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HOLLYWOOD LIT: Literature. Intelligence. Technology.

Lynn Isenberg, Founder, Hollywood LIT Retreat / Focus Media

Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Santa Monica, CA

HOLLYWOOD LIT: Literature. Intelligence. Technology.

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Hot to Trot Bird Special (Limited#)
Includes Program (Speakers, Storyteller, Panels), Networking, Gourmet Kosher Food, Host Bar, Dessert, Famous HLR Raffle, Gift Bags, Screening of “Hollywood Goes Back to Story::Time Travelers Edition” (27 min. doc). Plus Optional “After-HLR” 10 – 11 pm. Attire: Blue Jeans, Flannel Shirts, Mountain Boots…
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Strolling Bird Special
October 1-10; Includes Program (Speakers, Storyteller, Panels), Networking, Gourmet Kosher Food, Host Bar, Dessert, Famous HLR Raffle, Gift Bags, Screening of “Hollywood Goes Back to Story::Time Travelers Edition” (27 min. doc). Plus “After-HLR” 10 – 11 pm. Attire: Blue Jeans, Flannel Shirts, Mountain Boots…
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Sleepy Owl Special
October 10-16; Includes Program (Speakers, Storyteller, Panels), Networking, Gourmet Kosher Food, Host Bar, Dessert, Famous HLR Raffle, Gift Bags, Screening of “Hollywood Goes Back to Story::Time Travelers Edition” (27 min. doc). Plus “After-HLR” 10 – 11 pm. Attire: Blue Jeans, Flannel Shirts, Mountain Boots…
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Hollywood LIT:

Literature. Intelligence. Technology.

presents

The Future of Storytelling: From Cradle to Cradle & Beyond

in Film, TV, Digital, & Books

A reunion & relaunch on the intersection of narratives in Film/TV, Digital, Books featuring Hollywood Storytellers & Trailblazers in emerging Story-Tech.

Join Hollywood's Creative Think Tank. Click Attend for Details. Engage with creators and companies that speak to every season of your career.

A Special Time of inspirational speakers, stories, bonding, tech, food, wisdom & knowledge from STORY INNOVATORS, Leaders of Media Companies, Hollywood Storytellers and how to profit from writing

  • 4:00pm-5:00pm - Check-In: Light Appetizers & Host Bar. PROGRAM & NETWORKING starts
  • 5:00pm-10:00pm - Program: Lots of it!  So Hard Start @ 5:00 – 10:00 pm: Heavy Appetizers, Dessert, Host Bar, Speakers, Storyteller, Panels. Famous HLR Raffle, Gift Bags, Screening of “Hollywood Goes Back to Story::Time Travelers Edition” (27 min. doc).
  • 10:00pm-11:00pm - “After-HLR Party”

BY INVITATION ONLY: Limited Space! Peer-to-peer event for Retreaters & Newcomer Peers of authors, screenwriters/TV writers, producers, storytellers, journalists, celebrities, studio execs, media capitalists, production & media companies, brands, marketers,  agents, and technologists.

Tickets are First-Come-First-Serve.  Early Bird is Sold Out.

>> Online Streaming Registration Available <<

DISCOVER story frontiers, EVOLVE through Story, CONNECT with Colleagues, BE Inspired & Entertained!  EXPERIENCE HLR!  MANY THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

Platinum: DreamWorks Studios, FastPencil, Legacy.com

Gold: Amazon's Kindle/CreateSpace, Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise, Ken Stern & Associates

Silver: Vianel Studios, NetGalley, BKCG Law, Bowker, Wanda Wen Soolip, Got Kosher Gourmet

Experience the Hollywood LIT Reunion & Relaunch. Engage. Connect. Reconnect. TransMedia. TransBranding. Maximize Story Value. The Publishing Revolution: Options & Opportunities.

