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    Dr. Kenya Numan and her organization “Stepping Together as well as Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim and the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation were recently honored in Miami, Florida and Port Au Prince, Haiti last month for the Relief Missions that they have sent to Haiti since the earthquake.
Abdul-Jalil and crew are currently up for an EMMY with “OUT. The Glenn Burke Story”, and have already won several honors for it and expect more.
Special “Thanks” to all that have supported our efforts over the years! FREE tickets to:
Avant, Fri & Sat., 11/25-26 @10 pm, Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
Orgone with Allen Stone, Sat, 11/26/11 @8:00 PM, Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., San Francisco, CA 94109
Montclaire Womens Big Band
, Sun, 11/27 @7 pm,  Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
The Velveteen Rabbit, Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson, Sat., 11/26 @2 p.m., Novellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street), San Francisco, CA
Keb’ Mo, Thu, 12/1/11 @8:00 PM, The Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94109
Erykah Badu, Fri., 12/9 @9pm, The Warfield Theater, 982 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Snoop Dog and Wiz Kalifa
, Mon., 12/12 @9pm, The Warfield Theater, 982 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Fela!, Produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, 11/15 – 12/11 @8pm, Curran Theatre, 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Colors of Christmas, featuring Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Lea Salonga, Ben Vereen with A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir and San Francisco Symphony, December 13-15, 2011, 8:00 pm, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco , CA 94199
Duke Ellington, featuring San Francisco Symphony, Sunday, December 11, 2011, 8:00 pm, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco , CA 94199
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble,
Thur, 12/29/11 @9:00 PM, SLIM’S, 333 11th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
Zongo Junction/ Turkuaz, Thur, 12/29/11 @9:00 PM, SLIM’S, 333 11th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
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Orgone
With Allen Stone
Great American Music Hall
859 O’Farrell St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

  • Day: Sat, Nov. 26, 2011
  • Showtime: 8:00 PM
  • Doors open: 7:00 PM

Orgone Los Angeles?Funk / Soul / Afro-beat??or·gone (ôr’gon) ?n. A universal life force, a cosmic unit of energy, the creative force in nature.
Los Angeles based band Orgone is many souls with a cosmic connection, a natural creative force and musicians who have played together for years. They are self schooled and continue to shape their musical voice as a solid unit of guys who hang, spin records and jam out their shared inspirations. With a rooted sense of funk, soul, afrobeat, deep rhythms and an intimate understanding of dj culture as well as each others’ individual talents, Orgone seamlessly slides through multiple styles and dynamic performances. The group continuously injects whatever they play with a heavy brand of raw funk power.
At the core of the band is a rhythm section comprised of close friends who have played together for more than 10 years. Having grown artistically as a unit they function as one organic and intuitive whole. The orginal 5-member band started out by putting their own gritty takes on tunes by the likes of the JBs, the Meters, Booker T. and the MGs, Grant Green and Funkadelic among many others. They quickly gained underground respect and die hard fans. With their searing live sets and original instrumentals, Orgone soon released their debut self titled CD, “Orgone,” in 2002. The result was a collection of all original down home, transcendental, tough and gritty funk instrumentals.

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Keb’ Mo’
The Regency Ballroom
1290 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

  • Day: Thu, Dec 1, 2011
  • Showtime: 8:00 PM
  • Doors open: 7:00 PM

Keb’ Mo’ Henry (Cambridge Folk Fest 2004)

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Keb’ Mo’s music is a living link to the seminal Delta blues that traveled up the Mississippi River and across the expanse of America–informing all of its musical roots-before evolving into a universally celebrated art form. Born Kevin Moore in South Los Angeles to parents originally from the deep South, he adopted his better known stage name when he was a young player who became inspired by the force of this essential African-American legacy. In the storied tradition of bluesmen before him including Muddy Waters-formerly McKinley Morganfield-and Taj Mahal, who began his days as Henry St. Clair Fredericks, Moore became known as Keb’ Mo’. His acclaimed self-titled 1994 debut album introduced that now famous appellation to the world, and his latest album, 2006’s Suitcase, brings it to new heights.

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Avant

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the voice of modern soul

Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

He was once hailed as the “new voice of ghetto soul.” No more. Avant can now be hailed as the “new voice of modern soul.” The proof is in the listening as the singer prepares to release his sixth album—and first—on Verve Forecast: “The Letter” (Dec. 7).
“A letter is what you write to people to tell them what’s going on in your life,” says Avant. “This album is a letter from me to my fans about what’s going on in my life, what’s going through my head and my struggles as a man.”
Simmering with radio-friendly yet relatable introspections about romance/love, commitment and other realities of life, “The Letter” finds singer/songwriter Avant ready to ascend into music’s mainstream ranks—joining such predecessors as Maxwell, Marvin Gaye, and D’Angelo. Guiding Avant on that journey is a contingent of established and emerging producers from the R&B/hip-hop realm. Among them: The Pentagon, whose members Damon Thomas, Eric Dawkins and Antonio Dixon have collectively crafted hits for Mary J. Blige, Fantasia, Babyface and Usher; Mike City, whose credits include Usher, Jamie Foxx, Brandy and Carl Thomas; Marshall Leathers, formerly of the Architects, who has worked with India.Arie and Missy Elliott and Kajun, fresh off the top 5 R&B hit “Sex Room” by Ludacris featuring Trey Songz.
Avant, who also co-wrote and co-produced several “Letter” tracks, has revitalized his music without sacrificing his primary sound: “love ballads and mood records in the vein of Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Luther Vandross and R. Kelly. “These guys,” says Avant, “gave me the drive to write and sing about the way relationships should go.”
Acknowledging the career-evolving fear factor artists face with each new album, Avant notes, “You don’t want to let your fans down, but you don’t want to come off like you’re trying to be someone else. At the same time, you want to stay relevant without sounding boring. For me, it’s about giving people great music. And I feel I’ve got that niche.”
At the forefront of accomplishing the singer’s current mission is the lead single “Kiss Goodbye.” Introduced by a driving piano riff, “Kiss Goodbye” settles into an atmospheric, mid-tempo groove that provides the melodic backdrop to the song’s cautious message: don’t ever take a romantic relationship for granted. “See you done got a lot of passes/Sick of waiting on you to change,” sings Avant. “You won’t know it, it’s a perfect disguise/She won’t show it, but lips don’t lie …/It’s OK if she said she was out with her girls and you know it’s a lie/But if she kissed him, that’s your kiss goodbye.” In a nutshell, the song doubles as the male equivalent to Beyoncé’s own cautionary tale broken down on the hit single “Irreplaceable.”
“I’m out to raise caution to the fellas,” explains Avant about the inspiration behind “Kiss Goodbye,” produced by The Pentagon. “We’ve been used to talking our way out and through situations. But now we have to show more action.”
Avant draws on his inner Marvin Gaye as he skillfully works his way through “Hot 16,” a mood-setting number about an anticipated romantic liaison. “We’re about to make a masterpiece … something to remember,” he smoothly croons. The mood shifts on “Where Did We Go?,” a commentary on the day-to-day stresses that can cause the demise of a relationship. Avant isn’t afraid to bare his emotions as he laments his and his lady’s inability to simply reach out and talk in an increasingly digital world. The Pentagon, who produced “Hot 16” and “Where Did We Go?,” also helmed the beautiful anthem, “Walking on Water.” It’s destined to become a wedding classic by virtue of its quiet melody and revelatory lyrics: “I finally found someone/A girl I can love forever/Never thought it would happen for me/Feels like I’m walking on water; walking on water/ When I’m with you, impossible is easy to do.”
Among the other 11 tracks comprising “The Letter” is another R&B highlight, “Night Life.” Directed by producer Mike City, it features the feel-good morning-after line: “Waking up late with you on my mind.” Avant also taps into the hip-hop side of R&B on the languid “Body Police” and club jam “Had Enough,” both produced by Kajun, as well as the mid-tempo groove “That Dude,” produced by Marshall Leathers. In addition to its melodic, contemporary R&B framework and story-telling lyrics, “The Letter”’s cohesiveness is tied together by Avant’s lilting tenor, which can shift effortlessly from romantic crooner to get-down party man.
Avant comes by those skills naturally. Born and raised in Cleveland, the church-honed singer attended Cleveland School of the Arts and later became the first act signed to Magic Johnson’s MCA-distributed label, Magic Johnson Music (MJM). Avant came to the NBA legend’s attention when the singer wrote and released the single “Separated.” The song, about a failed romantic relationship, began getting airplay on the top-rated Chicago radio station WGCI. The song was eventually included on Avant’s 2000 MJM debut album, “My Thoughts.” Reaching No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, “Separated” was followed by the top five hit “My First Love,” a cover of the 1983 René & Angela R&B classic featuring KeKe Wyatt. Avant returned the favor on Wyatt’s 2001 album debut, “Soul Sista,” pairing up with her on the No. 4 hit “Nothing in This World.”
After scoring platinum with “My Thoughts,” Avant released two more platinum-certified albums, “Ecstasy” (2002) and “Private Room” (2003), and notched several more top 10 singles: “Makin’ Good Love,” “Read Your Mind.” Fourth album “Director”—distributed through Geffen and his final MJM project—was released in 2006 and featured the hit “4 Minutes.” Two years later, he segued to Capitol for a fifth, self-titled album that yielded the top 20 single “Break Ya Back.”
Having recorded with such diverse acts as Nicole Sherzinger and Lil Wayne, Avant isn’t afraid to stretch his vocal wings. He most recently partnered with contemporary jazz artist Brian Culbertson on the single “Skies Wide Open” from Culbertson’s new “XII” album. He was also among the select group of singers chosen to pay homage to R&B legend Frankie Beverly on “Silky Soul Music … An All-Star Tribute to Maze featuring Frankie Beverly.”
“The different textures of music excite me,” says Avant. “The dabbling in other genres inspires my writing.”
Another side of Avant is revealed on the new DVD release of playwright David E. Talbert’s “In the Nick of Tyme,” which also stars Morris Chesnut, Ellia English and Terry Dexter. Says Avant, “Bringing across another character was so much fun.”
However, it’s the singer/songwriter part of Avant that’s on center stage right now as Verve Forecast prepares to release “The Letter,” the next step in the artist’s ongoing evolution. “I have to say, I’m not where I want to be yet, and I won’t be complacent,” declares Avant. “I’m always fighting to go further. Once you hit a plateau, it’s time to create another. I’m just getting started.”

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Montclair Women’s Big Band

Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

Ellen Seeling, Director

Brownsville Express – Montclair Women’s Big Band by Yoshisjazz
The Montclair Women’s Big Band celebrates its thirteenth year with a special Thanksgiving perfomance at Yoshi’s Oakland, the band’s home town.  With a vivid cast of some of the best jazzwomen in the San Francisco Bay Area, the band combines an audacious sense of swing, tight ensemble work and inspired solos.   All About Jazz writes “the Montclair Women’s Big Band is one of the most formidable jazz ensembles on the West Coast…this is premium-grade big band jazz, rigorously blended for high mileage and maximum pleasure.”
MWBB cemented its status as a world-class ensemble with the release of it’s self-titled debut CD.  Recorded at George Lucas’s state-of-the-art Skywalker Sound in Marin County and engineered by three-time Grammy winner Leslie Ann Jones the recording has become a best-seller on CDBaby.  Jazziz Magazine labeled the recording “a blues-drenched gem that swings with dazzling aplomb.”  The band has gained visibility through a series of high-profile gigs, including performing to a sold out audience in LA for the Grammy Foundation, headlining the Mary Lou Williams Festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and being featured on National Public Radio’s number one syndicated show, Piano Jazz, with Marian McPartland.
Don’t miss the band’s Thanksgiving celebration!  The ensemble will present a number of new compositions by women including Mary Lou Williams and band members Jean Fineberg and Christy Dana, featuring the band’s outstanding soloists.  All About Jazz writes “the MWBB unsheathes an arsenal of meticulous sharpshooters including pianist Tammy Hall, trumpeters Ellen Seeling and Marina Garza, saxes Mad Duran and Jean Fineberg, and trombonists Sarah Cline and Mara Fox.”  Rounding out the personnel are saxes Kasey Knudsen, Yvonne Line and Carolyn Walter; trumpets Tiffany Carrico and Ariel Vento; trombones Crystal Bryant and Becca Burrington; pianist Erika Oba; bassist Ruth Davies and drummer Russ Gold.  Be there or be square!!

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OCCUPY OAKLAND! OCCUPY WALL STREET!!!
Oakland City Attorney
Resigns! FORCED OUT!!! Can’t Dodge Fraud, Corruption Charges!
The Occupy Movement that has swept America and the world, had it’s Occupy Oakland beginnings with the revelation of irrefutable evidence of the mass fraud and corruption of the Oakland City Attorney, Oakland Police Department, Alameda County District Attorney, Alameda County Superior Court, California State Appeals Court and California Supreme Court in an action to deny justice and cover up that denial of justice in the 20 year case of Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim vs CSAA, Rescue, et al.
The unrest caused by the exposure of the criminal actions of these law enforcement, legal and judicial individuals/bodies in this matter implored others to investigate the ongoing case revealing even more rampant corruption that has dramatically portrayed the sullied, sordid underbelly culture of corruption that Oakland and Alameda County has long been known for! This pattern continued even through the Oscar Grant murder debacle but lead to the people of the Oakland East Bay Area and beyond, standing up to that corruption and saying “NO MORE!!!”.
The cry at ALL the Occupy events world-wide are echoing the frustration felt by the people of the East Bay Area, “We are ALL Oscar Grant!!” and most are reacting in solidarity and union with those whom have voiced their opinions with their frustrations in a varied manner of ways. The world witnessed as Oakland revolted and burned with the that cry and now the whole world is chanting the same tune and following Oakland lead as it did in the 1960-70’s re-evolution!
The Minority and Occupy Communities ( #occupyoakland #OWS) are evaluating the elected officials, want-to-be-leaders, clergy and so-called power brokers that do not represent their interest, yet claim to bargain and speak for them! How can these self-perceived “influence peddlers” bargain away the rights and interests of people they do not talk to, know nor represent?
African-American youth, the overall Minority Youth Community with the Occupyers ( #occupyoakland #OWS) know these carpet baggers and their “bagmen” are sellouts and represent BIG BUSINESS INTEREST- the Developers, Banks, Insurance Companies, Attorneys and maintaining the status quo! The Minority Youth Community with the Occupyers proclaim widely and loudly that they ARE NOT the constituents of these turncoats that disavow their very own ethnic orientation because they acknowledge that being Black in America is to be considered worthless and disposable!
One of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s problems is her depending on the advice of Uncle Toms Sandre Swanson, and Keith Carson; while fighting bootlicking-backstabbing Larry Reid and Ignacio DeLaFuente; assumming theres some influence of want-to-be-leaders, clergy and so-called power brokers to move the concerned disenfranchised; with double crooked duplicitous Dan Siegle! (More coming on this cast of characters)
Oakland City Councilmen Larry Reid and Ignacio DeLaFuente have given away many, many millions of dollars in valuable Real Estate to their developer partners! From 14th Ave to 106th Ave and down from MacArthur Blvd. to the Bay. Councilmen Reid and DeLaFuente are owned and controlled by developers! That’s why they constantly connive so shamelessly for the Civil Gang Injunctions and curfews, with EVERY act of difference they are in the media spinning it as an example of serious crime that could be eliminated with the injunction/curfew. Reid has gone on air and repeatedly tried to trivialize and void the entire good of some lives by claiming their life was somehow lost to or compromised by gang related violence that could have been avoided by the injunction/curfew by pushes for his disposed partner in crime, former City Attorney John Russo. Many families resenting that media manipulation with on air to publicly denounce Reid’s developers serving claims!
Reid was served with a complaint against his partner Russo and refused to investigate it, but rather chose to cover it up. Not so oddly enough, that was the same stance taken by Sandre Swanson, Keith Carson and District Attorney Nancy O’Malley. Who are they protecting and why? Carson has made himself a witness in this case my the admissions made by District Attorney Nancy O’Malley to him regarding the incident where she had al-Hakim removed from the D. A.’s office while sitting alone in the lobby waiting for a meeting!
The real reason the Reid Gang wants the injunction/curfews are because they are law enforcement and real estate developers dream tools for gentrifying the inner-city and administratively taking land from the poor! Not so unfortunately, an analyst last week revealed that the North Oakland Gang Injunction HAS FAILED to reduce crime in any way, yet in has enriched the police department with over $12 million while the Oakland Police Department has FAILED to comply with the Federal Mandate to meet MINIMUM agreed upon standards to fight corruption! This failure is one of the presumed reasons for Oakland Police Department Chief Anthony Batts resigning. One question being asked now is did Mayor Ron Dellums or City Attorney John Russo investigate the many alleged charges of abuse against former Oakland Police Department Chief Anthony Batts before they hired him and was that a factor in his resigning?
Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposed California & Alameda County Superior Court Corruption

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposed Oakland City Attorney John Russo Gave Case File To Stephan Barber and Law Firm Ropers Majeski, didn’t Tell Court

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org forced Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposing Judge Jon Tigar’s appointment to his judicial post was through Nepotism and Cronyism

Listen to voicemail from Deputy District Attorney Kevin Dunleavy exposing continued Corruption and Fraud by District Attorney Nancy O’Malley as he hadvictim al-Hakim removed from Courthouse Building while al-Hakim was waiting for a meeting with him! O’Malley further ordered al-Hakim to NEVER return to the courthouse under the threat of arrest by D. A. Bob Conner, someone known to al-Hakim to have tried to place al-Hakim in a life threatening situation that resulted in the only conviction of police officers crimes committed while on duty! She made this order without any legal proceeding, court order nor cause in her effort to prompt a conflict of interest charge to avoid having to investigate and prosecute the complaint and evidence by al-Hakim that establishes the admitted fraud committed by the D.A.’s office for over 20 years!
http://www.box.net/shared/x46rvjorhj
Listen to Maggie Takeda voicemail exposing Presiding Judge Jon Rolfenson losing/throwing away the formal Corruption Fraud Complaint!
http://www.box.net/shared/g10s3kzxn7
Watch video of al-Hakim and exposed Govenor Jerry Brown Covering for Judges, DA, City Attorney’s from Oakland and San Leandro that he was suppose to Investigate 4 Fraud! Watch the story with video and documents at:
http://tinyurl.com/ljk8av
Unlike the late, great Gil Scott-Herron said, you can watch the OCCUPY RE-EVOLUTION from the comfort of your home or away on our 24/7 live television feed from OCCUPY OAKLAND and the other OCCUPY Movements around the world on the Nowtruth.org website here:
http://nowtruth.org/occupy-oakland-occupy-wall-street/
Crooked former Oakland City Attorney John Russo was forced to resign from a constant three year barrage of fact laden reports of fraud and corruption by Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim, has been appointed the Alameda city manager position sources have confirmed. You can view the 2009 video of former Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign!

al-Hakim has over 87,000 signatures and implores everyone to click on any one of the links and sign the Petition To The Honorables President Barack Obama and United States Attorney General Eric Holder to raise it’s investigation of corruption involving then Attorney General Jerry Brown, Oakland City Attorney John Russo, former Oakland and current San Leandro City Attorney Jayne Williams, former District Attorney Tom Orloff, and current District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley.
http://ex-why.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/
http://nowtruth.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/
http://superstarmanagement.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/
http://amwftrust.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/

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Erykah Badu

with The Cannabinoids
The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Day: Fri, Dec 9, 2011
  • Showtime: 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 8:00 PM

Erykah Badu was born Erica Wright in Dallas, Texas, in 1972. By the age of 14, Erykah was free-styling for a local radio station alongside such talent as Roy Hargrove, who, incidentally, was a talented beat-boxer back in the 80’s and who is now a very successful session musician in his own right. In her early youth, she decided to change the spelling of her name from Erica to Erykah, as she firmly believed her original name to be her ‘slave’ name. The term ‘kah’ signifies the inner self, which, when translated from Muslim, means ‘can do no wrong’. Her surname, Badu, derives from an Arabic word which means ‘to manifest truth and light’. After completing her theatre studies at university in 1993, Erykah Badu decided to concentrate on her music. She began to teach children how to sing and dance, whilst also performing in a hip-hop act with her cousin entitled Erykah Free. The following year Erykah met Tim Grace, of Legacy Entertainment. He listened to a demo once and decided to sign the young hip-hop duo without further hesitation. He then successfully managed to book Erykah Free to open for such established hip-hop crews as A Tribe Called Quest and Arrested Development. Erykah began recording the Baduizm set in 1996 and worked with such talented producers as ?love and Richard Nichols of The Roots, James Poyser and N’dambi. February of 1997 couldn’t possibly have been a bigger year for Erykah. Her debut album was released and it achieved platinum status in under a month; her live shows received continual praise and her popularity increased dramatically. Erykah Badu had finally arrived on the big stage. Erykah Badu inevitably drew close comparisons to the legendary Billie Holiday. The formers blend of old soul, jazz and hip-hop, fused with a hypnotic flow is capable of stirring the deepest emotions, and Erykah’s place amongst today’s elite female soul artists of the world is already well and truly assured.********


The High School Tour

Snoop Dog & Wiz Khalifa

The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Day: Mon, Dec 12, 2011
  • Showtime: 8:00 PM
  • Doors open: 7:00 PM

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The Velveteen Rabbit
Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson.
November 26, 2011, at 2 p.m.

Novellus Theater at YBCA
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street)
San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
415.978.ARTS (2787)

ODC/Dance — one of America’s most exciting contemporary dance companies, returns to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to present their 25th season of this beloved Bay Area production.

Brimming with with, festive costumes, madcap characters and the perfect amount of holiday cheer, ODC/Dance is proud to present Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real. Emotionally told though music, dance and a powerful narration recorded by Bay Area actor Geoff Hoyle, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love.

For more information go to www.odcdance.org, for Group Sales 10+ contact groupsales@odcdance.org or call 415-678-5956, for Family Pack discounts call YBCA Box Office at 415.978.2787 (Closed Mondays) The “Milk & Cookies post-performance party in the YBCA FORUM on Sun, Nov 27th must be ordered separately from the 2pm performance.

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Women of Jazz Celebrate the Holidays:

DESTINY MUHAMMED JAZZ TRIO,

A VICTORIA THEODORE CHRISTMAS

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Thursday, December 13, 2011
8:00 pm

Destiny Muhammed Jazz Trio – Harpist from the Hood

Destiny, Sound Sculptress, mesmerizes her audience with her musical imagery. She writes classical/ crossover eclectic jazz for vocals and harp.
Destiny has performed for: Susan L. Taylor, Editorial Director -ESSENCE Magazine Women Who Are Shaping the World Leadership Summit, Monterey Jazz Festival, Revelations Transformation Conference Founder and ‘The Secret’ Visionary Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, The Disney Concert Hall, Black Aids Institute, GRAMMY Award Winner India Arie, Irie’s ‘Testimony’ the Seattle Center, Fischer Hall, San Francisco Librairies, Concert for World Peace and the Brooklyn Jazz Festival with Jazz Ambassador Eddie Gale.
Destiny most recently shared the stage with multi GRAMMY Award Winning producer Narada Michael Walden for a fundraiser for Songstress Angela Bofill and a panelist for the West Coast Songwriters Performing Songwriters Panel and panelist for the GRAMMY San Francisco Chapter ‘State of the Music ‘Industry.
Destiny is expanding her musical ideals with her project(s) S.O.N.G/ Strings of a Nubian Groove Nubian String Ensemble, The Destiny Muhammad Jazz Trio, & The Richard Howell Quintet (RHQ) and venturing into the world of Pedal Harps on her Salvi Daphne 46- string Concert Harp.
Destiny is Governor Emeritus and Educational Chair Emeritus of the Recording Academy, San Francisco Chapter and the Principle Harpist for the Oakland Public Conservatory Orchestra.

A Victoria Theodore Christmas

Victoria Theodore received her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Classical Piano Performance and Computer Music from Oberlin College / Conservatory of Music (where she studied piano with Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein), and her Master of Arts degree in Classical Piano Performance from Stanford University (where she studied piano with George Barth and vocal accompaniment with Judith Bettina). As a teen, Victoria studied piano and voice in the UC Berkeley Young Musician’s Program (YMP) and sang (and began her accompanying career) with the Oakland Youth Chorus (OYC) , under the direction of Trente Morant. Through YMP, Victoria studied piano primarily with Eugene Gash (1920-1995), the first African-American concert pianist to perform a solo concert at Carnegie Hall, and a student of E. Robert Schmitz (1889-1949), a student of composer Claude Debussy. During her Stanford years, Victoria also studied Jazz Piano with Mark Levine, Bill Bell and Frank Martin.
While studying for her MA, Victoria performed with several San Francisco Bay Area ensembles and bands, including The Peninsula Symphony, Theatreworks, Hayward Little Theater, Oakland Youth Chorus, and jazz bands Victoria Theodore Quintet, Time Will Tell Sextet, LMNOP and 10BassT. Shortly after graduation from Stanford, Victoria toured nationally as a keyboardist for Captiol Records artists Oaktown 357 – produced by MC Hammer.
After Oaktown 357’s tour ended, Victoria moved to New York City to run a multimedia company. In 2000, Victoria returned to the Bay Area after several years running her company, GlobalDisc.com – a very successful venture which is still a market leader in same day media duplication.
Beginning in August, 2007, Victoria was hired to tour with legendary musical genius Stevie Wonder, playing keyboards and singing background vocals in his band. She has traveled around the world with Stevie and looks forward to more touring! (And yes, it’s as fabulous as you’d imagine!)
Victoria is a highly sought Bay Area pianist, keyboardist and accompanist, respected for her wide ranging musical versatility. Victoria resides in San Leandro, CA, and teaches students from her home when she’s not performing with various R&B, jazz, gospel, pop and classical artists.
Victoria has performed with Sting, Smokey Robinson, B.B. King, John Legend, Jeff Beck, Rickey Minor, Boney James, Esperanza Spalding, Tyrese, Prince, Tony Bennett, John Mayer, India Arie, Glenn Lewis and many others!

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Fela

November 15, 2011 -December 11, 2011
8:00PM

Curran Theatre
445 Geary St
SanFrancisco, CA  94102

Fela! is presented by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the first time they’ve produced a Broadway show. Fela! was created by Bill T. Jones. Jones choreographed, wrote the play book for, and directed Fela! Jones created his own dance company, has won a MacArthur Genius Award, a Harlem Renaissance Award, an Obie, and a Tony, among many other honors.
Fela! documents the incredible true story of Fela Kuti, a musician from Nigeria who pioneered Afro beat music, and who fought for civil rights and against political corruption in his native country.
Fela was initially going to be a doctor, but decided to be a musician instead, fusing many different styles and the sounds of his native country into what eventually became known as his own distinct and complex style of music, Afrobeat.

The Political Struggles of Fela

Fela first started calling his music Afrobeat in the late sixties, and as his career progressed, his music got more political, much to the chagrin of the Nigerian government, who attacked the commune where Fela lived, destroying his studio, and beating him badly (Fela’s mother was killed during the attack).
But this didn’t quiet Fela or his music, which continued to infuriate the government. Fela also tried to run for President in Nigeria’s first elections in over ten years. When Fela died in 1997, over a million people came to the funeral chanting “Fela will live forever,” and a shrine was built in his honor.
It has been said that hip-hop would not exist without Fela’s music, and he was also described as a combination of James Brown, Muhammad Ali, and Bob Dylan. Eventually Fela’s music was re-released, and several musical shows showcasing his story and life hit the stage (recently a movie from Focus Features about the life of Fela was made for release in 2010).

Fela! was first performed off-Broadway in 2008, and it was a huge success, hitting Broadway the following year, with the help of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jay-Z, and several other producers. The music of Fela has also been provided by Antibalas, a modern nine-piece afrobeat band. Fela! of course also features the incredible legacy of music he left behind, and his musical and political legacy still live on strong.

The Triumph of Fela

The musical Fela! is an incredible explosion of music, color and culture. The website www.felaonbroadway.com notes, “Please be advised that Fela! has loud sound effects, smoke and haze effects and strobe effects. “The Broadway experience can be like sitting with blinders on,” the creator of Fela! told Billboard. “This is a show you enjoy as much with your body as with your mind. It’s free and communal.”
Fela! is presented by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the first time they’ve produced a Broadway show. Fela! was created by Bill T. Jones. Jones choreographed, wrote the play book for, and directed Fela! Jones created his own dance company, has won a MacArthur Genius Award, a Harlem Renaissance Award, an Obie, and a Tony, among many other honors.
Fela! has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, and has won three: Best Choreography, Best Costume Design for a Musical, and Best Sound Design for a Musical.

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The Duke Ellington Orchestra
Sun, Dec 11, 2011 8:00pm
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco , CA 94199

$15 to $68- Half price for ages 17 and under
Conductor/Performers
The Duke Ellington Orchestra

The music of Duke Ellington defies any strict categorization. Call it Jazz, call it Swing, call it Big Band. But whatever you call it, call it the music that will make you want to dance in the aisles of Davies Symphony Hall! Don’t you dare miss The Duke Ellington Orchestra in a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’ concert of music from the great Ellington songbook, including holiday hits and some of his best loved tunes. One happenin’ night only!

