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Entertainment & Arts Alumni Network

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The Entertainment and Arts Alumni Network fosters and supports a dynamic community of alumni in performing, visual, film, television, and media arts. The purpose of the network is to build bonds of camaraderie among alumni and to champion lifelong involvement with Cal State LA. Through its events and activities, it serves as a resource for graduates to maintain mutually beneficial relationships, advance career goals, and support our shared passion for our respective crafts.

Network Leadership

Headshot of alumna Tery Lopez.Tery Lopez ('03), Chair
Director of Inclusion and Equity, Writers Guild of America, West

Tery Lopez is an inclusion strategist, thought leader, change agent and film and television producer.  As head of the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) Inclusion and Equity Department, Tery works with producers, studio and network executives, and writers to advance diverse representation. Under Tery’s leadership, her department works closely with the WGW Board appointed Inclusion and Equity Group (IEG), co-chaired by showrunners, Glen Mazzara and Shonda Rhimes. Click here to read more about Tery.

Featured Events

Careers to Entertain flyer featuring two headshots of guest speakers, Janet Lopez and Fanshen Cox. Event Description included. Click for more details.

Careers to Entertain presents:
Janet Lopez, Music Supervisor & Fanshen Cox, Playwright, Actor, and Educator

Friday, January 21, 2022
5-6 p.m.(PT) | Zoom Webinar

Co-hosted by the Cal State LA Entertainment & Arts Alumni Network
and the CSU Entertainment Alliance. Please confirm your attendance by Thursday, January 20, 2021 using the link below.


Past Events

People, Purpose, & Passion: A Virtual Professional Development Webinar (2021)

Alumni Networks Conference 2021: People, Purpose, & Passion - Save the Date - 5/6/21

The Art of Making Connections and Keeping Them
Presented by Ligiah Villalobos, Writer and Executive Producer
Thursday, May 6, 2021
5:30-7 p.m.(PT) | Zoom Webinar


Owning Your Professional Narrative (2020)

Owning Your Professional Narrative - Virtual Portfolio Development Webinar - November 12, 2020

Thursday, November 12, 2020
6-7 p.m. | Zoom Webinar

The recording is available upon request. Please email Christina Garrison at [email protected] to receive the link.



2019 TVFM Awards

TVFM Awards 2019 banner.
Hosted by the Department of Television,
Film, and Media Studies

2018 John Lion New Plays Festival

2018 John Lion New Plays Festival Flyer

Hosted by the Department of Television,
Film, and Media Studies

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View photos from the 2016 TVFM/TVFT Alumni Awards

2017 TVFM Alumni Awards

Invitation to the 2017 TVFM Alumni Awards

Hosted by the Department of Television,
Film, and Media Studies

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View photos from the 2016 TVFM/TVFT Alumni Awards.

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Have an idea for a networking mixer, workshop, or show? Learn more about the network or how to get involved and email us at [email protected].

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