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Glow Up: a Panel and Networking Event on How to Build Your Creative Future

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Lightbulb Grip & Electric Co

1027 Grand Street

Brooklyn, NY 11211

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Join the Light Leaks for an empowering night of networking, conversation, and building your creative "glow up". What's a glow up? Well, we're glad you asked. It could be changing up your job, redoing your resume, finally pitching that creative idea, or working to ace all your classes.

A glow up is the process of shifting your life to reflect who you are and want to become.

We're aiming to make networking easy, approachable, and inclusive for all as we listen to the words of inspiring female creators and gain insight into their career growth via a panel and networking power hour. Our panelists include an Emmy award-winning journalist, a Tribeca Film Festival recognized director, a digital producer with over 12 million online views (on a single vid), and not to brag but the illustrator behind some of your fav Instagram designs. We're bringing the ladies making waves at NBC, Nickelodeon, This is Insider, and the Wall Street Journal to you to dissect the ways they were able to enhance their lives and creative careers.


Additionally, there will also be a free raffle for those in attendance to have a shot at winning products from Ban.do, us (the Light Leaks), and other cool empowering companies. Munch on some treats from Flour Power, listen to inspiring people speak, AND have a chance at awesome products? You can't miss out on this event.

About Lightbulb Grip & Election Co:
Lightbulb Grip & Electric Co is a Film/TV lighting rental house in Brooklyn NY that focuses on empowering filmmakers, creating community, and providing really awesome gear. We support young filmmakers through flexible rentals, support, and high-quality customer service!




Panelists:

Amanda Cowper (panelist): Amanda Cowper is a Brooklyn based director and producer. Her directorial debut "Woman of a Certain Age" premiered at Tribeca N.O.W 2017. WOACA subsequently went on to screen at several festivals and won the Best of Fest/Audience Award at the Women in Comedy Festival. The following year she directed "Driver Ed" which premiered at Tribeca N.O.W 2018. Amanda is currently the Field Producer at Late Night with Seth Meyers and has produced 200+ sketches during her time there. Before Late Night she was an Associate Producer at NBC Peacock Productions where she was an expert on gnarly viral videos and true crime. She is a founding member of The Belly, a group of women comedy directors and producers working in New York City.

Adya Beasley (panelist): Adya Beasley is an Emmy Award-winning video producer and VP of Digital Media at Seaberry Design, where she leads video production for the Washington DC-based design and marketing communications practice. Before joining the Seaberry team, Adya produced in-depth feature and long-form video content for the Wall Street Journal. Her reporting covered a range of national and international topics — including the world-wide dangers posed by mining dams; the controversial fall of the blood testing company Theranos; the implications of the contentious 2016 U.S. presidential campaign; and the devastating impact of opioid abuse in America. Adya has served as a producer for a number of leading news organizations, including NJ Advance Media and The Star-Ledger, NPR, The PBS Newshour, and MTV. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of New York University and has been a featured speaker at the Aspen Institute, a News Media Alliance Rising Star Award winner, and a Gerald Loeb Award finalist.

Jazzmyn Coker (panelist): Jazzmyn Coker is an illustrator, artist and multi-disciplinary designer at Nickelodeon. With playfulness and humor, her work explores everything from cartoon sea lions to the complexity of identity and the world around us. Her work has been featured in Vogue España, VICE and Autostraddle and in shows throughout New York.

Chelsea Pineda (panelist): Chelsea Pineada is a photographer and video producer based in New York City. At night, she specializes in concert and documentary photography with an aim to capture music and youth culture. Her photos have appeared on Billboard.com, BrooklynVegan, The Alternative, and Business Insider. During the day, Chelsea is a senior video producer for INSIDER, where for the past three years, she has developed her skills in filming, producing, hosting, managing, story and series developing, and other things that can end in an -ing.

Kim Hoyos (moderator): Kim is a Latina filmmaker, the founder of the Light Leaks, and current Digital Strategy Coordinator at MTV Social Impact. She works to highlight the need for representation in media in all work she pursues. At MTV, she strategizes digital campaigns that connect to social impact issues the MTV audience cares about. She's written for Refinery29, BUST Magazine, We Are Mitu, have had visual work published Brit + Co., CNBC, HelloFlo, and more. Additionally, she's done speaking engagements on topics ranging from mental health to creativity to representation in film for Urban Outfitters, TOMS, Firefox, and at various film festivals as well as universities.



FAQs

Who is this event for? Sounds cool, can I go?
This event is for you if you are a creative person looking to ~grow~. That's the only requirement. All ages and identities are welcome. Unapologetically passionate creators to the front please!

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
L will not be working this weekend, so it's going to be the Q54 or Q59 bus which run much more reliably than the shuttle. If you are on the G train, Lightbulb is a 15 minute walk from the Metropolitan G train (or transfer to Q54/59). Lightbulb's office is the set of grey stone stairs directly west of the Loading Dock gate with our lightbulb logo. Buzz 133# to be let in!

What can I bring into the event?
Cash if you'd like to have a drink (water, beer, wine) courtesy of our friends at Lightbulb Grip and Electric Co. Maybe a notebook to take notes, but otherwise just bring yourself and a smile!

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
kim@theLightLeaks.com

**tickets are non-refundable, if you would like to sponsor a ticket for someone to attend or if you would like to transfer your ticket to a friend, let us know ASAP at kim@thelightleaks.com**

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