Have you dreamed of creating dynamic stories for television, but unsure where to start? Join the founder of In the Cut, Rae Benjamin, as she presents networking tips, strategies, and advice for entry-level jobs in the tv industry and as a creator of content. We'll then take a personalized look at life as a writer through conversations with a talented roster of professionals including Diane Ademu-John (Haunting of Bly Manor, Empire, The Originals) Janet Lin (Bridgerton, Bones, The Orville), and Jelani Johnson (EVP, Macro).
Topics presented will include:
- Getting started as a writer and setting expectations
- The process of television writing
- Transitioning into the industry
- Effective networking strategies
- Landing an entry-level job
- Gaining Representation
- Development Process
This event is presented by In The Cut:
ITC works with industry professionals to create inclusive learning spaces. In the Cut was established to help bridge the knowledge gap and spread information for the Black community and other groups who have been historically shut out by traditional Hollywood “gatekeepers.”
Through research, experience, and network, ITC has created a space to learn from real, industry professionals and receive actionable, thoughtful advice on how to advance your career. Learn more here: https://inthecutla.org/
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