Speakers/Storytellers:

  • Emmy Award winning Digital Entertainment Exec Producer David Beebe, discusses Story in the Digital Platform.
  • Author/Producer (Looking Glass Wars, There’s Something about Mary) Frank Beddor takes us on a mesmerizing storytelling journey.
  • Tech humanist, Carl Bressler, mediates this heated extravaganza.
  • David Madden, President of Fox TV Studios, covers storytelling in today’s TV landscape.
  • Financier of World War Z and co-founder of Hemisphere Media Capital, Jean Luc DeFanti, tells his angle on financing the “tentpole movie.”
  • Bill George, estate planning attorney,  provides tips on the value & future of digital assets.
  • Author/HLR Founder, Lynn Isenberg, shares secrets on how to profit before you publish (from her new book Author Power).
  • Amazon’s Kindle/CreateSpace, Thom Kephart informs us of A’s recipes for sharing and distributing STORY.
  • Stephen Nemeth, President of Rhino Films/EP of Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas, Flow,  The Sessions charms us with the many paths of underlying material to the big screen.
  • Steve Parrot of Legacy.com unveils a Life Storytelling platform and game-changing applications.
  • Showrunner Deborah Pratt (Quantum Leap, The Net), and new show in the works at a network to be announced) talks about Story Layers.
  • NetGalley’s VP, Lindsey Rudnickas reveals The Art of Story Discoverability.
  • David Shore, creator of House, discusses Character Creation.
  • Ken Stern, Founder of Ken Stern & Associates, talks about What are You Worth - the Road to Private Equity
  • FastPencil/Courier President, Steve Wilson, unveils uber-cool Tools & Technologies that help authors/writers AND media companies tell, share, distribute and profit from their stories.

For more program details, visit HollywoodLiteraryRetreat.com.

Special thanks to Carl Bressler and the Executive Committee/Advisory Board: Carolyn Caldera-DeFanti, Jean-Luc DeFanti, Adam Taylor, Rob Madrid, Kevin Gessay, Aaron Meyerson, and Sheldon Cohn for your support!  Thanks to Interns Scott Cherhoniak, Sophy Cohen & Hallory Sindelar and Social Media Director, Elna Leonardo at Zen Tech Support.

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In true HLR tradition, we’ve got awesome Raffle Gifts:

  • Day-Long Luxury Car Rental from Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise
  • Rancho Bernardo Inn Resort Stay & Spa Package
  • Movie Magic Screenwriter Software Program
  • Equinox 1-Month Membership
  • Kimberly Lou 1-Hour Personal Training Session
  • Odyssey MediSpa Facial
  • Fred Segal Salon Haircut by Cristy
  • Necklace by Jill Winston
  • 1800Flowers.com Bouquet
  • Sette Bello, Paiche & Nichols Gift Certificates

Parking:

  • Valet will be available
  • Santa Monica Library Parking:  $1/Hour until 11pm
  • Metered Street Parking until 6pm

Bonus News: Send flowers & save 10% with promo code “funeralplanner” at 1800Flowers.com compliments of "The Funeral Planner Trilogy Comedy Novels". First 2 chapters free at lynnisenberg.com/opt-in.  In development with award winning comedy director Donald Petrie (Miss Congeniality, How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days, Mystic Pizza...) Enjoy!

Good News: Hollywood Goes Back To Story: The Time Travelers Edition is available on Amazon!  Enjoy the nostalgia!  Featuring Film & TV creatives: Aaron Meyerson, Elizabeth Stephen, Esai Morales, Janet Yang, Lauren Weissman, Matt Gross, Steve Aranguren, Shanua Garr, Stephen Nemeth, Jon Klane, Steven Roffer, Susanna Hoffs, Val Stulman, and Storyteller Donald Davis! (+ video interview clips w/ Don Cheadle, Jay Roach, Chic Eglee, Valerie Landsburg, Rick Pagano…). Special thanks to Retreater Mark Porro for the stunning DVD graphics!

>> Click here for VOD <<
>> Click here for DVD <<

More Good News: Check out the Photo Gallery at HLR’s Facebook Fan Page.

Have questions about HOLLYWOOD LIT: Literature. Intelligence. Technology.? Contact Lynn Isenberg, Founder, Hollywood LIT Retreat / Focus Media

When & Where


Cross Campus
820 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)


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