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Business Of Creating and Writers Guild Foundation upcoming panel!

Please join us on Wednesday 01 July to learn from esteemed experts on Creating Ripomatics, Sizzles, and Other Marketing Materials: Practical Action Steps You Can Take While Staying Home. Details and rsvp link below.

DATE: Wednesday 01 July 2020
TIME: 4:00-5:15pm PST.

Topics will include: Practical advice on how to create ripos/sizzles, what are pitch decks and look books, how/why these are all useful tools, what was especially effective at last week’s Virtual Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, and what you can create from your home office NOW to stack the odds in your favor!

Panelists:
, Award-winning A/V Editor at Ignition
Nuria Botella, Director of Marketing and PR at
Dreimanis, Director of International Sales at Epic Pictures Group

Moderated by Jennifer Mangan, Owner of Beautiful Day Productions

RSVP LINK: https://www.wgfoundation.org/events/all/2020/7/1/wgf-x-business-of-creating-ripomatics-trailers-and-marketing-materials

Stay safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Productive.

The Business of Creating is an on-going, live, interactive panel series and Q&A with seasoned entert

Operating as usual

25/09/2023

Business Of Creating upcoming panel! DEVELOPING AND PRODUCING PROJECTS: PITCHING YOUR PROJECT IN A LARGE IP AND REBOOT WORLD (Once the Strike is Resolved).

On 03 October, join Jennifer Mangan and Michael Fisk in partnership with Second Home and supported by The Writers Guild Foundation for a dynamic interactive panel and Q&A with seasoned Entertainment professionals to discuss

DEVELOPING AND PRODUCING PROJECTS: PITCHING YOUR PROJECT IN A LARGE IP AND REBOOT WORLD (Once the Strike is Resolved).

Topics will include:
-Developing/producing projects while in the concept phase.
-Developing/producing projects that have a script yet need additional pitch elements.
-How to develop pitch elements for projects that aren’t based upon an IP.
-Nuances of pitching IP projects, Reboots and Independent original projects.
-Making Original content in an IP and Reboot world
-Understanding differences between the roles of Development Execs and Producers.
-How do Development and Financing work hand in hand
-Negotiating creativity with practical financing
-How much creative freedom can the creator really have? How to keep your creative vision throughout the entire proces
-What role do tax incentives play in having a successful pitch?
-Negotiating creativity with practical financing
-What is a back of napkin budget?
-Who helps in the process of taking a script page and actually getting that physically filmed and budgeted?
…and more.

MODERATOR:
Jennifer Mangan-Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

PANELISTS:
Chris Ryall - EP (Locke & Key, Eve Stranger); Co-Owner & Publisher Syzygy Comics
Xavier Byers - Production Finance Executive, Netflix
Michael Fisk - Entertainment Exec. & Owner of Intermark Strategy & Consulting and Pangram Entertainment

DATE: Tuesday 03 October 2023
TIME: 6:00 PM PST
LOCATION: Second Home
1370 N. St. Andrews Place
LA, CA 90028

COST: Free! While events are free, a donation is greatly appreciated and helps to reduce our costs, keeping events free for everyone.

RSVP: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094AA4AA2FA2F8CF8-44535638-developing #/

23/09/2023

Business Of Creating upcoming panel! DEVELOPING AND PRODUCING PROJECTS: PITCHING YOUR PROJECT IN A LARGE IP AND REBOOT WORLD (Once the Strike is Resolved).

On 03 October, join Jennifer Mangan and Michael Fisk in partnership with Second Home and supported by The Writers Guild Foundation for a dynamic interactive panel and Q&A with seasoned Entertainment professionals to discuss

DEVELOPING AND PRODUCING PROJECTS: PITCHING YOUR PROJECT IN A LARGE IP AND REBOOT WORLD (Once the Strike is Resolved).

Topics will include:

-Developing/producing projects while in the concept phase.
-Developing/producing projects that have a script yet need additional pitch elements.
-How to develop pitch elements for projects that aren’t based upon an IP.
-Nuances of pitching IP projects, Reboots and Independent original projects.
-Making Original content in an IP and Reboot world
-Understanding differences between the roles of Development Execs and Producers.
-How do Development and Financing work hand in hand
-Negotiating creativity with practical financing
-How much creative freedom can the creator really have? How to keep your creative vision throughout the entire proces
-What role do tax incentives play in having a successful pitch?
-Negotiating creativity with practical financing
-What is a back of napkin budget?
-Who helps in the process of taking a script page and actually getting that physically filmed and budgeted?

