Thank you for a great summer! I really appreciate the work that you put into this program. I learned so much from my classes and internship and also had a blast. My time spent in your program has given me the confidence and even more excitement to dive into entertainment and to explore film and television.

  • Caroline O.


I would like to thank you for everything you have helped me with this summer. I never thought I would have loved this program as much as I did, and can say it is because of the people and the opportunities that ya’ll have given to me. I enjoyed your class and all of the events you planned for the group. So thank you once again for everything, Phil. I hope to keep in touch with you in the future.

  • Tatum G.


I didn’t get a chance to see you before I left LA, but I wanted to thank you for all you gave us in your class. I truly enjoyed everything you taught us and was inspired by the guest speakers you brought in. You’ll be happy to know that I will be highly recommending the program to my fellow film majors back at Fairfield based solely on the experiences I gained from you class and the opportunities that interning in LA can provide.

  • Edward P.


The Spring 2014 students still keep each other in the loop every once in a while and we heard you were going through something that is less than what we would expect you dealing with. We all hope you get better and stay strong, Phil! I (along with the rest of the gang) and sending you positive energy and happy vibes your way. I appreciate so much of what you do and the space you have created. I look forward to hearing you on the other side of this with a gold championship belt around you waist – perhaps eating some BBQ with other former students… Thank you so much for your bluntness during the program and after and again for your guidance and support.

  • Raymond P.


Thank you!!! Couldn’t have done it without all the support. Thank you for all the additional advice. Anything and everything is helpful, I appreciate the help!

  • Hailey B.


First of all I want to thank you so much for everything you’ve done for me and every other student. You really are the crown jewel of the program. More specifically I want to I would also like to say thank you for all of the opportunity this program has exposed me to. Just the other day, I met with XXXX, and it will forever be a treasured memory of mine. That was a direct result of this program. Thank you for your genuine interest in helping us propel our careers to success. I plan on coming back to LA post-college and would love to stay in touch and re-connect with you when I am back.

  • Nicholas K.


Thank you so much for a fantastic semester. I really enjoyed your class and I learned a lot. Thank you for all of the advice and knowledge you shared.

  • Lara C.


Thank you for introducing me to Susan XXXX. I worked as an intern for her for about a month after our introduction and she recently offered me full-time employment at XXXX, and I couldn’t be more excited! Thanks again, Phil. Let me know if there’s anything I can do for you!

  • Jake P.


I just wanted to say, truly and honestly, thank you all so much for this incredible experience. I know for a fact I would not have had the simply amazing opportunities I did without your help and this program. It has been an honor and a pleasure to be here, and I can’t thank you enough.

  • Aaron M.


You have helped me to succeed more than I can express. I am so grateful that you were the one teacher that taught me real life business lessons… Being so young in this industry forces you to have tough skin while still making sure you are super likeable by your co-workers. I credit knowing that from taking your class! THANK YOU! I have not been in LA recently but next time I am in the area, I do hope we can catch up. I hope you know just how much of an impact you have made in my (and my Dad’s) life. Thank you Phil!!!!

  • Cassie L.


I wanted to send this email to you to thank you for the opportunity that you have given my son, Bobby L. He was accepted into the LA program last fall… secured an internship at XXXX Productions in November… and then moved to LA and began the internship in January. The program has been an absolute success. He has enjoyed his classes and has certainly enjoyed his internship at XXXX. Begin a student has been an incredible life changing experience for Bobby… and has certainly enjoyed every year of his education. Appreciate the note. My long contracting gig at WB finally paid off. Just shows that it is possible to make it in this town if you put in the hard work. (like you always said in class) I credit much of my early success to the experiences I gained during the program, a time I still look back fondly on. Hope all is well.

  • Donna L. (parent of Bobby L.)


Firstly, I’d like to thank you for congratulating me on my new position on LinkedIn. I really appreciate you reaching out. It meant so much to me… I hope you know that I really appreciate you and would love to at least stay in contact with you. You are a magnanimous person who I respect a lot and I’m very sorry for not making more of an effort in your class. Also, I think it is very cool that you are an actor and I was quite chuffed when you totally schooled (in a nice way) that lady on the Modern Family set about Hollywood history and the history behind use of props etc. That was too cool. I hope one day, when I win an award for my writing, I can thank you and acknowledge you the way you truly deserve. Thank you for all your wisdom and guidance. We appreciate you so much.

  • Grace R.

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