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JHRTS Has Been Busy!

AIDS Walk LA Philanthropy: 10/23 JHRTS participated in the 2016 AIDS Walk Los Angeles on Sunday, October 23rd.  20 JHRTS members and friends gathered in Grand Park to walk 6.2 miles for the cause, and we raised $2321 for AIDS Project Los Angeles and other L.A. County HIV service organizations.  It was wonderful to see […]

JHRTS LA 2015 Holiday Party Recap – Let It Glow!

On Wednesday, December 9th 2015, young industry professionals flocked from all parts of town to attend one of Hollywood’s most epic holiday parties, JHRTS LA’s 13th Annual “Let it Glow” Holiday Party. With tremendous support and sponsorships from over 25 entertainment companies, including top sponsors Gersh and Netflix, JHRTS welcomed over 500 attendees of all […]

JHRTS-LA News & Updates: Feb 2016

  You can view pictures from these events and more on the JHRTS SmugMug page!   Ghetto Film School Information Session: 2/9 On Tuesday, February 2nd, about 25 people showed up to the JHRTS hosted information session for Los Angeles’ Ghetto Film School. The information session consisted of a thirty minute presentation followed by a […]

JHRTS-LA News & Updates: October 2015

  Halloween Mixer: 10/28 On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 JHRTS partnered with SelvaRey Rum hosting a Halloween mixer at the Garland Hotel Courtyard in North Hollywood. JHRTS members from far and wide showed up to join in the revelry, including a few in costume. The valley event was a massive success with great conversations fueled […]

JHRTS News & Updates: August 2015

  Casting Panel: 6/23 JHRTS Los Angeles hosted a TV Casting panel at CAA on June 23rd 2015. Among the group of panelists were Grace Wu, Executive Vice President of Casting at NBC; Marcello Bellisario, Vice President of Casting at Lionsgate; Alexis Booth, Manager of Casting at TBS/TNT; and John Levey of John Levey Casting. Moderating […]

JHRTS-LA: The Year in Review

As we wrap up our JHRTS Presidency, we feel nothing but pride as we consider the feats that the 2014-2015 Executive Board of JHRTS have accomplished in a quick twelve months. Not only was the Board able to produce an exciting year of programming, but through their teamwork they formed meaningful relationships that will extend […]

JHRTS-LA News & Updates: April 2015

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 […]

JHRTS-LA News & Updates: February 2015

JHRTS ended 2014 with a jam-packed November and December. Members enjoyed an intimate conversation with Nina Tassler of CBS moderated by Bela Bajaria of Universal Television; an informative and interactive Human Resources Q&A and mixer; the annual Next Generation Panel with The Hollywood Reporter; and an explosive Holiday Party hosted at 1oak in West Hollywood. […]

JHRTS-LA News & Updates: December 2014

Digital Scripted Entertainment Panel JHRTS hosted a Digital Scripted Entertainment Panel at UTA on Monday, October 27th 2014. The panel was moderated by UTA’s Ali Barash with Mike Farah  (Funny or Die), Benny Fine (The Fine Bros), and Brent Weinstein (UTA). The riveting panel focused on the creation of scripted digital content and the opportunities […]

JHRTS-LA News & Updates: November 2014

This fall has seen JHRTS LA put on a diverse assortment of panels, mixers, and events for its membership. Adam Berkowitz and Ari Greenburg, agents of legendary status from CAA and WME respectively, spoke to a room of over one hundred young executives about their career choices and obstacles in mid-September, followed by a fall […]

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Since 1947 the HRTS has been the entertainment industry's premier information and networking forum. HRTS events are the only place where leading executives from across the industry gather under one roof, multiple times a year to discuss issues relevant to the ongoing success of our business. HRTS Members and our industry partners represent the best and the brightest in town. Is your company ready to join the ranks of HRTS? There are many ways for individuals and companies to get more involved. To find out how, call (818) 789-1182 or email

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