Award-winning doc by Shaleece Haas
A son’s transition. A mom’s transformation.
Extraordinary opportunity to watch finalists present their docs in progress to top industry execs for live feedback and selection of winner!
Influential filmmakers who use their art to inspire social and political change
Fusion is incredibly honored to have NBC Universalís Senior VP of Programming Talent Development & Inclusion for our Brunch with a Changemaker.
In her role, Karen oversees all of NBC Universalís incredible TALENT INFUSION PROGRAMS.
About the NBC Talent Infusion Programs (NBC TIPS):
Since 2000, NBC has been dedicated to discovering and nurturing on screen and behind-the-camera talent of diverse and inclusive backgrounds through the NBC Talent Infusion Programs (NBC TIPS). NBC TIPS are amongst the most extensive and robust diversity and inclusion programs in the television industry. They feature more than 20 programs including the new Female Forward, Writers on the Verge, the Diverse Staff Writer Initiative, Emerging Director Program, StandUp NBC nationwide search for stand-up comedians and the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL that celebrates diverse stories and the filmmakers who create them. Program alumni are celebrated producers, writers, directors and actors in the entertainment industry who have gone on to win Emmys, Golden Globes and SAG Awards and include Alan Yang, Mindy Kaling, Deon Cole, Lil Rel Howery, Keto Shimizu, Natasha Rothwell, Danny Pudi and Danielle Sanchez-Witzel. For more information, visit NBCUniTIPS.com.
Join us for breakfast and a thrilling conversation.
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NYU students must apply for a seat at this event and receive notification to attend.
Fusion Film Festival is giving students the opportunity to pitch their TV Show, Web Series, or Feature idea directly to top development executives.
“How do I get a job in entertainment?” “I don’t know anyone who works in the industry, how do I rise to the top?” “I’m not a writer, actor or director, but I want to work in entertainment. What types of jobs can I do?” All questions people who aspire to work in entertainment frequently ask. The successful women you’ll hear from on this panel will give you their insightful point of view on how to break into the industry, the various opportunities available to you and how to navigate your career. Moderated by Fusion Film Festival honoree Karen Horne, NBC’s Senior Vice President, Programming Talent Development & Inclusion, the panel will feature women from behind the scenes, in front of the camera and in media who are at varying stages of their careers.
Panelists include Radha Blank (Writer, Netflix’s “She’s Gotta Have It”), Audrey Esparza (Actress on NBC’s drama “Blindspot” and an NYU alumna), Yvette Mi- ley (Senior Vice President, MSNBC), Amber Payne (Executive Video Producer, Teen Vogue, them) and Foluke Tuakli, a member of NBC’s long-standing Page program.
Highlighting the work of innovative artists who share their stories through podcasts, virtual reality, YouTube, and other new media platforms.
Conversation with members of this open peer to peer network of distinguished producers with a diverse range of experiences and identities.
Join us for a stunning showcase screening of the finalists in the Fusion Film Festival 2018 Competition. We bring you the next generation of storytelling greats. Award presentations and reception will follow the screenings.
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