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Colors of Christmas

FEATURING
Peabo Bryson
Jennifer Holliday
Lea Salonga
Ben Vereen
With
San Francisco Symphony

Tuesday, December 13-15, 2011
8:00 pm
at

Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000

It’s a night like no other and a holiday tradition at Davies Symphony Hall. Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Lea Salonga and Ben Vereen celebrate at the annual Colors of Christmas concerts with the San Francisco Symphony, with director Jeffery Williams and the A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir, performing traditional Christmas favorites and their individual hits. Hear these sensational singers perform their pop hits and Christmas favorites in a memorable concert sure to keep you clapping.
Peabo Bryson
vocals

Peabo Bryson
Peabo Bryson is one of the premier male vocalists in contemporary music and with twenty-five years of music-making to his credit. Peabo Bryson is expanding his creative horizons as a producer and songwriter….

Jennifer Holliday
vocals

Jennifer Holliday
Born October 19, 1960, Riverside, Texas, Jennifer Holliday is a two-time Grammy Award®-winning African-American singer and actress. Some of her works include: * 1983 Feel My Soul #31 U….

Lea Salonga
vocals

Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga-Chien is a Filipina singer and actress. She is best known for originating the lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon, for which she won the Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theatre World awards….

Ben Vereen
vocals

Ben Vereen
Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. H…San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony
Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience…
A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir
Jeffery Williams, director

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AN EVENING WITH BRIAN MCKNIGHT


Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
8:00 pm

A Special Christmas Week of Performances!

Brian McKnight ‘Fall’ Music Video from Brian McKnight on Vimeo.
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As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. He has released 13 albums to date, with several going 2 and 3x platinum, and he has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. In addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is also a multi-instrumentalist who plays nine instruments including piano, guitar, bass, drums, percussions, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet.
In an industry known for a constantly revolving door of artists, McKnight has easily established himself with an enviable record of chart consistency, has toured successfully for over a decade, and has collaborated with performers across every genre including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.
Born in Buffalo, New York, McKnight’s musical career began in childhood when he became a member of his church NY choir and a bandleader for his high school, Sweet Home High School. By the age of 19, he signed his first recording deal with Mercury Records. In 1992, his self-titled album “Brian McKnight” was released followed by “I Remember You” (1995) and “Anytime” (1997). “Anytime” sold over two million copies and was nominated for a Grammy. In 1999 McKnight released “Back at One” on Motown Records, which sold over three million copies.
Along with several Grammy nominations, Brian McKnight has been the recipient of American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, NAACP Image and Blockbuster Awards, and Billboard Songwriter of The Year. He has crossed the boundaries of EVERY medium. He has hosted “Soul Session Countdown with Brian McKnight” on BETJ. In addition, “The Brian McKnight Morning Show” on KTWV the Wave Smooth Jazz radio station, was a Top 5 rated show 2 years running. In 2009 Brian started hosting his own radio show “The Brian McKnight Show” which ran in over 60 markets and was syndicated through ABC Radio. Brian also hosted his own nationally syndicated TV show “The Brian McKnight Show.”
McKnight has also used his vast industry knowledge as a red carpet host for Extra! and in 2007, McKnight stepped into Broadway with a successful run as Billy Flynn in Chicago. He was also a contestant on the Donald Trump hit show “Celebrity Apprentice” and is currently touring nationwide in the JeCaryous Johnson play “Cheaper to Keep Her” with Vivica A. Fox. 2011 will see the release of McKnight’s 14th album, entitled “Just Me” along with a worldwide tour and live DVD. McKnight is also making the tour a family affair this time around and will be joined on tour by his brother Claude McKnight (Take 6) and sons BJ and Niko also known as “BRKN RBTZ” (broken robots), for what promises to be a spectacular one-of-a kind show.

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THE PHARCYDE with Live Band

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Friday, December 16, 2011
10:30 pm

An influential alternative rap quartet from South Central Los Angeles, the Pharcyde was formed by MCs/producers Tre “Slimkid” Hardson, Imani Wilcox, and Romye “Booty Brown” Robinson. Hardson, Wilcox, and Robinson were all dancers and choreographers who met on the L.A. underground club circuit in the late ’80s, worked together for a while, and served a stint as dancers on In Living Color. Under the tutelage of Reggie Andrews, a local high-school music teacher, the group learned about the music industry and the process of recording an album. They landed a deal with Delicious Vinyl in 1991, and a year later released their eccentric debut album, Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde, which went gold. After support slots for De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest as well as a successful spot on Lollapalooza’s second stage in 1994, the group released its second album, Labcabincalifornia, which was calmer than their first but no less warped. After a five-year break which saw little action, the Pharcyde returned in late 2000 with their third album, Plain Rap.

DJ Funklor
DJ Funklor has ripped up stages from his hometown, the Bay Area, all the way to Greece. In that time he has been asked to play for artists such as: Smokey Robinson, Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Drake, The Roots, Damian Marley, Ice Cube, Ben Harper, N*E*R*D, Nas and many more.

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MACEO PARKER’S NEW YEARS PARTY!

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Thursday, December 29, 2011
10:00 pm

Celebrate the New Year with some Funk!

Parker talks with his sax, chatters away without a seeming care. It’s a musical antidepressant, an antidote to dark days. ….firmed my belief that the world would be a better place if we all funked together.
-San Diego Reader
Maceo Parker: his name is synonymous with Funky Music, his pedigree impeccable; his band: the tightest little funk orchestra on earth.
Everyone knows by now that he’s played with each and every leader of funk, his start with James Brown, which Maceo describes as ” like being at University “; jumping aboard the Mothership with George Clinton; stretching out with Bootsy’s Rubber Band. He’s the living, breathing pulse which connects the history of Funk in one golden thread. The cipher which unravels dance music down to its core.
His collaborations over the years performing or recording or both have included Ray Charles, Ani Difranco, James Taylor, De La Soul, Dave Matthews Band and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. His timeless sound has garnered him a fresh young fan base.
It is almost impossible to separate which came first, Maceo or the funk. The amazing P-funk Parker has been at it with his legendary alto horn for some time dating back to the 1960’s. That’s when Maceo and his drummer brother Melvin climbed on board the James Brown funky soul funk train. It wasn’t long before James coined the solo summoning signature, “ Maceo, I want you to Blow!”. To most musicologists it’s the muscially fertile group of men from this period of James Brown’s band who are recognized as the early pioneers of the modern funk and hip-hop we still jump to today.
For more information, please visit Maceo Parker’s website.

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Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble

  • Day: Sat, Dec 24, 2011
  • Showtime: 7:00 and 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 6:00 PM

SLIM’S
333 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-0333
The principal purpose of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble is to employ black gospel music to express the power of spirit and bring a message of faith, hope, love and joy to the country and to the world, to exemplify through interfaith, multi-racial and multi-cultural membership the principles of equality, justice, peace, unity and cooperation and to serve as a model for what is possible among all people. Please join us at Slim’s for our annual Christmas tradition!

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ZONGO JUNCTION/ TURKUAZ

  • Day: Thur, Dec 29, 2011
  • Showtime: 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 8:00 PM

SLIM’S
333 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-0333
Zongo Junction embodies the wealth of Brooklyn’s musical diversity, by melding traditional West African rhythms with Funk, Jazz and Soul from the U.S. Heavily influenced by Nigerian superstar, political activist and afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, the 13-piece ensemble gets audiences riled up and dancing at every show they put on.
The band was conceived in early 2007 by drummer Charles Ferguson and original keyboardist, Adam Coopersmith while the two attended the New School in New York City. When Charles returned from a six-month trip to Ghana, where he studied African highlife music and traditional xylophone technique, he teamed up with Adam and 11 other musicians to form Zongo Junction. The name comes from the bus stop from which Charles lived off of while living in Accra, Ghana.
The band was well received from the start. Their club debut at Public Assembly (formerly the Galapagos Arts Center) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in July was a huge success, and led to a monthly residency for the duration of the year. Since then, the band has performed at some of New York’s most illustrious venues including the Knitting Factory and Le Poisson Rouge as well as Williams College in Williamstown, MA and the Elbo Room in San Francisco where they played a sold out show the night before New Year’s in 2009.
The core of the band was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been playing music together virtually since they were all still in diapers. Five members of the band were part of the prestigious Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble (alumni include: Joshua Redman, Peter Apfelbaum, Will Bernard, Benny Green) and twice toured Europe. All members moved to New York after High School to attend music programs at The New School and New York University.
Turkuaz is comprised of Brooklyn’s funkiest and brightest. The two founding members, Taylor Shell and Dave Brandwein, met at Berklee College of Music in Boston. As members of the Galaxy Smith Digital Media Collective (Galaxysmith.com) they are now kicking things into high gear with their 8 – 13 piece (depending on the occasion) high energy funk band. Influences range from the Talking Heads to James Brown – P-Funk to Jamiroquai – creating a show which is an eclectic mix of funk influences and sounds from all over the board. When the group takes their party to the stage it certainly is a spectacle to be remembered.

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IDLE WARSHIP

feat. Talib Kweli, Res and Live Band

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Friday, January 6, 2012
10:00 pm

Idle Warship “System Addict” feat. Jean Grae & Jay Knocka

After four years of independently released tracks that spread like wildfire across the web, Idle Warship will release their first official collection of songs entitled Habits of the Heart on November 1st, 2011, viaBlacksmith/Element 9/Fontana. The 12-track album has Idle Warship storming the music scene with a bold and indefinable mash-up of influences, from soul to hip-hip to alternative to electronic. Idle Warship brought an incredible range of musical sensibilities into the studio and we’ll venture to say that the output will completely blow your mind.
Idle Warship is a perfect example of how a whole can become greater than the sum of its parts – and that is saying quite a lot given the musical components of this project. A collaboration between longtime friends and collaborators, hip-hop luminary Talib Kweli and critically acclaimed soulful singer and songwriter Res, Idle Warship was born out of sheer experimentation in the studio. But some of the best things in life happen when least expected. When fans of Talib and Res heard and reacted to some online MP3s of what these two had created during their off-the-cuff sessions, it became clear that that something much bigger was brewing. Since making a huge splash at SXSW in 2009 and completing a successful European tour, Idle Warship made Party Robot – their mixtape with master DJ Mick Boogie and singer/songwriter Graph Nobel – available for free download in 2010. It only left the fans craving more, and now the wait is over!
With an obvious chemistry, a dedication to free creative expression and now a new album, Talib and Res’partnership has become a musical force to be reckoned with. Habits of the Heart effortlessly shifts from the rhythmic hand-clapping blast of “Laser Beams” (stream or embed the song here) to the off-kilter futuristic track “Driving Me Insane” to the unbridled, heartfelt piano ballad “Beautifully Bad.” With guest spots fromChester French and John Forte on “Covered in Fantasy,” and Michelle Williams on “Katya,” Habits of The Heart takes you on one thrilling journey.
Visit IdleWarship.com for more info.

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Start YOUR OWN FREE FOOD Program

From the great success that we have had with our Free Food Programs established in the 1950’s by my Parents, Aaron and Margaret Wallace, we have since been instrumental in the founding and supplying of other free food service organizations around the country.
With the demand for our help in creating these organizations being driven by the skyrocketing need for the services, we have decided to open up our efforts to all interested in starting a food pantry for the needy.
We can provide access to the training necessary to qualify your organization and partner you with the local organizations and businesses that can support your efforts. Contact us and we will help you through the RED TAPE and push your program to success!
Here’s some new videos for the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Social Services Programs. The first is the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Free Food Program Celebrity Giving Back

The second one is Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Kids Celebrity Gift BackPacks.

You can view the following Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation, SemiFreddi’s, Trader Joe’s, Little Ceasar’s Pizza, Marshawn Lynch’s “Fam1ly F1rst” and Leon Powe’s “Fresh Start Oakland”:
Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 1

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 2

You can listen to or download many of the Public Service Announcements for our partners that were broadcast over national radio on the page “A& MWF Supports Inter-Faith Multi-Cultural Events” at: http://amwftrust.org/a-mwf-supports-inter-faith-multi-cultural-events/. We have provided and we have produced videos from some of them as well. We will do one for any of our partners that work with us.

Alameda County Community Food Bank!

The Alameda County Community Food Bank is looking for new member agencies that will provide food bags and/or hot meals to Alameda County community members year-round.
We are especially interested in new member agencies that are:

  • Open during high-need times of afternoon, evening, and/or weekend hours
  • Serving clients in high-need areas of:
    • Downtown Oakland/Chinatown (94612 zip code)
    • West Oakland (94607 zip code)
    • East Oakland-Eastlake area (94606 zip code)
    • East Oakland- Elmhurst area (94603 zip code)
    • East Oakland- Fruitvale area (94601 zip code)
    • San Leandro & San Lorenzo area
    • Tri-Cities area (Fremont, Newark, Union City)

Benefits of Membership
Membership gives your agency:

  1. Free & low-cost food (including free farm-fresh produce)
  2. Free trainings & skill-building sessions
  3. Opportunities to apply for grants to increase agency capacity
  4. Access to free nutritional education services, Food Stamp (CalFresh) outreach services, and the emergency food referral Helpline

To become a Member Agency, your organization must:

  • Be a non-profit, charitable organization that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. (Other 501c organizations, such as 501c5, do not qualify).
  • Operate an emergency food program, such as a food pantry, hot meal program/soup kitchen, or emergency shelter that is open to walk-in clients.*
  • Distribute food regularly for at least 3 months prior to applying for membership.
  • Provide food directly to individuals and families in need. At least 51% of your clients must be low-income.
  • Distribute Food Bank food at no charge. Your agency may not ask for donations from clients for food.
  • Not require clients to work or to attend any religious activities in exchange for food or meals.
  • Be willing to follow Food Bank regulations such as (but not limited to) submitting monthly food distribution reports and taking food safety training once per year.

* Please note: The Food Bank is not accepting new non-emergency programs at this time. Non-emergency programs include day care sites, afterschool programs, rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, and residential programs.

New Member Agency Application Process:

Contact the Food Bank’’s Agency Services staff to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership. You can email us atagency (at) accfb.org or call us at 510-635-3663ext. 365.

Agency Services staff will work with you to determine your eligibility

Attend a series of 2 trainings.At least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency must attend EACH of the trainings. We welcome (and highly encourage) agencies to bring more than 2 staff/volunteers to attend each training.

  • Note: The last round of training dates for 2011 has already passed. The next round of training dates will be sometime in January – March 2012. Please contact us to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership so that we can contact you when these dates have been scheduled.
Submit a New Member Agency Application. Applications can only be submitted after at least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency have completed all 2 trainings.
Complete a successful site visit at your agency. Food Bank Agency Services staff will visit your site to see your program, facilities, and review food safety policies.
Applications will be reviewed by the Agency Relations Committee. The Agency Relations Committee, a Food Bank board committee of staff and volunteers from current member agencies, will review and select member agencies eligible to join the Food Bank. Decisions are usually made within 6-8 weeks from the training dates.
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FREE Business Strategic Plan

Are you interested in growing your business?
We are offering a FREE Business analysis and will discuss your needs for an overall Strategic Plan including a Website upgrade with a national media campaign, after you have completed the Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire on our website and schedule a meeting to contract our services and move forward to SUCCESS!
We can mount a media campaign for you with events and advantages your business offers to potential clients as the centerpiece of that effort. This could not only provide exposure and build your new brand, but could also build your business development with corporate sponsors, business partners, non-profit organizations and donors.
You could be your own special BRAND within and without the business campaign! This will not detract from the business campaign in any way and inevitably lead to other business opportunities, and a very effective social position that will allow you to achieve more business goals!
We will be integrally involved in creating the campaign concept with you as both a separate branded entity and the business brand. We would develop them within the overall brand platform and defining a tangible brand experience across the myriad offerings of the business services and social activities. Our work will touch on all aspects of the business as a brand, and the brand’s physical presentation; client offerings; programs; events; promotions; Web site; marketing; advertising; publicist; social media managements; sponsorship vehicles; and creation of “your business Community” through multi-channel strategies for both traditional and new media to engender an engaging, interactive and sustainable customer experience.
We will to develop and create expedient, viable, replicable solutions to optimize your bottom line, raise your public profile and social perception while increasing the satisfaction quotient for your customers.
As a means for us to move forward I would like to begin the initial intake process for you as a Strategic Planning Client. To that end I would like you are to complete our on-line “Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire” on our website at:
http://ex-why.com/strategic-planning-client-questionnaire/.
Complete the form as thoroughly as you can so that we can move forward in an informed, intelligent way to achieve your stated goals.
If you like, please fill out the Website Design Client Questionnaire at: http://ex-why.com/website-design-client-questionnaire/ to give us a good idea of your website needs. This will help clarify your website goals, design ideas, features, budget, and timeline. The more details you can give us, the better we will understand your needs and be able to provide you with the best service possible. As always if you get stuck or have questions, please give us a quick call and we will be glad to help.
The things that I feel you needs to address on your website/blog are:
1) E-Commerce with PayPal and all top payment services (including charitable donations),
2) Forms completion,
3) Cloud Storage for documents with selective access,
4) Video Conferencing and Chat,
5) Client Services Web Chat,
6) Audio and Video Display,
7) Members Only and Private Pages access,
8) Blog Post latest news and messages
You should take the time while at the website to review a great source of information on our company here and more useful information on the following pages:
Social Media Management at: http://ex-why.com/branded-social-media-management/
Publicist Services at: http://ex-why.com/publicist-services/
New Client Questionnaire at: http://ex-why.com/new-client-questionnaire/
There is much work to do and we are committed and prepared to work with you and look forward to our attaining success beyond your wildest dream!
Thank you again for allowing us to help you as we look forward to many more successful efforts!

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The Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation(A&MWF) is a non-denominational, multi-cultural,100% volunteer financed and operated relief organization that provides FREE food, medicine, clothing, educational and employment opportunities, mental and physical health referrals, legal aid, shelter and other necessities to individuals, children, families, and organizations who lack these essentials for any reason. We provide private school and college admissions educational opportunities; assists with referrals for job training and placement; rental assistance; social services assistance; homelessness assistance; mental and physical health assistance; medical assistance and legal aid assistance referrals FREE for ANYONE whom has the need at the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation website.Providing The Necessities For Success In Life
A&MWF, a public services organization based on GIVING AND SHARING, has created a 100% volunteer self-operated, self-supported, self financed model defined by developing the marketplace of a network that features high-performing results in the invaluable areas of: youth development; elementary, secondary and college education; poverty alleviation; mental and physical health medical services; social services, as well as other economic-empowerment programs for individuals, families; and small businesses.
A&MWF delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to over 4,000 individuals- children, families, and organizations per monthwho lack these essentials and is pioneering a new trend, as government and community funds grapple with the recession and the challenges of raising funds, WE have forged an awareness and sustained an effort to connect those in dire need with service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups with these causes. We have taken community foundations and moved into social networking, reaching beyond static “bricks and mortar” to interactive Web sites to serve as a dynamic virtual clearinghouses or “town square” that holds conversations between those in NEED and their local charities, citizens, donors, and volunteers.
A&MWF has made it easy and effortless for service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups to connect with those in NEED, as we have received more individuals needs profiles submitted on this site. The profiles include their contact information, information about their needs, desired solutions, pleas for their need satisfaction, and a listing of opportunities to achieve their solution. We also have profiles submitted of individuals as prospective donors or volunteers, include information about the causes that interest them.
If you or someone that you know needs Quality of Life Aid, PLEASE fill out the form below so that we can determine the best way to assist them.
Anyone can register at http://AMWFTRUST.ORG by submitting an online request form in a strictly confidential submission and they can also feel free to call the number (510) 394-4101 as well.

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¿eX-whY AdVentures?

CASTING CALLS

There are some good entertainment industry job listings below and on the “Casting Page” with Executive jobs in Sports and Entertainment with casting calls, auditions, and internships on the front page at http://eX-whY.com!
We have a HipHop Ad Agency specializing in advertising, strategic planning, promotions and marketing targeting the hard to reach, but extremely lucrative, X-Y and Baby Boomer generations urban and suburban markets using Hip Hop culture, it’s sound, it’s fashion, it’s speak, it’s bravado, it’s image, it’s way, as the vehicle. We have registered the services of Hip Hop, Rap and RB’s elite artists, producers, directors, writers, choreographers, dancers, graff artist, B-boys, photographers, actors, models, and professional athletes to participate in this eX-whY ¿eX-whY AdVentures?. We are producing commercial ads from concept, to creation, to production, to placement in media, – the entire process-, while owning our product!!!
We custom design, write, direct, produce, perform and provide all talent for the motion picture or television project, stage play, entertainment event, commercial ads, film trailers, soundtracks, the jingle, voice overs, and all promotions associated with the product.
We are developing jobs for actors, producers, directors, casting directors, and writers in the entertainment, commercial advertisement, stage, film and television fields.
To that end , our management agency would like you to provide us with a list of your castings calls that might fit this description for consideration in placement for jobs that you have.
We would be interested in any roles for anyone of our 10,000 Professional Athletes, Entertainers, Celebrity, Musicians, and Actors direct email recipients; our over 270,000 list members; and our over 21 million total readers of the publications we submit to.
As you can tell from our roster of talent, our Casting Division has a unique advantage in all forms of casting. With the growing popularity of ‘film and music video-style’ products, we have found that directors and producers value our ability to call in seasoned, serious talent from the film and television industries to add depth and quality to performances in stage, film, television and commercials.
More than two decades of feature film, television and commercial casting experience has provided us with strong relationships with agents, managers and talent which helps us to find the necessary talent to create innovative, creative and one-of-a-kind artistic product.
We can send Photos, Bios, videos, Comp Cards, CV with samples of work and salary requirements, where necessary. We are members of the Casting Society of America (C.S.A.), Independent Film Producers (I.F.P.), Screen Actors Guild (S.A.G.), and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) to list a few.
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December 2011-January 2012 New Job Listings


EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Established Talent Management Company, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is looking to hire a seasoned Manager and or Agent for their rapidly expanding Below-The-Line Division. They are seeking candidates that are highly motivated, savvy and must come with an existing client list. Competitive salary & commission deal offered. All inquiries will be kept confidential. They are looking to fill positions in both their LA and NY offices. Minimum 5 years’ experience as Below-The-Line Agent or Manager. Please reply to btlmanager2011@yahoo.com with your CV and info.
Full Service Creative Agency with feature, commercial, music video and international video background looking for seasoned Production Manager. This person must be knowledgeable in the industry with ample production office / set experience. The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following: mac/pc, Microsoft Office, Photoshop/Illustrator, Final Cut, bookkeeping/light budgeting, scheduling, travel arrangements, phone etiquette (often internationally) and rolling calls. It is essential to work well under pressure. Please email cover letters and resumes to: jobs@adorecreative.com
In-House Manager/CEO needed for author and public speaker. Must have experience in publishing or entertainment, preferably in management, legal, or marketing. 7+ years project management experience required, plus strong communication, time management, organization, prioritization, and people skills. Duties include management, growth, and expansion of current businesses and projects; training and managing employees; evaluating and initiating new projects; and negotiating contracts and deals. Email ceoapplications@gmail.com with “Kennedy” in the subject line of your email.
ASSISTANT LEVEL
United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.
Talent management company seeks highly motivated assistant preferably with some entertainment industry experience. College degree required. Applicant must be articulate, highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Please send resumes and cover letters to talentmgmtasst01@gmail.com
Management company seeks qualified assistant to work for extremely busy talent & lit manager in the film and television department. Candidates must have at least one year previous agency or management experience. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, heavy travel, database upkeep (inEntertainment and Microsoft Office Suite knowledge is required), submitting Breakdowns, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients’ and manager’s lives. Manager is a partner at the firm.18 month commitment required. Send cover letter and resume to asstsearch9465@gmail.com
Feature film production company seeks experienced freelance story analysts. Applicants must have at least two years of experience writing coverage for a producer, network or studio. Please email resume, references, and two coverage samples (1 script, 1 book) to reads619@gmail.com
Assistant to SVP of Reality Development and SVP of Scripted Development at a television production company. Ideal candidate would have agency experience, and an interest in both scripted and unscripted programming. Duties include: rolling calls; scheduling; coordinating with production and post-production; research; and contributing to projects in development. Qualifications: Must work well under pressure, have strong organizational skills, personable, reliable. Photoshop and powerpoint skills a plus. Send resumes to troehl@fbwmedia.com
Executive Assistant to Senior production executive at Miramax needed. Minimum one year prior experience as assistant to either agent, manager or production exec required. Needs to be very proficient with Mac and PC. Must be interested in reading, development, and packaging. Must have great organizational skills, etc. Position starts sometime in January. Please send resumes to: asst.position2012@gmail.com
Leading online entertainment news website seeking Executive Assistant. 2+ years experience rolling calls, scheduling meetings, red-lining docs, extremely trustworthy, and able to work long hours with dynamic entertainment personalities. Someone from an agency would be ideal who wants to break into production as an assistant. Reply with resume to: coolentertainmentnews@gmail.com
Premiere celebrity talent agency is seeking an agent assistant. Candidate will support President and Head of endorsements/licensing. Experience in celebrity endorsements or marketing preferred. The candidate should be excellent at handling multiple projects while maintaining a strong sense of professionalism. Apply only if you have prior industry desk experience. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be an agent. Email your cover letter and resume to bkline@iaala.com
TV Chef and NY Times Bestselling Author seeks a creative, hard working, extremely reliable Assistant. You will provide production/culinary support for multiple TV shows, cookbooks, infomercials and her entire brand. Must have 2 years substantial production or agency experience and a strong interest in all things culinary. This is more of a production / kitchen assistant than personal assistant. If interested email resume and cover letter to chefsassistantjob@gmail.com
Principato-Young Entertainment seeks qualified assistant to work for a busy lit manager in the film and television department. Candidates must have at least one year previous agency or management experience. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, travel, heavy grid upkeep, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients’ and manager’s lives. The desk requires heavy coverage and notes writing; candidates should have thoughtful comments on scripts and a passion for reading material. Manager is a partner at the firm. Please send cover letters and resumes to asstsearch9465900@gmail.com
Seeking qualified assistant for Beverly Hills-based talent agent. Clients include TV/film actors, producers, athletes, and reality stars. Ideal candidate would wish to be an agent long-term, and a sense of humor, lateral-thinking skills, and an ability to multi-task would be beneficial. Prior agency experience required, inEntertainment proficiency a plus. Job would begin first week of January 2012. Please send all cover letters and resumes to agencyjob2012@hotmail.com.
Beverly Hills based talent management company seeks office assistant. Candidates must have a strong/friendly phone presence, excellent communication skills, be extremely detail oriented, and able to multi-task and prioritize. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: phones, scheduling, office management, client submissions, research, booking travel, script coverage, etc. Interest in talent management essential. Please email resume and cover letter to officeasstjob345@gmail.com
Beverly Hills talent agency looking for an energetic, motivated assistant to support a high-volume agent in our alternative/reality department. The ideal candidate is even-keeled, smart, multi-tasking, passionate about reality TV and attuned to pop culture. Must have an interest in comedy and light script coverage. Entertainment experience preferred. Email resume and cover letter to bh.talentagency@gmail.com
Exec Assistant needed for new production company in BH. Should be savvy, sophisticated & fashion oriented with impeccable phone & email etiquette, as you will be corresponding with high profile clients. 3+ years of talent agency and or production experience is a must. College degree is a must. Amazing opportunity to start with a great company from the beginning. $50k + DOE. Send resumes with “Start Up Assistant” in subject to jobs@thehelpcompany.com
British owned company is seeking an executive assistant to the CEO. Candidate needs to be presentable, polite, and able to multi-task in a high pressured environment as this person will work at the front desk. Attention to detail, diplomacy, great communication skills and an excellent work ethic are necessary. Responsibilities include managing the CEO’s calendar, travel, calls, order/pick up meals. Our company produces award winning reality and factual television. Please send resumes to Daniel: asstresumes2011@gmail.com
Fox Networks Group seeks a second assistant for the Chairman, Entertainment. The ideal candidate can handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. This is not a permanent assistant position, and the candidate must want to be a television executive. A high level of professionalism and confidentiality, a college degree, and one year of entertainment experience are required. Agency experience is highly preferred. Please send resumes to fngasst@gmail.com
Seeking an executive assistant for a Management / Production Company based in Los Angeles (Century City). Job responsibilities entail overall office upkeep, answering phones, maintaining busy schedule, rolling calls, scheduling meetings, travel, interacting with casting offices and clients and providing administrative support for the head of our talent department. Candidates should have 1-2 years agency/management experience. Please email resume and cover letter to: elevateasst@gmail.com
Looking for an assistant to join one of the faster growing comedy managements companies. Lots of room for advancement. Must have a passion for comedy and entertainment industry experience. Send resumes and cover letters to: comedyasst2011@gmail.com
TV Chef and NY Times Bestselling Author seeking a creative, hard working, extremely reliable Assistant. You will provide culinary and production support for multiple TV shows, the brand of cookbooks, magazine articles, infomercials, dessert line and more. Must have production or agency experience, a strong interest in all things culinary as this is more a kitchen assistant than personal assistant position. If interested email resume and cover letter to chefsassistantjob@gmail.com
PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS
Established TV/Commercial Director seeks Personal/Professional Assistant for one year commitment. Applicant must be multi-tasker, organized, hard working, computer savvy and love dogs. Strong Final Cut Pro editing skills required. Full time job – actors with auditions will not be considered. Must have car, cell phone and have no problem with combined personal/professional duties. Salary $575 weekly. Please send resume to assistant@whitedwarfprods.com
Author seeks personal/executive assistant with 5+ years experience. If you’d look forward to the stability and working relationship, send resumes to ceoapplications@gmail.com
Executive/Personal Assistant wanted. The job is 5 days a week, you must work from home and being on call is required. Cell phone & internet hot spot will be provided, but need to have good working laptop. Must be tech savvy and blogger experience is a big plus, as well as YouTube knowledge. Candidate will be in charge of schedule and other various duties and must be available to travel if needed. Please send back a resume, along with a picture, and blog URL if you have one.
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Worldly and eco conscious jewelry brand that has been in business for over 20 years is looking for an executive/personal assistant. You will be responsible for managing the personal and professional calendar, party planning, email & phone correspondence, sending gifts. The ideal person will have at least 3 years of executive assistant experience, must be very proactive and have a can-do attitude. Excellent written & verbal skills a must. $50k. Send resumes to asoucie@24seveninc.com
Established TV/Commercial Director seeks Personal/Professional Assistant for one year commitment. Applicant must be multi-tasker, organized, hard working, computer savvy and love dogs. Strong Final Cut Pro editing skills required. Full time job – actors with auditions will not be considered. Must have car, cel phone and have no problem with combined personal/professional duties. Salary $575 weekly. Please send resume to assistant@whitedwarfprods.com
ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.
Major talent agency is seeking a full-time intern for Corporate Communications Department. Excellent opportunity for learning about media relations in the corporate environment. Applicants must be highly motivated, organized, detail-oriented and self-starting. Interns will assist with office projects, administration, and special events. Strong computer, verbal and written skills are essential. This is a paid internship through June 2012. Must hold bachelor’s degree (any major) from accredited four-year college or university. Potential for full-time position. Please email to corpcommassistant@gmail.com to apply.
As the worldwide leader in entertainment public relations, Rogers & Cowan specializes in developing integrated marketing campaigns for entertainment, technology, and fashion/beauty clients. A Fall internship at Rogers & Cowan is intended to provide a true learning experience for the student along with the opportunity to observe public relations professionals in a business environment. It will provide familiarity with the public relations field and with the functions of a large agency. Email rcinternships@rogersandcowan.com for consideration. College credit only.
Screen Actors Guild-Los Angeles seeks a Communication Specialist with experience in media communications and public relations. Position is responsible for creating and supporting all marketing communications programs and initiatives. Undergraduate degree required. 3-5 years of related experience required. Combination of experience and education may be suitable. Writing sample required. $52,200 starting salary. Equal Opportunity Employer. For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to jobs@sag.org.
Los Angeles based PR and Marketing firm is looking for eager and hard-working interns to come in and help out at least two full days per week. Clients include those in the fashion, design, and entertainment fields. Tasks include answering phones, filing, research, occasional work-related errands, etc. Occasional attendance at events required as well. Internship is for school credit only. Please email resumes to matt@periodmedia.com
Los Angeles-based PR agency Konnect PR is seeking a full-time Account Executive with experience in lifestyle consumer products. Ideal candidate should have solid media relations, good writing skills, a Bachelor Degree in PR/ related field and minimum of 1-2 years of PR experience. Please send resumes and cover letters to mguzman@konnect-pr.com
Beck Media, a Santa Monica-based public relations agency serving the television and technology industries, seeks motivated, persistent self-starters with strong writing and multi-tasking abilities to intern at our office. Creativity and resourcefulness required. Duties include: media research, list building, event staffing, research and writing assignments, etc. Timing is flexible around classes, but we would prefer someone available for at least 4 hours/day, 4-5 days/week. Please apply to Jobs@beckmedia.com
Red Light Public Relations, a product placement and entertainment marketing firm in Hollywood seeks to fill the position of a Senior Account Executive. Qualified candidates must have prior entertainment/product placement/publicity backgrounds. Fashion PR showroom experience is a must and a strong list of contacts is a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@redlightpr.com
Public relations and marketing firm specializing in emerging brands and entertainment is looking for responsible and dedicated interns to start immediately and gain valuable hands-on experience with media and the mechanics of PR campaigns and strategy. We are looking for interns who have an active interest in social media and website design/management. Interest in creating social media strategies that build fan base, increase engagement and drive traffic. Must be an ambitious multi-tasker comfortable in a fast paced environment who can stay ahead of industry trends. Please send resumes to: spencer@workshopcollective.com
Red Light PR, a boutique fashion firm specializing in product placement, publicity, entertainment marketing and celebrity seeding seeks to fill positions in their internship program with potential transition to full-time employment. Qualified candidates should have excellent communication/people skills, prior experience in fashion PR field, and open schedule availability. Email resume and cover letter as soon as possible to internship@redlightpr.com
MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Independent Music Management firm seeks manager for music administration division. Position requires knowledge of music publishing administration, contract admin and database management. Knowledge of production company and record label a&r is useful, although not essential. This position requires at least 5 years of industry experience, preferably in music publishing. Ability to exercise self-motivation, stellar communication and people skills, and quality control is essential. Please send CV to: entjobla@gmail.com
TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS
Looking for the best Final Cut Pro Editors to join our New Media Breaking News team. Full time employment starts 2012. Must be extremely fast. We have daily and hourly turn around on our content. Great creative work environment. This is not a beginners position. Any and all other program experience a plus. Especially graphic design & Photoshop experience. Must live in LA. Email Resume & Reel to jamesthaffner@gmail.com
A major teen and young adult website is looking for a Social Media Intern (Communications major). Duties include cultivating a social media voice and connecting with our worldwide followers. Qualifications: Avid Twitter user; mastery of teen pop culture, awareness of emerging social media trends, and interest in new social media platforms. Please send resume to SocialMediaInternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit.
Beverly Hills talent agency looking for a social media/digital marketer for the tour marketing department. Duties include, contact gathering, itineraries, gathering ticketing links, policing appropriate websites, organizing client social media data, working with the PR department on daily breaks, and coming up with online/digital promotions or campaigns to be implemented nationally/tourwide and track the success of said campaigns. Ideal candidate has previous industry and/or tour marketing experience, detailed, organized, and extremely proactive. Please e-mail resumes to smyers@apa-agency.com
A major teen website is seeking a talent relations assistant intern (public relations or communications major) next semester. The job consists of researching upcoming events in the L.A. area, answering phones, and assisting the Senior Director of Talent Relations to book, oversee and distribute celebrity interviews. Qualifications: Broad knowledge of teen pop culture, knowledge of proper email etiquette, and friendly demeanor. Please send resume toTalentInternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit.
A major teen website is looking for an Editorial Intern next semester. Duties include researching breaking celebrity news, reporting to the Managing Editor, and writing news articles for the website. Qualifications: Strong writing skills; knowledge of AP Style, broad knowledge of teen pop culture, and experience using blogging platforms such as WordPress, Movable Type or Tumblr. Please send resume to EditorialinternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit
A-list management company seeks a qualified web design and development coordinator. Responsibilities include assisting in maintenance of websites and apps for clients, executing marketing campaigns, and organizing and executing online publicity and grassroots newsletters. MUST be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, wire-framing, HTML, and CSS. E-mail cover letter and resume to Kristi@thecollective-la.com.
CEO of a large media/tech company which is on the cutting edge of video and technology production, seeks a motivated, creative executive assistant. Duties include heavy scheduling, travel coordination, research, administrative duties, creative brainstorming/projects with execs and anything to make sure the office runs smoothly. Candidates should be willing to dedicate 1-2 years to being a rock star assistant, after which, the possibilities for growth and promotion are endless. Agency/management experience preferred. Please send resumes to jaime.mennealy@inthemo.com
Interns needed to start immediately at HaHa Media, Inc, a web-based media company. We seek highly motivated, creative and intelligent interns who are eager to learn. This is a three-month internship, and interns must be available at least 2 days or 14-16 hours a week. Duties include learning how to effectively write for the web; aiding with research; and learning the nuts and bolts of search engine optimization. A sense of humor, organization and outside-the-box resourcefulness is a must, experience with social media is helpful. Please send cover letter and resume to nick@omdoubleg.com.
Production company with major deal to produce several original digital media series is seeking Production Coordinator/Office Manager for downtown LA office. Experience with development, production, post production, and social media preferred. Candidates should be creative, detail-oriented, work well under pressure, and possess strong communication skills. Salary, full time position. Please send cover letter and resume to: officemanager.coordinator@gmail.com
Maya Entertainment has exciting new internship opportunities within its Home Entertainment division. Duties include: online research, creating/updating Maya’s social media messaging, generating html sales newsletter, assisting with general office tasks (phones, filing, data entry). Knowledge of, or desire to learn about, the entertainment industry preferred. College credit. Skills: Microsoft Office, blogging, some web building, social networks and online marketing. Submit resume as PDF to: apply@maya-entertainment.com
Top digital-entertainment company is seeking assistant to the GM. Responsibilities include: managing calendar, rolling calls, travel, etc. This position provides the opportunity to actively engage in the programming strategy as well as participate in the business development of the network. Candidate will actively interface with the entertainment and production team to continue creating this innovating new-media destination. Ideal applicant will possess prior talent agency/production experience. Please send resumes to: digitalapplicant@gmail.com
Management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a diligent and ambitious candidate to work as a production intern in the Digital Studios department. Applicants must have extensive knowledge of social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, be very detail oriented and have an extended knowledge of YouTube and its back end. Experience with Final Cut Pro and Photoshop is a must. This internship is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the area of digital entertainment as well as develop your professional network and resume. E-mail cover letter, resume or reel to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com
CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)
Bi-Coastal (NY/LA) music management, celebrity and athlete endorsement firm is seeking an eager/hard-working intern to help out at least two full days per week. Clients include high-end celebrities and athletes in music, acting and lifestyle. Must be goal oriented and confidential. Tasks include answering phones, making outgoing calls, research, and basic office skills. Must be competent with Excel and Word. Internship is for school credit only. Please email resumes to ncokas@artistandathlete.com
Partner at talent agency seeking full-time assistant in Branding/Endorsement Dept. Job responsibilities include heavy phones, filing and standard office tasks, handling agent schedule, booking agent and client travel, etc. Position requires experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent writing ability, and professional phone etiquette. Great opportunity for growth. Agency, public relations, or management experience required. This is a New York based position. Please email resumes to agencyjob08@gmail.com.
Established Talent Management Company, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is looking to hire a seasoned Manager and or Agent for their rapidly expanding Below-The-Line Division. They are seeking candidates that are highly motivated, savvy and must come with an existing client list. Competitive salary & commission deal offered. All inquiries will be kept confidential. They are looking to fill positions in both their LA and NY offices. Minimum 5 years’ experience as Below-The-Line Agent or Manager. Please reply to btlmanager2011@yahoo.com with your CV and info.
NY film production company is seeking an Assistant for NY based VP of Marketing. This position is fast paced; candidates should have a focus in Marketing or Marketing assistant experience, and be an excellent multi-tasker with rock-solid administrative skills, phone skills and have knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe products. Also knowledge of Microsoft office programs. We are looking for someone quick, savvy and energetic. Please send resume to greattopassistant@gmail.com
Constellation, an online movie theater channel with offices in NYC, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic start-up environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines. Seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms. Send resume and cover letter to: contact@constellation.tv
GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER
Santa Monica Production Company seeks Front Office Receptionist for day time hours on Saturday and Sunday as well as early evening (5:30 PM to about 10 PM) on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Position will include, but not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, managing all aspects of company mail and shipping as well as other various clerical duties. Please email cover letter and resume to: sheri.ross@verizon.net
Red Granite Pictures is looking for a organized and enthusiastic receptionist to start immediately. Responsibilities include answering phones, preparing expense reports, scheduling meetings, ordering supplies, as well as reading scripts and writing coverage. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. Please email resumes to info@redgranitepictures.com, subject “Reception Opening.” This is a part-time position.
Bi-coastal talent agency is looking for an experienced Receptionist to start immediately. Duties include answering phones, greeting clients, and providing administrative support. Candidates must have experience on an entertainment industry desk, computer savvy, excellent phone etiquette, a strong work ethic, and the ability to learn quickly, multi-task, and be a team player with the right personality. Please email resume and cover letter to: dan@ksrtalent.com.
Boutique beauty agency is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and detailed orientated Receptionist/Assistant Agent. Candidates must be able to answer heavy calls, book travel, have excellent communication and organizational skills, a desire to learn the business and a high level of enthusiasm. Agency experience a plus. Great entry level opportunity to experience the entertainment world. Salary position & more details upon interview. Send cover letters and resumes to asia@eamgmt.com
INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)
The Research & Development/Studio Operations divisions of Marvel Studios are seeking interns interested in comics and film development. Proficiency in Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office are preferred. Interns will be largely responsible for film project research in addition to assisting with administrative tasks Internship runs from Jan to May/June and are 20 hours/week. Interns must receive course credit. Please email resume and cover letter to: marveldevelopmentintern@gmail.com. Attn: Development Internship Coordinator.
Thunder Road Pictures seeks sharp, creative interns passionate about Film and TV. Excellent analytical reading and writing skills necessary, as coverage is expected regularly. Our internship producing program teaches interns the steps taken to develop and produce feature films and television series in a fun, friendly work environment. Car required and all interns must be able to earn credit. Hours are preferably 2-3 full days a week. We are currently hiring interns for Winter/Spring 2012 (Jan-May). Please send cover letter and resume to noah.winter@thunderroadfilms.com
Momentum Entertainment Group, a future generation content studio, is looking for spring interns within the Alternative Department. 20-25 hours a week, willing to work around class schedules. Please email resume and cover letter to internshipmomentum@gmail.com. Students must receive class credit.
Underground Films is looking for interns for their trainee program to start right away. The position is unpaid. You will gain valuable experience and knowledge in the areas of management and production, as well as working in a creative environment. Intern will have the opportunity to attend development meetings, client meetings, generals and listen in on calls. Intern must be able to multi-task as duties include script reading, answering phones, scheduling and other general office duties. No previous experience needed. Please email resume and cover letter to Austin at austin@undergroundfilms.net
Working Title Films is searching for intern candidates for the Spring 2012 semester. WTF is looking for highly capable individuals who have a passion for film and a desire to learn. Candidates must be outgoing, smart self-starters who like to work hard and have fun. Junior and Senior applicants only. Lunch is paid. Please submit resume and cover letter to workingtitlehr@gmail.com with the subject – Internship.
Looking for a smart, hard-working intern to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties at Muse Entertainment, a production company located in Studio City. Position is unpaid. A great opportunity to learn how the development process works alongside high-level execs, as it’s a small office with large projects. Academic credit offered. Please contact museusafrontdesk@gmail.com to be considered.
Prime Universe Productions is looking for enthusiastic interns. We are a very busy production company with numerous projects in various stages of development. This is an extremely creative environment where interns can be as involved in the development process as they want to be. Very important to be a self-starter. Please email resume and brief cover letter to info@primeuniverse.com. Include ”Internship” in the subject line.
Film Rites, a production company founded by Steve Zaillian with a first-look deal at DreamWorks is looking for highly motivated interns to for the Spring 2012 semester. Interns will be exposed to daily operations, learning film development first-hand at an active production company. Duties include script coverage, actor/writer/director lists, administrative (copies, correspondence, phones), scheduling, creative meetings. Knowledge of film and strong writing skills are top priorities. This is an unpaid internship. Resumes should be sent to alex@filmrites.com
UTA writer client looking for an intern to help with research on several projects including two TV pilots and several feature scripts all in development. Must know Final Draft and have good proofreading skills. Hours are flexible, around 5-10/week. Unpaid. In return for their services, they will get career and relationship advice. A good opportunity for aspiring writers/producers to gain experience working with a successful writer. Please send resumes to hymsona@unitedtalent.com
Brand new financier/production company hiring a few interns to start immediately. While the job does not pay it’s a fantastic experience if you put in the work. Must commit to at least 6 months, 2 days a week. Reading on your weekends. We are making films. Duties include office duties (everything that entails). If you haven’t read at least 50 scripts and have no experience doing coverage do not send your resume. Email resumes to filminterns2012@hotmail.com
Academy Award-winning filmmaker seeks an intern for his production company, 2-3 days per week (M/W or M/W/F). Tasks include administrative work, but also a significant amount of development, brainstorming, and coverage. Send resumes to intern.intern.intern@gmail.com. Include a brief cover letter in the body of your email. Put the title of a book (with author) in the subject line. Must be a current college student able to receive credit.
Big Screen Entertainment Group is looking for young, motivated, and enthusiastic interns. Duties will include phones, emails, script coverage and general office support. The position will be 2-3 days per week, 12-15 hours total. We pay for lunch and reimburse for gas. This is a great opportunity to learn the development, production, and distribution sides of the business. Please send cover letters and resumes to adam@bigscreenent.com
Small but prevalent production company seeks creative, tech-savvy critical thinkers that don’t shy away from hard work and a do-it-yourself attitude. This internship revolves around coverage, office duties, and we are looking for individuals who shine in a fast-paced and creative environment. Applications could potentially be an animator, graphic designer, filmmaker, writer, web designer, etc. School credit only. Start January, 2012 (Spring Semester). Send cover letter and resume to ProdCo.Interns@gmail.com
Crucial Films, a busy production company for entertainment mogul Dr. Dre, seeks motivated interns starting in January 2012. Candidates must be fulltime students. Focusing on films/TV, this is a unique opportunity for a very hands on experience. Duties: handle phone calls, set meetings for executives, read and report on scripts. This is an unpaid internship, but will help you take your career to the next level. Send resumes to crucialfilms.asst@gmail.com
Endgame Entertainment is a film production and finance company seeking interns for its work based training program relating to the company’s creative development and business development departments. Interns will gain training and experience in phones, clerical duties, and script coverage. Previous knowledge of script coverage is appreciated but not required. Please send cover letters and resumes to internendgame@gmail.com. Unpaid. School credit only for Spring semester.
High level talent management/production company is seeking interns for the Fall semester. Applicant must be passionate about film industry and acting management with a good talent for script coverage, and must be proficient with answering phones, scheduling, and light office work. Internship is non-paid, and must be for college credit. Please email resumé and cover letter to mosaicinterns2011@gmail.com
Smokewood Entertainment is looking for an intern to assist in post production on their most recently wrapped film, Long Time Gone. Duties will include making runs, assisting with editorial needs and being a liaison between producers and editorial. This is a great opportunity to see how post production works on a feature film and to make connections with professionals in the industry. Please send cover letter and resume to: elizabethcohen3@gmail.com
Original Film seeks sharp interns passionate about film and eager to learn. Friendly work environment. Past interns have been hired. Responsibilities include reading, coverage, research, and general demands of an office. An excellent opportunity to learn in an active environment. 2-3 days/week preferred. Class credit available. Email resumes to intern@moritzfilm.com
Film finance company and its literary management subsidiary seek office interns for the winter/spring 2012 season. Duties will range from going on runs, general office tasks, backup reception / assistants, script coverage, and research projects. Availability required is 2 days a week M-F 9am – 7pm. School credit required, no exceptions. Candidates that do not meet these requirements need not apply. Please send attached cover letters and resumes to officeinterns@gmail.com
Bold Management & Production, a boutique management company representing artists in the areas of Talent, Literary and Music, seeks creative, outgoing, organized individuals for 3 day/week unpaid internships. Duties include but not limited to rolling calls, script coverage, project tracking, talent submissions, appointment scheduling, support with booking bands to local music venues, developing relationships with leading music blogs and general office duties. Email resumes to: assistant@boldmp.com> College credit given if applicable.
FilmNation Entertainment is a development and production company based out of Beverly Hills. This company is a great place to see the whole process of filmmaking, from development through delivery. Duties include heavy amounts of script reading and coverage as well as answering phones, and greeting clients. Interns are expected to be detail oriented, proactive, hardworking, and excited by this industry. Internship is unpaid. Parking is provided. Please email resumes and cover letters to laoffice@wearefilmnation.com
Global artist/brand management firm seeks motivated, hard-working interns available 3-5 days/week. Responsibilities include handling phones, merchandise and product inventory, in addition to general administrative duties. The ideal candidate is a team player who takes initiative and sees projects through to completion. This position requires a great deal of professionalism and attention to detail. Internships are unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume to assistant@jamincla.com
Intern for Pilot Presentation. Start immediately. January shoot. Prefer someone with production experience and Final Draft to assist with script compilation. Must be a team player to work alongside producers, cast, and crew. PC literate. Assist in various aspects of production, organizing office, phones. This could become a full time job when/if the show goes to series. Valley location. We’ll need someone 5 days/week. Small weekly stipend. themensroomtv@att.net
Steve Carr is currently looking for interns for his production company Rumpus Entertainment. Duties will be script coverage, general administrative tasks, and the occasional errand. This internship is for college credit. We ask that interns have a car, a laptop, and are available 2 days a week. Forward resumes and attachments in the body of an email to asst@rumpusla.com
Scenario, a new literary management and production company, offers interns a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience and earn great references by working with our writers, directors, and creative producers in the story development process doing story analysis, research, and notes. Part-time and full-time positions are available (including optional evening and weekend hours) for this unpaid internship. For more details, email internships@scenario-la.com
Color Force, Nina Jacobson’s production company, is currently seeking interns for the Spring. We are looking for motivated, self-starters who are eager to learn more about the development and production process to intern 2-3 full days per week. We are a small and hands-on company. In addition to general administrative tasks, our interns attend ideas meetings, write script coverage, and complete research projects. The internship is unpaid and college credit is required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to colorforceintern@gmail.com
Leading Reality Television Show is seeking interns to aid in the preproduction of our second season. Interns will work alongside world class talent as well as top level television producers. Responsibilities will include: research, correspondence, scheduling, and errands. Positions are unpaid however successful completion of internship will likely lead to employment. Fluency in Hebrew and English a plus. Please email resumes and cover letters to lalalandintern@gmail.com
OddLot Entertainment is looking for interns seeking hands-on experience in film development/production. Duties include covering scripts, participating in Weekend Read meetings, phone reception, errands, etc. We’re looking for candidates who are outgoing, organized, and have a hunger to learn the ins and outs of film production. While the internship is unpaid, we provide lunch. Please email your cover letter/resume to internship@oddlotent.com, Attn: Office Manager/HR, with subject line P&D Internship Spring 2012. 11/18
IM Global, the leading sales company and financier is seeking interns in the sales, acquisitions, and finance departments. Duties include: phones, reading scripts, other admin responsibilities in a fast-paced setting. Internship is unpaid but school credit available. Great opportunity to gain hands-on experience from one of the most successful companies in the field. Please send resume to:
imglobal2011@gmail.com
Boutique talent agency in Santa Monica seeks intelligent, creative and computer-savvy intern with a great attitude and an interest in learning the industry. You will be involved in talent submissions, coverage, answering phones, assisting with contracts, filing, as well as other general administrative duties. Two full days (10am-5pm) a week minimum. Internship is unpaid, but school credit available. We are a small company so our interns get a real hands-on experience and an extraordinary education. Please submit cover letter, resume and availability to glickasst@glickagency.com
Myriad Pictures is a Santa Monica based development, production and film sales company. Interns tasks include reading, coverage, participation in weekend read meetings, general office duties, errands, covering desks, and research. Applicants should be capable, motivated, responsible, detail-oriented, and proficient in Word/Excel/Outlook. This is an incredible opportunity to experience multiple aspects of the film industry. This internship is unpaid, and participants must be eligible to receive academic credit. Flexible schedule. Please send resume and cover letter to juliana.dacunha@myriadpictures.com
Production Company, with films in development, is looking for an intern to start as soon as possible. Duties include: answering phones, scheduling, writing script coverage, and various other jobs. You will get the chance to work closely with the CEO and see firsthand how a production company is run. Please send cover letter and resume to PantheonAsst@gmail.com
Busy film producer seeks part-time assistant or intern, depending on experience. Ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized, and has great communication and computer skills. Responsibilities include clerical duties, and participating in development, production and post-production. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese a major plus. Please forward resume and cover letter to janetyang1@gmail.com
Miss World, a documentary film produced and directed by Cecilia Peck is seeking an unpaid intern to start immediately and work 2-3 days a week on post-production (flexible schedule.) Ideal candidate will be proactive, energetic, and possess very strong computer, research, and writing skills. You may receive school credit. Please send your resume and cover letter to cecilia@linordocumentary.com
A small independent production company is seeking interns for an exciting documentary on music art and film now entering post-production. This a great way to get hands on film/TV skills as you will be assisting the Editor with transcription and tape logging. Unfortunately the position is unpaid, but future opportunities with the company may be available. Please send a pdf of your resume and a cover letter to documentaryartmusic@gmail.com
An A-list management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a diligent and ambitious intern interested in working in the television development. Tasks include answering phones, managing schedules, working with client, and going on runs. This is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the management area of the entertainment field as well as develop your professional network and resume. Previous desk experience is preferred but not required. This internship is not paid. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com
Four By Two Films is currently seeking reliable interns with an interest in comedy, writing, development and production. Responsibilities include script coverage, phones, office management, project research, and occasional runs. This is a non-paid internship. College credit necessary. Ideally looking for 2-3 day/week commitment. Please email resumes and cover letters with your availability to: internapp1@gmail.com
River Road Entertainment is seeking reliable, enthusiastic interns for winter/spring. Responsibilities include: script coverage, projects (writer/director lists, research), and administrative support (phones, copies). Contribute in creative meetings, and learn the development process firsthand. Candidates should have strong interest in feature film development, superior writing skills, and great taste! Send resume, cover letter and coverage samples, if available to resumes@rivroad.com. Credit required.
Talent-based feature production company with a focus on comedy is currently seeking reliable interns with an interest in writing, development and production. Responsibilities include script coverage, phones, office management, project research, and occasional runs. This is a non-paid internship. College credit necessary. Ideally looking for 2-3 day/week commitment. Please email resumes and cover letters with your availability to: internapp1@gmail.com
Mandate Pictures seeks interns for its spring semester film development internship program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: reading and evaluating script, book, and article submissions, updating script and DVD databases, pitching material to executives, attending weekly staff meetings, compiling film festival grids, researching short films and up-and-coming talent, and covering executives’ desks/phones when relevant. The internship also involves a Q&A dinner with Mandate’s creative executives and intern seminars on film finance and film marketing. Candidates must be eligible to receive college credit. Send resume and cover letter to mandatepicturesinternship@gmail.com
Intrigue Entertainment seeks interns for the winter/spring term. We are currently in Studio City, but will be relocating to the westside early next year, and interns are expected to be available at both locations. Duties include conducting project research, writing coverage, and general administrative tasks. Ideal candidates will be professional and be committed to at least three days a week. Candidate must supply his/her own laptop and should have their own transportation. Position is unpaid.
Email cover letter and resume in the body of the email, with subject line “Internship” to:
info@intrigueent.com
Interns needed immediately for a comedy pilot presentation for AMC. Interns will spend time in the production office as well as on set. Internship begins immediately. Shoot starts November 15th and lasts 4 days. Applicants must have a car and a valid drivers license. Send resume to: intern@op-ent.com
Samuel Goldwyn Films is looking for hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include film festival prep, script reading and screening movies coverage, research, and general office needs. We are looking for someone to commit to 2 or more days/week in our Beverly Hills office. Students must be enrolled in a recognized academic institution. Please email resumes to margot@samuelgoldwyn.com
Lawrence Bender Productions seeks Fall & Spring Session interns with a motivated attitude to start immediately as well as for our next intern session. Heavy reading, answering phones, runs and the opportunity to sit in creative meetings. Must have a car, all mileage reimbursed. Hours: 9am-7pm, 2-3 days a week. Please send resumes and cover letters as attachments to: lbproductionsinterns@gmail.com
Katalyst Films’ Production Department seeks bright, qualified interns for the Spring semester 2012. Interns must receive college credit and commit to at least 2days a week. An interest in production is desired; duties include supporting the Vice President of Production, organizing and prepping shoots, dealing with logistics, helping to facilitate communication and assisting with basic finance processes. Please submit a brief cover letter with a resume (PDF attachment preferred) to productionintern2011@gmail.com
Blumhouse Productions is looking for 4 creatively-minded, enthusiastic, and intelligent interns to be a part of a growing company in the heart of Hollywood. Responsibilities include coverage, office duties, and you will have the chance to get creatively involved with our current projects as well! Students with film/tv production degrees are preferred! Please email all resumes to blumhouseproductions@gmail.com
Angry Films is looking for highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of script libraries, script coverage, regular office duties and phones, spending one on one time with producers assisting them, and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car and have the ability to multitask and be organized. Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume in body of email to angryfilmscal@gmail.com
Practical Pictures is looking for interns (unpaid, starting Jan 3rd). Hands-on interfacing with the producer bosses in a small company– you’ll need some experience (phones, computers). We’re in post on AMERICAN REUNION (PIE), releasing 4/16/12. We also have development projects at every studio. If you’re able to work 2 full days, please email resumes to practicalintern@yahoo.com
Vuguru, an independent Beverly Hills-based studio funded by Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company and Rogers Media, seeks motivated interns. Selected applicants will have an opportunity to work alongside executives in Development, Production, Post Production, Distribution, Marketing and Legal. Unpaid/academic credit only for the Spring 2012 semester. Positions available beginning mid-December2011. Minimum four days per week. Must have car. Resumes to internshipv@gmail.com. Please specify department of interest. No cover letter required.
Beverly Hills literary management company seeks efficient, intelligent, creative interns to start immediately. Duties include but not limited to script coverage, phone duty, office duties, running errands, scheduling, and research. Candidates should be creative thinkers, great multi-taskers and possess excellent communication skills. These are non-paying, part-time internships but will be an amazing opportunity for anyone willing to learn to about the industry. Please send cover letter and resumes to fall.internships.la@gmail.com
The Gersh Agency seeks dedicated interns for year-round internships for our Talent, Motion Picture Literary, Television and Comedy departments. Responsibilities include reading/covering scripts for consideration, rolling calls, actor submissions, and general office duties. Furthermore, our internship provides the opportunity to shadow Assistants and Agents in their day-to-day activities. Interns are required to work with us 1-2 days a week and supply evidence of school credit. To apply, please email your resume to: hr@gershla.com. Be sure to include a short paragraph detailing your interest in our Internship Program.

