TV & Entertainment Summit

TV & Entertainment Summit

The TV & Entertainment Summit’s focus is to mentor entertainment professionals through a series of workshops, panel discussions and TV screenings. In doing so, the TV & Entertainment Summit has partnered with executives from studios like ABC, NBC, FOX, and BET in addition to, producers, actors and storytellers to provide a cinematic experience.
The TV & Entertainment Summit presents opportunities for education and training to up and coming artists (writers, directors, producers, actors) and budding executives. Participants walk away motivated and excited after this four day immersion of information and networking.

Supported by:
 CBS  Kettle  NYFA  RAC    

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Updated Schedule:

Friday, August 28, 2015

Minority TV Shows Screenings – 7:00pm – 10:00pm  

Hosted by: Actress & Comedian, Mara Hall 

Opening Night Mixer – 10:00 pm to Midnight

Location: New York Film Academy – 3300 Riverside Dr. Burbank, CA 91505

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

TV Writer’s Workshop – 10:00am – 11:15am

TV Writer’s Workshop is a crash course on the fundamentals of writing for television. This workshop will help strengthen the skills of writers at all levels. The course will review story, techniques, structure and format according to industry standards.


Pitching Workshop – 11:30pm – 12:30pm

In this workshop, you will develop and strengthen your pitch, polish your presentation skills, and learn how to clearly market your film, TV or new media project.


Agent Panel – 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Learn from industries best talent agents during an exclusive discussion about what agents look for when scouting talent, how to land a talent agent and how to determine if your agent is a good match for you.

New Media Panel – 2:00pm – 3:15pm

This workshop focuses on digital media and online content. Learn about the power of digital media and business strategies for success.

Diversity Panel – 3:30pm – 4:45pm

This panel will feature executives from diversity and multicultural departments at various television networks

Networking: 4:45pm – 5:30pm  

Location: Writer’s Guild of America – 7000 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 

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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Casting and Actor’s Workshop – 11:00am – 12:15pm

During this workshop, participants will learn from veteran casting directors and actors on techniques to improve their acting abilities and prepare for auditions. The intentions of this panel is to help boost actors overall performances.


Lunch Break – 1:45pm – 2:15pm (Lunch will be provided)


Director’s Workshop – 2:15pm – 3:30pm


Producer Panel – 3:35pm – 4:45pm

This is an in depth conversation with some of the most highly sought after producers in Hollywood.  We will discuss career trajectory, lessons learning along the way and what’s in store for the future of these power brokers.


Networking: 4:45pm – 5:30pm

Location: Writer’s Guild of America – 7000 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 

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The Annual Professional Mentorship Program

The professional mentorship program will take place August 28th – August 30, 2015 exclusively during the TV and Entertainment Summit. Participants will have an opportunity to connect with a professional mentor in their career field.

During the program, there will be opportunities for mentees to work with their mentor to:

  • Develop a clear picture of what it takes to build a career in the entertainment industry
  • Find out how to be effective in their current career with an eye towards advancement
  • Formulate ideas and make new connections
  • Brainstorm ideas on where to focus one’s energy

This is a first come, first serve opportunity so sign up now for this amazing experience.

Let’s get started:

  1. Sign up
  2. We will match you with a mentor
  3. Receive two thirty minute conversation with your mentor throughout the Summit
  4. Click here to enroll now_____________

Once you are enrolled you will receive an email with a questionnaire and other important details regarding this opportunity. You then will be matched with a mentor in your career field.

What you receive:

  1. (1) in person meeting with your mentor
  2. (2) thirty minute conversations with your mentor

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TV & ENT Summit

Tracey Lincoln
Author: Tracey Lincoln