Building Your Career: Barbara Halperin

Building Your Career: Barbara Halperin

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Barbara L. Halperin was born in Chicago, Ill. and currently resides in Beverly Hills. After a year at the University of Denver she was accepted to CalArts, where she studied dance, film, and acting. She is currently the senior VP of production at The Gersh Agency. She, along with Phil and David Gersh, built the Production Department for the agency. Today it is considered the first and foremost one of its kind. She represents Oscar, Emmy, and Guild winners and nominees who are producers, cinematographers, production designers, costume designers, editors, directors, and VFX supervisors.

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Meeting ID: 973 9968 9901

The Patty Disney Center for Life & Work invites students and alumni to join a series of virtual 'fireside chats' with alumni guest speakers about 'Building Your Career'. Topics include facing disillusionment when transitioning out of CalArts, how to approach setbacks and failures, and ultimately, how to build your career. 

Join in for a Q&A with these accomplished alumni artists. Students and alumni can send questions in ahead of time to or ask questions during the session. All sessions will be recorded for later viewing.