Season 7 of The Hollywood Masters Announced

LMU School of Film and Television has announced season 7 of The Hollywood Masters, the school’s acclaimed interview series, hosted by Emmy Award-winning journalist Stephen Galloway and filmed by students … Read more

The Hollywood Masters Line-Up Revealed

We’re thrilled to announce the complete line-up of The Hollywood Masters, the school’s acclaimed interview series, which kicked off with Academy Award-winning writer-director-producer Oliver Stone (Platoon, JFK, Born on the Fourth of … Read more

Small Talk with Aaron Sorkin

SFTV made Small Talk with Oscar-winning screenwriter and producer of The Social Network, Moneyball, Steve Jobs and more Aaron Sorkin backstage at The Hollywood Masters. Watch the video below to find out about his first job as … Read more

Hollywood Master: Norman Lear

“We were mirroring life,” said groundbreaking Emmy and Peabody award-winning writer, producer and social activist Norman Lear. The 93-year-old creator of All in the Family and The Jeffersons stopped by SFTV for the fifth season of the Hollywood Masters to talk about his exceptional life and career, and how television mirrors life – all with a Lear-esque sense of humor, of course.

Hollywood Master: Geena Davis

“I just say whatever you are already making, you’re leaving out half of the population. Even in the crowd scenes. And people are absolutely shocked,” said the Academy Award-winning actor, activist and founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. Davis stopped by The Hollywood Masters to talk about her roles in such films as Thelma & Louise, which celebrates its 25th year anniversary this year, and how women are portrayed (or not) in Hollywood.

Small Talk with Jake Gyllenhaal

SFTV made Small Talk with Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal (Nightcrawler, Southpaw) backstage at The Hollywood Masters. Watch the video below to find out what makes A Separation his favorite film and the key qualities he looks for … Read more

Hollywood Master: Jane Fonda

The two-time Academy Award winning actress, writer and political activist stopped by for what turned out to be one of The Hollywood Masters’ best-ever guest appearances.

Hollywood Master: Michael Mann

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Kicking off the second season of The Hollywood Masters series, presented by LMU SFTV, Stephen Galloway welcomed legendary director, writer and producer Michael Mann on September 17, 2014. Mann’s credits … Read more

Judd Apatow: Hollywood Master

“I think immature or awful behavior is funny because it’s so wrong and we don’t want to behave that way so the best thing we can do is laugh at it. But nothing is off limits if your heart’s in the right place. For me, the best comedy is very personal, honest and balances humor with heart. When someone reveals their truth to me, I respond to it,” said Apatow.