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Hollywood Casting Director to Speak at Marylhurst University

Lana Veenker to Share Insights on Oregon's Film Industry

Film and television casting director Lana Veenker will give an inspiring talk on shifting a career from Hollywood to Oregon and beyond at a brunch hosted by Marylhurst University on Sunday, October 20, 2013. She will provide insights from her 25 years of experience in casting, explore how Oregon became a hotspot for film and television production, and discuss career prospects in media and advertising.

Veenker is founder and president of the premier location casting company in the Northwest, Cast Iron Studios. She has worked with Hollywood's top producers, actors and directors on film and television projects such as such as Twilight, NBC's Grimm and TNT's Leverage.

Sunday, October 20, 2013
11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Marylhurst University Campus
Flavia Hall

$35 ticket includes brunch buffet
Free parking

Kelly Ann Chee, 503-534-4059

About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore., on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. Founded in 1893, Oregon's oldest Catholic university serves more than 1,600 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies and prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.

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