SU alum Chris Provenzano finds success as a screenwriter in Hollywood.
As a writer for the first season of "Mad Men," it almost drove Chris Provenzano crazy.
"It was very, very intense," Provenzano said of working in the "Mad Men" writers' room. "(On the show) everyone is so terrible to everyone else ... and the demand was to pull the most terrible stories from your own life. I found it a hard place to spend most of my waking hours."
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New York State's highest paid employee made almost $1 million this past year, and it wasn't Governor David Paterson. After adding in overtime and extra pay, Dr.Stephen Onesti, a doctor at the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, made $958,047 in 2009 and came out on top of the state almost 300-thousand employees. 40 other Downstate Medical employees were among the top 50 wage-earners in the state. As for Governor Paterson? There are 900 other state employees who made more than his $178,509 last year. Paterson isn't even the highest paid in the state's executive branch.
Writer and director of 'Black Dynamite' discusses the creative and racial challenges of the entertainment industry.
Scott Sanders, writer and director of the film Black Dynamite, came to Syracuse University on Tuesday to participate in a Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media with television, radio and film professor Richard Dubin. The free-flowing discussion, held in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse III, focused on the changes in the entertainment industry over the past two decades and on Sanders’s thoughts on opportunities for African-Americans in film.