 

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    Dr. Kenya Numan and her organization “Stepping Together as well as Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim and the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation were recently honored in Miami, Florida and Port Au Prince, Haiti last month for the Relief Missions that they have sent to Haiti since the earthquake.
Abdul-Jalil and crew are currently up for an EMMY with “OUT. The Glenn Burke Story”, and have already won several honors for it and expect more.
Special “Thanks” to all that have supported our efforts over the years!FREE tickets to:
Goapele, Thurs., 11/17@10 pm, Sun., 11/20 @7 pm, Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
David Grisman Quintet, Sat., 11/12 @10 pm, Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
David Grisman / Frank Vignola
Duo, Sun, 11/13 @6 pm,  Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
Amiri Baraka, Roscoe Mitchell
, Genny Lim and Ishmael Reed Band, Mon. 11/14, @8 pm, ,Yoshi’s- San Francisco,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco;
Tank, Fri. 11/18 @10 pm, Yoshi’s-
San Francisco,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco;
The Velveteen Rabbit, Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson, Sat., 11/26 @2 p.m., Novellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street), San Francisco, CA
Fela!, Produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, 11/15 – 12/11 @8pm, Curran Theatre, 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Colors of Christmas, featuring Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Lea Salonga, Ben Vereen with A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir and San Francisco Symphony, December 13-15, 2011, 8:00 pm, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco , CA 94199

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Goapele

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Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

Oakland’s homegrown neo-soul / jazz singer-songwriter sensation

Goapele – Play

Singer/songwriter Goapele broke out of Bay Area at the beginning of the last decade determined to make a difference in the world of music. Seamlessly blending genres while refusing to be limited by the “neo-soul” tag, the eloquent singer/ songwriter completed her first release Closer in 2001 and never looked back. Embraced from the beginning by critics and fans alike, Goapele carved the perfect niche for herself as she created music that fused jazz, soul and hip-hop with her own beautiful poetry.
While the Oakland native and former Berklee College of Music student has continued to grow as artist and live performer in the eleven years since her debut, Goapele is also known as a savvy businesswoman.
Not content to be merely another singer lost in the machine, Goapele’s follow-up recordings Even Closer (2002) and Change It All (2005) were released through majors in conjunction with her family owned independent label Skyblaze. “I like being more hands on when it comes to my music,” Goapele says. “Establishing Skyblaze allowed me to have creative control and a strong understanding for the business behind the music.” While Rolling Stone magazine once called Goapele the “spiritual love child of Sade and D’Angelo,” her searing voice can be both sensuous and serious, often on the same song. After taking off six years from recording, Goapele has returned to the forefront of the music scene with Break of Dawn, a collection of sophisticated songs dealing with love, loss and all the life in between.“One of my goals for the newest project Break of Dawn was to be more uninhibited,” Goapele says. “I came into this business as a young woman who wanted to lay a foundation of musical integrity and now I’m more willing to share my sensuality as well. I realize that it’s possible to be both complex and provocative.”
As a perfect example of Goapele’s more sensuous side, her first single “Play” is like a hot bubble bath overflowing with synths and passion. “I was working with producers Electric Thunderbolt, Dan Electric and Teddy Thunderbolt, and they started a vibe with the synths and drums that struck a chord with me. I was immediately ready to get into the recording booth,” Goapele says. With sizzling rhythms that are subtle, sexy, but nonetheless funky, one feels as though Goapele is whispering lustful secrets in your ear.
“Milk & Honey,” produced by Bedrock, is another sleek, sexy song that helped set the tone for Break of Dawn. “Bedrock and I worked together on the last album, and when he started working on the music for ‘Milk & Honey,’ I naturally felt the direction I wanted to go in.”
Recorded mostly at Zoo Studios in Oakland, Break of Dawn digs deep while honestly revealing the many layers of experience that defines Goapele, from the birth of her daughter to the death of her father as well as a close friend.
“When I began thinking about the kind of project I wanted to make, I felt as though the world was open,” Goapele states. “My musical foundation was already in place, so I could experiment and try new things.”
As one of the earliest songs recorded for this project, the title track is the perfect anthem of perseverance in an ever-changing world that we have no control over. “I chose Break of Dawn as the title, because for me it represents being able to face challenges while still moving forward. After recording ‘Break of Dawn,’ I felt that through the good and bad things that have happened in my life, these were the experiences that led me to where I am today.”
Produced by multi-instrumentalist Malay, who has worked with John Legend and Big Boi, the self-empowering song has a vibe that matches the Goapele’s personality perfectly. “Both the album title and the song represents a new day and yet another opportunity to live the life we want to life,” Goapele explains. “This is what keeps me inspired and motivated.”
Collaborating with an array of creative folks including Kerry “Krucial” Brothers, Bobby Ozuma, Malay and Bedrock, this is also the first project Goapele has worked with other songwriters. “Writing lyrics has always been such a personal process for me, but for Break of Dawn, I decided to take some of the pressure off of myself,” she says, laughing.
Songwriter Carman Michelle teamed-up with Goapele and producer Krucial to help compose one of the album’s most heartfelt songs “Hush,” a beautiful lullaby written for her four-year-old daughter.
Another emotionally charged track is “Tears on my Pillow,” a hard-hitting soulful song that explores Goapele’s more bluesy side, dealing with the acceptance of love lost.
Growing-up in Oakland, her politically activist parents helped Goapele develop her musical taste by taking her to countless concerts. “Both of them loved music, so we’d go to shows,” Goapele says. Her father was a politically exiled South African who knew many of the musicians. “They were often friends of the family, so sometimes they would even let me go on stage to sing and dance with the backup singers.”
In addition to attending concerts as a girl, Goapele went to a performing arts elementary school. “My big influences were Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Prince and Bob Marley.” As a child, Goapele also attended a lot of rallies and leadership conferences with her mother.
“Music was always a part of the program and I would be called upon to perform songs by Acapella group Sweet Honey in the Rock,” she remembers. “But, I will admit
the first album I ever owned was Whitney Houston, which I carried around with me everywhere. My brother was the one who turned me on to rap, because he always played EPMD and Run-DMC.”
After singing with The Oakland Youth Choir through out high school, Goapele attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she auditioned by singing the Lena Horne classic “Stormy Weather.”
“I went to Berklee, because I wanted to have a better understanding of both the creative (singing, songwriting) as well as the business side,” says the former voice major. “I even performed in a James Brown ensemble group so I could be pushed out of my comfort zone.”
Indeed, a little bit of the James Brown/Prince vibe comes through on the hypnotic- funk of “Money.” As the last song recorded for Break of Dawn, she says, “Although I’m a naturally laidback person, I felt I needed a song to kick up the tempo a little bit. Malay played me a funky bassline and we just took the song from there. The subject of money is stressing out so many people these days, but I wanted folks to realize it’s not more important than relationships with other people.”
After a six-year hiatus, Goapele returns to the limelight with perhaps her most diverse and exciting project to date. Without a doubt, the beauty, tenderness and joyful music on Break of Dawn will make your day.
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David Grisman Quintet

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 10:00 PM

Sunday, November 13, 2011, 6:00 PM

Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

David Grisman Quintet “Acousticity”


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David Grisman: mandolin
Matt Eakle: flute
Frank Vignola: guitar
Jim Kerwin: bass
George Marsh: drums/percussion

For nearly half a century, mandolinist / composer / bandleader / producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. His musical range is wide and deep — embracing many styles, genres and traditions.
An acoustic pioneer and innovator, David forged a unique personal artistic path, skillfully combining elements of the great American music/art forms — jazz and bluegrass with many international flavors and sensibilities to create his own distinctive idiom — “Dawg” music (the nickname given him by Jerry Garcia.)  In doing so, he’s inspired new generations of acoustic string musicians, while creating his own niche in contemporary music.
Grisman discovered the mandolin as a teenager growing up in New Jersey, where he met and became a disciple of mandolinist/folklorist Ralph Rinzler. Despite warnings from his piano teacher that it wasn’t a “real” instrument, David learned to play the mandolin in the style of Bill Monroe, the father of bluegrass music.  He took it to Greenwich Village where he studied English at NYU, while immersed in the proliferating folk music scene of the early 1960s.
In 1963 Grisman made his first recordings both as an artist (Even Dozen Jug Band – Elektra) and producer (Red Allen, Frank Wakefield and the Kentuckians – Folkways.)  In 1966 Red Allen offered David his first job with an authentic bluegrass band, the Kentuckians. Grisman began composing original tunes and playing with other urban bluegrass contemporaries like Peter Rowan and Jerry Garcia, with whom he would later form Old & in the Way.
David’s interests spread to jazz in 1967, while playing in a folk-rock group, Earth Opera. A failed attempt at learning to play alto sax turned him into a student of jazz musicianship and theory. His burgeoning career as a session musician gave him experience playing many types of music and opportunities to stretch the boundaries of the mandolin. His discography is filled with notables including Jerry Garcia, Stephane Grappelli, the Grateful Dead, John Hartford, Del McCoury, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Earl Scruggs, James Taylor and Doc Watson.
Dawg’s instrumental style found a home in 1974 when he formed the Great American Music Band with fiddler Richard Greene. “Nothing against singers,” said David, “but it became apparent to me that I could play 90 minutes without one. Besides, Elvis never called.” Within a year, David met guitar wizard Tony Rice, who moved to California where they started rehearsing a new group, the David Grisman Quintet (DGQ,) which also included violinist Darol Anger and bassist/mandolinist Todd Phillips. Since then the DGQ has featured such stellar notables as Svend Asmussen, Hal Blaine, Vassar Clements, Stephane Grappelli, Mike Marshall, Andy Statman and Frank Vignola.
The current lineup of the DAVID GRISMAN QUINTET  includes bassist Jim Kerwin, flutist Matt Eakle, percussionist George Marsh, and guitarist Frank Vignola.
After recording for major and independent labels, David founded Acoustic Disc in 1990 and entered the most prolific period of his career, producing 67 critically acclaimed CDs (five of which were Grammy-nominated.) In 2010 he launched http://AcousticOasis.com/ AcousticOasis.com, the first download website devoted to acoustic music.
David Grisman has always been a revolutionary. He has deeply influenced contemporary acoustic practicioners through his own musical explorations and with the continuing success of Acoustic Disc and Acoustic Oasis, has helped make artist-owned independent labels a viable force in today’s music business.

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Amiri Baraka and Ishmael Reed plus Roscoe Mitchell

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November 14, 2011
8 PM
Yoshi’s San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

A Fundraiser for Before Columbus Foundation
Poet. Playwright. Activist.
Featuring performances by Al Young, Genny Lim, Lorna Dee Cervantes and Danny Romero.

Amiri Baraka
Amiri Baraka, born in 1934, in Newark, New Jersey, USA, is the author of over 40 books of essays, poems, drama, and music history and criticism, a poet icon and revolutionary political activist who has recited poetry and lectured on cultural and political issues extensively in the USA, the Caribbean, Africa, and Europe.

With influences on his work ranging from musical orishas such as Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, and Sun Ra to the Cuban Revolution, Malcolm X and world revolutionary movements, Baraka is renowned as the founder of the Black Arts Movement in Harlem in the 1960s that became, though short-lived, the virtual blueprint for a new American theater aesthetics. The movement and his published and performance work, such as the signature study on African-American music, Blues People (1963) and the play Dutchman (1963) practically seeded “the cultural corollary to black nationalism” of that revolutionary American milieu.
Other titles range from Selected Poetry of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones (1979), to The Music (1987), a fascinating collection of poems and monographs on Jazz and Blues authored by Baraka and his wife and poet Amina, and his boldly sortied essays, The Essence of Reparations (2003).
He has been the subject of numerous documentary films including Mario Van Peeble’s Poetic License for The Sundance Channel and St. Clair Bourne’s In Motion: Amiri Baraka. He has also appeared in dozens of films including, most recently, M.K. Asante, Jr’s award-winning documentary The Black Candle.
The Essence of Reparations is Baraka’s first published collection of essays in book form radically exploring what is sure to become a twenty-first century watershed movement of Black peoples to the interrelated issues of racism, national oppression, colonialism, neo-colonialism, self-determination and national and human liberation, which he has long been addressing creatively and critically. It has been said that Amiri Baraka is committed to social justice like no other American writer. He has taught at Yale, Columbia, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Somebody Blew Up America & Other Poems is Baraka’s first collection of poems published in the Caribbean and includes the title poem that has headlined him in the media in ways rare to poets and authors. The recital of the poem “that mattered” engaged the poet warrior in a battle royal with the very governor of New Jersey and with a legion of detractors demanding his resignation as the state’s Poet Laureate because of Somebody Blew Up America’s provocatively poetic inquiry (in a few lines of the poem) about who knew beforehand about the New York City World Trade Center bombings in 2001. The poem’s own detonation caused the author’s photo and words to be splashed across the pages of New York’s Amsterdam News and the New York Times and to be featured on CNN–to name a few US city, state and national and international media.
Ishmael Reed
Ishmael Reed is one of the most original and controversial figures in the field of African American letters. Reed was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 22 February 1938, but he grew up in Buffalo, New York. After graduating from high school in 1956, he enrolled as a night student at Millard Fillmore College but transferred to the University of Buffalo as a day student with the assistance of an English teacher who was impressed with a story Reed had written. For financial reasons, however, Reed eventually withdrew without taking a degree. He remained in Buffalo for some time, working as a correspondent for the Empire Star Weekly, a black community newspaper, and serving as cohost of a local radio program that was canceled after Reed conducted an interview with Malcolm X.

Moving to New York City in 1962, Reed served as editor of a Newark, New Jersey, weekly and helped establish the legendary East Village Other, one of the first and best-known of the so-called underground newspapers. Reed also was a member of the Umbra Writers Workshop, one of the organizations instrumental in the creation of the Black Arts movement and its efforts to establish a Black Aesthetic.
Reed’s first novel, The Freelance Pallbearers, was published in 1967. That same year he moved to Berkeley, California, later relocating to the adjacent city of Oakland, where he currently resides with his wife, Carla Blank, a dancer and choreographer. They have a daughter, Tennessee. Reed also has a daughter, Timothy Brett, from a previous marriage.
Reed has taught at the University of California at Berkeley since the late 1960s, even though he was denied tenure in 1977 (a circumstance he wrote about in his first collection of essays, Shrovetide in Old New Orleans (1978). He also has held visiting appointments at many other academic institutions, including Yale, Harvard, Dartmouth, Washington University in St. Louis, and SUNY Buffalo. In addition to winning several awards for his writing, Reed has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and was twice a finalist for the National Book Award (once in poetry and once in fiction).
Roscoe Mitchell
Through his participation in the establishment of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) and as a founding member of the world-renowned Art Ensemble of Chicago, Roscoe Mitchell, composer and multi-instrumentalist was a major contributor to the creation of the body of musical literature that ushered in the post-Coltrane period. Mr. Mitchell has received numerous awards and grants including the National Endowment for the Arts, Wisconsin Arts Board, Vilas Foundation, University of Wisconsin-Madison and a research grant from Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique Musique (IRCAM) in Paris, France. He founded the Creative Arts Collective (CAC) of East Lansing, Michigan and he is the founder/leader of the Sound Ensemble and a co-founder of the trio Space.

Roscoe Mitchell’s innovations as a solo performer, his role in the resurrection of long-neglected woodwind instruments of extreme register, and his reassertion of the composer into what has traditionally been an improvisational form, have placed him at the forefront of contemporary music for over twenty years.

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OCCUPY OAKLAND! OCCUPY WALL STREET!!!
Oakland City Attorney
Resigns! FORCED OUT!!! Can’t Dodge Fraud, Corruption Charges!

The Occupy Movement that has swept America and the world, had it’s Occupy Oakland beginnings with the revelation of irrefutable evidence of the mass fraud and corruption of the Oakland City Attorney, Oakland Police Department, Alameda County District Attorney, Alameda County Superior Court, California State Appeals Court and California Supreme Court in an action to deny justice and cover up that denial of justice in the 20 year case of Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim vs CSAA, Rescue, et al.
The unrest caused by the exposure of the criminal actions of these law enforcement, legal and judicial individuals/bodies in this matter implored others to investigate the ongoing case revealing even more rampant corruption that has dramatically portrayed the sullied, sordid underbelly culture of corruption that Oakland and Alameda County has long been known for! This pattern continued even through the Oscar Grant murder debacle but lead to the people of the Oakland East Bay Area and beyond, standing up to that corruption and saying “NO MORE!!!”.
The cry at ALL the Occupy events world-wide are echoing the frustration felt by the people of the East Bay Area, “We are ALL Oscar Grant!!” and most are reacting in solidarity and union with those whom have voiced their opinions with their frustrations in a varied manner of ways. The world witnessed as Oakland revolted and burned with the that cry and now the whole world is chanting the same tune and following Oakland lead as it did in the 1960-70’s re-evolution!
The Minority and Occupy Communities ( #occupyoakland #OWS) are evaluating the elected officials, want-to-be-leaders, clergy and so-called power brokers that do not represent their interest, yet claim to bargain and speak for them! How can these self-perceived “influence peddlers” bargain away the rights and interests of people they do not talk to, know nor represent?
African-American youth, the overall Minority Youth Community with the Occupyers ( #occupyoakland #OWS) know these carpet baggers and their “bagmen” are sellouts and represent BIG BUSINESS INTEREST- the Developers, Banks, Insurance Companies, Attorneys and maintaining the status quo! The Minority Youth Community with the Occupyers proclaim widely and loudly that they ARE NOT the constituents of these turncoats that disavow their very own ethnic orientation because they acknowledge that being Black in America is to be considered worthless and disposable!
One of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s problems is her depending on the advice of Uncle Toms Sandre Swanson, and Keith Carson; while fighting bootlicking-backstabbing Larry Reid and Ignacio DeLaFuente; assumming theres some influence of want-to-be-leaders, clergy and so-called power brokers to move the concerned disenfranchised; with double crooked duplicitous Dan Siegle! (More coming on this cast of characters)
Oakland City Councilmen Larry Reid and Ignacio DeLaFuente have given away many, many millions of dollars in valuable Real Estate to their developer partners! From 14th Ave to 106th Ave and down from MacArthur Blvd. to the Bay. Councilmen Reid and DeLaFuente are owned and controlled by developers! That’s why they constantly connive so shamelessly for the Civil Gang Injunctions and curfews, with EVERY act of difference they are in the media spinning it as an example of serious crime that could be eliminated with the injunction/curfew. Reid has gone on air and repeatedly tried to trivialize and void the entire good of some lives by claiming their life was somehow lost to or compromised by gang related violence that could have been avoided by the injunction/curfew by pushes for his disposed partner in crime, former City Attorney John Russo. Many families resenting that media manipulation with on air to publicly denounce Reid’s developers serving claims!
Reid was served with a complaint against his partner Russo and refused to investigate it, but rather chose to cover it up. Not so oddly enough, that was the same stance taken by Sandre Swanson, Keith Carson and District Attorney Nancy O’Malley. Who are they protecting and why? Carson has made himself a witness in this case my the admissions made by District Attorney Nancy O’Malley to him regarding the incident where she had al-Hakim removed from the D. A.’s office while sitting alone in the lobby waiting for a meeting!
The real reason the Reid Gang wants the injunction/curfews are because they are law enforcement and real estate developers dream tools for gentrifying the inner-city and administratively taking land from the poor! Not so unfortunately, an analyst last week revealed that the North Oakland Gang Injunction HAS FAILED to reduce crime in any way, yet in has enriched the police department with over $12 million while the Oakland Police Department has FAILED to comply with the Federal Mandate to meet MINIMUM agreed upon standards to fight corruption! This failure is one of the presumed reasons for Oakland Police Department Chief Anthony Batts resigning. One question being asked now is did Mayor Ron Dellums or City Attorney John Russo investigate the many alleged charges of abuse against former Oakland Police Department Chief Anthony Batts before they hired him and was that a factor in his resigning?
Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposed California & Alameda County Superior Court Corruption

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposed Oakland City Attorney John Russo Gave Case File To Stephan Barber and Law Firm Ropers Majeski, didn’t Tell Court

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org forced Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposing Judge Jon Tigar’s appointment to his judicial post was through Nepotism and Cronyism

Listen to voicemail from Deputy District Attorney Kevin Dunleavy exposing continued Corruption and Fraud by District Attorney Nancy O’Malley as he hadvictim al-Hakim removed from Courthouse Building while al-Hakim was waiting for a meeting with him! O’Malley further ordered al-Hakim to NEVER return to the courthouse under the threat of arrest by D. A. Bob Conner, someone known to al-Hakim to have tried to place al-Hakim in a life threatening situation that resulted in the only conviction of police officers crimes committed while on duty! She made this order without any legal proceeding, court order nor cause in her effort to prompt a conflict of interest charge to avoid having to investigate and prosecute the complaint and evidence by al-Hakim that establishes the admitted fraud committed by the D.A.’s office for over 20 years!
http://www.box.net/shared/x46rvjorhj
Listen to Maggie Takeda voicemail exposing Presiding Judge Jon Rolfenson losing/throwing away the formal Corruption Fraud Complaint!
http://www.box.net/shared/g10s3kzxn7
Watch video of al-Hakim and exposed Govenor Jerry Brown Covering for Judges, DA, City Attorney’s from Oakland and San Leandro that he was suppose to Investigate 4 Fraud! Watch the story with video and documents at:
http://tinyurl.com/ljk8av
Unlike the late, great Gil Scott-Herron said, you can watch the OCCUPY RE-EVOLUTION from the comfort of your home or away on our 24/7 live television feed from OCCUPY OAKLAND and the other OCCUPY Movements around the world on the Nowtruth.org website here:
http://nowtruth.org/occupy-oakland-occupy-wall-street/
Crooked former Oakland City Attorney John Russo was forced to resign from a constant three year barrage of fact laden reports of fraud and corruption by Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim, has been appointed the Alameda city manager position sources have confirmed. You can view the 2009 video of former Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign!

al-Hakim has over 87,000 signatures and implores everyone to click on any one of the links and sign the Petition To The Honorables President Barack Obama and United States Attorney General Eric Holder to raise it’s investigation of corruption involving then Attorney General Jerry Brown, Oakland City Attorney John Russo, former Oakland and current San Leandro City Attorney Jayne Williams, former District Attorney Tom Orloff, and current District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley.
http://ex-why.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/
http://nowtruth.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/

Petition To The Honorable President Barack Obama

Petition To The Honorable President Barack Hussein Obama II


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TANK
Nov 18-Nov 20, 2011
Yoshi’s San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Friday 10PM
Tank – Emergency

Tank is one of the most recognizable names in modern R&B, known for vivid storytelling and sensual love songs. He’s an icon in the making, with four albums and eight Grammy nominations under his belt. He’s also a singer who carries the torch of masters like Marvin Gaye and Al Green, while redefining R&B for a new decade. For singer/songwriter/producer Tank—about to release his Atlantic Records debut Now or Never, his first album in three years, and the one he describes as his most confident yet—the secret is simple. He remains true to who he is, as a man and an artist.
“My music is the real me,” says Tank. “I’ll either live by that or I’ll die by that in this business, but I’ve got to be me.” He’s famous for sexy yet relatable love songs that are at once thoroughly modern and yet steeped in the sounds of classic soul. Though fans know and love Tank for smash hits like “Maybe I Deserve” and “Please Don’t Go,” they may be surprised to learn that he is also behind such chart-toppers as Rubben Studdard’s “Change Me” and Omarion’s “O.” What’s more, Tank served as an associate member of the hit-making production team, The Underdogs, with further credits including the smash soundtrack to the 2006 musical film adaptation of Dreamgirls (in which he also made a cameo). Since releasing his previous album Sex, Love, & Pain in 2007, Tank took a moment to step out of the spotlight, but not necessarily out of the studio. He formed the Los Angeles-based production company Song Dynasty, and began shaping the sound of modern R&B with songs for a diverse roster of artists including Keyshia Cole, Jennifer Hudson, Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown, and Keri Hilson. Though he has enjoyed crafting hits for these artists, Tank is ready to step into the spotlight yet again, and returns with an incredibly personal collection. “I put a lot of my personal business into my music because people relate to it. I sing based upon the things that I’ve been through. I don’t just sing about the pain, I sing about getting through it. Whether I’m singing about sex, relationships, or the occasional party, the songs are still about classic R&B themes.”
Poised to release his fourth studio album Now or Never, Tank is ready to share the intensely intimate themes his fans have come to love, even as he prepares to show an entirely new side of himself. “The sound of this new album is still the traditional R&B formula, but sonically it’s very current,” says Tank. His first single, “Sex Music,” perfectly illustrates his new sound. The high-energy track lives up to its name with a spacey, shuddering beat. Produced by Song Dynasty with Harvey Mason Jr. (Dreamgirls, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake), “Sex Music” is sure to appeal to die-hard Tank fans.
“We’re going to keep pressing forward with this R&B thing,” promises Tank. During the process of bringing Now or Never to life, he’s experimented with new technology and new collaborators, even as he explores the themes that have always moved him. “Emergency” is an emotional ballad with a sense of humor, comparing a woman’s desire to a four-alarm fire. “You Mean that Much” is a soaring, orchestral anthem. “Can I Make Love”, says Tank, “is self-explanatory… I’m known for having songs that give you an opportunity to not say much. All you need is a little eye contact, and it’s on.”
These timeless songs of love, lust, and loss take cinematic tone in the hands of Tank, as he crafts imagery that is uniquely tangible and real. Perhaps it’s his new love of acting that has deepened his storytelling. Tank recently graced the screen in The Preacher’s Kid, and he has been studying acting, though he promises that music will continue to be his first love. “We have to take this stand now because R&B is slowly becoming a lost art,” explains Tank. “R&B music is the thing that connects people.” Though he loves a fantasy party scene as much as any man, Tank writes about the real, everyday emotions and situations that people relate to because, as he says, “we’re meant to move people with this music, and I want to be part of that movement.”
It’s been an incredible journey since Tank was an undiscovered artist with a dream, penning “Maybe I Deserve” in the basement of his mother’s Maryland home, on “an MPC and two keyboards.” The single would go on to dominate urban radio in 2001, when Tank released his gold-certified debut album Force of Nature. Though he has enjoyed remarkable successes throughout his career, Tank considers Now or Never the album when “it all came together.” The title doesn’t just refer to the urgency he feels within R&B as a whole, but also the growth he’s done over the years as an artist. Now re-emerging with a new team and a renewed confidence in his music, Tank is ready to have these songs heard.
“Everything I’ve been through has prepared me for this moment right now. I’ve got a new deal, new energy and new people around who are just as excited about the album as I am. Everything I’ve learned over the years as a producer, writer and artist have gone into Now or Never.”
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Erykah Badu

with The Cannabinoids
The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Day: Fri, Dec 9, 2011
  • Showtime: 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 8:00 PM

Erykah Badu was born Erica Wright in Dallas, Texas, in 1972. By the age of 14, Erykah was free-styling for a local radio station alongside such talent as Roy Hargrove, who, incidentally, was a talented beat-boxer back in the 80’s and who is now a very successful session musician in his own right. In her early youth, she decided to change the spelling of her name from Erica to Erykah, as she firmly believed her original name to be her ‘slave’ name. The term ‘kah’ signifies the inner self, which, when translated from Muslim, means ‘can do no wrong’. Her surname, Badu, derives from an Arabic word which means ‘to manifest truth and light’. After completing her theatre studies at university in 1993, Erykah Badu decided to concentrate on her music. She began to teach children how to sing and dance, whilst also performing in a hip-hop act with her cousin entitled Erykah Free. The following year Erykah met Tim Grace, of Legacy Entertainment. He listened to a demo once and decided to sign the young hip-hop duo without further hesitation. He then successfully managed to book Erykah Free to open for such established hip-hop crews as A Tribe Called Quest and Arrested Development. Erykah began recording the Baduizm set in 1996 and worked with such talented producers as ?love and Richard Nichols of The Roots, James Poyser and N’dambi. February of 1997 couldn’t possibly have been a bigger year for Erykah. Her debut album was released and it achieved platinum status in under a month; her live shows received continual praise and her popularity increased dramatically. Erykah Badu had finally arrived on the big stage. Erykah Badu inevitably drew close comparisons to the legendary Billie Holiday. The formers blend of old soul, jazz and hip-hop, fused with a hypnotic flow is capable of stirring the deepest emotions, and Erykah’s place amongst today’s elite female soul artists of the world is already well and truly assured.********


The High School Tour

Snoop Dog & Wiz Khalifa

The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Day: Mon, Dec 12, 2011
  • Showtime: 8:00 PM
  • Doors open: 7:00 PM

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The Velveteen Rabbit
Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson.
November 26, 2011, at 2 p.m.

