Living The Dream: A Career In Content

TYLER PERRY will kick off the event with a keynote address.

Actor/Producer ESAI MORALES leads a Producing/Creating In Hollywood panel.

Monday, January 21, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Fontainebleau

Miami Beach

For The First Time Ever…

The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TELEVISION PROGRAM EXECUTIVES (NATPE) and NATPE’s Educational Foundation Team have partnered with the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP) and NATIONAL HISPANIC FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS (NHFA) to present a very special event designed to spotlight diversity awareness in entertainment.


Schedule:

1:15 PM
Doors Open

2:00-2:15 PM 
Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Tyler Perry 

2:20-2:55 PM 
Keynote Address with TYLER PERRY: A Career In Hollywood Today 

3:00-3:55 PM  
Panel Session: Living the Dream: Producing and Creating in Hollywood  


A panel conversation with the industry’s top talent, producers, writers and executives to discuss ways diversity becomes an integral part of the story

Moderator: 
Nischelle Turner
– Host, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT

Panelists:  
Esai Morales
– Actor/Producer and Founder, NHFA
Benjamin Daniel Lobato – Co-showrunner, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH
D’Angela Proctor – SVP, Production & Business Development, CODEBLACK FILMS
Cris Abrego – Chairman, Endemol Shine Americas and CEO, ESNA
Jussie Smollet – Actor, EMPIRE

4:00-5:15 PM 
Panel Session: A Celebration of Creativity


NAACP has selected three (3) projects from its various youth organizations to conduct a “live” showcase/feedback session with leading industry executives

Moderator:
Eric Deggans
– TV Critic, NPR and Chair, Board of Jurors, George Foster Peabody Awards

Presenter 1:
Sultan Ali
– Brooklyn College
Presenter 2:
Obiageli Odimegwu – USC Film School
Presenter 3:
Nadia Gonzales – University of Texas, San Antonio

Panelists:
Nicole Bernard – formerly EVP, Diversity Initiatives, FOX
Gloria Calderon Kellett – Showrunner, ONE DAY AT A TIME, Netflix
Chris Mack – SVP, Head of Scripted Development, Stage 13/WB Digital Networks
Romina Rosado – SVP, Digital, NBCU Telemundo Enterprises


NATPE is working closely with the NAACP’s Hollywood bureau and the NHFA, local universities and other diversity focused youth organizations, and expect an auditorium filled to capacity.

This is an opportunity to educate and inspire the next generation of content creators, and give them access and in-person experience with leaders in the entertainment community.

All proceeds to benefit the NATPE Educational Foundation in order to teach students and young professionals the best ways to pursue a career in content.

STUDENTS: $20 / PROFESSIONALS $50
ALL TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE

YOU MUST BE 18 or OVER TO ATTEND THIS EVENT

For Sponsorship Information, Please Contact:

Evie Silvers
+1.310.857.1650
esilvers@natpe.org

Maria Moscowitz
+1.310.857.1611
mmoscowitz@natpe.org

Natgeda Remy
+1.310.857.1633
nremy@natpe.org