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DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD SPRING 2015 ?>

DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD SPRING 2015

Day 4 – Final Day Crowdfunding Tips, Tricks and Trends, Darren Marble, CEO, FilmBreak Crowdfunding is a way to finance independent film and TV content based on launching campaigns over 1,200 different platforms on the internet.  The most popular crowdfunding platforms for film and TV are Indiegogo, Kickstarter and GoFundMe.  Crowdfunding has become accepted and mainstream. The panelist said he thinks that 30 billion dollars in capital will be raised this way by the end of 2015 for all products,…

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Digital Hollywood Spring 2015 ?>

Digital Hollywood Spring 2015

Day 3 Here I am with my TV Literary Agent from about 20+ years ago, the great David Tenzer.  David remains one of the entertainment industry’s most powerful legal minds. What a treat to reunite after so many years. – Mike Herman Today was a good day to consolidate and follow up on some of the people I have been meeting.  I stretched myself even farther than usual.  I went to a panel on Venture Capital and realized there was…

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DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD SPRING 2015

Day 2 Today was a very productive day. I chose to go to a panel on Healthcare Content. I thought it might be interesting, but it certainly wasn’t as sexy as any of the panels on film, web series or the creative fare that I am most used to. I am on the Board of Directors at the Simonton Cancer Center, so I thought I might get a peek at what’s happening in the digital world for health providers. When…

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Digital Hollywood Spring 2015 ?>

Digital Hollywood Spring 2015

Digital Hollywood Spring 2015 at the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey is happening this week and our writers are sending in reports from the event. Day 1 The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Programming, Premium Content and Advertising Audience is the number one reason YouTube continues to be such a powerful platform in digital.  It targets the person who grew up with their hands on a phone and computer and hits them where they are enjoying content….

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Paul Sprenger ?>

Paul Sprenger

Paul Sprenger, one of the Fund’s trustees, has died. As many of you know, Paul was the lead counsel representing television writers in the age-discrimination litigation and spent many years fighting the injustice of ageism, persisting against all odds when judges in lowers courts repeatedly dismissed the case. Before taking on the TV Writers case, Paul won a landmark case against the University of Minnesota, which at the time had never had a tenured female professor in engineering or the…

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Update – New Start Time for Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Governors ?>

Update – New Start Time for Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Governors

Date of Meeting, Monday, December 8, 2014 Doors Open at 7:00 p.m. *Please Note New Start Time* Meeting Begins at 7:30 p.m. Meeting Ends at 9:00 p.m. The meeting will begin and end promptly. We will be streaming the audio live. Here is the link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5315444191906690818 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The meeting will held at TV Writers Fund for the Future and is open to all beneficiaries of the fund….

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Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Governors of the TV Writers Fund for the Future ?>

Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Governors of the TV Writers Fund for the Future

Date of Meeting, Monday, December 8, 2014 Doors Open at 7:30 p.m. Meeting Begins at 8:00 p.m. Meeting Ends at 9:00 p.m. Please note that the meeting will begin and end promptly. The agenda will be posted to here on our website on December 5th The meeting will held at TV Writers Fund for the Future and is open to all beneficiaries of the fund. You can find directions and parking information at http://tvwriters.org/contactus/directions/. Click to register to attend https://events.benchmarkemail.com/event/101AE57122…

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Writing & Producing for the Web: An Evening with John Frank Rosenblum ?>

Writing & Producing for the Web: An Evening with John Frank Rosenblum

There are still seats available for tomorrow night’s Writing & Producing for the Web: An Evening with John Frank Rosenblum – Moderated by Frank Chindamo at 7:00 p.m. To register and find out more information, click on the following link: https://events.benchmarkemail.com/event/FABD57122 John Frank Rosenblum is a producer and writer, who as a child wrote a Dr. Who fan letter to the BBC and wound up getting the U.S. rights to the show. Since then, he’s been a producer of Cannibal!…

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Update on Writing & Producing for the Web: An Evening with John Frank Rosenblum & Brett Erlich ?>

Update on Writing & Producing for the Web: An Evening with John Frank Rosenblum & Brett Erlich

Due to a scheduling conflict, John Frank Rosenblum will not be one of our speakers for tomorrow night’s event. Happily, Brett Erlich will be and he’ll discuss how a little vlog turned into a career. If you haven’t already registered to attend, please click on the following link: https://events.benchmarkemail.com/event/F95557122 Brett Erlich is a political comedian in TV shows and on the Web. He wrote, produced, and co-hosted Google Current. He was a writer, producer, and host of InfoMania, a half-hour…

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Tonight’s Event Writing & Producing for the Web: An Evening with Richard Dunn & Julian McCrea ?>

Tonight’s Event Writing & Producing for the Web: An Evening with Richard Dunn & Julian McCrea

There are still seats available for tonight’s Writing and Producing for the Web: An Evening with Richard Dunn and Julian McCrea – Moderated by Frank Chindamo at 7:00 p.m. To register, click on the following link: https://events.benchmarkemail.com/event/F65A57122. Richard Dunn was toiling away at a day job as a lighting designer for Disney. Then one night, when he had an overnight layover at the Las Vegas Airport, he shot a web video, “All By Myself” which reached viral status in June…

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