Novellus Theater at YBCA
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street)
San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
415.978.ARTS (2787)

ODC/Dance — one of America’s most exciting contemporary dance companies, returns to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to present their 25th season of this beloved Bay Area production.

Brimming with with, festive costumes, madcap characters and the perfect amount of holiday cheer, ODC/Dance is proud to present Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real. Emotionally told though music, dance and a powerful narration recorded by Bay Area actor Geoff Hoyle, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love.

For more information go to www.odcdance.org, for Group Sales 10+ contact groupsales@odcdance.org or call 415-678-5956, for Family Pack discounts call YBCA Box Office at 415.978.2787 (Closed Mondays) The “Milk & Cookies post-performance party in the YBCA FORUM on Sun, Nov 27th must be ordered separately from the 2pm performance.

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Women of Jazz Celebrate the Holidays:

DESTINY MUHAMMED JAZZ TRIO,

A VICTORIA THEODORE CHRISTMAS

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Thursday, December 13, 2011
8:00 pm

Destiny Muhammed Jazz Trio – Harpist from the Hood

Destiny, Sound Sculptress, mesmerizes her audience with her musical imagery. She writes classical/ crossover eclectic jazz for vocals and harp.
Destiny has performed for: Susan L. Taylor, Editorial Director -ESSENCE Magazine Women Who Are Shaping the World Leadership Summit, Monterey Jazz Festival, Revelations Transformation Conference Founder and ‘The Secret’ Visionary Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, The Disney Concert Hall, Black Aids Institute, GRAMMY Award Winner India Arie, Irie’s ‘Testimony’ the Seattle Center, Fischer Hall, San Francisco Librairies, Concert for World Peace and the Brooklyn Jazz Festival with Jazz Ambassador Eddie Gale.
Destiny most recently shared the stage with multi GRAMMY Award Winning producer Narada Michael Walden for a fundraiser for Songstress Angela Bofill and a panelist for the West Coast Songwriters Performing Songwriters Panel and panelist for the GRAMMY San Francisco Chapter ‘State of the Music ‘Industry.
Destiny is expanding her musical ideals with her project(s) S.O.N.G/ Strings of a Nubian Groove Nubian String Ensemble, The Destiny Muhammad Jazz Trio, & The Richard Howell Quintet (RHQ) and venturing into the world of Pedal Harps on her Salvi Daphne 46- string Concert Harp.
Destiny is Governor Emeritus and Educational Chair Emeritus of the Recording Academy, San Francisco Chapter and the Principle Harpist for the Oakland Public Conservatory Orchestra.

A Victoria Theodore Christmas

Victoria Theodore received her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Classical Piano Performance and Computer Music from Oberlin College / Conservatory of Music (where she studied piano with Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein), and her Master of Arts degree in Classical Piano Performance from Stanford University (where she studied piano with George Barth and vocal accompaniment with Judith Bettina). As a teen, Victoria studied piano and voice in the UC Berkeley Young Musician’s Program (YMP) and sang (and began her accompanying career) with the Oakland Youth Chorus (OYC) , under the direction of Trente Morant. Through YMP, Victoria studied piano primarily with Eugene Gash (1920-1995), the first African-American concert pianist to perform a solo concert at Carnegie Hall, and a student of E. Robert Schmitz (1889-1949), a student of composer Claude Debussy. During her Stanford years, Victoria also studied Jazz Piano with Mark Levine, Bill Bell and Frank Martin.
While studying for her MA, Victoria performed with several San Francisco Bay Area ensembles and bands, including The Peninsula Symphony, Theatreworks, Hayward Little Theater, Oakland Youth Chorus, and jazz bands Victoria Theodore Quintet, Time Will Tell Sextet, LMNOP and 10BassT. Shortly after graduation from Stanford, Victoria toured nationally as a keyboardist for Captiol Records artists Oaktown 357 – produced by MC Hammer.
After Oaktown 357’s tour ended, Victoria moved to New York City to run a multimedia company. In 2000, Victoria returned to the Bay Area after several years running her company, GlobalDisc.com – a very successful venture which is still a market leader in same day media duplication.
Beginning in August, 2007, Victoria was hired to tour with legendary musical genius Stevie Wonder, playing keyboards and singing background vocals in his band. She has traveled around the world with Stevie and looks forward to more touring! (And yes, it’s as fabulous as you’d imagine!)
Victoria is a highly sought Bay Area pianist, keyboardist and accompanist, respected for her wide ranging musical versatility. Victoria resides in San Leandro, CA, and teaches students from her home when she’s not performing with various R&B, jazz, gospel, pop and classical artists.
Victoria has performed with Sting, Smokey Robinson, B.B. King, John Legend, Jeff Beck, Rickey Minor, Boney James, Esperanza Spalding, Tyrese, Prince, Tony Bennett, John Mayer, India Arie, Glenn Lewis and many others!

*****

Fela

November 15, 2011 -December 11, 2011
8:00PM

Curran Theatre
445 Geary St
SanFrancisco, CA  94102

Fela! is presented by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the first time they’ve produced a Broadway show. Fela! was created by Bill T. Jones. Jones choreographed, wrote the play book for, and directed Fela! Jones created his own dance company, has won a MacArthur Genius Award, a Harlem Renaissance Award, an Obie, and a Tony, among many other honors.
Fela! documents the incredible true story of Fela Kuti, a musician from Nigeria who pioneered Afro beat music, and who fought for civil rights and against political corruption in his native country.
Fela was initially going to be a doctor, but decided to be a musician instead, fusing many different styles and the sounds of his native country into what eventually became known as his own distinct and complex style of music, Afrobeat.

The Political Struggles of Fela

Fela first started calling his music Afrobeat in the late sixties, and as his career progressed, his music got more political, much to the chagrin of the Nigerian government, who attacked the commune where Fela lived, destroying his studio, and beating him badly (Fela’s mother was killed during the attack).
But this didn’t quiet Fela or his music, which continued to infuriate the government. Fela also tried to run for President in Nigeria’s first elections in over ten years. When Fela died in 1997, over a million people came to the funeral chanting “Fela will live forever,” and a shrine was built in his honor.
It has been said that hip-hop would not exist without Fela’s music, and he was also described as a combination of James Brown, Muhammad Ali, and Bob Dylan. Eventually Fela’s music was re-released, and several musical shows showcasing his story and life hit the stage (recently a movie from Focus Features about the life of Fela was made for release in 2010).

Fela! was first performed off-Broadway in 2008, and it was a huge success, hitting Broadway the following year, with the help of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jay-Z, and several other producers. The music of Fela has also been provided by Antibalas, a modern nine-piece afrobeat band. Fela! of course also features the incredible legacy of music he left behind, and his musical and political legacy still live on strong.

The Triumph of Fela

The musical Fela! is an incredible explosion of music, color and culture. The website www.felaonbroadway.com notes, “Please be advised that Fela! has loud sound effects, smoke and haze effects and strobe effects. “The Broadway experience can be like sitting with blinders on,” the creator of Fela! told Billboard. “This is a show you enjoy as much with your body as with your mind. It’s free and communal.”
Fela! is presented by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the first time they’ve produced a Broadway show. Fela! was created by Bill T. Jones. Jones choreographed, wrote the play book for, and directed Fela! Jones created his own dance company, has won a MacArthur Genius Award, a Harlem Renaissance Award, an Obie, and a Tony, among many other honors.
Fela! has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, and has won three: Best Choreography, Best Costume Design for a Musical, and Best Sound Design for a Musical.

*****

The Duke Ellington Orchestra
Sun, Dec 11, 2011 8:00pm
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco , CA 94199

$15 to $68- Half price for ages 17 and under
Conductor/Performers
The Duke Ellington Orchestra

The music of Duke Ellington defies any strict categorization. Call it Jazz, call it Swing, call it Big Band. But whatever you call it, call it the music that will make you want to dance in the aisles of Davies Symphony Hall! Don’t you dare miss The Duke Ellington Orchestra in a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’ concert of music from the great Ellington songbook, including holiday hits and some of his best loved tunes. One happenin’ night only!

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Colors of Christmas

FEATURING
Peabo Bryson
Jennifer Holliday
Lea Salonga
Ben Vereen
With
San Francisco Symphony

Tuesday, December 13-15, 2011
8:00 pm
at

Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000

It’s a night like no other and a holiday tradition at Davies Symphony Hall. Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Lea Salonga and Ben Vereen celebrate at the annual Colors of Christmas concerts with the San Francisco Symphony, with director Jeffery Williams and the A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir, performing traditional Christmas favorites and their individual hits. Hear these sensational singers perform their pop hits and Christmas favorites in a memorable concert sure to keep you clapping.
Peabo Bryson
vocals

Peabo Bryson
Peabo Bryson is one of the premier male vocalists in contemporary music and with twenty-five years of music-making to his credit. Peabo Bryson is expanding his creative horizons as a producer and songwriter….

Jennifer Holliday
vocals

Jennifer Holliday
Born October 19, 1960, Riverside, Texas, Jennifer Holliday is a two-time Grammy Award®-winning African-American singer and actress. Some of her works include: * 1983 Feel My Soul #31 U….

Lea Salonga
vocals

Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga-Chien is a Filipina singer and actress. She is best known for originating the lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon, for which she won the Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theatre World awards….

Ben Vereen
vocals

Ben Vereen
Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. H…San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony
Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience…
A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir
Jeffery Williams, director

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AN EVENING WITH BRIAN MCKNIGHT


Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
8:00 pm

A Special Christmas Week of Performances!

Brian McKnight ‘Fall’ Music Video from Brian McKnight on Vimeo.
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As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. He has released 13 albums to date, with several going 2 and 3x platinum, and he has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. In addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is also a multi-instrumentalist who plays nine instruments including piano, guitar, bass, drums, percussions, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet.
In an industry known for a constantly revolving door of artists, McKnight has easily established himself with an enviable record of chart consistency, has toured successfully for over a decade, and has collaborated with performers across every genre including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.
Born in Buffalo, New York, McKnight’s musical career began in childhood when he became a member of his church NY choir and a bandleader for his high school, Sweet Home High School. By the age of 19, he signed his first recording deal with Mercury Records. In 1992, his self-titled album “Brian McKnight” was released followed by “I Remember You” (1995) and “Anytime” (1997). “Anytime” sold over two million copies and was nominated for a Grammy. In 1999 McKnight released “Back at One” on Motown Records, which sold over three million copies.
Along with several Grammy nominations, Brian McKnight has been the recipient of American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, NAACP Image and Blockbuster Awards, and Billboard Songwriter of The Year. He has crossed the boundaries of EVERY medium. He has hosted “Soul Session Countdown with Brian McKnight” on BETJ. In addition, “The Brian McKnight Morning Show” on KTWV the Wave Smooth Jazz radio station, was a Top 5 rated show 2 years running. In 2009 Brian started hosting his own radio show “The Brian McKnight Show” which ran in over 60 markets and was syndicated through ABC Radio. Brian also hosted his own nationally syndicated TV show “The Brian McKnight Show.”
McKnight has also used his vast industry knowledge as a red carpet host for Extra! and in 2007, McKnight stepped into Broadway with a successful run as Billy Flynn in Chicago. He was also a contestant on the Donald Trump hit show “Celebrity Apprentice” and is currently touring nationwide in the JeCaryous Johnson play “Cheaper to Keep Her” with Vivica A. Fox. 2011 will see the release of McKnight’s 14th album, entitled “Just Me” along with a worldwide tour and live DVD. McKnight is also making the tour a family affair this time around and will be joined on tour by his brother Claude McKnight (Take 6) and sons BJ and Niko also known as “BRKN RBTZ” (broken robots), for what promises to be a spectacular one-of-a kind show.

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THE PHARCYDE with Live Band

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Friday, December 16, 2011
10:30 pm

An influential alternative rap quartet from South Central Los Angeles, the Pharcyde was formed by MCs/producers Tre “Slimkid” Hardson, Imani Wilcox, and Romye “Booty Brown” Robinson. Hardson, Wilcox, and Robinson were all dancers and choreographers who met on the L.A. underground club circuit in the late ’80s, worked together for a while, and served a stint as dancers on In Living Color. Under the tutelage of Reggie Andrews, a local high-school music teacher, the group learned about the music industry and the process of recording an album. They landed a deal with Delicious Vinyl in 1991, and a year later released their eccentric debut album, Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde, which went gold. After support slots for De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest as well as a successful spot on Lollapalooza’s second stage in 1994, the group released its second album, Labcabincalifornia, which was calmer than their first but no less warped. After a five-year break which saw little action, the Pharcyde returned in late 2000 with their third album, Plain Rap.

DJ Funklor
DJ Funklor has ripped up stages from his hometown, the Bay Area, all the way to Greece. In that time he has been asked to play for artists such as: Smokey Robinson, Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Drake, The Roots, Damian Marley, Ice Cube, Ben Harper, N*E*R*D, Nas and many more.

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MACEO PARKER’S NEW YEARS PARTY!

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Thursday, December 29, 2011
10:00 pm

Celebrate the New Year with some Funk!

Parker talks with his sax, chatters away without a seeming care. It’s a musical antidepressant, an antidote to dark days. ….firmed my belief that the world would be a better place if we all funked together.
-San Diego Reader
Maceo Parker: his name is synonymous with Funky Music, his pedigree impeccable; his band: the tightest little funk orchestra on earth.
Everyone knows by now that he’s played with each and every leader of funk, his start with James Brown, which Maceo describes as ” like being at University “; jumping aboard the Mothership with George Clinton; stretching out with Bootsy’s Rubber Band. He’s the living, breathing pulse which connects the history of Funk in one golden thread. The cipher which unravels dance music down to its core.
His collaborations over the years performing or recording or both have included Ray Charles, Ani Difranco, James Taylor, De La Soul, Dave Matthews Band and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. His timeless sound has garnered him a fresh young fan base.
It is almost impossible to separate which came first, Maceo or the funk. The amazing P-funk Parker has been at it with his legendary alto horn for some time dating back to the 1960’s. That’s when Maceo and his drummer brother Melvin climbed on board the James Brown funky soul funk train. It wasn’t long before James coined the solo summoning signature, “ Maceo, I want you to Blow!”. To most musicologists it’s the muscially fertile group of men from this period of James Brown’s band who are recognized as the early pioneers of the modern funk and hip-hop we still jump to today.
For more information, please visit Maceo Parker’s website.

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Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble

  • Day: Sat, Dec 24, 2011
  • Showtime: 7:00 and 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 6:00 PM

SLIM’S
333 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-0333
The principal purpose of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble is to employ black gospel music to express the power of spirit and bring a message of faith, hope, love and joy to the country and to the world, to exemplify through interfaith, multi-racial and multi-cultural membership the principles of equality, justice, peace, unity and cooperation and to serve as a model for what is possible among all people. Please join us at Slim’s for our annual Christmas tradition!

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ZONGO JUNCTION/ TURKUAZ

  • Day: Thur, Dec 29, 2011
  • Showtime: 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 8:00 PM

SLIM’S
333 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-0333
Zongo Junction embodies the wealth of Brooklyn’s musical diversity, by melding traditional West African rhythms with Funk, Jazz and Soul from the U.S. Heavily influenced by Nigerian superstar, political activist and afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, the 13-piece ensemble gets audiences riled up and dancing at every show they put on.
The band was conceived in early 2007 by drummer Charles Ferguson and original keyboardist, Adam Coopersmith while the two attended the New School in New York City. When Charles returned from a six-month trip to Ghana, where he studied African highlife music and traditional xylophone technique, he teamed up with Adam and 11 other musicians to form Zongo Junction. The name comes from the bus stop from which Charles lived off of while living in Accra, Ghana.
The band was well received from the start. Their club debut at Public Assembly (formerly the Galapagos Arts Center) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in July was a huge success, and led to a monthly residency for the duration of the year. Since then, the band has performed at some of New York’s most illustrious venues including the Knitting Factory and Le Poisson Rouge as well as Williams College in Williamstown, MA and the Elbo Room in San Francisco where they played a sold out show the night before New Year’s in 2009.
The core of the band was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been playing music together virtually since they were all still in diapers. Five members of the band were part of the prestigious Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble (alumni include: Joshua Redman, Peter Apfelbaum, Will Bernard, Benny Green) and twice toured Europe. All members moved to New York after High School to attend music programs at The New School and New York University.
Turkuaz is comprised of Brooklyn’s funkiest and brightest. The two founding members, Taylor Shell and Dave Brandwein, met at Berklee College of Music in Boston. As members of the Galaxy Smith Digital Media Collective (Galaxysmith.com) they are now kicking things into high gear with their 8 – 13 piece (depending on the occasion) high energy funk band. Influences range from the Talking Heads to James Brown – P-Funk to Jamiroquai – creating a show which is an eclectic mix of funk influences and sounds from all over the board. When the group takes their party to the stage it certainly is a spectacle to be remembered.

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IDLE WARSHIP

feat. Talib Kweli, Res and Live Band

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Friday, January 6, 2012
10:00 pm

Idle Warship “System Addict” feat. Jean Grae & Jay Knocka

After four years of independently released tracks that spread like wildfire across the web, Idle Warship will release their first official collection of songs entitled Habits of the Heart on November 1st, 2011, viaBlacksmith/Element 9/Fontana. The 12-track album has Idle Warship storming the music scene with a bold and indefinable mash-up of influences, from soul to hip-hip to alternative to electronic. Idle Warship brought an incredible range of musical sensibilities into the studio and we’ll venture to say that the output will completely blow your mind.
Idle Warship is a perfect example of how a whole can become greater than the sum of its parts – and that is saying quite a lot given the musical components of this project. A collaboration between longtime friends and collaborators, hip-hop luminary Talib Kweli and critically acclaimed soulful singer and songwriter Res, Idle Warship was born out of sheer experimentation in the studio. But some of the best things in life happen when least expected. When fans of Talib and Res heard and reacted to some online MP3s of what these two had created during their off-the-cuff sessions, it became clear that that something much bigger was brewing. Since making a huge splash at SXSW in 2009 and completing a successful European tour, Idle Warship made Party Robot – their mixtape with master DJ Mick Boogie and singer/songwriter Graph Nobel – available for free download in 2010. It only left the fans craving more, and now the wait is over!
With an obvious chemistry, a dedication to free creative expression and now a new album, Talib and Res’partnership has become a musical force to be reckoned with. Habits of the Heart effortlessly shifts from the rhythmic hand-clapping blast of “Laser Beams” (stream or embed the song here) to the off-kilter futuristic track “Driving Me Insane” to the unbridled, heartfelt piano ballad “Beautifully Bad.” With guest spots fromChester French and John Forte on “Covered in Fantasy,” and Michelle Williams on “Katya,” Habits of The Heart takes you on one thrilling journey.
Visit IdleWarship.com for more info.

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Start YOUR OWN FREE FOOD Program

From the great success that we have had with our Free Food Programs established in the 1950’s by my Parents, Aaron and Margaret Wallace, we have since been instrumental in the founding and supplying of other free food service organizations around the country.
With the demand for our help in creating these organizations being driven by the skyrocketing need for the services, we have decided to open up our efforts to all interested in starting a food pantry for the needy.
We can provide access to the training necessary to qualify your organization and partner you with the local organizations and businesses that can support your efforts. Contact us and we will help you through the RED TAPE and push your program to success!
Here’s some new videos for the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Social Services Programs. The first is the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Free Food Program Celebrity Giving Back

The second one is Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Kids Celebrity Gift BackPacks.

You can view the following Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation, SemiFreddi’s, Trader Joe’s, Little Ceasar’s Pizza, Marshawn Lynch’s “Fam1ly F1rst” and Leon Powe’s “Fresh Start Oakland”:
Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 1

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 2

You can listen to or download many of the Public Service Announcements for our partners that were broadcast over national radio on the page “A& MWF Supports Inter-Faith Multi-Cultural Events” at: http://amwftrust.org/a-mwf-supports-inter-faith-multi-cultural-events/. We have provided and we have produced videos from some of them as well. We will do one for any of our partners that work with us.

Alameda County Community Food Bank!

The Alameda County Community Food Bank is looking for new member agencies that will provide food bags and/or hot meals to Alameda County community members year-round.
We are especially interested in new member agencies that are:

  • Open during high-need times of afternoon, evening, and/or weekend hours
  • Serving clients in high-need areas of:
    • Downtown Oakland/Chinatown (94612 zip code)
    • West Oakland (94607 zip code)
    • East Oakland-Eastlake area (94606 zip code)
    • East Oakland- Elmhurst area (94603 zip code)
    • East Oakland- Fruitvale area (94601 zip code)
    • San Leandro & San Lorenzo area
    • Tri-Cities area (Fremont, Newark, Union City)

Benefits of Membership
Membership gives your agency:

  1. Free & low-cost food (including free farm-fresh produce)
  2. Free trainings & skill-building sessions
  3. Opportunities to apply for grants to increase agency capacity
  4. Access to free nutritional education services, Food Stamp (CalFresh) outreach services, and the emergency food referral Helpline

To become a Member Agency, your organization must:

  • Be a non-profit, charitable organization that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. (Other 501c organizations, such as 501c5, do not qualify).
  • Operate an emergency food program, such as a food pantry, hot meal program/soup kitchen, or emergency shelter that is open to walk-in clients.*
  • Distribute food regularly for at least 3 months prior to applying for membership.
  • Provide food directly to individuals and families in need. At least 51% of your clients must be low-income.
  • Distribute Food Bank food at no charge. Your agency may not ask for donations from clients for food.
  • Not require clients to work or to attend any religious activities in exchange for food or meals.
  • Be willing to follow Food Bank regulations such as (but not limited to) submitting monthly food distribution reports and taking food safety training once per year.

* Please note: The Food Bank is not accepting new non-emergency programs at this time. Non-emergency programs include day care sites, afterschool programs, rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, and residential programs.

New Member Agency Application Process:

Contact the Food Bank’’s Agency Services staff to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership. You can email us atagency (at) accfb.org or call us at 510-635-3663ext. 365.

Agency Services staff will work with you to determine your eligibility

Attend a series of 2 trainings.At least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency must attend EACH of the trainings. We welcome (and highly encourage) agencies to bring more than 2 staff/volunteers to attend each training.

  • Note: The last round of training dates for 2011 has already passed. The next round of training dates will be sometime in January – March 2012. Please contact us to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership so that we can contact you when these dates have been scheduled.
Submit a New Member Agency Application. Applications can only be submitted after at least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency have completed all 2 trainings.
Complete a successful site visit at your agency. Food Bank Agency Services staff will visit your site to see your program, facilities, and review food safety policies.
Applications will be reviewed by the Agency Relations Committee. The Agency Relations Committee, a Food Bank board committee of staff and volunteers from current member agencies, will review and select member agencies eligible to join the Food Bank. Decisions are usually made within 6-8 weeks from the training dates.
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FREE Business Strategic Plan

Are you interested in growing your business?
We are offering a FREE Business analysis and will discuss your needs for an overall Strategic Plan including a Website upgrade with a national media campaign, after you have completed the Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire on our website and schedule a meeting to contract our services and move forward to SUCCESS!
We can mount a media campaign for you with events and advantages your business offers to potential clients as the centerpiece of that effort. This could not only provide exposure and build your new brand, but could also build your business development with corporate sponsors, business partners, non-profit organizations and donors.
You could be your own special BRAND within and without the business campaign! This will not detract from the business campaign in any way and inevitably lead to other business opportunities, and a very effective social position that will allow you to achieve more business goals!
We will be integrally involved in creating the campaign concept with you as both a separate branded entity and the business brand. We would develop them within the overall brand platform and defining a tangible brand experience across the myriad offerings of the business services and social activities. Our work will touch on all aspects of the business as a brand, and the brand’s physical presentation; client offerings; programs; events; promotions; Web site; marketing; advertising; publicist; social media managements; sponsorship vehicles; and creation of “your business Community” through multi-channel strategies for both traditional and new media to engender an engaging, interactive and sustainable customer experience.
We will to develop and create expedient, viable, replicable solutions to optimize your bottom line, raise your public profile and social perception while increasing the satisfaction quotient for your customers.
As a means for us to move forward I would like to begin the initial intake process for you as a Strategic Planning Client. To that end I would like you are to complete our on-line “Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire” on our website at:
http://ex-why.com/strategic-planning-client-questionnaire/.
Complete the form as thoroughly as you can so that we can move forward in an informed, intelligent way to achieve your stated goals.
If you like, please fill out the Website Design Client Questionnaire at: http://ex-why.com/website-design-client-questionnaire/ to give us a good idea of your website needs. This will help clarify your website goals, design ideas, features, budget, and timeline. The more details you can give us, the better we will understand your needs and be able to provide you with the best service possible. As always if you get stuck or have questions, please give us a quick call and we will be glad to help.
The things that I feel you needs to address on your website/blog are:
1) E-Commerce with PayPal and all top payment services (including charitable donations),
2) Forms completion,
3) Cloud Storage for documents with selective access,
4) Video Conferencing and Chat,
5) Client Services Web Chat,
6) Audio and Video Display,
7) Members Only and Private Pages access,
8) Blog Post latest news and messages
You should take the time while at the website to review a great source of information on our company here and more useful information on the following pages:
Social Media Management at: http://ex-why.com/branded-social-media-management/
Publicist Services at: http://ex-why.com/publicist-services/
New Client Questionnaire at: http://ex-why.com/new-client-questionnaire/
There is much work to do and we are committed and prepared to work with you and look forward to our attaining success beyond your wildest dream!
Thank you again for allowing us to help you as we look forward to many more successful efforts!

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The Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation(A&MWF) is a non-denominational, multi-cultural,100% volunteer financed and operated relief organization that provides FREE food, medicine, clothing, educational and employment opportunities, mental and physical health referrals, legal aid, shelter and other necessities to individuals, children, families, and organizations who lack these essentials for any reason. We provide private school and college admissions educational opportunities; assists with referrals for job training and placement; rental assistance; social services assistance; homelessness assistance; mental and physical health assistance; medical assistance and legal aid assistance referrals FREE for ANYONE whom has the need at the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation website.Providing The Necessities For Success In Life
A&MWF, a public services organization based on GIVING AND SHARING, has created a 100% volunteer self-operated, self-supported, self financed model defined by developing the marketplace of a network that features high-performing results in the invaluable areas of: youth development; elementary, secondary and college education; poverty alleviation; mental and physical health medical services; social services, as well as other economic-empowerment programs for individuals, families; and small businesses.
A&MWF delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to over 4,000 individuals- children, families, and organizations per monthwho lack these essentials and is pioneering a new trend, as government and community funds grapple with the recession and the challenges of raising funds, WE have forged an awareness and sustained an effort to connect those in dire need with service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups with these causes. We have taken community foundations and moved into social networking, reaching beyond static “bricks and mortar” to interactive Web sites to serve as a dynamic virtual clearinghouses or “town square” that holds conversations between those in NEED and their local charities, citizens, donors, and volunteers.
A&MWF has made it easy and effortless for service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups to connect with those in NEED, as we have received more individuals needs profiles submitted on this site. The profiles include their contact information, information about their needs, desired solutions, pleas for their need satisfaction, and a listing of opportunities to achieve their solution. We also have profiles submitted of individuals as prospective donors or volunteers, include information about the causes that interest them.
If you or someone that you know needs Quality of Life Aid, PLEASE fill out the form below so that we can determine the best way to assist them.
Anyone can register at http://AMWFTRUST.ORG by submitting an online request form in a strictly confidential submission and they can also feel free to call the number (510) 394-4101 as well.

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¿eX-whY AdVentures?

