From the Classroom to the Big and Small Screen

Monday, March 06, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building, CASL Media Studio, 1061 CB (map)
From the Classroom to the Big and Small Screen panel event

From the Classroom to the Big and Small Screen: UM-Dearborn Alumni and Friends share their experiences working in the film and television industry

Join us for this special event for UM-Dearborn students, where panelists will virtually connect for a conversation moderated by Journalism and Media Production Assistant Professor Adam Sekuler and share how they succeeded in the entertainment business. Pizza and refreshments will be provided.


Mark Levin (UM-Ann Arbor ‘87)
Film and Television Writer, Director and Producer
Co-creator and Executive Producer of Netflix's Big Mouth and Human Resources, additional credits include Madeline, Wimbledon and The Adam Project

Laura Oberstaedt Abele (UM-Dearborn ’94)
Director, Theatrical Trade & Event Marketing
The Walt Disney Company

Demian Resnick
Film and Television Unit Production Manager and Producer
Credits include Luke Cage, Hightown, Harlem, RAMY, Sharper and an upcoming Jon Watts Project

Tom Waring (UM-Dearborn ‘75)
CEO and CFO, Trailblazer Studios

This event will be recorded and will be featured in the Alumni Engagement Speaker Series

Hosted by

The Office of Alumni Engagement, Journalism and Media Production & the Wolverine Media Network


UM-Dearborn Events


Current Students

Organizational Unit

Alumni Engagement


Free Food