UCLA Extension

Exclusive Networking Opportunities

This year, we are creating some great opportunities for you to meet your fellow certificate students & recent alumni and make important connections!

Register for our free class, FILM TV UL 700 Free Networking Opportunities for Entertainment Studies Certificate Students. In addition to serving as your RSVP for our networking events, registering for this free course will give you access via Canvas to continue networking with your peers online after the event.

To register for our networking events, click here.

Fall Open House and Networking Event

Join us for our Open House and Networking Event, where you will have the opportunity to connect with industry professionals and students in various Entertainment Studies certificates!

WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5:00pm-7:00pm

WHERE: UCLA Extension Gayley Center, Room 121
1145 Gayley Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024

Pay by space parking is available in Lot 36, behind the Extension Gayley Center, or on Broxton on 1036 Broxton Ave.

FORMAT: The Fall Networking Event will also be an Open House, featuring a panel discussion comprised of successful Entertainment Studies alumni. Open networking and light refreshments will follow. Invite your friends and take advantage of the opportunity to meet your fellow certificate students and industry professionals.

Please arrive on time as the panel will begin promptly. Open networking will follow the panel.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Non-Certificate Students can RSVP on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-open-house-and-networking-event-tickets-69450788177

Meet the Fall Networking Panelists:


Kate Rees Davies

Award-winning director of features, short films, music videos and commercials. Ms. Rees Davies also produces features for other filmmakers. She has produced twelve features, directed one and has two in development. Six of her short films have screened at Cannes.




Ray Ford

Television, film, and theater actor. Mr. Ford was a series regular in Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23 and FATRICK. He also held recurring roles on Fresh off the Boat, The Real O’Neals, and Grey’s Anatomy. Ray also performs regularly on stage and is a member of Ghost Road Theater Company and Critical Mass Performance Group. Ray has also recently completed the Business & Management of Entertainment certificate.



Richard Tuttobene

Award-winning composer, orchestrator, and jazz pianist. Mr. Tuttobene has composed for numerous feature films, including After Image and Boiler Maker, and countless television shows, including Kenan & Kel, All That, The Amanda Show, Chelsea, and Killer Kids.



Please come prepared with questions for the panelists.

We look forward to seeing you there!