Ahhh…December in Los Angeles. I really do love this time of year. Although the traditional television season is perceived as September through May… December still feels like something’s coming to an end and something new and exciting is on the horizon. Of course some of that might be the fact that our industry basically shuts […]
On April 8th 2015, a group of our industry’s best and brightest gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the annual Hitmakers luncheon. Stacey Wilson of The Hollywood Reporter served as moderator for a enjoyably intimate panel and joining her were multi-hyphenates Lee Daniels of EMPIRE, Jill Soloway of Transparent, Michelle King of The Good […]
Blumhouse Panel On Wednesday, April 1st, JHRTS LA hosted a combined film and television panel with Blumhouse Productions at CAA. Among the panelists were Jason Blum, CEO and Founder; Couper Samuelson, President of Feature Film; Jessica Rhoades, Head of Television; Bea Sequeira, Director of Development; Ryan Turek, Director of Development; and Kenny Tsai, Manager of […]
John Penney is Chief Strategy Officer at Starz. I recently had a chance to interview John to discuss cost curves, TV Everywhere and the convergence of media, entertainment, and technology.
Networking can be scary, or it can simply be challenging – it’s up to you. The fact is that the majority of jobs today are found by making the right contacts, especially in the entertainment business. There are times when you might crash and burn in learning this talent, but the payoffs when they come […]