Alumna Brenda Brkusic ’04 has been honored with a 2014 Los Angeles Area Emmy Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Alumna Brenda Brkusic ’04 has been honored with a 2014 Los Angeles Area Emmy Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Chapman University film and television alumna Brenda Brkusic ’04 has been honored with a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for her work as executive producer of The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street. The winners were announced at the 66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards presentation at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in the NoHo Arts District.

Moderated by The Hollywood Reporter’s Stephen Galloway, The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street features an intimate roundtable conversation about the making of the Martin Scorsese film. Director Scorsese, writer Terence Winter and actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill give viewers an inside look at the inspiration behind the film, the challenges and the relevance of the film today.

In 2010, Brkusic won a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award along with co-producer Jack Baric for their documentary film Bloody Thursday.

The program was produced by PBS SoCaL in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter. Other production team members included in the award were Janice Min and Galloway, executive producers; Jennifer Laski, producer; and Stephanie Fischette, associate producer.