Teen Career Panel Series: Working in Television

Submitted by TeenHQ on Sat, 07/03/2021 - 10:00 AM
Television Studio
Lights, camera, action!
Lights, camera, action!


What's it like behind the scenes of movie magic, and most importantly, how do you become part of the magic? Meet our second speaker for the Summer Career Panel series, Jasmine Colon, a writer, video editor, and producer of award winning short films, who currently works for MGM Studios and EPIX.


Film class
Film class

Jasmine Colon was born and raised in the Bronx New York by her parents. Her academic studies include an A.A.S. degree in Television and Studio Production from BMCC and a B.A. degree in Film Production from The City College of New York.

Filming on set

Jasmine past experience include working with constituencies such as the Queen’s Museum of Art as a Video facilitator, Teaching Post-Production at Bard College and MCTVS School of Arts. She has worked as an Assistant Editor for Swandive Films and NYCTV helping develop 7 short segments for the show NY 360 that appeared on NYCTV and NBC in 2006. Her film “El Cuco” won Best Experimental at the 2007 Reel Sisters Diaspora Film Festival.

Woman filming a TV show
Woman filming a TV show

She also worked as a Program Manager/Writer for Sister Outsider Entertainment, in which she overlooked the companies first Multi-Media theater show about the Latina Queer experience called “Pandoras” which premiered at Theater Row in 2008. She wrote her first theater monologue piece called “Confidentiality” and was also the companies Director of Post-Production.

Director's cut
Reviewing Footage

Jasmine is a recipient of the Latinos Producers Academy in which she participated in the 2008-2010 Santa Fe’s program as an Editor for Hugo Perez feature work in progress entitled “Immaculate Conception” and Juliette Carrillos work in progress film, “Susperchicas.”

Jasmine Colon
Jasmine Colon

Jasmine has worked on numerous short films over the past year and works include a feature film called "A Miracle of Spanish Harlem" and "The Talisman" a short Horror film. She has been working as a Video Editor for MGM AND EPIX for over nine years now.

Meet Jasmine Colon on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Listen to her amazing career journey and get a chance to ask her questions. There's still time to register!

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