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RED NATION CELEBRATION INSTITUTE NBCUNIVERSAL USC BEDROSDIAN CENTER
PRESENTS WORKING TOWARDS THE NEW HOLLYWOOD
INDIGENOUS SCREENWRITERS & INDIE FILM MASTERCLASS LAB
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4 | 4:00PM
USC BEDROSDIAN CENTER
LEWIS HALL (RGL), 308
650 CHILDS WAY
LOS ANGELES, CA 90089
Please note that seating is limited so a timely RSVP is encouraged.
Full event details and location is included in the below invite please be sure to RSVP
Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) is inviting feature film and television writers to INDIGENOUS SCREENWRITERS & INDIE FILM MASTERCLASS LAB
Moderated by Red Nation Celebration Institute Founder/President Joanelle Romero, the panel will feature Network (s) [NBC/ABC/CBS] executives, Studio Executives, Industry Screenwriters, NBCUniversal talent and RNIFF talent; all writers in attendance will have the opportunity pitch their project for 10 minutes with all panelists. Topics will range from panelist experience strength and hope on how to pitch a script to the type of content that directly represents the Native narrative.
Christine La Monte
Producer/La Monte Productions, and former Disney, Universal, Orion marketing executive.
Romero is an American media proprietor, an acclaimed actress in film and television, Award winning director, producer, singer/songwriter, entrepreneur, philanthropist and humanitarian. An influential curator of Native cinema-founder of RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival shorted listed for an OSCAR. Member of The Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Emmy-nominated producer and actor, James Tumminia is known for his work producer on Love, Gilda (2018), Melissa & Joey (2010) and 1st Strike (2016).
Grace Moss is the Director of Talent Development & Inclusion for NBC Entertainment. In this role, she oversees multiple programs that focus on discovering, cultivating and showcasing talented writers and directors of diverse backgrounds, with the objective of getting them staffed on NBC’s scripted programs. Grace also manages nationwide outreach efforts and develops relationships with community partners, such as the National Hispanic Media Coalition, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment and East West Players. Before coming to NBC, Grace a Development Executive at the Style Network, where she oversaw new series in production, from initial pitch to delivery. Prior to her stint at the Style Network, Grace worked as a Producer and Director on a plethora of unscripted shows on a variety of networks, including MTV, VH1, TLC and NBC.
William Jehu Garroutte
William Jehu Garroutte (Cherokee Nation) is a screenwriter in Los Angeles, California. He has written on shows for Lionsgate and ABC, and is an alumni of NBC’s Writers on the Verge program, the ABC/Disney Television Writing Program, and the LA Skinsfest Native American TV Writing Lab.
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