We would like to invite all Anaheim University students and alumni to attend our next Live from Hollywood guest speaker, President and Owner of Film Mode Entertainment, Clay Epstein, on Friday, Aug 27, 2021 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM California time (PST). Todd Olsson adds to Highland Film Group a unique perspective; studio and indie experience on both the creative development and production side, coupled with extensive experience in financing, international marketing and distribution. Holding a Fine Arts degree in Cinema from Brigham Young University, Todd began his career at the Walt Disney Company as Director of Acquisitions at BVHE, acquiring more than 100 titles and managing the studio's Studio Ghibli deal. He then went into the world of independent film, working in international sales positions for such companies as Mark Damon's MDP and Lakeshore Entertainment.


2021 TESOL Conference

  • Anaheim University will hold an online Open TESOL Conference on Sat. Aug. 28th PDT open to the public at no charge.
  • The Anaheim University 2021 TESOL Residential Session will be held online from Thursday, August 26th to Saturday, August 28th, 2021 PDT for Anaheim University TESOL students and graduates. AU TESOL graduates may register to attend up to 3 of the non-public sessions at no charge.


To register for the Open TESOL Seminars, click here.

The sessions will be led by Anaheim University's acclaimed TESOL faculty and guest speakers, including:

  • Dr. Sandra McKay, Anaheim University TESOL Prof
  • Dr. David Nunan, David Nunan TESOL Institute Director, founding Dean of the Anaheim University Graduate School of Education & former President of TESOL International Association
  • Dr. Julie Choi, Anaheim University Alumnus & University of Melbourne Senior Lecturer in Education (Additional Languages)
  • Dr. Rod Ellis, Anaheim University Senior TESOL Professor & Founding Department Chair


We would like to invite all Anaheim University students and alumni to attend our next Live from Hollywood guest speaker, Producer and Chairman of Foresight Unlimited Mark Damon, on Friday, August 20, 2021 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM California time (PST). Credited with having invented the foreign sales business as we know it today, Mark Damon is one of the world’s leading international film distribution authorities. His film productions have grossed over $2 billion in theatrical box office worldwide over the past 25 years. He has been involved in the international licensing of over 300 feature films and has produced over 70 films, with Monster (2005 Academy Award Winner), Das Boot and The NeverEnding Story receiving 10 Oscar nominations. He founded the Producer Sales Organization and is an original founding member of the American Film Marketing Association, now known as the International Film and Television Alliance (IFTA). We would love to have you join us for this special event. Please RSVP by clicking the link below and we can send you the access information for the session. Please also review the attached bio and bring your questions for this special session.