MDIA Summer Industry Series
Join us for a virtual series featuring speakers from across the media industry: film and television producers, music supervisors, video production experts, and more. We'll announce new speakers every week!
Wednesday, May 27, 7 p.m.
Thomas Golubić, Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul
Thomas Golubić is a Los Angeles-based music supervisor, DJ and Grammy-nominated record producer. His music supervision credits include the AMC series "Breaking Bad," "Better Call Saul," "El Camino," "The Walking Dead," "Halt and Catch Fire," the HBO series "Six Feet Under," the Showtime series "Ray Donovan," and the upcoming Netflix comedy "Space Force" with Steve Carrell.
He is a founding and board member of the Guild of Music Supervisors and was twice awarded with “Best Music Supervision in a Television Drama” for his work on "Breaking Bad."
He was twice nominated for Grammy awards and with former partner Gary Calamar was responsible for the use of Sia’s “Breathe Me” in the final scene of "Six Feet Under." It is considered one of the most memorable uses of music in television, and launched Sia’s music career in America.
Wednesday, June 3, 7 p.m.
Michelle Gritzer, GLOW, House, Veep
Michelle Gritzer graduated from the Honors Tutorial College at OU in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in fine arts. She was accepted into the DGA training program that same year and moved to Los Angeles. For the past seventeen years she has had the privilege to work as an assistant director on a variety of union television shows and movies. She is currently a First AD on GLOW, but has also worked on Never Have I Ever, House, and Veep, among many others. In her free time, she directs and produces short films, travels, and hangs out with her rescue pit bull.
David Jeffries, Ohio HD
Operations Manager, Bolt Team Lead, and Director of Photography
Shortly after graduation, David accepted an entry level position at Ohio HD Video in Columbus, a small operation at the time focusing on high-end camera and lensing rentals. He was their third employee.
Since 2012, Ohio HD has grown to 11 full-time staff members, adding full studio operations, grip and lighting, and specialty equipment rental. It’s one of the only options in an eight-hour radius of Ohio for high-speed motion control robots.
David oversees nine employees and assists with the hiring of more than 50 freelancers. He leads the Bolt Cinebot team and continues to build his portfolio as a product-based director of photography.