Happy Hour Kickoff
presented by Femme It Forward
@Live Nation in Beverly Hills7p - 11p
Black Hollywood has been a significant part of pop culture and cultural moments for a long time. However, in recent decades, black writers, directors, and producers have emerged as powerful forces in entertainment, creating groundbreaking content that resonates with audiences worldwide. As a result, there is an increasing demand for more diverse storytelling and representation, both in front of and behind the camera.
This panel will feature industry showrunners who will share their personal experiences and unique perspectives on how they create phenomenal storytelling that reflects the world's diverse voices and cultures.
The Rhythms and Algorithms panel will discuss the implications of AI in music production and explore its benefits and challenges. Professionals from the technology and music industries will delve into how AI technology intersects with music creation, transforming the way music is produced, distributed, and consumed.
The discussion will cover various topics, including the impact of AI on the creative process, ethical considerations, and the latest advancements in AI technology that can be applied to music production.
The Threads of Innovation panel will discuss how technology is transforming the fashion industry, and the opportunities and challenges it brings to designers, manufacturers, and consumers. The panel will focus on several topics, including fashion sustainability, e-commerce, wearable technology, design tools, and Web3. Specifically, the discussion will explore how technology is changing the way fashion is produced, consumed, and interacted with.
The panelists will provide insights into the latest technological advancements in the industry and their impact.
We invite you to join us in discovering the exciting entertainment opportunities within LA's Creative Economy industry. Together, we will explore synergies, strategies, and inspiring stories that pave the way for successful careers in the creative sector, rooted in cultural competencies. Let's come together over brunch to engage in meaningful conversations, innovative design thinking, and disrupt the status quo. By building narrative change in the Creative Economy, we can actively contribute to the creation of Black wealth.
KAOS Theory: The Afrokosmic Ark of Ben Caldwell tells the story of filmmaker, educator and community activist Ben Caldwell and KAOS Network, the media-arts center he founded in Los Angeles’s Leimert Park neighborhood.
Through vivid illustrations, archival media, and engaging storytelling, this panel will discuss how Ben Caldwell crafted a life centered around the power of fellowship, community, and the use of art and media as a social force.
What is intelligence? The question has inspired philosophers throughout time, and we still don’t feel we have a clear grasp on the answer. However that didn’t prevent us from birthing a new form of what we call intelligence, artificial intelligence, and it’s destined to change everything. Everything. But what is it, and how will it change everything? More importantly, how can we use this new intelligence to empower ourselves and our community?
This panel will delve into these issues, answer questions of what, who, how, and the ethics that govern intelligence.
Join us for a lively discussion with influencers, cultural strategist and social media curators who are at the forefront of social currency.
This panel promises to be an engaging and insightful conversation that sheds light on how these individuals have used their influence to positively impact the urban community. Come learn from their experiences and gain new perspectives on how we can all play a role in building a stronger and more connected community.
// Hello, World is an inclusive brand and social mixer for anyone who desires to see diverse representation and belonging in tech and entertainment. We kindly welcome new, aspiring, and experienced tech professionals to a safe space where they can connect, build community, celebrate our heritage and set future generations up for success.
The event features a panel of industry professionals in tech and entertainment, with past panelists from Netflix, EA, SNAP, Google, Pinterest, Riot Games, Revolt, and Marvel Studios.
The Threads of Innovation panel will explore how technology is changing the way we produce, consume, and interact with fashion, and what opportunities and challenges this presents for designers, manufacturers, and consumers. This panel will focus on the following topic(s):
Fashion Sustainability - E-Commerce, Wearable Technology, Design Tools, Web3
Virtual Production accelerated with its use in the gaming industry. It is changing the production process across television and film. This panel will provide guidance, technique tips, inspirational stories to get involved in the emerging art of production. The audience will explore the job opportunities and technical processes used for virtual production tool sets including pre-isualization, virtual cameras, and real-time lighting and integration into cinematography.
What is intelligence? The question has inspired philosophers throughout time, and we still don’t feel we have a clear grasp on the answer. However that didn’t prevent us from birthing a new form of what we call intelligence, artificial intelligence, and it’s destined to change everything. Everything. But what is it, and how will it change everything? More importantly, how can we use this new intelligence to empower ourselves and our community? This panel will delve into these issues, answer questions of what, who, how, and the ethics that govern intelligence
Let’s Talk with influential cultivators with identity and community affiliation. This panel highlights individuals who uphold status and social currency.
Moderator: Khrissy B, Event/Content Producer
Hear from industry experts and thought leaders who look like you and want to see you WIN!!
TEC Leimert is leading the way for technology and entertainment convergence in South Los Angeles bringing together industry experts, thought leaders and influencers from across a spectrum of top Fortune 500 companies.