Tel-Aviv, L.A. Master Class set for July 21-31

Case studies include 'Sex and the City,' 'Waltz with Bashir'

The annual Tel Aviv-Los Angeles Master Class, set for July 21-31 at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque, will include classes and special events featuring "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassle, TV producer Gail Berman, writer Bill Masters, writer Sarah Treem, director Jerry Levine and talent manager Danny Sussman, among others.

A project of the Los Angeles Jewish Federation, the program brings together entertainment professionals from L.A. with their counterparts in Tel Aviv.

The event is a collaboration between the Tel Aviv - Los Angeles Partnership, Tel Aviv University and Tel Aviv Cinematheque to enrich and inspire young professionals in the fields of film, television and new media.

This year's program focuses on TV in the wake of several Israeli TV programs having been adapted into the U.S. series "In Treatment" and "Touch Away" on HBO and "Lodaded" on Fox.

Topics will include: Film and television development, creator and broadcaster relationships, television production procedures, the studio experience and case studies, including "Sex and the City," "Waltz with Bashir" and "In Treatment."
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