In a field where longevity is rare, the long-term success of Bethany Rooney’s career has defied the odds of Hollywood. Rooney has been at the helm for over two hundred episodes of prime time television for over thirty years, including many critically acclaimed series such as Desperate Housewives, Ally McBeal andBrothers & Sisters, and the American long-running classics NCIS and Criminal Minds.
Her reputation as an actor’s director who leads with gentle command has made her part of an elite group of television industry leaders. She serves as the co-chair of the DGA’s Diversity Committee, as well as the Women’s Steering Committee, and shares her knowledge of the craft by teaching the intensive Warner Brothers Directing Workshop. Her book (co-authored with Mary Lou Belli) Directors Tell the Story: Master the Craft of Television and Film Directingis being utilized at multiple studio and network directing programs, and in directing classes on many university campuses. The second edition of the book will be released in June 2016.
I saw this interview and thought I should share it.
After seeing the interview I read a couple of post on her website. This one stood out:
Indie Night now has a new location. We’ve been at the TCL Chinese Theater for about a year and wanted to have our very own home! ***Please notify your cast, crew, and guests and also note the new time is 3:00p-7:00p***
Downtown Independent Cinema 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Saturdays 3:00pm-7:00pm
There is no cover for the event but there is a 2 item minimum at the door. This includes either 1 Non-alcoholic beverage and 1 popcorn for $14 OR 1 Alcoholic beverage and 1 popcorn for $18.