV and Film, and is currently the Art Department Coordinator on the FX television show, Baskets. Her previous television credits include five seasons of the popular show Glee, HBO’s Enlightened, and two seasons of FX's It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.      
  • Daniela D'Angelo, Producer (The Amazing Race, MasterChef Australia
Daniela D’Angelo is a factual producer, writer and director. She has traveled the globe working on everything from Masterchef, Big Brother, The Mole and The Amazing Race,and recently returned from Australia where she produced the US format and relationship social experiment docu-series Seven Year Switch for the 7 Network. 
  • Dana Besnoy, VP of Post Production (Flip or Flop, Tiny House Hunters)
Dana Besnoy serves as Pie Town Productions VP of Post Production and has worked in unscripted programming on shows like House of Curves, Tiny House Hunters and Flip or Flop. Prior to her work as Post Production Head, Dana served as a Post PA, Assistant Editor and Post Production Coordinator at various production companies.

Moderated by: Ilyanne Morden Kichaven, Executive Director, SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles. 

Find out what it's like working in different areas of both scripted and unscripted television as our panelists discuss their roles, give tips on how to break in, and discuss the mechanics of working together to create a quality show. 

FREE for AWM SoCal members
$10 for SAG-AFTRA members
$20 for non-members

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