ZBS Membership
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The series seeks to engage our ZBS Members in an exclusive first look at the latest industry trends from top experts, inspiring members to be forward-thinking and empowered in their careers. Like all ZBS offerings, the conversations distinguish themselves by focusing the discussions through the lens of the studio’s three primary themes of Activism, Spirituality, and Entertainment.

TALENT REPRESENTATION IN THE COVID ERA

When: SUNDAY, APRIL 10th, from 7 – 8:30 PM
Where: Online via Zoom

This topic will explore the dynamically changing landscape between reps and talent that has emerged in the last two years with the presence of Covid, and how that relationship affects all aspects of the entertainment industry.

The panel will feature the following Reps:

  • Laura Thede (Talent Agent, Head of Youth Division, DDO)
  • Nicole Jolley (Talent Agent, Head of Youth Division, AEFH)
  • Phillip Watson (Talent Manager, LBI Entertainment/ VP & Producer, Appian Way)
  • Sloane Fitzgerald (Talent Agent, A3 Artists Agency)
  • Garrett Lindsay (Talent Manager, The ESI Network)

UPCOMING EVENTS

JUNE 26

INCLUSIVITY AND DIVERSITY – SEEING YOURSELF

This panel will explore the importance of diversity in mainstream media, and how the stories of people of different cultures, backgrounds, and orientations are reflected to make a positive and more dynamic impact in our world. Panel to include Casting Directors, Representation, Actors and Showrunners.
Guests TBA

SEPT 25

BRAND CREATORS – SOCIAL MEDIA AS AN EXTENSION OF YOU

This panel will explore how using social media can expand your growth and exposure as an actor and artist when combined with self-awareness and personal values. Panelists include Actor/Influencers, Reps and Marketing Executives.
Guests TBA

DEC
18

SHOWRUNNERS AND DIRECTORS – FROM INITIAL CONCEPT TO SCREEN EXECUTION

This panel will explore the pathway that a series idea takes from its conceptual origin to mainstream viewership. Panel to include a diverse group of Showrunners, Writers and Directors, working in a variety of networks and genres.
Guests TBA