Making Money & Marketing Your Brand
in the Film Industry
Rush Street Restaurant
9546 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
5:30pm - 8:30pm
(parking instruction below)
FREE ADMISSION - CANNED FOOD DRIVE
(Capacity is limited. Be sure to register for your ticket with Eventbrite.)
- Join us for Happy Hour & an Entertainment Industry Q&A!
- Help with our food drive for Upward Bound House. Bring your canned food & donate to a great cause!
Our Special Guests Panel
Arc Artist Mangement
Anna has crafted her career as a Talent Manager with A-list management companies, such as Industry Entertainment and Stein Entertainment Group. She has created a name for herself in the industry as a very positive and motivating manager and life coach. She is now with Arc Artist Management, representing a small client list of kids and young adults.
Judith 'Judi' Shekoni
"Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt II," as Zafrina
"Eastenders," No 1 UK TV Show, as Precious
Judith is best known for the final installment of Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt II as 'Zafrina' the leader of the Amazonian Vampries. Directed by Oscar Winner Bill Condon. Most recently Judi returned from shooting the lead in the feature 'Dancer' shot in Mumbai, India. She has been a series regular on the No 1 UK TV Show 'Eastenders." Judi can also be seen on popular shows like Mike and Molly (CBS), NCIS (CBS), King of Queens (CBS), Brothers & Sisters (ABC), All of Us (CW), Damages (FX), When Women Rule the World (fox) and The Hidden City (a UK Hallmark drama).
Entrepreneur, Producer, & Author
York Entertainment, Owner
"How to make money making movies," Author
Tanya is a seasoned filmmaker in Hollywood. Tanya has produced and financed over 30 profitable movies in her career, as well as distributed over a thousand films worldwide. She was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine in the young millionaire issue. Tanya authored the book "How to make money making movies," and is a sought after speaker at film festivals worldwide. She is also a licensed Yoga teacher and private coach for other entrepreneurs, film-makers, and individuals.
the team of
Stacey Wilson, Producer & Rick Castañeda, Director
"Cement Suitcase," Dance with Films 2013 Audience Award Winner
Rick Castañeda and Stacey Wilson teamed up to produce and direct Cement Suitcase, which has been featured in the film festival circuit and won the 2013 Audience Award for the Dance with Films film festival in Los Angeles.
Rick Castañeda is a writer/director/producer of feature films, animations and live-action shorts, and a co-founder of Psychic Bunny. His works with Six Finger Fist have earned Youtube recognition. His 10-episode comedy webseries, 'Coma,Period.' was given a rave review by the New York Times.
Stacey Wilson has produced shows for The Food Network and HGTV. Her work also includes 2 featur films, numerous theatre and live event shows, including VOXBOX Arts Collective, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Groundlings' hit, The Black Version, and upcoming shows for the Grand Guignoliers.
Jason K. Howard, Wealth Advisor, Inspirational Speaker & Director
"Chemical Bonds," Mini DV Shannon's Choice Winner for Best Director
Century Plaza Toastmaster, Mentor Chair
Opes Financial Solutions, Provisional Vice President
Jason is a screenwriter, an award winning comedic, inspirational speaker and public speaking coach. Currently, he is the Mentor Chair for the Century Plaza Toastmasters. His short film, 'A Confession,' has won the Jack Haley Jr. Award at LMU, and his featurette, 'Chemical Bonds,' which he wrote, co-produced and co-directed won the Shannon's Choice Award for Best Director.
Jason is also a Provisional Vice President for Opes Financial Solutions, where he specializes in working with everyday people, artists, and high net worth clients who are looking for a tax free retirement. His office is located in Santa Monica.
Can-Drive for Local Charity
1104 Washington Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Eliminate homelessness among families with children by providing housing, supportive services & advocacy.
an Edge Up Network sponsored event.
Street parking, meter & free. Valet is $6.50, available after 5pm.
2 parking lots, first 2 hours free, $1/hr after. One lot on Cardiff & Washington by Bank of America. Other lot on Watseka & Washington.
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