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Workshop in Sharpsburg offers insider look at entertainment industry

| Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, 10:57 a.m.
Posters available at the ' Time to Dream ' actors and network workshop from the movie ' Sandman ' a Pittsburgh based film where lead actor Jim Quinn was available for Q&A.  The two part event was held at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg.
Jan Pakler | The Tribune Review
Posters available at the ' Time to Dream ' actors and network workshop from the movie ' Sandman ' a Pittsburgh based film where lead actor Jim Quinn was available for Q&A. The two part event was held at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg.
Shaler author Ernest Keagen signs his newest novel ' Strange Angels' and shares about his experiences with the publishing business during the' Time to Dream ' Actors Workshop and Network Event held at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg. On right is Jose Caraballo who was available for a Q&A session about his career as a professional boxer that lead him to star in new Pittsburgh film ' Sandman'.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune Review
Shaler author Ernest Keagen signs his newest novel ' Strange Angels' and shares about his experiences with the publishing business during the' Time to Dream ' Actors Workshop and Network Event held at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg. On right is Jose Caraballo who was available for a Q&A session about his career as a professional boxer that lead him to star in new Pittsburgh film ' Sandman'.
Actors from the new boxing short film ' Sandman ' answer question during the convention style workshop on July 29, 2018 as part of a two part session to introduce the acting industry in Sharpsburg where the film was made.
Jan Pakler | From the Tribune Review
Actors from the new boxing short film ' Sandman ' answer question during the convention style workshop on July 29, 2018 as part of a two part session to introduce the acting industry in Sharpsburg where the film was made.
Actress/filmaker Jillian O'Neil ( from Mars ) with parts in 'Mad Men' and ' All My Chiildren' and latest title of ' Best New Director ' for her work on a film ' A Seperate Life ' videos students as they work from a script during the two part workshop at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg.  She also explained her approach to the business end of film and overview on acting.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune Review
Actress/filmaker Jillian O'Neil ( from Mars ) with parts in 'Mad Men' and ' All My Chiildren' and latest title of ' Best New Director ' for her work on a film ' A Seperate Life ' videos students as they work from a script during the two part workshop at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg. She also explained her approach to the business end of film and overview on acting.
Lead actor from short film ' Sandman ' James Quinn ( Outsiders and Out of the Furnace ') speaks about his drive and love of independent film during the 'Time to Dream ' actors and network event in Sharpsburg on July 22, 2018.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune Review
Lead actor from short film ' Sandman ' James Quinn ( Outsiders and Out of the Furnace ') speaks about his drive and love of independent film during the 'Time to Dream ' actors and network event in Sharpsburg on July 22, 2018.
Maddie Meir ( Hampton ) reads from a script during the 2 part workshop ' Start To Dream ' in Sharpsburg as one of her interests is theater. Actors from the Pittsburgh based new film ' Sandman ' were available to help teach and promote the film industry.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune Review
Maddie Meir ( Hampton ) reads from a script during the 2 part workshop ' Start To Dream ' in Sharpsburg as one of her interests is theater. Actors from the Pittsburgh based new film ' Sandman ' were available to help teach and promote the film industry.

The “Time to Dream” workshop hosted at the Ray Schafer Gym in Sharpsburg July 22 and 29 included lead actors of the Pittsburgh-based film “Sandman” offering an introduction to acting for adults and children. Professionals included Jose Caraballo (“Southpaw”), Jim Quinn (“Outsiders”) and actress/director Jillian O’Neil. Also in attendance was Shaler-based author Ernest Keegan, who held a Q&A about the publishing business and did a book-signing of his newest novel “Strange Angels.” The students worked one-on-one learning networking and the business side of the entertainment industry.

Jan Pakler is a freelance photographer.

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