HOLLYWOOD NETWORKING BREAKFAST(R)
Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 8:30 AM (PDT)
THE AWARD WINNING
HOLLYWOOD NETWORKING BREAKFAST® @ RALEIGH STUDIOS, HOLLYWOOD
[aka The Hollywood Breakfast™]
("Best Networking Event in L.A.")
** EVERYTHING YOU'VE WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT CREATING & SELLING NEW MEDIA CONTENT BUT DIDN'T KNOW WHOM TO ASK! **
NOW YOU DO!!!
Have Breakfast and Open Q&A with an Amazing Panel of
Creative & Executive Power Players from:
YAHOO * YOUTUBE * WIGS * FUNNY OR DIE * IDEA TO SCREEN * THE DAILY O
ALL PANELISTS WILL DO PRIVATE "ONE-ON-ONE" MEETINGS
WITH LUCKY ATTENDEES
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Content Creators seeking a digital network to DISTRIBUTE their work
- Content creators looking to MONETIZE their projects
- Talent looking to STAR in their own web series or project
- Writers, Producers, Directors -- EVERYONE interested in HOW New Media is changing the entertainment landscape -- whether you are just starting out or are an established professional looking to get to the next level!
JOIN US FOR A FULL BREAKFAST & FUN-FILLED NETWORKING EVENT WITH ENLIGHTENING DISCUSSION AND Q&A
CONFIRMED PANELISTS TO DATE
** LAURA ALLEN -- HEAD OF PRODUCTION, 3RD PARTY ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING, YAHOO!
In this position, Ms. Allen is responsible for overseeing production and creative for scripted and un-scripted original series as well as assisting Y! Studios with initiatives produced by outside production companies. This year Yahoo!’s 3rd party productions includes Burning Love, Electric City, Cybergeddon, Ghost Ghirls, The Flip Side, Tiny Commando, Cinema & Space, and Mansome. READ FULL BIO HERE
** PAUL SNOW -- HEAD, WEST COAST ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERSHIPS, "YOUTUBE"
Paul and his team represent video content at Google, focusing on entertainment partners across each of the company's business lines, including ad support content, funded channels, paid subscriptions and transactional opportunities. Based in Beverly Hills, he works with studios, production companies and creators in the western United States. Before joining YouTube, Paul worked in management consulting with Booz & Company. In addition, he holds a MBA from Dartmouth College's Tuck School READ FULL BIO HERE
** JAKE AVNET -- COO/PRODUCER, WIGS
Before helping to bring WIGS, the No. 1 channel for scripted drama on YouTube, with more than 33 million views to date, to life, JAKE AVNET was an early adopter in the digital content space, producing viral web content, music videos and web series for companies such as Warner Brothers, FOX and the Sundance Film Festival. He has been on the forefront of producing premium content with writers, directors and actors from traditional media, in the online space. Avnet has also produced television pilots for TNT, Warner Horizon Television, FOX and 20th Century Fox Television. READ FULL BIO HERE
** DAVID BEEBE -- FOUNDER/PRODUCER,"IDEA TO SCREEN"
David Beebe is an Emmy Award winning digital media executive, producer, and entrepreneur and founder of Idea to Screen, where ideas come to life. Beebe is a respected digital media industry thought leader with a successful track record of creating and leading digital organizations responsible for the strategic and creative development, production, programming, and monetization of digital video, content, and products that entertain, engage, inform and influence consumers across web, mobile, tablets, apps, and emerging platforms. Beebe was recognized by READ FULL BIO HERE
** BETSY KOCH -- EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, FUNNY OR DIE
** JOE WEHINGER -- FOUNDER/PRODUCER, "THE DAILY O"
Joe Wehinger is an Executive Producer and media entrepreneurwhose Idea Factory has become a leading producer of online original content. Joe now leads a team of filmmakers, web designers and artists to support and guide companies bringing their stories, products and services to audiences in remarkable ways. His finance work has helped bring independent films, digital series and animation projects from development through release. His creative work includes executive producing film slates, digital series, book series, websites and smart phone apps. His services combine multiple platforms including website, smart phone and social media. READ FULL BIO HERE
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO READ/BE AWARE OF OUR POLICIES & GUIDELINES PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE HOLLYWOOD NETWORKING BREAKFAST.http://HollywoodNetworkingBreakfast.com
PARKING $5 -- (Parking is in the structure directly across from the Van Ness Gate entrance located at the corner of Melrose Avenue and Van Ness. Street Parking is also available!)