CASTING CALLS

There are some good entertainment industry job listings below and on the “Casting Page” with Executive jobs in Sports and Entertainment with casting calls, auditions, and internships on the front page at http://eX-whY.com!
We have a HipHop Ad Agency specializing in advertising, strategic planning, promotions and marketing targeting the hard to reach, but extremely lucrative, X-Y and Baby Boomer generations urban and suburban markets using Hip Hop culture, it’s sound, it’s fashion, it’s speak, it’s bravado, it’s image, it’s way, as the vehicle. We have registered the services of Hip Hop, Rap and RB’s elite artists, producers, directors, writers, choreographers, dancers, graff artist, B-boys, photographers, actors, models, and professional athletes to participate in this eX-whY ¿eX-whY AdVentures?. We are producing commercial ads from concept, to creation, to production, to placement in media, – the entire process-, while owning our product!!!
We custom design, write, direct, produce, perform and provide all talent for the motion picture or television project, stage play, entertainment event, commercial ads, film trailers, soundtracks, the jingle, voice overs, and all promotions associated with the product.
We are developing jobs for actors, producers, directors, casting directors, and writers in the entertainment, commercial advertisement, stage, film and television fields.
To that end , our management agency would like you to provide us with a list of your castings calls that might fit this description for consideration in placement for jobs that you have.
We would be interested in any roles for anyone of our 10,000 Professional Athletes, Entertainers, Celebrity, Musicians, and Actors direct email recipients; our over 270,000 list members; and our over 21 million total readers of the publications we submit to.
As you can tell from our roster of talent, our Casting Division has a unique advantage in all forms of casting. With the growing popularity of ‘film and music video-style’ products, we have found that directors and producers value our ability to call in seasoned, serious talent from the film and television industries to add depth and quality to performances in stage, film, television and commercials.
More than two decades of feature film, television and commercial casting experience has provided us with strong relationships with agents, managers and talent which helps us to find the necessary talent to create innovative, creative and one-of-a-kind artistic product.
We can send Photos, Bios, videos, Comp Cards, CV with samples of work and salary requirements, where necessary. We are members of the Casting Society of America (C.S.A.), Independent Film Producers (I.F.P.), Screen Actors Guild (S.A.G.), and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) to list a few.
There are some good entertainment industry job listings on the “Casting Page” with Executive jobs in Sports and Entertainment with casting calls, auditions, and internships on the front page at http://eX-whY.com!

SUPERSTARS ENTERTAINMENT and SPORTS NETWORK

SUPERSTARS ENTERTAINMENT and SPORTS NETWORK has over 270,000 subscriber/members with a reach of over 21 million readers! The Network offers FREE advice and help with your sports or entertainment career, FREE Casting calls for TV shows, films, and stage, Invites to Red Carpet and Celebrity A-List Events, FREE notices of Sports and Entertainment jobs, FREE tickets to concerts, films, sporting events, symphony, amusement, and entertainment events, To be part of a Professional Network that provides what YOU need to advance YOUR career. Receive FREE Information and Opportunities for Entertainers and Professional Athlete Representation, Entertainment and Sports Marketing and Business Management in all areas of sports, music and entertainment matters for professional athletes in Entertainment, Motion Picture, Television, Stage, Radio, and Record contracts, Casting opportunities, product endorsements, commercial ads, corporate sponsorships, personal appearances, acting, event production, job placement, branding, funding support, training, event planning and promotion, film and TV production, recording, publishing, concert promotion, talent management, and merchandising. Selling of sports, television, radio, motion picture, and advertising products as well as multimedia, music recording and literary publishing. Subscribe to Superstars Network here. To learn more go to the SUPERSTARS ENTERTAINMENT and SPORTS NETWORK” page on Superstarmanagement.com.
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We Provide and Share opportunities in the Sports and Entertainment Worlds
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* Provide special services to Rookies, Free Agents, Wavered players, and established Veterans by actively promoting and marketing your interest to the teams, securing try outs and contracts, while giving supplemental reports to selected teams to aid in your quest to get the big dollar contract. For every player, we secure alternate contracts with foreign teams in Canada, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Mexico, Africa, the Islands, as well as other American teams here. We secure contracts for try outs, tours, tournaments and leagues, in addition to employment referrals and aid in furthering your education. For those that do not make it in the United States the first time, we reorient you back into the U.S. pro sports industry with updated film, scouting reports, and information we release to all the pro teams on your progress, statistics, performances, and availability while acquiring new opportunities for you. There is absolutely no other agency or attorney that can do this for you. Just ask them. But….
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* Programs that offer several Plans specially designed to fit your needs by providing you with expert advisers to ascertain your clients complete financial security. We provide the best professional advisers to negotiate you or your clients contract and advise you as to the length, the amount of money, the bonuses, incentives, and options in the contract. We have attorneys to procure all your legal needs, certified public accountants for your tax planning, financiers for your investment portfolio, insurance, and estate planning. Additionally we provide personal artist managers to enhance your commercial advertisement, product endorsement, and motion picture appeal. Subscribe to Superstars Network here.

We encourage and insist that you get yourself together and join SuperStars Network for all your needs and feel confident once again that your business is in the best hands, Yours! Call me collect. This is the wisest decision you could ever make.

We are members of the Casting Society of America (CSA), Independant Film Producers (IFP), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Producers Guild of America (PGA), and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI)

Thanks, and don’t forget to check out our website at:

Respectfully,
Abdul-Jalil
President
(510) 394-4601

December 2011-January 2012 New Job Listings


EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Established Talent Management Company, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is looking to hire a seasoned Manager and or Agent for their rapidly expanding Below-The-Line Division. They are seeking candidates that are highly motivated, savvy and must come with an existing client list. Competitive salary & commission deal offered. All inquiries will be kept confidential. They are looking to fill positions in both their LA and NY offices. Minimum 5 years’ experience as Below-The-Line Agent or Manager. Please reply to btlmanager2011@yahoo.com with your CV and info.
Full Service Creative Agency with feature, commercial, music video and international video background looking for seasoned Production Manager. This person must be knowledgeable in the industry with ample production office / set experience. The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following: mac/pc, Microsoft Office, Photoshop/Illustrator, Final Cut, bookkeeping/light budgeting, scheduling, travel arrangements, phone etiquette (often internationally) and rolling calls. It is essential to work well under pressure. Please email cover letters and resumes to: jobs@adorecreative.com
In-House Manager/CEO needed for author and public speaker. Must have experience in publishing or entertainment, preferably in management, legal, or marketing. 7+ years project management experience required, plus strong communication, time management, organization, prioritization, and people skills. Duties include management, growth, and expansion of current businesses and projects; training and managing employees; evaluating and initiating new projects; and negotiating contracts and deals. Email ceoapplications@gmail.com with “Kennedy” in the subject line of your email.
ASSISTANT LEVEL
United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.
Talent management company seeks highly motivated assistant preferably with some entertainment industry experience. College degree required. Applicant must be articulate, highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Please send resumes and cover letters to talentmgmtasst01@gmail.com
Management company seeks qualified assistant to work for extremely busy talent & lit manager in the film and television department. Candidates must have at least one year previous agency or management experience. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, heavy travel, database upkeep (inEntertainment and Microsoft Office Suite knowledge is required), submitting Breakdowns, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients’ and manager’s lives. Manager is a partner at the firm.18 month commitment required. Send cover letter and resume to asstsearch9465@gmail.com
Feature film production company seeks experienced freelance story analysts. Applicants must have at least two years of experience writing coverage for a producer, network or studio. Please email resume, references, and two coverage samples (1 script, 1 book) to reads619@gmail.com
Assistant to SVP of Reality Development and SVP of Scripted Development at a television production company. Ideal candidate would have agency experience, and an interest in both scripted and unscripted programming. Duties include: rolling calls; scheduling; coordinating with production and post-production; research; and contributing to projects in development. Qualifications: Must work well under pressure, have strong organizational skills, personable, reliable. Photoshop and powerpoint skills a plus. Send resumes to troehl@fbwmedia.com
Executive Assistant to Senior production executive at Miramax needed. Minimum one year prior experience as assistant to either agent, manager or production exec required. Needs to be very proficient with Mac and PC. Must be interested in reading, development, and packaging. Must have great organizational skills, etc. Position starts sometime in January. Please send resumes to: asst.position2012@gmail.com
Leading online entertainment news website seeking Executive Assistant. 2+ years experience rolling calls, scheduling meetings, red-lining docs, extremely trustworthy, and able to work long hours with dynamic entertainment personalities. Someone from an agency would be ideal who wants to break into production as an assistant. Reply with resume to: coolentertainmentnews@gmail.com
Premiere celebrity talent agency is seeking an agent assistant. Candidate will support President and Head of endorsements/licensing. Experience in celebrity endorsements or marketing preferred. The candidate should be excellent at handling multiple projects while maintaining a strong sense of professionalism. Apply only if you have prior industry desk experience. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be an agent. Email your cover letter and resume to bkline@iaala.com
TV Chef and NY Times Bestselling Author seeks a creative, hard working, extremely reliable Assistant. You will provide production/culinary support for multiple TV shows, cookbooks, infomercials and her entire brand. Must have 2 years substantial production or agency experience and a strong interest in all things culinary. This is more of a production / kitchen assistant than personal assistant. If interested email resume and cover letter to chefsassistantjob@gmail.com
Principato-Young Entertainment seeks qualified assistant to work for a busy lit manager in the film and television department. Candidates must have at least one year previous agency or management experience. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, travel, heavy grid upkeep, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients’ and manager’s lives. The desk requires heavy coverage and notes writing; candidates should have thoughtful comments on scripts and a passion for reading material. Manager is a partner at the firm. Please send cover letters and resumes to asstsearch9465900@gmail.com
Seeking qualified assistant for Beverly Hills-based talent agent. Clients include TV/film actors, producers, athletes, and reality stars. Ideal candidate would wish to be an agent long-term, and a sense of humor, lateral-thinking skills, and an ability to multi-task would be beneficial. Prior agency experience required, inEntertainment proficiency a plus. Job would begin first week of January 2012. Please send all cover letters and resumes to agencyjob2012@hotmail.com.
Beverly Hills based talent management company seeks office assistant. Candidates must have a strong/friendly phone presence, excellent communication skills, be extremely detail oriented, and able to multi-task and prioritize. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: phones, scheduling, office management, client submissions, research, booking travel, script coverage, etc. Interest in talent management essential. Please email resume and cover letter to officeasstjob345@gmail.com
Beverly Hills talent agency looking for an energetic, motivated assistant to support a high-volume agent in our alternative/reality department. The ideal candidate is even-keeled, smart, multi-tasking, passionate about reality TV and attuned to pop culture. Must have an interest in comedy and light script coverage. Entertainment experience preferred. Email resume and cover letter to bh.talentagency@gmail.com
Exec Assistant needed for new production company in BH. Should be savvy, sophisticated & fashion oriented with impeccable phone & email etiquette, as you will be corresponding with high profile clients. 3+ years of talent agency and or production experience is a must. College degree is a must. Amazing opportunity to start with a great company from the beginning. $50k + DOE. Send resumes with “Start Up Assistant” in subject to jobs@thehelpcompany.com
British owned company is seeking an executive assistant to the CEO. Candidate needs to be presentable, polite, and able to multi-task in a high pressured environment as this person will work at the front desk. Attention to detail, diplomacy, great communication skills and an excellent work ethic are necessary. Responsibilities include managing the CEO’s calendar, travel, calls, order/pick up meals. Our company produces award winning reality and factual television. Please send resumes to Daniel: asstresumes2011@gmail.com
Fox Networks Group seeks a second assistant for the Chairman, Entertainment. The ideal candidate can handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. This is not a permanent assistant position, and the candidate must want to be a television executive. A high level of professionalism and confidentiality, a college degree, and one year of entertainment experience are required. Agency experience is highly preferred. Please send resumes to fngasst@gmail.com
Seeking an executive assistant for a Management / Production Company based in Los Angeles (Century City). Job responsibilities entail overall office upkeep, answering phones, maintaining busy schedule, rolling calls, scheduling meetings, travel, interacting with casting offices and clients and providing administrative support for the head of our talent department. Candidates should have 1-2 years agency/management experience. Please email resume and cover letter to: elevateasst@gmail.com
Looking for an assistant to join one of the faster growing comedy managements companies. Lots of room for advancement. Must have a passion for comedy and entertainment industry experience. Send resumes and cover letters to: comedyasst2011@gmail.com
TV Chef and NY Times Bestselling Author seeking a creative, hard working, extremely reliable Assistant. You will provide culinary and production support for multiple TV shows, the brand of cookbooks, magazine articles, infomercials, dessert line and more. Must have production or agency experience, a strong interest in all things culinary as this is more a kitchen assistant than personal assistant position. If interested email resume and cover letter to chefsassistantjob@gmail.com
PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS
Established TV/Commercial Director seeks Personal/Professional Assistant for one year commitment. Applicant must be multi-tasker, organized, hard working, computer savvy and love dogs. Strong Final Cut Pro editing skills required. Full time job – actors with auditions will not be considered. Must have car, cell phone and have no problem with combined personal/professional duties. Salary $575 weekly. Please send resume to assistant@whitedwarfprods.com
Author seeks personal/executive assistant with 5+ years experience. If you’d look forward to the stability and working relationship, send resumes to ceoapplications@gmail.com
Executive/Personal Assistant wanted. The job is 5 days a week, you must work from home and being on call is required. Cell phone & internet hot spot will be provided, but need to have good working laptop. Must be tech savvy and blogger experience is a big plus, as well as YouTube knowledge. Candidate will be in charge of schedule and other various duties and must be available to travel if needed. Please send back a resume, along with a picture, and blog URL if you have one.
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Worldly and eco conscious jewelry brand that has been in business for over 20 years is looking for an executive/personal assistant. You will be responsible for managing the personal and professional calendar, party planning, email & phone correspondence, sending gifts. The ideal person will have at least 3 years of executive assistant experience, must be very proactive and have a can-do attitude. Excellent written & verbal skills a must. $50k. Send resumes to asoucie@24seveninc.com
Established TV/Commercial Director seeks Personal/Professional Assistant for one year commitment. Applicant must be multi-tasker, organized, hard working, computer savvy and love dogs. Strong Final Cut Pro editing skills required. Full time job – actors with auditions will not be considered. Must have car, cel phone and have no problem with combined personal/professional duties. Salary $575 weekly. Please send resume to assistant@whitedwarfprods.com
ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.
Major talent agency is seeking a full-time intern for Corporate Communications Department. Excellent opportunity for learning about media relations in the corporate environment. Applicants must be highly motivated, organized, detail-oriented and self-starting. Interns will assist with office projects, administration, and special events. Strong computer, verbal and written skills are essential. This is a paid internship through June 2012. Must hold bachelor’s degree (any major) from accredited four-year college or university. Potential for full-time position. Please email to corpcommassistant@gmail.com to apply.
As the worldwide leader in entertainment public relations, Rogers & Cowan specializes in developing integrated marketing campaigns for entertainment, technology, and fashion/beauty clients. A Fall internship at Rogers & Cowan is intended to provide a true learning experience for the student along with the opportunity to observe public relations professionals in a business environment. It will provide familiarity with the public relations field and with the functions of a large agency. Email rcinternships@rogersandcowan.com for consideration. College credit only.
Screen Actors Guild-Los Angeles seeks a Communication Specialist with experience in media communications and public relations. Position is responsible for creating and supporting all marketing communications programs and initiatives. Undergraduate degree required. 3-5 years of related experience required. Combination of experience and education may be suitable. Writing sample required. $52,200 starting salary. Equal Opportunity Employer. For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to jobs@sag.org.
Los Angeles based PR and Marketing firm is looking for eager and hard-working interns to come in and help out at least two full days per week. Clients include those in the fashion, design, and entertainment fields. Tasks include answering phones, filing, research, occasional work-related errands, etc. Occasional attendance at events required as well. Internship is for school credit only. Please email resumes to matt@periodmedia.com
Los Angeles-based PR agency Konnect PR is seeking a full-time Account Executive with experience in lifestyle consumer products. Ideal candidate should have solid media relations, good writing skills, a Bachelor Degree in PR/ related field and minimum of 1-2 years of PR experience. Please send resumes and cover letters to mguzman@konnect-pr.com
Beck Media, a Santa Monica-based public relations agency serving the television and technology industries, seeks motivated, persistent self-starters with strong writing and multi-tasking abilities to intern at our office. Creativity and resourcefulness required. Duties include: media research, list building, event staffing, research and writing assignments, etc. Timing is flexible around classes, but we would prefer someone available for at least 4 hours/day, 4-5 days/week. Please apply to Jobs@beckmedia.com
Red Light Public Relations, a product placement and entertainment marketing firm in Hollywood seeks to fill the position of a Senior Account Executive. Qualified candidates must have prior entertainment/product placement/publicity backgrounds. Fashion PR showroom experience is a must and a strong list of contacts is a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@redlightpr.com
Public relations and marketing firm specializing in emerging brands and entertainment is looking for responsible and dedicated interns to start immediately and gain valuable hands-on experience with media and the mechanics of PR campaigns and strategy. We are looking for interns who have an active interest in social media and website design/management. Interest in creating social media strategies that build fan base, increase engagement and drive traffic. Must be an ambitious multi-tasker comfortable in a fast paced environment who can stay ahead of industry trends. Please send resumes to: spencer@workshopcollective.com
Red Light PR, a boutique fashion firm specializing in product placement, publicity, entertainment marketing and celebrity seeding seeks to fill positions in their internship program with potential transition to full-time employment. Qualified candidates should have excellent communication/people skills, prior experience in fashion PR field, and open schedule availability. Email resume and cover letter as soon as possible to internship@redlightpr.com
MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Independent Music Management firm seeks manager for music administration division. Position requires knowledge of music publishing administration, contract admin and database management. Knowledge of production company and record label a&r is useful, although not essential. This position requires at least 5 years of industry experience, preferably in music publishing. Ability to exercise self-motivation, stellar communication and people skills, and quality control is essential. Please send CV to: entjobla@gmail.com
TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS
Looking for the best Final Cut Pro Editors to join our New Media Breaking News team. Full time employment starts 2012. Must be extremely fast. We have daily and hourly turn around on our content. Great creative work environment. This is not a beginners position. Any and all other program experience a plus. Especially graphic design & Photoshop experience. Must live in LA. Email Resume & Reel to jamesthaffner@gmail.com
A major teen and young adult website is looking for a Social Media Intern (Communications major). Duties include cultivating a social media voice and connecting with our worldwide followers. Qualifications: Avid Twitter user; mastery of teen pop culture, awareness of emerging social media trends, and interest in new social media platforms. Please send resume to SocialMediaInternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit.
Beverly Hills talent agency looking for a social media/digital marketer for the tour marketing department. Duties include, contact gathering, itineraries, gathering ticketing links, policing appropriate websites, organizing client social media data, working with the PR department on daily breaks, and coming up with online/digital promotions or campaigns to be implemented nationally/tourwide and track the success of said campaigns. Ideal candidate has previous industry and/or tour marketing experience, detailed, organized, and extremely proactive. Please e-mail resumes to smyers@apa-agency.com
A major teen website is seeking a talent relations assistant intern (public relations or communications major) next semester. The job consists of researching upcoming events in the L.A. area, answering phones, and assisting the Senior Director of Talent Relations to book, oversee and distribute celebrity interviews. Qualifications: Broad knowledge of teen pop culture, knowledge of proper email etiquette, and friendly demeanor. Please send resume toTalentInternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit.
A major teen website is looking for an Editorial Intern next semester. Duties include researching breaking celebrity news, reporting to the Managing Editor, and writing news articles for the website. Qualifications: Strong writing skills; knowledge of AP Style, broad knowledge of teen pop culture, and experience using blogging platforms such as WordPress, Movable Type or Tumblr. Please send resume to EditorialinternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit
A-list management company seeks a qualified web design and development coordinator. Responsibilities include assisting in maintenance of websites and apps for clients, executing marketing campaigns, and organizing and executing online publicity and grassroots newsletters. MUST be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, wire-framing, HTML, and CSS. E-mail cover letter and resume to Kristi@thecollective-la.com.
CEO of a large media/tech company which is on the cutting edge of video and technology production, seeks a motivated, creative executive assistant. Duties include heavy scheduling, travel coordination, research, administrative duties, creative brainstorming/projects with execs and anything to make sure the office runs smoothly. Candidates should be willing to dedicate 1-2 years to being a rock star assistant, after which, the possibilities for growth and promotion are endless. Agency/management experience preferred. Please send resumes to jaime.mennealy@inthemo.com
Interns needed to start immediately at HaHa Media, Inc, a web-based media company. We seek highly motivated, creative and intelligent interns who are eager to learn. This is a three-month internship, and interns must be available at least 2 days or 14-16 hours a week. Duties include learning how to effectively write for the web; aiding with research; and learning the nuts and bolts of search engine optimization. A sense of humor, organization and outside-the-box resourcefulness is a must, experience with social media is helpful. Please send cover letter and resume to nick@omdoubleg.com.
Production company with major deal to produce several original digital media series is seeking Production Coordinator/Office Manager for downtown LA office. Experience with development, production, post production, and social media preferred. Candidates should be creative, detail-oriented, work well under pressure, and possess strong communication skills. Salary, full time position. Please send cover letter and resume to: officemanager.coordinator@gmail.com
Maya Entertainment has exciting new internship opportunities within its Home Entertainment division. Duties include: online research, creating/updating Maya’s social media messaging, generating html sales newsletter, assisting with general office tasks (phones, filing, data entry). Knowledge of, or desire to learn about, the entertainment industry preferred. College credit. Skills: Microsoft Office, blogging, some web building, social networks and online marketing. Submit resume as PDF to: apply@maya-entertainment.com
Top digital-entertainment company is seeking assistant to the GM. Responsibilities include: managing calendar, rolling calls, travel, etc. This position provides the opportunity to actively engage in the programming strategy as well as participate in the business development of the network. Candidate will actively interface with the entertainment and production team to continue creating this innovating new-media destination. Ideal applicant will possess prior talent agency/production experience. Please send resumes to: digitalapplicant@gmail.com
Management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a diligent and ambitious candidate to work as a production intern in the Digital Studios department. Applicants must have extensive knowledge of social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, be very detail oriented and have an extended knowledge of YouTube and its back end. Experience with Final Cut Pro and Photoshop is a must. This internship is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the area of digital entertainment as well as develop your professional network and resume. E-mail cover letter, resume or reel to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com
CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)
Bi-Coastal (NY/LA) music management, celebrity and athlete endorsement firm is seeking an eager/hard-working intern to help out at least two full days per week. Clients include high-end celebrities and athletes in music, acting and lifestyle. Must be goal oriented and confidential. Tasks include answering phones, making outgoing calls, research, and basic office skills. Must be competent with Excel and Word. Internship is for school credit only. Please email resumes to ncokas@artistandathlete.com
Partner at talent agency seeking full-time assistant in Branding/Endorsement Dept. Job responsibilities include heavy phones, filing and standard office tasks, handling agent schedule, booking agent and client travel, etc. Position requires experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent writing ability, and professional phone etiquette. Great opportunity for growth. Agency, public relations, or management experience required. This is a New York based position. Please email resumes to agencyjob08@gmail.com.
Established Talent Management Company, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is looking to hire a seasoned Manager and or Agent for their rapidly expanding Below-The-Line Division. They are seeking candidates that are highly motivated, savvy and must come with an existing client list. Competitive salary & commission deal offered. All inquiries will be kept confidential. They are looking to fill positions in both their LA and NY offices. Minimum 5 years’ experience as Below-The-Line Agent or Manager. Please reply to btlmanager2011@yahoo.com with your CV and info.
NY film production company is seeking an Assistant for NY based VP of Marketing. This position is fast paced; candidates should have a focus in Marketing or Marketing assistant experience, and be an excellent multi-tasker with rock-solid administrative skills, phone skills and have knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe products. Also knowledge of Microsoft office programs. We are looking for someone quick, savvy and energetic. Please send resume to greattopassistant@gmail.com
Constellation, an online movie theater channel with offices in NYC, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic start-up environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines. Seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms. Send resume and cover letter to: contact@constellation.tv
GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER
Santa Monica Production Company seeks Front Office Receptionist for day time hours on Saturday and Sunday as well as early evening (5:30 PM to about 10 PM) on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Position will include, but not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, managing all aspects of company mail and shipping as well as other various clerical duties. Please email cover letter and resume to: sheri.ross@verizon.net
Red Granite Pictures is looking for a organized and enthusiastic receptionist to start immediately. Responsibilities include answering phones, preparing expense reports, scheduling meetings, ordering supplies, as well as reading scripts and writing coverage. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. Please email resumes to info@redgranitepictures.com, subject “Reception Opening.” This is a part-time position.
Bi-coastal talent agency is looking for an experienced Receptionist to start immediately. Duties include answering phones, greeting clients, and providing administrative support. Candidates must have experience on an entertainment industry desk, computer savvy, excellent phone etiquette, a strong work ethic, and the ability to learn quickly, multi-task, and be a team player with the right personality. Please email resume and cover letter to: dan@ksrtalent.com.
Boutique beauty agency is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and detailed orientated Receptionist/Assistant Agent. Candidates must be able to answer heavy calls, book travel, have excellent communication and organizational skills, a desire to learn the business and a high level of enthusiasm. Agency experience a plus. Great entry level opportunity to experience the entertainment world. Salary position & more details upon interview. Send cover letters and resumes to asia@eamgmt.com
INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)
The Research & Development/Studio Operations divisions of Marvel Studios are seeking interns interested in comics and film development. Proficiency in Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office are preferred. Interns will be largely responsible for film project research in addition to assisting with administrative tasks Internship runs from Jan to May/June and are 20 hours/week. Interns must receive course credit. Please email resume and cover letter to: marveldevelopmentintern@gmail.com. Attn: Development Internship Coordinator.
Thunder Road Pictures seeks sharp, creative interns passionate about Film and TV. Excellent analytical reading and writing skills necessary, as coverage is expected regularly. Our internship producing program teaches interns the steps taken to develop and produce feature films and television series in a fun, friendly work environment. Car required and all interns must be able to earn credit. Hours are preferably 2-3 full days a week. We are currently hiring interns for Winter/Spring 2012 (Jan-May). Please send cover letter and resume to noah.winter@thunderroadfilms.com
Momentum Entertainment Group, a future generation content studio, is looking for spring interns within the Alternative Department. 20-25 hours a week, willing to work around class schedules. Please email resume and cover letter to internshipmomentum@gmail.com. Students must receive class credit.
Underground Films is looking for interns for their trainee program to start right away. The position is unpaid. You will gain valuable experience and knowledge in the areas of management and production, as well as working in a creative environment. Intern will have the opportunity to attend development meetings, client meetings, generals and listen in on calls. Intern must be able to multi-task as duties include script reading, answering phones, scheduling and other general office duties. No previous experience needed. Please email resume and cover letter to Austin at austin@undergroundfilms.net
Working Title Films is searching for intern candidates for the Spring 2012 semester. WTF is looking for highly capable individuals who have a passion for film and a desire to learn. Candidates must be outgoing, smart self-starters who like to work hard and have fun. Junior and Senior applicants only. Lunch is paid. Please submit resume and cover letter to workingtitlehr@gmail.com with the subject – Internship.
Looking for a smart, hard-working intern to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties at Muse Entertainment, a production company located in Studio City. Position is unpaid. A great opportunity to learn how the development process works alongside high-level execs, as it’s a small office with large projects. Academic credit offered. Please contact museusafrontdesk@gmail.com to be considered.
Prime Universe Productions is looking for enthusiastic interns. We are a very busy production company with numerous projects in various stages of development. This is an extremely creative environment where interns can be as involved in the development process as they want to be. Very important to be a self-starter. Please email resume and brief cover letter to info@primeuniverse.com. Include ”Internship” in the subject line.
Film Rites, a production company founded by Steve Zaillian with a first-look deal at DreamWorks is looking for highly motivated interns to for the Spring 2012 semester. Interns will be exposed to daily operations, learning film development first-hand at an active production company. Duties include script coverage, actor/writer/director lists, administrative (copies, correspondence, phones), scheduling, creative meetings. Knowledge of film and strong writing skills are top priorities. This is an unpaid internship. Resumes should be sent to alex@filmrites.com
UTA writer client looking for an intern to help with research on several projects including two TV pilots and several feature scripts all in development. Must know Final Draft and have good proofreading skills. Hours are flexible, around 5-10/week. Unpaid. In return for their services, they will get career and relationship advice. A good opportunity for aspiring writers/producers to gain experience working with a successful writer. Please send resumes to hymsona@unitedtalent.com
Brand new financier/production company hiring a few interns to start immediately. While the job does not pay it’s a fantastic experience if you put in the work. Must commit to at least 6 months, 2 days a week. Reading on your weekends. We are making films. Duties include office duties (everything that entails). If you haven’t read at least 50 scripts and have no experience doing coverage do not send your resume. Email resumes to filminterns2012@hotmail.com
Academy Award-winning filmmaker seeks an intern for his production company, 2-3 days per week (M/W or M/W/F). Tasks include administrative work, but also a significant amount of development, brainstorming, and coverage. Send resumes to intern.intern.intern@gmail.com. Include a brief cover letter in the body of your email. Put the title of a book (with author) in the subject line. Must be a current college student able to receive credit.
Big Screen Entertainment Group is looking for young, motivated, and enthusiastic interns. Duties will include phones, emails, script coverage and general office support. The position will be 2-3 days per week, 12-15 hours total. We pay for lunch and reimburse for gas. This is a great opportunity to learn the development, production, and distribution sides of the business. Please send cover letters and resumes to adam@bigscreenent.com
Small but prevalent production company seeks creative, tech-savvy critical thinkers that don’t shy away from hard work and a do-it-yourself attitude. This internship revolves around coverage, office duties, and we are looking for individuals who shine in a fast-paced and creative environment. Applications could potentially be an animator, graphic designer, filmmaker, writer, web designer, etc. School credit only. Start January, 2012 (Spring Semester). Send cover letter and resume to ProdCo.Interns@gmail.com
Crucial Films, a busy production company for entertainment mogul Dr. Dre, seeks motivated interns starting in January 2012. Candidates must be fulltime students. Focusing on films/TV, this is a unique opportunity for a very hands on experience. Duties: handle phone calls, set meetings for executives, read and report on scripts. This is an unpaid internship, but will help you take your career to the next level. Send resumes to crucialfilms.asst@gmail.com
Endgame Entertainment is a film production and finance company seeking interns for its work based training program relating to the company’s creative development and business development departments. Interns will gain training and experience in phones, clerical duties, and script coverage. Previous knowledge of script coverage is appreciated but not required. Please send cover letters and resumes to internendgame@gmail.com. Unpaid. School credit only for Spring semester.
High level talent management/production company is seeking interns for the Fall semester. Applicant must be passionate about film industry and acting management with a good talent for script coverage, and must be proficient with answering phones, scheduling, and light office work. Internship is non-paid, and must be for college credit. Please email resumé and cover letter to mosaicinterns2011@gmail.com
Smokewood Entertainment is looking for an intern to assist in post production on their most recently wrapped film, Long Time Gone. Duties will include making runs, assisting with editorial needs and being a liaison between producers and editorial. This is a great opportunity to see how post production works on a feature film and to make connections with professionals in the industry. Please send cover letter and resume to: elizabethcohen3@gmail.com
Original Film seeks sharp interns passionate about film and eager to learn. Friendly work environment. Past interns have been hired. Responsibilities include reading, coverage, research, and general demands of an office. An excellent opportunity to learn in an active environment. 2-3 days/week preferred. Class credit available. Email resumes to intern@moritzfilm.com
Film finance company and its literary management subsidiary seek office interns for the winter/spring 2012 season. Duties will range from going on runs, general office tasks, backup reception / assistants, script coverage, and research projects. Availability required is 2 days a week M-F 9am – 7pm. School credit required, no exceptions. Candidates that do not meet these requirements need not apply. Please send attached cover letters and resumes to officeinterns@gmail.com
Bold Management & Production, a boutique management company representing artists in the areas of Talent, Literary and Music, seeks creative, outgoing, organized individuals for 3 day/week unpaid internships. Duties include but not limited to rolling calls, script coverage, project tracking, talent submissions, appointment scheduling, support with booking bands to local music venues, developing relationships with leading music blogs and general office duties. Email resumes to: assistant@boldmp.com> College credit given if applicable.
FilmNation Entertainment is a development and production company based out of Beverly Hills. This company is a great place to see the whole process of filmmaking, from development through delivery. Duties include heavy amounts of script reading and coverage as well as answering phones, and greeting clients. Interns are expected to be detail oriented, proactive, hardworking, and excited by this industry. Internship is unpaid. Parking is provided. Please email resumes and cover letters to laoffice@wearefilmnation.com
Global artist/brand management firm seeks motivated, hard-working interns available 3-5 days/week. Responsibilities include handling phones, merchandise and product inventory, in addition to general administrative duties. The ideal candidate is a team player who takes initiative and sees projects through to completion. This position requires a great deal of professionalism and attention to detail. Internships are unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume to assistant@jamincla.com
Intern for Pilot Presentation. Start immediately. January shoot. Prefer someone with production experience and Final Draft to assist with script compilation. Must be a team player to work alongside producers, cast, and crew. PC literate. Assist in various aspects of production, organizing office, phones. This could become a full time job when/if the show goes to series. Valley location. We’ll need someone 5 days/week. Small weekly stipend. themensroomtv@att.net
Steve Carr is currently looking for interns for his production company Rumpus Entertainment. Duties will be script coverage, general administrative tasks, and the occasional errand. This internship is for college credit. We ask that interns have a car, a laptop, and are available 2 days a week. Forward resumes and attachments in the body of an email to asst@rumpusla.com
Scenario, a new literary management and production company, offers interns a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience and earn great references by working with our writers, directors, and creative producers in the story development process doing story analysis, research, and notes. Part-time and full-time positions are available (including optional evening and weekend hours) for this unpaid internship. For more details, email internships@scenario-la.com
Color Force, Nina Jacobson’s production company, is currently seeking interns for the Spring. We are looking for motivated, self-starters who are eager to learn more about the development and production process to intern 2-3 full days per week. We are a small and hands-on company. In addition to general administrative tasks, our interns attend ideas meetings, write script coverage, and complete research projects. The internship is unpaid and college credit is required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to colorforceintern@gmail.com
Leading Reality Television Show is seeking interns to aid in the preproduction of our second season. Interns will work alongside world class talent as well as top level television producers. Responsibilities will include: research, correspondence, scheduling, and errands. Positions are unpaid however successful completion of internship will likely lead to employment. Fluency in Hebrew and English a plus. Please email resumes and cover letters to lalalandintern@gmail.com
OddLot Entertainment is looking for interns seeking hands-on experience in film development/production. Duties include covering scripts, participating in Weekend Read meetings, phone reception, errands, etc. We’re looking for candidates who are outgoing, organized, and have a hunger to learn the ins and outs of film production. While the internship is unpaid, we provide lunch. Please email your cover letter/resume to internship@oddlotent.com, Attn: Office Manager/HR, with subject line P&D Internship Spring 2012. 11/18
IM Global, the leading sales company and financier is seeking interns in the sales, acquisitions, and finance departments. Duties include: phones, reading scripts, other admin responsibilities in a fast-paced setting. Internship is unpaid but school credit available. Great opportunity to gain hands-on experience from one of the most successful companies in the field. Please send resume to:
imglobal2011@gmail.com
Boutique talent agency in Santa Monica seeks intelligent, creative and computer-savvy intern with a great attitude and an interest in learning the industry. You will be involved in talent submissions, coverage, answering phones, assisting with contracts, filing, as well as other general administrative duties. Two full days (10am-5pm) a week minimum. Internship is unpaid, but school credit available. We are a small company so our interns get a real hands-on experience and an extraordinary education. Please submit cover letter, resume and availability to glickasst@glickagency.com
Myriad Pictures is a Santa Monica based development, production and film sales company. Interns tasks include reading, coverage, participation in weekend read meetings, general office duties, errands, covering desks, and research. Applicants should be capable, motivated, responsible, detail-oriented, and proficient in Word/Excel/Outlook. This is an incredible opportunity to experience multiple aspects of the film industry. This internship is unpaid, and participants must be eligible to receive academic credit. Flexible schedule. Please send resume and cover letter to juliana.dacunha@myriadpictures.com
Production Company, with films in development, is looking for an intern to start as soon as possible. Duties include: answering phones, scheduling, writing script coverage, and various other jobs. You will get the chance to work closely with the CEO and see firsthand how a production company is run. Please send cover letter and resume to PantheonAsst@gmail.com
Busy film producer seeks part-time assistant or intern, depending on experience. Ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized, and has great communication and computer skills. Responsibilities include clerical duties, and participating in development, production and post-production. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese a major plus. Please forward resume and cover letter to janetyang1@gmail.com
Miss World, a documentary film produced and directed by Cecilia Peck is seeking an unpaid intern to start immediately and work 2-3 days a week on post-production (flexible schedule.) Ideal candidate will be proactive, energetic, and possess very strong computer, research, and writing skills. You may receive school credit. Please send your resume and cover letter to cecilia@linordocumentary.com
A small independent production company is seeking interns for an exciting documentary on music art and film now entering post-production. This a great way to get hands on film/TV skills as you will be assisting the Editor with transcription and tape logging. Unfortunately the position is unpaid, but future opportunities with the company may be available. Please send a pdf of your resume and a cover letter to documentaryartmusic@gmail.com
An A-list management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a diligent and ambitious intern interested in working in the television development. Tasks include answering phones, managing schedules, working with client, and going on runs. This is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the management area of the entertainment field as well as develop your professional network and resume. Previous desk experience is preferred but not required. This internship is not paid. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com
Four By Two Films is currently seeking reliable interns with an interest in comedy, writing, development and production. Responsibilities include script coverage, phones, office management, project research, and occasional runs. This is a non-paid internship. College credit necessary. Ideally looking for 2-3 day/week commitment. Please email resumes and cover letters with your availability to: internapp1@gmail.com
River Road Entertainment is seeking reliable, enthusiastic interns for winter/spring. Responsibilities include: script coverage, projects (writer/director lists, research), and administrative support (phones, copies). Contribute in creative meetings, and learn the development process firsthand. Candidates should have strong interest in feature film development, superior writing skills, and great taste! Send resume, cover letter and coverage samples, if available to resumes@rivroad.com. Credit required.
Talent-based feature production company with a focus on comedy is currently seeking reliable interns with an interest in writing, development and production. Responsibilities include script coverage, phones, office management, project research, and occasional runs. This is a non-paid internship. College credit necessary. Ideally looking for 2-3 day/week commitment. Please email resumes and cover letters with your availability to: internapp1@gmail.com
Mandate Pictures seeks interns for its spring semester film development internship program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: reading and evaluating script, book, and article submissions, updating script and DVD databases, pitching material to executives, attending weekly staff meetings, compiling film festival grids, researching short films and up-and-coming talent, and covering executives’ desks/phones when relevant. The internship also involves a Q&A dinner with Mandate’s creative executives and intern seminars on film finance and film marketing. Candidates must be eligible to receive college credit. Send resume and cover letter to mandatepicturesinternship@gmail.com
Intrigue Entertainment seeks interns for the winter/spring term. We are currently in Studio City, but will be relocating to the westside early next year, and interns are expected to be available at both locations. Duties include conducting project research, writing coverage, and general administrative tasks. Ideal candidates will be professional and be committed to at least three days a week. Candidate must supply his/her own laptop and should have their own transportation. Position is unpaid.
Email cover letter and resume in the body of the email, with subject line “Internship” to:
info@intrigueent.com
Interns needed immediately for a comedy pilot presentation for AMC. Interns will spend time in the production office as well as on set. Internship begins immediately. Shoot starts November 15th and lasts 4 days. Applicants must have a car and a valid drivers license. Send resume to: intern@op-ent.com
Samuel Goldwyn Films is looking for hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include film festival prep, script reading and screening movies coverage, research, and general office needs. We are looking for someone to commit to 2 or more days/week in our Beverly Hills office. Students must be enrolled in a recognized academic institution. Please email resumes to margot@samuelgoldwyn.com
Lawrence Bender Productions seeks Fall & Spring Session interns with a motivated attitude to start immediately as well as for our next intern session. Heavy reading, answering phones, runs and the opportunity to sit in creative meetings. Must have a car, all mileage reimbursed. Hours: 9am-7pm, 2-3 days a week. Please send resumes and cover letters as attachments to: lbproductionsinterns@gmail.com
Katalyst Films’ Production Department seeks bright, qualified interns for the Spring semester 2012. Interns must receive college credit and commit to at least 2days a week. An interest in production is desired; duties include supporting the Vice President of Production, organizing and prepping shoots, dealing with logistics, helping to facilitate communication and assisting with basic finance processes. Please submit a brief cover letter with a resume (PDF attachment preferred) to productionintern2011@gmail.com
Blumhouse Productions is looking for 4 creatively-minded, enthusiastic, and intelligent interns to be a part of a growing company in the heart of Hollywood. Responsibilities include coverage, office duties, and you will have the chance to get creatively involved with our current projects as well! Students with film/tv production degrees are preferred! Please email all resumes to blumhouseproductions@gmail.com
Angry Films is looking for highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of script libraries, script coverage, regular office duties and phones, spending one on one time with producers assisting them, and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car and have the ability to multitask and be organized. Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume in body of email to angryfilmscal@gmail.com
Practical Pictures is looking for interns (unpaid, starting Jan 3rd). Hands-on interfacing with the producer bosses in a small company– you’ll need some experience (phones, computers). We’re in post on AMERICAN REUNION (PIE), releasing 4/16/12. We also have development projects at every studio. If you’re able to work 2 full days, please email resumes to practicalintern@yahoo.com
Vuguru, an independent Beverly Hills-based studio funded by Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company and Rogers Media, seeks motivated interns. Selected applicants will have an opportunity to work alongside executives in Development, Production, Post Production, Distribution, Marketing and Legal. Unpaid/academic credit only for the Spring 2012 semester. Positions available beginning mid-December2011. Minimum four days per week. Must have car. Resumes to internshipv@gmail.com. Please specify department of interest. No cover letter required.
Beverly Hills literary management company seeks efficient, intelligent, creative interns to start immediately. Duties include but not limited to script coverage, phone duty, office duties, running errands, scheduling, and research. Candidates should be creative thinkers, great multi-taskers and possess excellent communication skills. These are non-paying, part-time internships but will be an amazing opportunity for anyone willing to learn to about the industry. Please send cover letter and resumes to fall.internships.la@gmail.com
The Gersh Agency seeks dedicated interns for year-round internships for our Talent, Motion Picture Literary, Television and Comedy departments. Responsibilities include reading/covering scripts for consideration, rolling calls, actor submissions, and general office duties. Furthermore, our internship provides the opportunity to shadow Assistants and Agents in their day-to-day activities. Interns are required to work with us 1-2 days a week and supply evidence of school credit. To apply, please email your resume to: hr@gershla.com. Be sure to include a short paragraph detailing your interest in our Internship Program.

