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Saturday, August 3 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Represent!: Stay Real But Hustle

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Stay Real, But HustleWorkshop, Overlook East

A small group, hands-on workshop on how to create strategies to stay true to your creative vision while finding the right supporters and collaborators.
  • Frederick "Fr3deR1cK" Taylor, director, co-owner of Tomorrow Pictures, Lead Speaker @Fr3deR1cK 
    Taylor is an award-winning director and producer and co-owns Tomorrow Pictures, which creates inspired media solutions for a perpetually evolving visual media marketplace. Tomorrow Pictures has produced projects all over the world with clients including the Coca-Cola Company and BBDO. He's produced a documentary an illegal underage club in Atlanta called Boys and Girls as well as a documentary about Cabbagetown.

  • Ruby Velle, frontwoman, Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics, Facilitator @RubyVelle 
    Billboard-charting artist Ruby Velle is the frontwoman of local band Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics and a solo artist. Her have been shared as both iTunes and Starbucks “Pick of the Week” tracks. Ruby has performed alongside some legendary musicians such as Corey Glover Lee Fields, and Gary Clark Jr. Velle is on tour in the US with the Soulphonics while continuing to collaborate with producers and artists.

  • Jessyca Holland, Co-Founder and Executive Director of C4 AtlantaFacilitator, which offers professional development courses for artists looking to further their creative businesses and personal artistic careers. Previously, she was an actor performing in metro Atlanta.

  • Li Wong, Director of Entrepreneurship for Partnership Gwinnett, Leader of the Gwinnett Angels, Facilitator. He founded the Georgia Asian Times and Atlanta Asian Film Festival and has worked for the Asian Wall Street Journal Digital in Malaysia.

  • Michelle Khouri, Founder of Podcast Production Company FRQNCY Media and host of The Cultured Podcast, Facilitator. She has been a singer, worked for Interscope Records and worked in marketing & communications before launching a podcast.

  • Elizabeth Strickler, Director of Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) and The Blockchain Lab at Georgia State University's Robinson College of Business. She is a passionate believer in creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

  • Jennifer Long, Executive Director for Women in Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA) and has more than 20 years of entrepreneurship, non-profit and corporate experience. She is also a voice actor and radio personality and is passionate about the future of film, television, and media.

Sign up for Represent at aajarepresent.eventbrite.com 

Saturday August 3, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT
Overlook East