Speed Mentoring: FILM

  • 16 Jun 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • CBS Studio Center: 4024 RADFORD AVE., STUDIO CITY, CA 91604
  • 18


  • For current members.
  • If you are not yet an AWM SoCal student member, you can purchase this ticket and receive admission to the event plus a one-year AWM SoCal student membership. (***MUST bring a copy of your most recent college transcript and school photo ID to the event, where your membership will be processed.)


Join AWM SoCal for our most popular event - Speed Mentoring on Saturday, June 16th! 

Focus on Film  

The event is held on the CBS Radford Lot in Studio City, CA.

Due to security at CBS, the last day to register is Thursday, June 14th at 9am.

 Speed Mentoring is modeled after the speed-dating concept where industry professionals serve as mentors to give valuable career advice to mentees through 5 minute one-on-one conversations. This setting is ideal for both students and/or professionals who may be established or exploring a career change. It’s all about meeting people, making connections and helping each other. 

All men and women, ages and career levels are welcome. 

This event sells out, so be sure to reserve your tickets! 

Please note: No refunds or exchanges.
No-shows will be billed. Thank you.


Gina Cavalier

Gina Cavalier owns Cavalier Originals, a film, television, publishing, and digital content development company, and is also a writer, author, and producer. Her company focuses on building the community by inclusion, support, and equality, lending itself to a better final product on the screen and on the page. Gina was also recently presented with a 5-book publishing deal for a children's series titled "Thomas Fine and The Mystery School" with her writing partner Jeanette DePatie (aka The Fat Chick). Prior to founding Cavalier Originals, Gina has worked for studios like Disney, Fox, and Warner Bros among others.

Lucille OuYang

Manjari Makhijani

Monica Lopez - Stunt Performer

Monica Lopez started her career in the stunt industry in 2009, back in her hometown, Puerto Rico.  Shortly after her first job as a stunt performer, she realized that she had found her calling.  In 2012, she moved from Puerto Rico to Los Angeles to build a career in the stunt and film industry.  Since then, she has had the opportunity to work in several films and TV shows like: The Fate of the Furious, Hostiles, Bright, Beatriz at Dinner, Criminal Minds. Lucifer, Fear of the Walking Dead, Teen Wolf, American Horror Story and others.  She also had the opportunity to double great actresses like: Salma Hayek, Gina Rodriguez, Becky G, Elsa Pataky, etc.

Patricia Kara

Patricia Kara has been working in the entertainment business for over twenty years as an actress, model, spokesperson and television personality. Her career has included NBC’s Deal or No Deal, Extra, Fox Movie Channel, and People Magazine’s “100 Most Beautiful People.” Most recently, Patricia was a guest host on HSN, she has also released a workout DVD entitled “Fast Fitness”, was featured in the Trace Adkins’ music video “Marry for Money” and launched an on-line blog “Dish with Trish”. She has worked with and represented companies like AT&T, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Disney and Toyota. Including her own instructional series “Secrets to a Successful You”, Patricia has worked as a mentor for young models and actresses, helping to educate them on the entertainment industry and setting the stage for the future of the business.

Stacey Miller

Susan McMartin

Valeria Pouza

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