Comm studies major recounts on-set experience

Visiting the set of the television show Beauty and the Beast provided Jorinde Weinmann with one of the best days of her life, the communications student says in an article detailing the experience.

Shoreline Week articlePublished in the April 2 edition of Shoreline Week, her piece recounts the opportunity to see firsthand how the entertainment industry works. Her professor, Mike Stasko, knows a stand-in on the show, who extended the invitation for Weinmann to visit the Cinespace film studio in Toronto.

“I felt like I fell into a ‘behind the scenes’ video,” she says. “I felt like a kid in a candy store, walking from one set into the next one.”

Weinmann met members of the crew and cast—including stars Kristin Kreuk and Jay Ryan, operated a camera, and “even got to slate one of the takes.”

Read her article, “My day on the set of Beauty and the Beast.”