…and more.

MODERATOR:

Jennifer Mangan-Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

PANELISTS:

Chris Ryall - EP (Locke & Key, Eve Stranger); Co-Owner & Publisher Syzygy Comics

Xavier Byers - Production Finance Executive, Netflix

Michael Fisk - Entertainment Exec. & Owner of Intermark Strategy & Consulting and Pangram Entertainment

DATE: Tuesday 03 October 2023

TIME: 6:00 PM PST

LOCATION: Second Home
1370 N. St. Andrews Place
LA, CA 90028

COST: Free! While events are free, a donation is greatly appreciated and helps to reduce our costs, keeping events free for everyone.

RSVP: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094AA4AA2FA2F8CF8-44535638-developing

Meet JENNIFER MANGAN 10/09/2023

A fun Sunday read! What a pleasure to be interviewed by Kristen Armstrong at CanvasRebel magazine!

To learn more about Jennifer Mangan and Michael Fisk Business Of Creating Origin story, our journey from baby steps to becoming a non-profit, and what the future holds, click below:

https://canvasrebel.com/meet-jennifer-mangan/

Meet JENNIFER MANGAN We recently connected with JENNIFER MANGAN and have shared our conversation below. Hi JENNIFER, thanks for joining us today. Can you open up about a risk you’ve taken – what it was like taking that risk, why you took the risk and how it turned out? Taking a risk can seem particularly scary, like...

20/08/2023

Thank you to all who came out to our recent panel FILM FESTIVALS: Maximizing Your Potential to Get Selected and Successfully Springboard Your Project to its Next Level!

It was great to see some old friends and make new ones, as attendees got the chance to network before and afterwards. The warm LA evening in the tropical garden of our hosts, Second Home, added to the collaborative ambiance.

Thank you to our insightful panelists Myles Yaksich, Rebekah Louisa Smith, Milissa Douponce and Michael Fisk! And for Jennifer Mangan for expertly moderating.

If you missed the panel, we plan to post a recording of portions of it in the upcoming weeks which we’ll post to our YouTube page.

11/08/2023

We are proud to announce our next panel to make our creative community stronger. Please join us in person on Tuesday Aug. 15th.

FILM FESTIVALS: Maximizing Your Potential to Get Selected and Successfully Springboard Your Project to its Next Level

PANEL DESCRIPTION:
Join Business of Creating in partnership with Second Home for a dynamic interactive panel and Q&A with seasoned Entertainment professionals to discuss Film Festivals: Maximizing Your Potential to Get Selected and How to Successfully Springboard Your Project to its Next Level

Topics will include:
• Determining if your project is right for film festivals
• Applying to festivals that make the most impact
• How to determine the right festivals for your project
• How to successfully navigate the application process and get selected
• Marketing and Publicizing your project so it stands out from the others
• What materials should you have ready to successfully market your project both at the festival and beyond?
• How much can you do yourself and when is it time to hire a professional?

MODERATOR:
Jennifer Mangan -Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

PANELISTS:
Rebekah Louisa Smith - CEO & Founder; The Film Festival Doctor
Milissa Douponce - Former International Marketing Studio Exec. & current Producer of Summer & Co.
Myles Yaksich - Founder of Harbour View Pictures and independent filmmaker
Michael Fisk - Entertainment Exec. & Owner of Intermark Strategy & Consulting and Pangram Entertainment

DATE: Tuesday 15 August 2023

TIME: 6:00 PM PST

LOCATION:
Second Home Hollywood
1370 N. St. Andrews Place
LA, CA 90028
PARKING: At your discretion: Second Home ($15), Street parking (mind the signs) or Target (across the street--check rates)

COST: Free! While events are free, a donation is greatly appreciated and helps to reduce our costs, keeping events free for everyone.

RSVP: www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094AA4AA2FA2F8CF8-film

10/01/2023

Big NEWS! This is the first IRL (in real world) panel we’ll be hosting since Covid. We’re excited to see everyone IRL. It’s been too long.