IMPORTANT!! VALID STATE ISSUED ID REQUIRED TO GET ON THE LOT
NOTICE: Raleigh Studios 'Chaplin Building' is an historic two story building with no elevator access. Therefore, if you need assistance, please call the Hollywood Breakfast office prior to attending.
GUEST SPEAKERS: Guest Speaker's attendance is confirmed, schedule permitting. In the event our guest speaker is unable to attend, we reserve the right to provide a substitute speaker or initiate a different format (which might not include a substitute speaker) for that day/event. In any such situation, since our venue will still require full payment, our no refund and no roll-over policy for all reservations shall apply.
The award-winning Hollywood Networking Breakfast® (aka: The Hollywood Breakfast®), is a fun, very popular monthly event, which has proven to be an exceptional and crucial networking vehicle for entertainment industry professionals and aspirants. The event attracts multicultural creative and production talent from the film, television and music industries.
The first studio monthly networking event of its kind, the Breakfast has proudly served as the blueprint for all other subsequent similar industry events. We are proud to announce that the Hollywood Networking Breakfast®has been named The Best Networking Event in L.A. by Backstage West, in its “Best in L.A.” issue.
The Breakfast has provided attendees with access to some of Hollywood's most powerful players, featuring Academy®, Golden Globe and Emmy® award winners and nominees. A valuable resource for attendees, the event has facilitated many collaborations and networking opportunities.
NOTE: MEET PRIVATELY WITH A GUEST SPEAKER for lunch, general meeting or to shadow him or her for part of their day. To submit, click here.
The breakfast averages between 80-100/250 people every month, depending on the speaker, and usually attracts a diverse group of writers, producers, directors, development/production execs, talent representatives, casting directors, entertainment attorneys, financiers, actors and others at various levels of experience and achievement.
This innovative program is the brainchild of strategist and Changing Images In America founder, Sandra Lord, who created the event in 1993 on the Paramount Studios lot. Ms. Lord initially introduced and produced the event under the auspices of Women in Film, but now produces the event in Los Angeles to benefit Changing Images in America (Chia).
For over 20 years, the Hollywood Networking Breakfast has featured an impressive list of top Hollywood players and professionals. Past speakers include Academy Award®, Emmy Award®, Golden Globe, Directors Guild and Peabody Award winning and nominated producers, directors, writers, and others. Our esteemed list includes, Ron Meyer, Dede Gardner, Mark Johnson, Nancy Utley, Cassian Elwes, Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Stan Lee, Mark Sourian & Christine Birch, John Singleton, Laura Ziskin, Tom Ortenberg, Paula Wagner,Reuben Cannon, Greg Berlanti, David Nevins, Anthony Zuiker, David E. Kelley, Garry Marshall, Penny Marshall, Wes Craven, Lynda Obst, Dayna Kalins Bochco, Marty Katz, Mike Medavoy, Ron Schwary, Ashok Amritraj, Kevin Hooks, James Burrows, Phil Rosenthal, Peter Block, Jeremy Zimmer, Simon Kinberg, Henry Winkler, George Tillman & Bob Teitel, Paris Barclay, Moctezuma Esparza, Mario Van Peebles, among many others. This is a FUN, inspiring event. Guest speakers have such a great time, that some have spoken more than once!
The Hollywood Networking Breakfast®; remains one of the most popular events in town and continues to grow every year. As a special treat, everyone gets 15 seconds to introduce themselves to the room. This is a popular, but optional feature. Be prepared. Networking concludes the morning’s activities, so be sure to bring business cards and a notepad.
*** IMPORTANT DATES FOR NOVEMBER & DECEMBER:The Hollywood Networking Breakfast® in Los Angeles is generally held on the last (not the 4th) Thursday of every month, EXCEPT for the months of November and December, which, if held, is usually before the holidays. Sometimes, the breakfast is held on a Saturday or another day of the week to accommodate a speaker's schedule. Please check the website for specific info: www.HollywoodNetworkingBreakfast.com
WE DO NOT ALLOW ANY RECORDING DEVICES OF ANY TYPE AT THIS EVENT
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The award-winning Hollywood Networking Breakfast is produced in L.A. for CHANGING IMAGES IN AMERICA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in American culture, with a focus on the entertainment industry. Our programs serve a multicultural constituency.