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Archive for May, 2017

HRTS Member Profile: Albert Cheng

by Taylor Hotvet Albert Cheng is Chief Operating Officer of Amazon Studios. I recently had a chance to interview Albert to discuss what’s new in the digital world, favorite movies, and how to spot game-changing opportunities. What was your first job in the industry?  -Jeff Shell gave me my first job in the industry as […]

Springtime Thoughts…

May 2017… This makes it officially 14 springs I’ve experienced since becoming the Executive Director of this great organization. May is usually pretty quiet for us. I usually look at late spring through the prism of sunshine, pilot season wrapping, the upfronts and then a much needed Memorial Day getaway before we dive into summer […]

HRTS Associates Update..

NEW YORK On April 25th, Eric Schrier, President of FX Networks and HRTS kicked-off the first ever Associates event in NY by conducting a Q&A at WME|IMG. The evening started off with a cocktail hour sponsored by WME|IMG and an introduction from our very own, Executive Director, Dave Ferrara. Members and newcomers alike got an […]

JHRTS LA & NY Update..

LOS ANGELES HRTS / JHRTS MENTORSHIP KICK-OFF: 3/1 The annual Mentorship Mixer on March 1st was a big success and brought together HRTS, Associates, and JHRTS members alike who spent the evening mingling at the Beverly Hilton poolside in a crowd of about 150. Mentors consisted of HRTS members, TV executives, agents, and HRTS-Associates who […]

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