And what a better panel to kick it off than one on EXPERIENTIAL EVENTS with some stellar panelists. And at a location that is an experience itself – SECOND HOME coworking space. Yes, it looks like a cluster of pineapple-yellow hallucinogenic toadstools that aliens dropped from outer space into a lush tropical oasis. Incredibly amazing hidden venue in the middle of Hollywood that many don’t know about.

EXPERIENTIAL ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS: Creating in-world and digital experiences to excite and engage audiences in Film/TV.

PANEL DESCRIPTION:
Join Business of Creating in partnership with Second Home for a dynamic interactive panel and Q&A with seasoned entertainment professionals to discuss how to create Experiential events and make your film and TV projects stand out from the crowd.

Topics will include:
• What is an “Experiential” event?
• Marketing Ecosystem (e.g. Digital, Print) and where Experiential fits into it.
• How to promote your Film/TV series using Experiential events.
• What makes IRL Events a success? Vs. virtual Experiential Events?
• What are the pros/cons and pitfalls to consider?

MODERATOR:
Jennifer Mangan-Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

PANELISTS:
Alyssa Bahadurian - VP, Experiential of MGM Studios
Jay Rinsky - Founder and Chief Creative Director, Little Cinema/Little Cinema Digital
Michael Fisk - Studio Marketing Exec. and Owner of Intermark Strategy & Consulting

DATE: Wednesday 11 January 2023

TIME: 6:00 PM PST (note the earlier start time!)

LOCATION:
Second Home
1370 N. St. Andrews Place
LA, CA 90028


PARKING: At your discretion—street parking (read signs), Second Home ($15), or Target (check rates).

RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/e/experiential-entertainment-events-creating-irl-digital-events-tickets-488290137947

COST: FREE. Our panels are free. However, if you can, a donation is greatly appreciated and helps to reduce our costs, enabling us to continue producing top quality events open to all.

VIRTUAL OPTION: We are not able to do a live stream for this panel. Apologies! But we may record it and post to our website afterwards. TBD.

Thank you, as always, to Final Draft for generously providing our attendees with exclusive giveaways and discounts!

Alyssa Bahadurian Jennifer Mangan Jay Rinsky Second Home Hollywood

Business of Creating - YouTube 10/09/2022

Great news! Business Of Creating (aka Jennifer Mangan and Fisk) now has a YouTube Channel!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbRAOn1ILddg69Gc16jbnXw

Click the above link to watch all 11 of our recorded panels. Get ready to take notes--we have amazing experts giving practical tips and advice on Financing, Marketing, Graphic Novels, Development, Faith Based Projects, NFTs, Creating Trailers, Ripomatics, Sizzle Reels, Animation Pitching, Short Form Content, and more!

We also have updated our website www.businessofcreating.org

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Meet Jennifer Mangan and Michael Fisk 29/08/2022

Exciting news! Business Of Creating aka Michael Fisk and Jennifer Mangan were recently interviewed in ShoutOut LA Magazine!
Read about our Origin Story, How We've Grown to over 2,500 strong, and What the Future Holds!

Meet Jennifer Mangan and Michael Fisk We had the good fortune of connecting with Jennifer Mangan and Michael Fisk and we've shared our conversation below. Hi Jennifer, Michael, we'd love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business? Knowledge is Power. Business of Creating is all about educating and empowering

31/07/2022

Join Business Of Creating and Writers Guild Foundation this Wednesday at 4:00 PST for our virtual, interactive panel Graphic Novels: Creating, Selling, and Cross-Platforming IP

Very excited to moderate and learn from esteemed Graphic Novel experts David M. Booher, Dinesh Shamdasani, Amanda Deibert, and Michael Fisk! We have a few seats open--details and rsvp link below.

Topics will include:
• A brief overview of IP
• How does one create a graphic novel? What are the roles (e.g. Writer, Artist, Colorist, Letterer).
• Why and When would you want to do this?
• How do you pitch a comic to publishers?
• How to cross-platform: taking your existing live-action script and creating Graphic novel IP and vice-versa; how does one translate the story from one format to another?