 

Free Tickets to Regina Belle 10/28-29,Yoshi’s- Oakland; Omar Sosa 11/4-5,Yoshi’s- Oakland; Brenda Wong Aoki 10/30,Yoshi’s- SF; The Velveteen Rabbit 11/26, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St, SF; Business Strategic Plan; Entertainment Jobs

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    We were honored in Miami, Florida and Port Au Prince, Haiti last month for the Relief Missions that we have sent to Haiti since the earthquake and are currently up for an EMMY with “OUT. The Glenn Burke Story”, have already won several honors for it and expect more.
Special “Thanks” to all that have supported our efforts over the years! FREE tickets to Regina Belle w/ Special Guest Chris Walker, Friday and Saturday, October 28-29, 2011, 10:00 pm, Yoshi’s Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607Omar Sosa Afreecanos Quartet, Friday and Saturday, November 4-5, 2011, 10:00 pm, Yoshi’s Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607; Brenda Wong Aoki and Mark Izu KABUKI JAZZ CABARET, Sunday, October 30, 2011 5:00 pm,Yoshi’s,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco; The Velveteen Rabbit, Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson, Saturday, November 26, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., Novellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street), San Francisco, CA
The tickets will be awarded via our Twitter or website, so if you haven’t already, you should join us on:
Text “I Want Tickets to (show)” with your name and email address to: (510) 394-4501; Twitter at: http://twitter.com/xzwhy , http://twitter.com/ajalil , http://twitter.com/nowtruth , http://twitter.com/amwft
http://twitter.com/win2012elect , or go to the websites at: http://Superstarmanagement.com , http://Ex-Why.com/  , http://AMWFTRUST.Org/  or http://NowTruth.Org/  and make your request on the “I WANT TICKETS” page.

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Regina Belle w/ special guest Chris Walker

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Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

Chris Walker Performs on Sirius Radio “Everyday Woman”

It’s not without some measure of fear and trepidation that gospel music puts checks and balances on reverse crossover artists. After all, for every general-market hopeful with pure, Christ-honoring motives, there’s always a controversial artist—good-intentioned, but ultimately far from the integrity, character, and value system required to represent Jesus to the church and to the world.

Four-time GRAMMY®-winning R&B/Pop songstress Regina Belle is a different story. Even as the New Jersey native rode high in the urban charts throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s with such urban classics as “Baby Come to Me,” “Make It Like It Was” and “What Goes Around,” faith, churchgoing, and gospel music remained at the very core of her life in the spotlight.

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Omar Sosa Afreecanos Quartet

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Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

Five-time GRAMMY-nominated composer and pianist Omar Sosa returns to Yoshi’s Oakland with his regular rhythm section of Childo Tomas from Mozambique on electric bass, and Marque Gilmore, now from Stockholm, on drums and electronics, plus special guest saxophone and flute player from Cuba, Leandro Saint-Hill.  Leandro was part of the groundbreaking recording sessions at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City in 2008 that resulted in two GRAMMY nominations for Omar’s genre-bending CD release, Across The Divide.
At Yoshi’s Oakland, Omar will be featuring new material from his current recording-in-progress, entitled Afri-Lectric.  This CD project is loosely inspired by the music of Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue recording, and evolved from a commission Omar received from the Barcelona Jazz Festival to prepare a tribute to the famous CD on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

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Brenda Wong Aoki/Mark Izu’s Kabuki Jazz Cabaret

2unknownname“… Brenda Wong Aoki presents a new work, blending kyogen and noh with jazz by her no-less eclectic husband, Mark Izu.”
—Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle
Mark Izu and Brenda Wong Aoki are back for their annual Halloween Home Season! With all new stories and music.

YOSHI’S SAN FRANCISCO


1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

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Oakland City Attorney Resigns! FORCED OUT!!! Can’t Dodge Fraud, Corruption Charges!


Crooked former Oakland City Attorney John Russo was forced to resign from a
constant three year barrage of fact laden reports of fraud and corruption by Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim, has been appointed the Alameda city manager position sources have confirmed. You can view the 2009 video of Former Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign at:
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al-Hakim has over 85,000 signatures and implores everyone to click on any one of the links and sign the Petition To The Honorables President Barack Obama and United States Attorney General Eric Holder to raise it’s investigation of corruption involving Attorney General Jerry Brown, Oakland City Attorney John Russo, former Oakland and current San Leandro City Attorney Jayne Williams, former District Attorney Tom Orloff, and current District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley.
http://ex-why.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/
http://nowtruth.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/
http://superstarmanagement.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/
http://amwftrust.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/

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The Velveteen Rabbit
Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson.
November 26, 2011, at 2 p.m.


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Novellus Theater at YBCA
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street)
San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
415.978.ARTS (2787)

ODC/Dance — one of America’s most exciting contemporary dance companies, returns to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to present their 25th season of this beloved Bay Area production.
Brimming with with, festive costumes, madcap characters and the perfect amount of holiday cheer, ODC/Dance is proud to present Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real. Emotionally told though music, dance and a powerful narration recorded by Bay Area actor Geoff Hoyle, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love.
For more information go to www.odcdance.org, for Group Sales 10+ contact groupsales@odcdance.org or call 415-678-5956, for Family Pack discounts call YBCA Box Office at 415.978.2787 (Closed Mondays) The “Milk & Cookies post-performance party in the YBCA FORUM on Sun, Nov 27th must be ordered separately from the 2pm performance.

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Start YOUR OWN FREE FOOD Program

    From the great success that we have had with our Free Food Programs established in the 1950’s by my Parents, Aaron and Margaret Wallace, we have since been instrumental in the founding and supplying of other free food service organizations around the country.
With the demand for our help in creating these organizations being driven by the skyrocketing need for the services, we have decided to open up our efforts to all interested in starting a food pantry for the needy.
We can provide access to the training necessary to qualify your organization and partner you with the local organizations and businesses that can support your efforts. Contact us and we will help you through the RED TAPE and push your program to success!
Here’s some new videos for the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Social Services Programs. The first is the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Free Food Program Celebrity Giving Back.

The second one is Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Kids Celebrity Gift BackPacks.

You can view the following Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation, SemiFreddi’s, Trader Joe’s, Little Ceasar’s Pizza, Marshawn Lynch’s “Fam1ly F1rst” and Leon Powe’s “Fresh Start Oakland”:
Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 1

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 2

You can listen to or download many of the Public Service Announcements for our partners that were broadcast over national radio on the page “A& MWF Supports Inter-Faith Multi-Cultural Events” at: http://amwftrust.org/a-mwf-supports-inter-faith-multi-cultural-events/. We have provided and we have produced videos from some of them as well.  We will do one for any of our partners that work with us.

Alameda County Community Food Bank!

The Alameda County Community Food Bank is looking for new member agencies that will provide food bags and/or hot meals to Alameda County community members year-round.

We are especially interested in new member agencies that are:

  • Open during high-need times of afternoon, evening, and/or weekend hours
  • Serving clients in high-need areas of:
  • Downtown Oakland/Chinatown (94612 zip code)
  • West Oakland (94607 zip code)
  • East Oakland-Eastlake area (94606 zip code)
  • East Oakland- Elmhurst area (94603 zip code)
  • East Oakland- Fruitvale area (94601 zip code)
  • San Leandro & San Lorenzo area
  • Tri-Cities area (Fremont, Newark, Union City)

Benefits of Membership
Membership gives your agency:

  1. Free & low-cost food (including free farm-fresh produce)
  2. Free trainings & skill-building sessions
  3. Opportunities to apply for grants to increase agency capacity
  4. Access to free nutritional education services, Food Stamp (CalFresh) outreach services, and the emergency food referral Helpline

To become a Member Agency, your organization must:

  • Be a non-profit, charitable organization that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. (Other 501c organizations, such as 501c5, do not qualify).
  • Operate an emergency food program, such as a food pantry, hot meal program/soup kitchen, or emergency shelter that is open to walk-in clients.*
  • Distribute food regularly for at least 3 months prior to applying for membership.
  • Provide food directly to individuals and families in need. At least 51% of your clients must be low-income.
  • Distribute Food Bank food at no charge. Your agency may not ask for donations from clients for food.
  • Not require clients to work or to attend any religious activities in exchange for food or meals.
  • Be willing to follow Food Bank regulations such as (but not limited to) submitting monthly food distribution reports and taking food safety training once per year.

* Please note: The Food Bank is not accepting new non-emergency programs at this time. Non-emergency programs include day care sites, afterschool programs, rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, and residential programs.

New Member Agency Application Process:

  1. Contact the Food Bank’’s Agency Services staff to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership. You can email us at agency (at) accfb.org or call us at 510-635-3663 ext. 365.
  • Agency Services staff will work with you to determine your eligibility
  • Attend a series of 2 trainings. At least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency must attend EACH of the trainings. We welcome (and highly encourage) agencies to bring more than 2 staff/volunteers to attend each training.
  • Note: The last round of training dates for 2011 has already passed. The next round of training dates will be sometime in January – March 2012. Please contact us to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership so that we can contact you when these dates have been scheduled.
  • Submit a New Member Agency Application. Applications can only be submitted after at least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency have completed all 2 trainings.
  • Complete a successful site visit at your agency. Food Bank Agency Services staff will visit your site to see your program, facilities, and review food safety policies.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Agency Relations Committee. The Agency Relations Committee, a Food Bank board committee of staff and volunteers from current member agencies, will review and select member agencies eligible to join the Food Bank. Decisions are usually made within 6-8 weeks from the training dates.
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FREE Business Strategic Plan

Are you interested in growing your business?
We are offering a FREE Business analysis and will discuss your needs for an overall Strategic Plan including a Website upgrade with a national media campaign, after you have completed the Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire on our websiteand schedule a meeting to contract our services and move forward to SUCCESS!
We can mount a media campaign for you with events and advantages your business offers to potential clients as the centerpiece of that effort. This could not only provide exposure and build your new brand, but could also build your business development with corporate sponsors, business partners, non-profit organizations and donors.
You could be your own special BRAND within and without the business campaign! This will not detract from the business campaign in any way and inevitably lead to other business opportunities, and a very effective social position that will allow you to achieve more business goals!
We will be integrally involved in creating the campaign concept with you as both a separate branded entity and the business brand. We would develop them within the overall brand platform and defining a tangible brand experience across the myriad offerings of the business services and social activities. Our work will touch on all aspects of the business as a brand, and the brand’s physical presentation; client offerings; programs; events; promotions; Web site; marketing; advertising; publicist; social media managements; sponsorship vehicles; and creation of “your business Community” through multi-channel strategies for both traditional and new media to engender an engaging, interactive and sustainable customer experience.
We will to develop and create expedient, viable, replicable solutions to optimize your bottom line, raise your public profile and social perception while increasing the satisfaction quotient for your customers.
As a means for us to move forward I would like to begin the initial intake process for you as a Strategic Planning Client. To that end I would like you are to complete our on-line “Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire” on our website at:
http://ex-why.com/strategic-planning-client-questionnaire/.
Complete the form as thoroughly as you can so that we can move forward in an informed, intelligent way to achieve your stated goals.
If you like, please fill out the  Website Design Client Questionnaire at: http://ex-why.com/website-design-client-questionnaire/ to give us a good idea of your website needs. This will help clarify your website goals, design ideas, features, budget, and timeline. The more details you can give us, the better we will understand your needs and be able to provide you with the best service possible. As always if you get stuck or have questions, please give us a quick call and we will be glad to help.
The things that I feel you needs to address on your website/blog are:
1) E-Commerce with PayPal and all top payment services (including charitable donations),
2) Forms completion,
3) Cloud Storage for documents with selective access,
4) Video Conferencing and Chat,
5) Client Services Web Chat,
6) Audio and Video Display,
7) Members Only and Private Pages access,
8) Blog Post latest news and messages
You should take the time while at the website to review a great source of information on our company here and more useful information on the following pages:
Social Media Management at:  http://ex-why.com/branded-social-media-management/
Publicist Services at: http://ex-why.com/publicist-services/
New Client Questionnaire at:  http://ex-why.com/new-client-questionnaire/
There is much work to do and we are committed and prepared to work with you and look forward to our attaining success beyond your wildest dream!
Thank you again for allowing us to help you as we look forward to many more successful efforts!

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The Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation (A&MWF) is a non-denominational, multi-cultural,100% volunteer financed and operated relief organization that provides FREE food, medicine, clothing, educational and employment opportunities, mental and physical health referrals, legal aid, shelter and other necessities to individuals, children, families, and organizations who lack these essentials for any reason. We provide private school and college admissions educational opportunities; assists with referrals for job training and placement; rental assistance; social services assistance; homelessness assistance; mental and physical health assistance; medical assistance and legal aid assistance referrals FREE for ANYONE whom has the need at the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation website.

Providing The Necessities For Success In Life

A&MWF, a public services organization based on GIVING AND SHARING, has created a 100% volunteer self-operated, self-supported, self financed model defined by developing the marketplace of a network that features high-performing results in the invaluable areas of: youth development; elementary, secondary and college education; poverty alleviation; mental and physical health medical services; social services, as well as other economic-empowerment programs for individuals, families; and small businesses.

A&MWF delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to over 4,000 individuals- children, families, and organizations per month who lack these essentials and is pioneering a new trend, as government and community funds grapple with the recession and the challenges of raising funds, WE have forged an awareness and sustained an effort to connect those in dire need with service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups with these causes. We have taken community foundations and moved into social networking, reaching beyond static “bricks and mortar” to interactive Web sites to serve as a dynamic virtual clearinghouses or “town square” that holds conversations between those in NEED and their local charities, citizens, donors, and volunteers.
A&MWF has made it easy and effortless for service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups to connect with those in NEED, as we have received more individuals needs profiles submitted on this site. The profiles include their contact information, information about their needs, desired solutions, pleas for their need satisfaction, and a listing of opportunities to achieve their solution. We also have profiles submitted of individuals as prospective donors or volunteers, include information about the causes that interest them.
If you or someone that you know needs Quality of Life Aid, PLEASE fill out the form below so that we can determine the best way to assist them.

    Anyone can register at http://AMWFTRUST.ORG by submitting an online request form in a strictly confidential submission and they can also feel free to call the number (510) 394-4101 as well.

