Aspiring actors and film industry buffs were treated to inside industry tips when they attended The Actor’s Expo on Jan. 20 at the Rio Grande Campus.
The Expo, sponsored by ACC, among others, boasted actor Mario Lopez, director Renny Harlin, producer Kia Jam, and Agent Nick Reed, vice president of International Creative Managemment.
Students gathered in the Main Stage Theater at RGC to hear personal experiences from those in the business.
The panel invited questions from the students with Christine Haas, KVUE News anchor, serving as the moderator.
The event kicked-off with a photo opportunity with Lopez, who then introduced members of the panel, and explained how he got into acting as a child growing up in California.
The culturally diverse panel included Lopez, who was born to Mexican-American parents, Harlin, originally from Finland, and Reed, who is British. Harlin explained differences between European and American cinema