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John Axness

Picture editor

Showtime’s ‘Ray Donovan’

Irving Azoff

2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee

CEO, Azoff MSG Entertainment

Douglas Bell

Oral historian

The Oscars

Norm Berns

Producer, director

ProStar Media

Hannah Bonecutter

Founder/owner, BoneClutter LLC

Teacher, tutor, actress

Jason Brett

Entertainment executive

Co-produced ‘About Last Night’

Donna Greene

Former CEO

Busey Wealth Management

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Jon Lee Brody

LA-based filmmaker

Iron Will Productions

Jodie Burke

Hollywood scriptwriter

ESPN 30 for 30 alumna

Lorren Cotton


Stacy in TV's 'That Guy'

Annie Crawley

Underwater photographer

Women Divers Hall of Famer

Larry Doyle

Comedy writer

Thurber Prize for humor

Abby Emmett

Amazon Studios

‘Mozart in the Jungle’

Dominic Fumusa


‘Nurse Jackie,’ ‘Homeland’

Marra Gad

Director, president

Egad! Productions

John ‘JJ’ Harris

Founder, creative director

Techboogie Media

Alex Hedlund

Head of development

Eat the Cat productions

Fred Koschmann


Founder, Backyard Film Co.

Michael Kosta

Stand-up comedian

Illini tennis star

Chris Landreth

Award-winning animator

2004 Oscar for ‘Ryan’

Ang Lee

Movie maker

3 Oscar wins with 3 movies

Jack Leiv


‘The Karate Yid’

Jeffrey Lieber

TV/film screenwriter/producer

‘Lost’ co-creator

Caroline Liem

Casting director/producer

Glass Ceiling Entertainment

Frederick Marx

Oscar-nominated filmmaker

Made 1994’s ‘Hoop Dreams’