PANELISTS:
Booher - Writer; Author of CANTO, KILLER QUEENS, Joe Hill’s RAIN, and FIREFLY
Dinesh Shamdasani - Co-CEO & Co-Chief Creative Officer at BAD IDEA
Amanda Deibert - TV and Comics Writer
Michael Fisk - Studio Marketing Exec. and Owner of InterMark Strategy & Consulting

MODERATOR: Jennifer Mangan - Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

DATE: Wednesday 03 August 2022
TIME: 4:00 PM PST
LOCATION: WGF Zoom
COST: Free, but a $10 donation always helps keep the virtual doors open

RSVP: https://lnkd.in/g7kgFa6Q@

NextHollywood & BofC Present: Future of Cinema | Partiful 10/06/2022

BUSINESS OF CREATING joins NFT NYC!

On Wednesday, 22 June, Business of Creating will produce not one, but TWO, dynamic interactive panels and Q&A’s with seasoned Entertainment and Web3 professionals to discuss a deeper dive into the world of NFTs and Entertainment.

Details and RSVP links below.

PANEL DESCRIPTIONS:

Panel One: The Future of Film: Financing, Production, & Distribution
Panelists:
* Cameron Moulene, Non Fungible Films
* Michael Fisk, Entertainment Studio Executive and Co-Founder of Business of Creating
* Julie Pacino, Keepers of the Inn
* Ian Grant, Greenlight Protocol
* Bryan Unkeless, Hunger Games co-producer
*Jordan Bayne, NFT Film Squad

Panel Two: The Future of Entertainment: Community Engagement and Film Marketing
Panelists:
* Cameron Kates, Chief Legal Officer at Yuga Labs / Bored Ape Yacht Club
* Geummy Lee, Sevens Foundation, Ilona Song Couture House
* Tess Fenn, Beem
* Cameron Van Hoy, Flinch
* Miguel Faus, Calladita
*Josh Wagner

MODERATORS:
*Jennifer Mangan, Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions
Co-Founder of Business of Creating
*Leo Matchett, Decentralized Pictures
* Melissa Jun Rowley, Founder/CEO of Warrior Love Productions, Co-founder of Mintworthy Film Project

PANEL DATE/TIME: Wednesday 22 June; 11:00-2:00 PST (Note the earlier start time!)

LOCATION: NFT NYC virtual link provided upon registration.
COST: Free

VIRTUAL RSVP: https://app.beem.xyz/e/future-of-cinema_541F30

IN-PERSON RSVP: https://partiful.com/e/0hTir7qPj6cZKDniDXEw

Thanks also to our Business of Creating partner Final Draft.

NextHollywood & BofC Present: Future of Cinema | Partiful NextHollywood, Business of Creating, and Non-Fungible Films are hosting two panels on the future of cinema and its landscape — and how web3 will reshape the film business. Guest speakers include Michael Fisk a studio executive, Julie Pacino of Keepers of the Inn, Geummy Lee, Miguel Faus of Calladi...

06/12/2021

Join us in partnership with the WGF and Bloom XO for our virtual interactive panel: Demystifying the Content Gap between TikTok Creators and Film/TV Creators

Details and rsvp link below (only a few virtual seats left!).

Date: Tues. Dec. 7, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm PST

It will be a dynamic interactive panel and Q&A with seasoned entertainment professionals to discuss the differences and similarities between short-form content (e.g. TikTok, Instagram Stories) and long-form content (e.g. Film and TV series) along with a look at the creative process in various mediums.

Topics will include:
• An overview of short form content creation and ex*****on
• Capturing and growing your audience
• Bridging the gap between short and long form
• How/When to get sponsors on-board
• ...and more!

PANELISTS:
• Ariel Sara R. - Media and Marketing, Bloom XO
• Josh Sadowski - Content Creator and Comedian, Halo House LA
• Michael Fisk - Studio Marketing Exec and Owner, InterMark Strategy & Consulting

MODERATOR:
• Jennifer Mangan, Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

RSVP: https://www.wgfoundation.org/events/all/2021/12/7/wgf-x-business-of-creating-x-bloom-xo-demystifying-the-content-gap-between-tiktok-creators-and-filmtv-creators

Partnering with the amazing Writers Guild Foundation, BLOOM XO, and Final Draft.

03/08/2021

Join Business Of Creating this Thursday for our virtual interactive panel: Developing and Distributing Entertainment Projects for China. Details and rsvp link below (only a few virtual seats left!).

