Author Archives: Rebecca Rose

Hollywood Jobs: Dan Curry, Visual Effects Supervisor

Hollywood Jobs: Dan Curry, Visual Effects Supervisor

This week, I got to let my inner Trekkie shine, and by “shine” I mean, I basically freaked out and had a conniption fit BECAUSE I GOT TO INTERVIEW SOMEONE FROM STAR TREK!!!!! Dan Curry is a Visual Effects Producer and Supervisor, most famous for his work on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Enterprise. He has won seven Emmys, and currently serves as the Visual Effects Supervisor for Chuck, which airs Mondays at 8PM on NBC. Dan spoke to me from his home California, while I tried to not have a mild stroke. More »

Hollywood Jobs: Monifa Coffee, Makeup Artist

Hollywood Jobs: Monifa Coffee, Makeup Artist

Monifa Coffee, 31, from New York, is a celebrity make-up artist whose work has appeared in the pages of magazines such as FHM and Essence and with the casts of shows like House of Anubis, Victorius, and VH1’s Love and Hip Hop. Monifa spoke to me from New York,about why she loves her job so much and what make up artistry is really all about. More »

Hollywood Jobs: Leslie Thorson, Location Manager

Hollywood Jobs: Leslie Thorson, Location Manager

In our new series Hollywood Jobs, Rebecca Rose will interview people who work in all aspects of the entertainment industry – except performing. Here, you’ll meet the people who keep the show going on behind the scenes.

Leslie Thorson is a Key Assistant Location Manager who has worked on over 20 major Hollywood films, including LA Confidential, Something’s Gotta Give and The Italian Job. Leslie spoke with me from her home in Los Angeles in order to help me understand what it takes to do one of the toughest, if most under-appreciated fields in production. More »