NBC Ups Pearlena Igbokwe and Vernon Sanders

Congratulations to Pearlena Igbokwe and Vernon Sanders who were given new duties in the NBC restructure that combines the development and current groups. Igbokwe now heads up Drama Development and Current while Sanders tops Comedy Development and Current.  It seems that every few years NBC reorgs in the hopes of

Maya Angelou Passing

We’ve lost a national treasure.  If you haven’t read any of Maya Angelou’s amazing works please pick them up now.  You will be moved, enlightened, and inspired.

WGA Bootcamp for First Time Staffers

First time staff writers will get the chance to hear from producers on how to survive the first year on a show.  See below for the info sent out by the WGA Diversity committee: Saturday, June 7, 10AM-4PM – WGAW, 7000 W. Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048 A one

Colour TV Hosts End Of Season Mixer

Colour TV closed out the 2013-14 season with a lively mixer at The Sixty on Wednesday, May 21st.  Rose Catherine Pinkney organized the gathering, introduced new members, and Samata Narra put out the call for the next community service outing.  Check out the photos from the event.  

Sony Diverse Directors Program Launches May 23rd

            Sony Pictures Television Diverse Directors Program will be accepting applications May 23rd.  If you are planning to apply, make sure you have the following ready to upload. Eligible to work in the United States at time of application submission Resume (PDF format) Statement of Intent

June Upcoming Events

With the Indian Film Festival and LA Asian Film Fest behind us, here is a list of upcoming events for the next few weeks: NALIP Media Summit — June 5-8th at the Sheraton Universal, LA ABFF (American Black Film Festival) — June 19-22 in New York.  Think Like A Man