Date: Thursday 05 August 2021
Time: 4:00 pm PST

Join us this Thursday to learn from esteemed experts Winnie Wei Wei, Patrick Liu, Thomas Lim, and Michael Fisk as they discuss how to produce, market, distribute and write for the Chinese marketplace. With China surpassing the U.S. in global box office and with a robust TV industry, learn how to make your project appeal to Chinese audiences.

Topics will include:
The difference in how Chinese vs non-Chinese writers approach storytelling
Key tips to making your project more marketable to China - what to do and what to avoid.
How to get your film accepted by the CFG (China Film Group)
Understanding the scope of the China Entertainment Industry
….and more!

RSVP: https://www.wgfoundation.org/events/all/2021/8/5/wgf-x-business-of-creating-x-chinese-in-entertainment-present-developing-and-distributing-entertainment-projects-in-china

Partnering with the amazing Writers Guild Foundation, Chinese In Entertainment, and Final Draft.

WGF x Business of Creating presents From Pitch to Production: The Evolution of Animated Projects 17/05/2021

Had a fantastic conversation with Jay Francis, Alison Mann, Amy Conley, Maia Glikman, and Rodney Uhler last week about Animation: Evolution of an Animated Project. Missed the panel? No worries: click the link below.

https://youtu.be/Cu54Ds5fZIE

Thank you to our partners Writers Guild Foundation, BRIC Foundation, and Final Draft.

WGF x Business of Creating presents From Pitch to Production: The Evolution of Animated Projects Join Business of Creating and The BRIC Foundation for an interactive panel and Q&A with seasoned Animation executives to discuss the evolution of animated pr...

06/05/2021

Join Business Of Creating and Writers Guild Foundation this Tuesday at 4:00 pm PST for our virtual panel

ANIMATION EVOLUTION: FROM PITCH TO PRODUCTION

Topics will include Pitching, Development, Production, Marketing, and more.

Panelists: Jay Francis, VP of Current Series and Diversity at Disney Television Animation, Alison Mann, VP of Creative/Strategy at Sony Pictures Animation, Rodney Uhler, Director of Special Projects at GKIDS, and Maia Glikman, Animation Producer and Co-Founder at Gokidgo.

RSVP: https://www.wgfoundation.org/events/all/2021/5/11/wgf-x-business-of-creating-animation

As with all our panels, this panel is free and open to the public, but a $10 donation goes a long way to keeping the WGF virtual doors open.

21/03/2021

Join us for our next virtual panel with the Writers Guild Foundation to bring you our upcoming panel Producing, Marketing, and Distributing Faith-Based Projects.

Date: Thur. March 25th, 2021
Time: 4:00 PST
Details: Join us for a virtual interactive panel and Q&A with seasoned Entertainment professionals to learn about producing, marketing, and distributing faith-based content. Please note: we will be discussing Christian, Jewish, and Muslim content!

Topics will include:
- The economic size of faith-based markets
- Similarities and Differences in producing and marketing for faith-based content, including within different faiths
- Distributing faith-based content
- Writing for a faith-based audience
- What action steps you, the creator, can take now to make your project rise to the top.

PANELISTS:
• Amy Conley: Film Studio Executive, formerly at Sony Pictures and Warner Bros.
• Beth Kruvant: Filmmaker of Good Footage Productions; Programmer for Berkshire Jewish Film Festival
• Michael Swanson: SVP of Production, Universal Television; and CEO of Faith Filmworks
• Susan Youssef: Writer/Director of Marjoun and The Flying Headscarf and numerous other films.
• Iman Zawahry: Writer, Director, Producer "Americanish" and Emmy winning comedy Tough Crowd
• Michael Fisk: Studio Marketing Executive and Owner of InterMark Strategy & Consulting

MODERATOR:
• Jennifer Mangan: Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

RSVP: www.wgfoundation.org/events/all/2021/2/26/producing-faith-based-content

We look forward to “seeing” you on the 25th!

01/03/2021

Excited to be a part of the this Friday and Saturday. The BRIC Foundation Summit is dedicated to increasing representation in the entertainment industry, and will be packed with live and on-demand keynotes, panel and salon sessions, case studies, skills training, and creator spotlights from the world’s most iconic entertainment brands, including , , , and .

Best of all, this is free and open to the public!

