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Is Houston Somewhere You Can Break into the TV and Film Business?

Veteran television director Michael Grossman’s credits include shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, Firefly and Gilmore Girls – just to name a few. But, for the past three years, he’s taken a break from directing to spend some time on the University of Houston campus working with students hoping to make a career in […]

Television director Michael Grossman (right) on the set of Grey's Anatomy. Image Courtesy: greysanatomy.wikia.com

Veteran television director Michael Grossman's credits include shows like Grey's Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, Firefly and Gilmore Girls – just to name a few. But, for the past three years, he's taken a break from directing to spend some time on the University of Houston campus working with students hoping to make a career in television and film.

He tells Michael Hagerty whether it's possible to make a career in Houston in that industry and explains some misconceptions about what it takes to get into the business.

(Above: Television director Michael Grossman on the set of Grey’s Anatomy with actress and acting coach Mona Lee Fultz. Image Courtesy: greysanatomy.wikia.com)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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