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The Hollywood Creative Forum

Hollywood Creative Forum

Hollywood Creative Forum

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Hyatt Regency Century Plaza – Los Angeles, CA

The Walter Kaitz Foundation presents the Sixth Annual Hollywood Creative Forum on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

The Forum is a complimentary, invitation-only event targeted at diverse showrunners, producers, directors and writers which seeks to promote diversity behind the cameras. The program incorporates timely sessions along with “Meet and Greets” with cable network, studio and production company executives and focuses on programming and creative content in the non-fiction and reality genres.

Participate in the Forum

Applicant Registration:
Showrunners, Producers, Directors and Writers of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to “apply” for the program at no cost until Friday, February 6, 2015.

Company Rep Registration:
Production Companies and Cable Network Programming Executives are encouraged to sign up for the program at no cost until Friday, Friday, February 6, 2015.

Forum Agenda

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Structured “Meet and Greet” Introductions (cable network and production company executives)
  • Professional Skills-Enhancement Briefings (provides access to network executives)
  • Closing Luncheon Panel (features top network and production company executives)

Participants are invited and selected from exclusive diversity programs, including professional Hollywood guilds. The event is open to show runners, producers, directors and writers in the non-fiction and reality programming genres.

Participating Companies

Production companies, studio and cable network programming executives participate in structured introductions with professionals of color in the non-fiction and reality genres.

A+E Networks
BET Networks
Bravo
Discovery Communications
E! Entertainment Network
NBCUniversal
Scripps Networks Interactive
Time Warner Inc.

Past Featured Speakers

Ali Leroi

Emmy winning writer producer

Marvin Acuna

Rainmaker CEO

Michael Ajakwe

LAWebFest Founder

Michael Smith

Cooking Channel General Manager

Ryan Stoner

Hooray Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

Tamara Krinsky

WGA New Media Project Manager