Click https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-bric-virtual-talent-innovation-summit-tickets-141234326673 for more information and to register for the event.

18/02/2021

Business of Creating was fortunate to have experts Aaron Thomas, Kate Hutton, Lorraine Schneider, and Gabriele Almon on last week's panel: Crisis-Focused Storylines in partnership with Writers Guild Foundation and Final Draft.

Huge shout out to the attendees from the USA, China, Canada, New Zealand, and France!

Missed the panel? Don’t worry—click the link below.
https://youtu.be/4FiP1JcejwI

Stay tuned for our upcoming panel on 25 March about Producing and Marketing Faith-Based Content!

WGF x Business of Creating x Brain & Bullish Present Crisis-Focused Storylines: Truth, Misperceptions, and How to Create Your Own Perfect Storm — The Writers Guild Foundation 10/02/2021

Very excited for tomorrow's Business Of Creating Panel: Crisis-Focused Storylines: Truths, Misperceptions, and How to Create Your Own Perfect Storm

Join over 300 people on Thursday 11 February at 4:00 PST as we partner with the Writers Guild Foundation and &Bullish to bring you an interactive panel and Q and A with Entertainment executives and Disaster experts to learn the ins and outs of Crisis-Focused Storylines.

Topics will include:
What creators and producers get right
What they get wrong (!)
What resources are available to ensure authenticity at every stage
What you can do now to make sure your project rises to the top.

PANELISTS:
Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Exec. Producer CBS' S.W.A.T.
, Founder, Brain & Bullish
, Global Crisis Management,
, Emergency Manager, City of Seattle, WA
MODERATOR:
Jennifer Mangan, Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

RSVP: https://lnkd.in/giTGPdc

As with all our panels with the WGF, this panel is free and open to the public, but a $10 donation goes a long way to keeping the WGF virtual doors open.

WGF x Business of Creating x Brain & Bullish Present Crisis-Focused Storylines: Truth, Misperceptions, and How to Create Your Own Perfect Storm — The Writers Guild Foundation Join Business of Creating and Brain & Bullish for an interactive panel and Q&A with seasoned entertainment executives and real-life disaster experts to learn the ins and outs of creating and producing crisis-focused storylines. Topics include: what writers and producers get right, wh

25/01/2021

Upcoming Business Of Creating Panel: Crisis-Focused Storylines: Truths, Misperceptions, and How to Create Your Own Perfect Storm
Join us on Thursday 11 February at 4:00 PST as we partner with the Writers Guild Foundation and &Bullish to bring you an interactive panel and Q and A with Entertainment executives and Disaster experts to learn the ins and outs of Crisis-Focused Storylines.
Topics will include:
What creators and producers get right
What they get wrong (!)
What resources are available to ensure authenticity at every stage
What you can do now to make sure your project rises to the top.

PANELISTS:
Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Exec. Producer CBS' S.W.A.T.
, Founder, Brain & Bullish
, Global Crisis Management,
, Emergency Manager, City of Seattle, WA
MODERATOR:
Jennifer Mangan, Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

RSVP: https://lnkd.in/giTGPdc
As with all our panels with the WGF, this panel is free and open to the public, but a $10 donation goes a long way to keeping the WGF virtual doors open.

20/12/2020

Join us via the Writers Guild Foundation for a virtual interactive panel and Q and A with seasoned entertainment executives to learn the ins and outs of "Animation for the Big and Small Screens".

TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Writing for animation vs. live action.
- Converting a live action idea into an animated one.
- How producing an animated show is different than a live action show.
- Producing animated films vs. TV shows.
- During this time of quarantine, is it easier to get an animated film/show produced vs. shooting live action with real people?
- What action steps you, the creator, can take now to make your project rise to the top.

PANELISTS:
- Karen Malach/Producer, Sony Pictures Animation “Hair Love” series
- Aghi Koh/Vice President, Development, DreamWorks TV Animation
- Alison Mann/Vice President, Creative/Strategy, Sony Pictures Animation
- Tarik Heitmann/Partner/Manager, Kinetic Media
- Jill Gilbert/Producer, JFG Consulting
- Michael Fisk/Studio Marketing Exec and Owner, Intermark Strategy and Consulting

MODERATOR:
Jennifer Mangan, Writer/Producer, Beautiful Day Productions

DATE: Thurs. January 14, 2021
TIME: 4:00 pm PST
RSVP: https://www.wgfoundation.org/events/all/2021/01/14/business-of-creating-animation

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Career from Here: Roundtable Discussion with Hiring Pros. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. 06/10/2020

PANEL ALERT!

