“What is a Television Showrunner and You Can Become One!”


If you’d like to find out more about the exciting world of being a television showrunner, you can join a former student from Richmond American University London, Cynthia Hsiung, who’s going to share some industry insights on how to become one!

Hosted by The Centre for International Visual Arts and Cultures at Richmond American University London, Cynthia’s presentation session is going to be held on Tuesday 14th March 2023, 2.00-3.00pm, Room 7, Building 12, Chiswick Park, 566 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 5AN and will also be available on Teams: Click here to join the meeting

Cynthia, who studied BA Art History & Visual Culture at the University, is a California-based Executive Producer, Director, Writer and Development Professional, and was series producer and showrunner on Young Hercules starring Ryan Gosling.

She has been a creative executive at HBO, MTV and Warner Bros. Online. She was part of the teams which launched HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show, Taxi Cab Confessions; MTV Jams with Bill Bellamy, and MTV’s the Real World.

At MTV she also worked with talent including Madonna and the Spice Girls. She notes, however, her most honoured position is as a continuing Instructor for UCLA Extension Writers Program and Entertainment Studies where she was bestowed the Distinguished Instructor Award in 2022.