Disney Behind The Scenes

Campus Edition

November 14th, 2017
Alumnus talking about crafting a series
Alumnus talking about original series as disney
Alumnus answering questions for group of students

Due to the popularity of the Disney Channel Site Visit, Disney Channel original series executive and UCLA alumnus Jeff Brustrom ’94 hosted an on-campus version of his Behind the Scenes event.

The event featured a presentation on the creative process behind Disney Channel original live-action series followed by a Q&A session. Presentation topics included:

  • The process of developing a TV show for a kid audience from concept to pilot and series production.
  • Duties of creative executives in the development and current series departments
  • Touchstones and recurring themes in kids’ programming
  • The original pitch and evolution of Hannah Montana
  • Casting

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