Monday, April 12, 2010

FREE Academy Workshop: Working Your Way Up in Television

Working Your Way Up in Television: An Entertainment Career Workshop
MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2010
7:30 - 10:00 PM


ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS SCIENCES

Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre
5230 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601


WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Aspiring Network & Studio Executives, Producers, Agents, Writers, Directors, Production Staff; anyone seeking entry-level positions including PAs, assistants, interns, and those trying to move up the ladder. Come in business attire and bring a pen and notepad in a leather portfolio.


EVENING SCHEDULE
6:00 – 7:30 PM
SIGN IN


7:30 PM
TELEVISION INDUSTRY CRASH COURSE/ CAREER GUIDANCE OVERVIEW
(We will begin on time and doors may be closed after 7:30pm.)
ZIG GAUTHIER
President, Red Varden Studios; Founder, Hollywood Mentorship Program.org


TV Overview: agencies, networks, studios, production companies, production staff and development process. Career Overview: resumes, interview advice, resources and career strategies.


8:45 PM
ENTERTAINMENT PANEL
Career Advice and Q & A with:


CORI ABRAHAM
VP, Development & Original Programming, Bravo


KIMBERLY CARVER
Agent, Innovative Artists


BRANDON RIEGG
Executive Director, Alternative Series, ABC


MALENE SAM
Director, Mobile Media Solutions, CBS


JASON GAVIN
Writer
Royal Pains, Friday Night Lights, According to Jim


ODETTA WATKINS
Director, Current Programs, Warner Bros. Television


MARCUS WILEY
Vice President/Co-Head of Comedy Development, Fox Broadcasting Company

9:30 – 10:00 PM
BREAKOUT GROUPS SESSION
Small Groups Session with Panelists & additional representatives from ABC/Disney, CBS, NBC Universal,
Fox and others.


ALL NON-TELEVISION ACADEMY MEMBERS PLEASE RSVP TO tascareerworkshop@yahoo.com
NOTE: Each individual attendee must RSVP for themselves only. DO NOT RSVP FOR YOURSELF AND A GUEST.

Early RSVP strongly encouraged as seating is limited. Each individual must provide first and last name, and all guests must RSVP individually as well. Admission is free but not guaranteed. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Arrival instructions will be emailed upon a confirmed RSVP. Attendance for full evening is mandatory (those who do not RSVP cannot attend). Parking is $4 in the TV Academy structure. Street parking may also be available.


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