los angeles


10:30 PST

Orientation | Cre8tive Vow

Location: 3820 Hoke Ave, Culver City, CA 90232

11:00 PST

I Am Reality
A Creative Talk w/ Rosalind Jackson

  • Moderator: Tamika Newhouse

Learn from industry expert, Rosalind Jackson, about the secrets to getting your unscripted series greenlit.

As a seasoned television executive with over 15 years of experience, Rosalind has a wealth of knowledge on what it takes to succeed in the competitive world of unscripted television. In this informative and engaging session, Rosalind will share her insider tips and strategies for pitching and developing unscripted series that are sure to capture the attention of networks and streaming platforms.

11:30 PST

Panel Screen Queens
Master Your Creative Career

Moderator: Rae Benjamin

Screenwriting & Filmmaking Wisdom features top industry professionals who will share their insights on navigating the business, building a successful career, and honing your creative skills. From script development and pitching to production and distribution, our panelists will provide invaluable advice and practical tips for achieving your goals in the competitive world of filmmaking.

Panelists: Diamonde Williamson,  Nakia Stephens, Latasha Mercer

12:30 PM


Visual presentation of Traces of Mika + Lunch Break, Vendor Market, Networking Hour

2:00 PM PST

Panel HerLenz
A dive into the Black woman’s perspective of storytelling

 in partnership with Black TV & Film Collective

Moderator: Yhá Mourhia Wright.

A deep dive into the realities of being a Black woman in the industry as we explore the importance of their perspective of storytelling in films. 

Panelist: Winter Dunn, Lande Yoosuf, & Regina Hoyles ,

3:00 PST


S.M.A.R.T. Goals for authors w/ Sheri Simmons

3:30 PST

His Story
Beyond the Stereotypes

Moderator:  Khalimah Gaston

An all male panel exploring the art of storytelling from their perspective. Our panelists, all accomplished male writers, will share their unique experiences and insights into creating compelling narratives that resonate with audiences. From exploring themes of masculinity and identity to discussing the impact of diverse representation on storytelling, we'll explore the rich and varied landscape of male storytelling.

Panelists:  Jaron Marquis, Jahthaime Smith, Ron McCants, & Jonathan Giles

4:30 PM PST

Creative Mixer and social hour

 With host - Khalimah Gaston

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