The NAA, NUEA West, and NU Club of LA are excited to announce our 2014 career event: Breaking In & Moving Up! Join us for keynotes from established alums, networking tips, advice on how to get your foot in the door and get noticed, ideas about how digital and social media can propel your career forward, and career transition advice.
Keynote Address by Mr. Ken Ziffren (NU Class of 1962), appointed LA Film Czar in early 2014
Mr. Ziffren is the co-founder and partner of Ziffren Brittenham, LLP and has been influential in mediating Hollywood disputes, including the Writers Guild of America strike, NFL Network contracts, Microsoft forming MSNBC, DirecTV, Starz! and represented the TV Academy in negotiating the deals for the Emmys. As the LA Film Czar, Mr. Ziffren will continue to spearhead an effort to stem the exodus of film and TV production to other states and countries. Mr. Ziffren also serves as a lecturer and writer on entertainment law and serves as an Adjunct Professor at UCLA School of Law. He acts as the Senior Advisor to the LA Mayor’s Office of Motion Picture and TV Production.
Saturday, November 8th
Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood
Breakout Sessions Include:
Using Digital Media to Define Your Brand
Adi Shankar – film producer & actor, best known for Lone Survivor (2013), Dredd (2012) and The Grey (2011)
Adam Alcabes – Creative Executive, Relativity Media
Charley Cullen Walters– CEO/Founder, CW3 Public Relations, http://cw3pr.com/
Kristofer McNeeley – Manager of Production & Development, MarVista Entertainment
Damona Hoffman – Founder / Dating Coach, Dear Mrs. D
Candy Deemer – Executive Coach, Author of Dancing on the Glass Ceiling
Samantha Bennett – Founder, The Organized Artist Company