I've worked in the "Biz" for thirty years and have done everything, at some point. I graduated from The University of Texas with a film degree and then worked for many years on the crew. I also completed the Producer Program at UCLA and continue to work on the crew as a Gaffer and lighting guy.
I worked in a small Advertising company as a writer, producer and was interviewed, via phone, for an advertising concept that I wrote, produced and directed. I guess someone liked it a little.
The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)