Join our friends at AWM SoCal for a free webinar this Thursday at 6:00 PST.

Career from Here: A Roundtable Discussion with Hiring Experts

Join us for an informative evening with Human Resources experts and hear their perspective on how to best manage your career in this Covid climate.

Receive answers to the questions you have about how to improve your job search results. Plus get tips about what makes a resume float to the top of the review stack.

Listen as experts discuss how to prepare for the post-Covid job scene. Our seasoned pros share insights and ideas and will answer your questions through a dynamic discussion.

Moderated by:
CINDY LEDERMANN, Director of Programming, AWM SoCal

Panelists:
CAROLYN KAISER, Manager, Human Resources at Cult Gaia

DENAE (BUTTE) BLUETHMANN, SVP Recruiting + Development at McDermott + Bull Executive Search

MYRNA NEJAT, Manager, Talent Acquisition at Mattel, Inc.

STEPHEN DIVENERE
Director, West Coast Talent Acquisition at ViacomCBS

TED MILNER
President, Executive Temps

REGISTER:
https://lnkd.in/gtqpF_6

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Career from Here: Roundtable Discussion with Hiring Pros. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. Join us for an informative evening with Human Resources experts for their perspective on how to manage your career in this climate and answer the questions you have about how to improve your job search results.

Variety's Female Filmmakers Panel @ TIFF Presented by Canada Goose 16/09/2020

PANEL ALERT!

This Friday, tune in for Variety Streaming Room's Female Filmmakers @ TIFF
Variety’s Female Filmmakers Panel will celebrate the women behind some of TIFF’s biggest films. The conversation will cover what it means to launch a film at a virtual festival, the state of the industry and how female filmmakers get their projects made and distributed.

Panelists: Riva Marker, Producer
Mira Nair, Director
Dawn Porter, Director
Shivani Rawat, Producer
Emma Seligman, Director

Register here: https://ev10.perigonlive.com/1-evtce12bcbc6f2849818e8b5513029fc1b5?m=dedEB914

Note: this is a free event, and you do not need to be a union member to join. While this is not a Business of Creating panel, we happily promote worthwhile panels we think our colleagues and friends will want to attend.

See you Friday and stay tuned for the next panel!

Variety's Female Filmmakers Panel @ TIFF Presented by Canada Goose Variety’s Female Filmmakers Panel will celebrate the women behind some of TIFF’s biggest films. The conversation will cover what it means to launch a film at a virtual festival, the state of the industry and how female filmmakers get their projects made and distributed.  

07/07/2020

A fantastic Business Of Creating DYI panel on how to Ripomatics, Sizzles, and Other Marketing Materials with esteemed experts Dragotta (Award winning A/V Editor, Ignition), Nuria Botella (Dir. of Marketing and PR, Maxine Leonard PR), and Dreimanis Kalani Dreimanis (Dir. of International Sales Epic Pictures Group).

Huge shout out to our partners Writers Guild Foundation and Final Draft.

Missed the panel, or want to watch again? Click the link below:

https://www.wgfoundation.org/…/watch-wgf-x-business-of-crea…

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, and Stay Productive!

Jennifer Mangan and Michael Fisk

31/05/2020

Earlier this week, the Business of Creating hosted the virtual panel “Financing Indie Projects: Practical Action Steps To Take While Staying Home.”

Big thanks to panelists TODD OLSSON, Pres. of International, ; JOSEPH LANIUS, Founding Partner, & Associates; and AMANDA MARSHAL President, . Co-Founder JENNIFER MANGAN expertly moderated it and put it all together.

And thanks to the hundreds who watched it live!

Missed the panel or just wished you could take more notes from our expert panelists? WGF posted the video/audio recording here:
https://www.wgfoundation.org/blog/2020/5/29/watch-wgf-x-business-of-creating-financing-indie-projects

A shout out goes to Writers Guild Foundation (WGF) for hosting us and putting together the video blog. As well as Final Draft who donated downloads of their screenwriting software which 4 attendees received.

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