MEGA Dream event producers Nefertiti A. Strong and Richard E. Pelzer II (aka Lil Mogul) today announced the first The Passion To Action Series to be held at the Bennett Career Institute, 700 Monroe NE, Washington, DC 20017 on Saturday, September 25, 2010. For tickets and more information go to ThePassionToAction.com Purchase your tickets TODAY, seats are limited. Group Discounts are available for 15 or more people.
Film/TV Casting Director and Producer Winsome Sinclair & Entertainment Branding Executive/Author Thembisa S. Mshaka have teamed up to engage, enlighten and empower professionals to discover a career in entertainment called The Passion To Action. This series created and produced by Nefertiti A. Strong and Richard E. Pelzer II of MEGA Dream asks people, ‘How will you move from Passion to Action?’ Are you doing what you truly want to do with your career? Join this dynamic duo Winsome and Thembisa as they discuss career paths, entrepreneurship, family, the entertainment industry, life and living one’s dream. Their Passion To Action weekly blog is currently posting on Essence.com to provide their online community with expertise, testimony and hard-won advice available no place else on the Web.
Casting Director & Producer Winsome Sinclair has collaborated on major motion films with top directors such as Steven Spielberg, Spike Lee, John Singleton, Oliver Stone, Lee Daniels , Forrest Whitaker, and Hype Williams, will teach everything you need to know about "the industry," how to land an audition, how to wow casting directors, and stand out from the pack. She will give you the personal feedback you need to enhance your ability to get more work and flourish in the industry by answering any and all questions regarding the aspect of showbiz.
Author, Producer and Marketer Thembisa S. Mshaka of PUT YOUR DREAMS FIRST: Handle Your [entertainment] Business brings her book alive for her three hours. Hailed by Public Enemy founder and Air America radio host Chuck D as "the new entertainment industry bible", this must-have industry survival guide for women interested in pursuing a career in entertainment but can also serve anyone who needs inspiration to invigorate—or protect their careers.
Thembisa a 5-time Telly Award winner who has served in the entertainment industry for over 18 years, spanning the areas of touring, management, magazine publishing, recorded music and technology, advertising, music supervision for film, voice over, and television. As Senior Copywriter at Sony Music, and 2-time NARM Award winner, her campaigns contributed to the sale of more than 170 million albums for artists from Lauryn Hill (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill), Will Smith, and Beyonce’, to NaS, Maxwell, George Michael, and Jill Scott. Her creative production company, SEEIT Live Inc., was responsible for writing the launch campaign of RocaWear clothing, in addition to producing advertising and/or creative for J Records (Alicia Keys, Jazmine Sullivan), Universal Motown (India.Arie, Akon, Lil Wayne), Hewlett-packard, and others. During her tenure as GAVIN rap editor she coined the phrase 'Generation NeXt'. Mshaka has also written for Essence.com and LAUNCH.com, and serves as contributing editor for The Hotness.com. She contributed to anthology Sometimes Rhythm: Sometimes Blues (Seal Press) edited by Taigi Smith and Icons of Hip-Hop, an academic reference volume edited by Mickey Hess (Greenwood Press).
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