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CASTING CALLS
There are some good entertainment industry job listings below and on the “Casting Page” with Executive jobs in Sports and Entertainment with casting calls, auditions, and internships on the front page at http://eX-whY.com!
We have a HipHop Ad Agency specializing in advertising, strategic planning, promotions and marketing targeting the hard to reach, but extremely lucrative, X-Y and Baby Boomer generations urban and suburban markets using Hip Hop culture, it’s sound, it’s fashion, it’s speak, it’s bravado, it’s image, it’s way, as the vehicle. We have registered the services of Hip Hop, Rap and RB’s elite artists, producers, directors, writers, choreographers, dancers, graff artist, B-boys, photographers, actors, models, and professional athletes to participate in this ¿eX-whY AdVentures?. We are producing commercial ads from concept, to creation, to production, to placement in media, – the entire process-, while owning our product!!!
We custom design, write, direct, produce, perform and provide all talent for the motion picture or television project, stage play, entertainment event, commercial ads, film trailers, soundtracks, the jingle, voice overs, and all promotions associated with the product.
We are developing jobs for actors, producers, directors, casting directors, and writers in the entertainment, commercial advertisement, stage, film and television fields.
To that end , our management agency would like you to provide us with a list of your castings calls that might fit this description for consideration in placement for jobs that you have.
We would be interested in any roles for anyone of our 10,000 Professional Athletes, Entertainers, Celebrity, Musicians, and Actors direct email recipients; our over 270,000 list members; and our over 21 million total readers of the publications we submit to.
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October-November 2011 New Job Listings
EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS
Leading talent & literary management company is looking for a mailroom supervisor. Must have knowledge of office machines and be technologically savvy. Knowledge of Avaya phone system a plus. You will set up headsets for employees, program phones, supervise shipping, maintain the Xerox & binding machines, order supplies, coordinate requests from assistants and assign runners.  Please send your resume in pdf format to 0475jobs@gmail.com
Seeking a Director of Business Development and Sales for Los Angeles office to head the acquisition of new business and grow existing client relationships and accounts.  Super! Alright! is a creative agency/production company that produces commercials, Film + TV, and all types of new media for top-tier brands and clients. Candidates must have a proven track record in business development, both in initial outreach to prospective clients as well as negotiation and deal closure. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Please send resumes to: jobs@superalright.com
Leading independent Production Company, based in Los Angeles, is seeking a Manager of Development to join its innovative and growing Development department. Key qualities include solid writing ability, strong work ethic, and sharp intellect. Must have experience developing and formatting original program ideas and a sincere interest in non-scripted television. Shooting and editing skills preferable, but not required. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to development.mgmt.job@gmail.com
Established Below the Line Agency is expanding their Commercial/Music Video Department and is seeking to hire an experienced agent or someone with relevant experience. For consideration please email your resume as an attachment only to Andrew@lspagency.net
ASSISTANT LEVEL
United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.
CEO at prominent film school is in search of an experienced Executive Assistant. Looking for a computer proficient, educated positive person with a great attitude. Must take on any and all assignments with enthusiasm and dedication. This is a full-time, paid position. Please email resumes and cover letters to lshack@lafilm.com
COO/CFO of a studio-affiliated production/finance company is looking for an executive assistant. Candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented with an ability to maintain high levels of accuracy while handling multiple tasks.  Understanding of basic accounting concepts via education and/or experience is required. Duties include general office and mild accounting .  Experience with MAS 200 Accounting Software a plus.  Computer system literate – proficiency in the use of MS Word and Excel.  Please e-mail resume and cover-letter to assistant.financial@gmail.com
Boutique talent and literary management company seeks a full time, executive assistant for president of the company.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: heavy phones, making travel arrangements, scheduling, arranging auditions, script reading, coverage and correspondence. Prefer candidate with interest in graduating to full time manager as promotion is guaranteed for the right person (if becoming a manager is not your goal, this is not the job for you).  Minimum of 1 year agency experience a must.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Please send cover letter and resume to managementasst123@yahoo.com
Executive Vice-President of a studio-affiliated production/finance company is looking for an executive assistant. Candidates must be motivated self-starters, love to read, and able to manage a busy desk including heavy phones, travel, scheduling, have a keen understanding and passion for the motion picture business, as well as extensive knowledge of screenwriters, directors, agents, producers and actors.  Please e-mail resume and cover-letter to assist.assistant@gmail.com
Management 360 is seeking an assistant for one of our talent partners. Ideal candidates have an excellent educational background and a minimum of one year paid desk experience at a talent agency or management company. Must have excellent skills (rolling calls, travel, client schedules, attention to detail, etc.) and have a strong desire to be a talent manager. If you do not meet all these qualifications, please do not apply. Send resumes as an attached pdf file to jobs@management360.com
Independent television/film/digital production company seeks experienced executive assistant to Head of Sales and our Head of Business Affairs.  The ideal candidate must have prior experience supporting senior level executives on the business side, including functional business areas such as Business Affairs, Sales, Finance, or Human Resources.   Candidates must have 1-2 years of experience as executive assistant to a senior executive(s) at agency/studio/network.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Please send resumes to careers@bermanbraun.com and write “Sales and Business Affairs Executive Assistant” in the subject line.
Telepictures Productions Inc. is seeking an Executive Assistant IV to provide administrative support to the President of the division. As part of executive offices, it is a very fast-paced production environment acting as liaison with Telepictures Productions executives to ascertain current status of various projects and on all division activities. Extensive executive assistant experience and Macintosh, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook required. Please submit your resume as an attachment and cover letter to wberecruitment@warnerbros.com
International Creative Management, Inc, a major talent and literary agency, is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and detailed orientated Exec Assistant to support senior level exec and corp team.  Must be able to work well in a fast paced deadline driven environment.  Great opportunity to experience the exec side of the entertainment world.  Competitive entry level salary and full benefits package. Send resumes to careersla@icmtalent.com
Seeking Production Coordinator for Executive at a prominent film studio. Knowledge of the development and physical production process preferred. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are integral, as are brains and personality. Ambitious attitude and the ability to play well with others are key to fitting in this environment. Duties include rolling calls, scheduling, expenses, booking travel, Mac, Excel, Word, Outlook, and Quicktime Pro proficient and working with the team in various aspects of the production process. This is a full-time, paid position.  Submit resumes and cover letters to physical.production@gmail.com
G3/ GRAMMNET, a POD at Lionsgate TV is looking for a full-time assistant. Duties will include all general assistant work (answering the phone, scheduling, handling travel, script coverage and research for potential projects). We are looking for someone with desk experience, who is extremely organized, thick-skinned and excited about the job. Please send all resumes to mpanzer@lionsgate.com
Executive Producer on network, reality show is looking for a new office assistant. Looking for an organized, tech-savvy, and eager person willing to travel on short notice. Typical office administrative duties and editing abilities on Final Cut Pro is a plus. Must have a love for reality TV and knowledge of the space.  Email  resumes to realityexecassist@gmail.com
Talent management / Production Company seeking experienced Assistant for its CEO. Candidate must be able to work extremely well in a fast paced environment and be able to handle a busy desk.  At least one year of development, talent agency or management experience preferred. There is potential for growth. Please send resumes to EntertainmentPosition00@yahoo.com
Leading entertainment advertising company seeks a Post Production Coordinator.  University degree and 2+ years experience.  Mac, Excel, Word, Outlook, SnapZ and Quicktime Pro proficient.  Knowledge of the post production process, tape formats, budgets, storyboards, research and finishing required.  Team player with exceptional people skills to deal with demanding clients.  Must be able to work very long hours under pressure.  Send cover letter, resume and salary history to: job9032@gmail.com
Newly launched feature film production company is looking to hire a Development  Assistant / Story Editor. Responsibilities range from heavy phones and scheduling to script analysis and notes, and generation of information regarding talent and new material. Candidate must be mature, ambitious and have impeccable communication and organizational skills. Excellent opportunity for growth. Send resumes to developmentasst8899@gmail.com
Major Film Producer seeks Assistant.  Producer requires somebody with celebrity asst experience.  Position is very fast paced.  Must be able to stay organized under high pressure and deadline oriented environment.  Must be very detail oriented, have thick skin, and good communication skills.  Duties include heavy travel, manage busy schedule, roll calls, and script coverage.  Must have reliable car, good attitude, and Mac / PC savvy.  Send resume/CV to producerassistant15@gmail.com.
FlynnPictureCo. is looking to hire an assistant to the company’s primary exec. This will require general assistant responsibilities, as well as performing story editor duties (i.e. reading, coverage, tracking material, etc.). Rock star, get-it-done, thick skinned attitude is a must. It’s a small, but very busy company. One year minimum agency/management experience required. Please send cover letter and resume to: info@flynnpictureco.com
Media Rights Capital is seeking an ambitious and hardworking assistant to support the Corporate Development and Finance departments. This is a demanding position at a fast-paced film and television studio with an Executive Trainee Program and growth opportunities for the right candidate. Must be detail-oriented and comfortable managing phones, scheduling, and working with Excel and PowerPoint. Ideal candidate will have a strong interest in learning the business side of the industry. Bachelors degree required. Please submit a resume and cover letter to recruiter@mrcstudios.com.
The Executive Producers of a reality TV Production company are looking for a very qualified assistant/coordinator. Candidates must have a four-year degree from a major college or university and prior experience as an assistant. The position offers strong growth potential for someone seeking an Executive/Producing path in media production, and provides the opportunity to travel. Please submit a cover letter and resume to gurneyjobs@gmail.com. Full Time Paid Position.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS
Looking for Personal Assistant to high profile individual. Previous experience and degree preferred. World-wide travel. Candidate will be creative, resourceful, positive, a go-getter, find no job too big or too small. Must have good communication skills, be able to complete projects in a timely manner. This position is for a personal assistant. Duties include errands such as organizing, shopping, packing for trips, mailing packages etc. Room for promotion. References required . Send resumes to: assistantpositionemail@gmail.com
Actor seeks personal assistant. Duties include driving (including weekends), personal/work scheduling, handling errands, general multi-tasking and personal assistant duties. Must have clean driving record and insurance.  Previous personal assistant experience is required.  Please email resume and cover letter to Norma@freemarkcpa.com
Career Assistant need for Successful Film Producer. Discretion is key as you will be dealing with High Profile Individuals on a daily basis. Familiarity with the Entertainment Industry is preferred. Someone who can take initiative and think on their feet, always one step ahead. Experience running busy desk or assisting Entertainment Professional required. 20% Personal Errands including coordinating with his wife. Salary DOE: $50,000. jobs@thehelpcompany.com
ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.
Entertainment PR Firm seeks assistant with prior work experience. Must be extremely organized, self-motivator, prolific writing skills, and outgoing.  Must have paid experience in PR or as an assistant. Responsibilities will include assisting the partners of boutique Film PR agency with film festivals, premieres, press junkets and more. Heavy computer and internet work.  Room for advancement within in company. Please send salary requirements with resume to filmpublicistjob@aol.com
PR and marketing firm specializing in emerging brands and entertainment is looking for responsible and dedicated interns to start immediately and gain valuable hands-on experience with media and the mechanics of PR campaigns and strategy. Credit-only interns who have an active interest in all forms of public relations and marketing, specifically social media and website design/management. Applicants must be a dedicated, reliable, articulate, and personable. Must be able to commit to at least 10-15 hours per week.  If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to spencer@workshopcollective.com
Entertainment marketing company seeks energetic, ambitious, self starter to join our team and learn the business.  Fast paced creative environment.  Responsibilities include project management, event production, research and administrative support. Successful candidate must be detail oriented, have strong communication skills, able to multitask and interface with clients and talent.  Superior organizational skills, Microsoft Office, Photoshop preferred.  West Hollywood location.  Email resume and cover letter toentmarketing8957@gmail.com
Nancy Seltzer & Associates entertainment public relations agency in Los Angeles seeks an intern. This person’s duties include, but are not limited to: scheduling, answering phones, working on various projects, updating lists, organization, client interface, helping with events and red carpets.  Excellent verbal and writing skills are a must. Must be, organized, able to multi-task and be computer literate. Internship is unpaid, though there is room to advance in the company. Please contact via email to agerson@nsapr.com
Senior publicist at top firm seeking experienced assistant to manage busy desk with a-list client roster.  Duties include handling both publicist and client schedules, rolling calls, covering clients as appropriate, multi-tasking, etc.  Must be a self starter who is forward thinking and extremely detail oriented.  Experience required.  Email resume to prjobassistant@gmail.com
Red Light PR , a boutique fashion firm specializing in product placement, publicity, entertainment marketing and celebrity seeding seeks to fill positions in their internship program with potential transition to full-time employment.  Qualified candidates should have excellent communication/people skills, prior experience in fashion PR field, and open schedule availability. Email resume and cover letter as soon as possible to internship@redlightpr.com
PR firm based in Hollywood seeking motivated assistant with prior industry experience to work with A-list clients and red carpet events. Candidates should be extremely detail-oriented, outgoing, organized, and creative with strong communication skills. Also important, a knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; Cision Point is a plus. We are looking for someone with a passion for public relations that wants pursue their PR career to the fullest. Place resume and cover letter in body of email as well as attach and send to PRassistantPosition@gmail.com
B|W|R Public Relations is seeking a highly motivated assistant for its Corporate/Lifestyle division. We are looking for an individual with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communication or a related field, to work with the Corporate/Lifestyle Managing Director and staff on a wide range of clients. Responsibilities include creating media lists, assembling press kits and clips, assisting staff with special events, media outreach, and administrative duties.  Submit resumes to bwrasstposition@gmail.com
Entertainment Public Relations Firm, with A-Level clients, seeks an executive assistant to work for senior publicist.  Minimum one year of experience in personal publicity required but will consider agency or management. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-pace environment.  Medical/Dental benefits.  Email resume to prjobsearch2011@yahoo.com
MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS
Job opening for a Social Media Manager at a small TV production company.  Manage website, blog, and social media accounts. Mostly in-office but could have some telecommute hours as well.   We have two on-air television shows and more projects in the development stage.  Great opportunity to grow with the company and get plenty of experience.  Must take direction well, be tech-savvy and have excellent writing skills.  Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: jobs@inzaneentertainment.com
Online & digital animation/casual game company is looking for an executive assistant to work with the CEO in it’s Beverly Hills offices. Must have prior desk experience. Candidates must be extremely organized, have excellent communication skills and be proficient with both pc and mac with seasoned Microsoft Outlook, Powerpoint and Excel abilities. Not afraid of working hard and must have hands-on/proactive approach. This is an, exciting and friendly company to work for. Email all cover letters, resumes and salary requirements to jobs@liquidgeneration.com and re: Exec. Asst. Position in subject line
Looking for a photographer/graphic designer to help assist with photos for a celebrity business’s website.  Applicants should have experience in high-resolution photography and knowledge of digital photography software. Attention to detail is a must and duties will include: taking & editing photos/updating website with new photos of product and being able to work 1-2 days out of the week. This is an hourly paid job and the candidate must own his or her own camera and equipment. Please submit resume and type/brand of camera to gellerjt@aol.com
CEO of a fashion based digital media company in need of detail-oriented, extremely organized and enthusiastic assistant. Will be responsible for heavy calendar management, booking travel, running errands, and maintaining general organization. No task is too big or too small. Must have a Bachelors degree or higher and be Mac proficient. An interest in fashion and/or digital media is a plus. Please send resumes and cover letters to marisa@rachelzoe.com
A-list management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks an ambitious intern interested in the digital side of the music business. Applicants must have a love for social media and experience with Photoshop is preferred. This internship is a great opportunity to gain work experience in digital marketing and the music management area of the entertainment field. This is an unpaid internship, so students must be enrolled in an accredited college’s undergraduate or graduate degree program and must receive school credit to be eligible. E-mail cover letters and resumes to Kristi@thecollective-la.com.
Marketing/Social Media Administrator needed for a well-known, high-end jewelry retailer in Beverly Hills. Duties include: managing the firm’s Facebook; managing Website content and updates; working with stylists; advertising oversight and some office assistance. Applicants must be fluent in social media marketing. Salary: $35,000-$45,000 depending on experience. Please apply to: resume.mindsprint@gmail.com
Constellation, an online movie theater channel, launching in November, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic startup environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines.  We are seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms.  Ideal candidate would be available 3 days per week for a minimum of 3 months. Please send resume /cover letter: contact@constellation.tv.
Looking for a graphic designer/digital artist who is looking to gain experience. An interest in Entertainment/PR is preferable, but not required. Candidate should possess all or most of the following skills: Photo editing/manipulation, layout design, video editing, flash animation (this is one of the main qualities we are looking for), web design, drawing. Required Materials: Must have their own laptop , be able to commit to 15-20 hours a week and some weekends. This is a non-paid internship. Please send a resume to hr@hypecreative.com and/or a link to your online profile.
CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)
Busy NY PR Department at cable network seeks a temp assistant who will complete 200+ Emmy entries, collect support materials and book nominee travel and accommodations for various high profile award ceremonies.  Candidate should be computer literate, detail oriented with strong communication skills and professional email etiquette.  Two years entertainment experience is mandatory. Responsibilities include heavy data entry, airfare, car and hotel bookings.  Email resume and cover letter to: Katherine.meyer@showtime.net
NY based film production company seeking Production Finance / Physical Production Coordinator. Should be self-motivated, with strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. Strong verbal and written communication with ability to work extended hours during peak periods.  Necessary Experience: Coding, logging and processing check requests, wires and invoices. 1-2 years feature film/ TV accounting experience. 1-2 years assisting an executive. Bachelor’s Degree and proficient in Excel. Please E-Mail resumes to greattopassistant@gmail.com
New York based film production company is seeking a seasoned assistant for a top level executive. Candidates should have a keen interest in the entertainment business, an awareness of the key players and companies, and the requisite skill set of an experienced assistant.  The position is demanding and requires long hours and occasional travel. Please send resumes to greattopassistant@gmail.com
Constellation, an online movie theater channel with offices in NYC, launching in November, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic startup environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines.  Seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms.  Send resume and cover letter to: contact@constellation.tv
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, a creative advertising firm located in San Francisco, is looking for an executive assistant for the principal partner.  GS&P produces some of the most awarded and watched commercials in the world.  The ideal candidate would be personable, have industry experience as an assistant, be savvy to culture, restaurants and event organization and have overall good instincts. Requires traditional executive assistant duties such as answering phones, setting up meetings, organizing events, expense reports and other general office duties.   The salary for the position is between $60,000 to $70,000 depending on experience.   Email resume to Michele at job_inquiry@gspsf.com
Acquisitions and Marketing Assistant: Screen Media Films, an independent film distribution company in New York, seeks a Marketing and Acquisitions Assistant. Prior marketing and assistant/office experience preferred. Responsibilities include scheduling, screening and tracking submissions, online research, assist in marketing campaigns for theatrical releases, including familiarity with booking ads, viral marketing, social media and general office management. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office (InDesign and Photoshop a plus). Email cover letters and resumes to tom@screenmedia.net
GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER
Part-Time bookkeeper needed for boutique Talent Management and Development Company.  Must have prior industry experience.  Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Possibility for full time position. Email:lmg@lanemanagement.com
INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)
Award winning agency and production company is seeking 2 interns to work with an award-winning costume designer and stylist on a television promo shoot.  This is a great opportunity.  Candidate must be professional, motivated, flexible.  Basic experience in fashion world a plus.  Non-paid internship starts immediately and will continue on to October, 22 2011.  Please send brief email why you would be perfect and your resume in the body of an email to production3@bpg.tv
Looking for a smart, hard-working intern to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties at Muse Entertainment, a production company located in Studio City. Latest projects include the Emmy-nominated, The Kennedys and Pillars of the Earth. Position is unpaid. It’s a great opportunity to learn how the development process works alongside high-level execs, as it’s a small office with large projects. Academic credit offered. Please contact museusafrontdesk@gmail.com
Worldwide film production, finance and sales company based in West Hollywood seeks interns interested in learning about global theatrical marketplace.  Focus is on presales, financing, and festivals.  Part-time and full-time welcome.  Business school students encouraged to apply. Should be Mac capable and have excellent office skills including Microsoft Office. Must be receiving credit.  Send resume to internships@essential-ent.com.
Leeding Media  is a top-tier US-CHINA co-production company currently seeking self-motivated interns with a strong passion for the Asian Film Industry to start immediately at our Santa Monica office. Duties include, but are not limited to: script coverage, research, running errands, copying, filing and phones. No pay, but college credits are provided. Interested applications should email their resume to:  info@leeding.com
Fluent Entertainment, a Beverly Hills based international film production/financing Company aligned with a major studio, has a part-time internship position available (1-3 days/week). Ideal candidate should be interested in the international film marketplace, researching, culling and learning individual territory trends, talent, information and data. Must be computer and excel literate and language skills would be helpful. Please forward cover letter and resume to:  info@fluent-ent.com
Frederic Golchan Productions, associated with Radar Pictures, is searching for a development/office intern.  This is a great hands on experience as you will be working directly with Mr. Golchan.  You will work on specific projects as well as coverage, rolling calls, scheduling, etc.  College credit is available.  Lunch/parking is paid/reimbursed.  Must commit 2-3 days a week.  Email resume and cover letter to asstgolchan@gmail.com and fgfilm@aol.com
Frederic Golchan Productions, associated with Radar Pictures, is searching for a Mandarin Chinese speaking development/office intern.  You will work on specific projects, as well as coverage, rolling calls, scheduling, etc.  You will work directly with Mr. Golchan.  Specific projects are compensated and college credit is available.  Lunch/parking is paid/reimbursed.  Must commit 2-3 days a week.  Email resume and cover letter to asstgolchan@gmail.com and fgfilm@aol.com
Boutique law firm, which offers comprehensive legal services. Excellent opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about the legal ins-and-outs of the entertainment industry or business transactions. In search of bright, enthusiastic, reliable law or college students, who are eager to learn and are interested in pursuing a career in entertainment law. Good organization skills, attention to detail, high computer proficiency. Please send resume and cover letter to entlawjob1@gmail.com
A busy independent production company seeks an in house Creative Development Intern to assist with our day to day development and operational needs.  Applicants must have transportation to and from West Hollywood. We provide great references upon successful completion.  We are seeking thick-skinned interns who can multi-task and take initiative in chaotic situations!  Send resumes to opportunities@eclecticpictures.com
Point Grey Pictures, which released its first film this fall to critical acclaim, is seeking one intern in a fast-paced and open working environment. Position is unpaid but with several projects in development, our intern will be involved with every aspect. Duties include administrative tasks, covering scripts and assisting executives. Applicants best suited will have a strong work ethic, knowledge of film & tv, proficiency with Word & Excel and most importantly, a positive attitude. Prior experience is not necessary, though liking dogs and having your own transportation is. Submit cover letter and resume to pointgreypictures@gmail.com
Talent management company is looking for a new intern. The company manages actors, writers and directors in film and television and develops features and TV series.  Opportunity for advancement for somebody interested in representation. Must have college degree or be currently enrolled. E-mail cover letter and resume to internforsei@gmail.com
Talent Agency Film/TV, Literary, Print, Voice Over & Commercial Divisions seek College Interns for School Credit. Ideal for Communications/Marketing/Film/Business & Television majors. Will work closely with Agency reps, resume must be text only and inside email, not attachment. Please send resumes to info@affinityartists.com and title your email Film/Tv/Commercials Agency Intern (your name)(your city)(your phones).
Boutique Agency looking for interns who have interned in an agency or management company before. Must know phones, computers, have knowledge of the industry and be great with people skills. Please send your resumes to agencyintern8981@gmail.com
Office of a Feature Director seeking intern while in prep for Major Fox Picture. To start immediately – Mid November possibly longer (TBD) Must have own car (will reimburse mileage) and personal laptop.  Offices are on The Lot in West Hollywood.  Please contact Luke: lukezf@gmail.com
Occupant Entertainment is looking for readers. The internship consists of heavy script coverage and research. This isn’t a “busy work” internship and doesn’t require office hours. Occupant is a small company and has numerous film, television, and web projects in active development. This position is unpaid. College credit is available. Send resumes to occupantintern@gmail.com
Black Sheep, a radio show on Global Voice Broadcasting, is looking for an intern/producer. Responsibilities will include brainstorming topics, booking guests, partial management of social media, and audience engagement/measurement. This person will also be expected to be on-site live in studio with co-hosts every Tuesday night from 8:00pm-10:30pm (show is live 9pm-10pm). Please email BlackSheepGVB@gmail.com with resume and short cover letter.
The Montecito Picture Company is looking for enthusiastic development interns.  Candidates should be hard working, familiar with script coverage, and excited to learn about the industry in a fun, fast-paced environment.  Internship is unpaid, and college credit is required.  Interested applicants should email their resumes to receptionbho@montecitopic.com
Bi-coastal production company is seeking an intern for their office in Santa Monica. Interns’ responsibilities including helping the assistant with scanning many film documents, reading scripts, writing coverage and assisting with current productions and development, as well as standard office duties. This is an unpaid internship that requires a commitment of 1-2 days per week. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume and coverage samples if you have any to danielle@pressman.com
Fuse Entertainment seeks motivated interns for the months of October-December 2011. Candidates should possess strong writing skills and a great work ethic.  You will be encouraged to ask questions and contribute creatively.  Script coverage and social media skills are appreciated.  Unpaid.  Must be for school credit. Minimum commitment of two days a week. Send resume and cover letter to supportdesk@fuse-ent.com
A busy and growing talent management company in West Los Angeles, seeks a friendly, outgoing and upbeat intern interested in any aspect of the entertainment industry.  Hours and time commitment are flexible.  We will work around school/work schedules as this is unpaid.  A great learning experience for anyone new to LA/the entertainment industry. Room for growth available for the right person.   College credit can be offered if needed.  Duties will vary. Please send resumes to internmgmt11@gmail.com
Inferno Entertainment is looking for production interns to start immediately. Applicants must have excellent phone etiquette with prior phone and office experience, please do not apply without prior phone and assistant experience. Interns will also be responsible for reading scripts and writing coverage and will talk with development executives about their opinions. Ideally, interns would be available 2 or 3 days a week. Apply with resume and cover letter to InfernoInterns@gmail.com
Talent management company is looking for a new intern to start ASAP.  The company manages actors, writers, and directors in film and television and develops features and TV series.  Candidate must be organized with excellent computer and phone skills and have the ability to juggle various duties in a fast-paced environment.  Opportunity for advancement exists for someone with drive and interest in representation.  Must have college degree or be currently enrolled.  E-mail cover letter and resume to schachterinternship@yahoo.com
Radar Pictures, a major production company, is looking for enthusiastic, hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include answering phones as needed, script reading/coverage, research, assisting executives and assistants, errands, and/or general office needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. We are looking for interns who can commit to 2 or more days/week in our Westwood office. Please email resumes to reception@radarpictures.com
Major entertainment company seeks enthusiastic, hardworking undergraduate or law school student with an interest in film production/development.  Previous experience in the entertainment industry and/or classes in entertainment and transactional law a plus.  Excellent communication and organizational skills required.  Duties include conducting general research and assisting with the daily operations of the business and legal affairs department.  Please email cover letters and resumes to reception@radarpictures.com
Feature film production company is seeking development interns to start mid-October. Candidates must have strong literary skills and be willing to work 2 full days per week. Aspiring writers are ideal. Excellent opportunity to learn in a fast-paced demanding environment. Email resumes to developmentasst8899@gmail.com
Verve Talent & Literary Agency based in Los Angeles is seeking hard working, motivated interns for the fall to start in early September.  Duties will include research, coverage, phone and database work and general office/clerical duties.  Candidates should be resourceful, able to multitask and excited to learn about the industry in a fast-paced and demanding environment.  This internship provides the opportunity for real hands-on involvement and a fantastic learning experience.  Internship is unpaid, but college credit is available if needed.  Please email resume and cover letter to: VerveLAIntern@gmail.com
Underground Films, a well-established production/management company, is looking for interns for their trainee program to start right away.  The position is unpaid. You will gain valuable experience and knowledge in the areas of management and production, as well as working in a creative environment.  Intern will have the opportunity to attend development meetings, client meetings, generals and listen in on calls. Intern must be able to multi-task as duties include script reading, answering phones, scheduling and other general office duties. No previous experience needed.  Please email resume and cover letter to  brandon@undergroundfilms.net
Hollywood based Advertising Agency/Production Company looking for a hard working and dependable intern available at least 2-3 days a week.  No pay but chance to advance and fun, educational working environment. Must be interested in film and television production as well as creative.  Extra work days will be PAID.   Great research and computer skills a plus. Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@adorecreative.com
Angry Films  is looking for highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of script libraries, script coverage, regular office duties and phones, spending one on one time with producers assisting them, and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car and have the ability to multitask and be organized.  Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume in body of email to angryfilmscal@gmail.com
A management & production company in Beverly Hills seeks a diligent and ambitious interns who have a strong interest in different departments of: comedy, acquisitions and distribution. Tasks: answering phones, managing schedules, working with clients, and going on runs. This internship is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the management area of the entertainment field as well as develop your professional network and resume. Previous desk experience is preferred but not required. This internship is not paid so those interested must be able to receive school credit from their respective institution. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com
Weed Road Pictures seeks interns for immediate placement.  Headed by an Oscar-winning writer/director/producer, we are a feature film production company with a first-look deal at Warner Bros.  The internship offers students a tremendous opportunity to learn about the film industry.  It involves reading, research, errands, script coverage and typical intern duties.  You must receive college credit.  Minimum 2 days/week. Reliable transportation required.  Please submit resume and cover letter to wrinterns@gmail.com
A busy West Hollywood based film financier and production company requires a part time intern immediately. Duties include office work and script coverage. Candidates should be enthusiastic, computer literate and detail-oriented. This is a great opportunity to learn and see how independent films are financed.  Position is unpaid, candidates must have script coverage experience. Please email cover letters, availability and resumes to:    Receptionusa@futurefilmgroup.com
Busy Beverly Hills Entertainment Law Firm focusing on motion picture development, production, and distribution seeks Intern. Firm has served as production counsel for Black Swan, The Twilight Saga and Thank You for Smoking.  Applicants must be highly motivated, self starters.  Interns work closely with Attorneys and support our Film Sales Division and Producer Rep with film and script coverage.  Unpaid internship. Undergraduates only.  Email resume and cover letter to emailinternship@gmail.com
Sierra/Affinity, a foreign sales, independent finance and production company is looking for hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include film festival prep, answering phones as needed, script reading/coverage, research, assisting executives and assistants, errands, and/or general office needs. We are looking for someone to commit to 2 or more days/week in our Beverly Hills office. We offer school credit to students enrolled in a recognized academic institution. Please email resumes to sierrapicturesinterns@gmail.com.

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Leading talent & literary management company is looking for a mailroom supervisor. Must have knowledge of office machines and be technologically savvy. Knowledge of Avaya phone system a plus. You will set up headsets for employees, program phones, supervise shipping, maintain the Xerox & binding machines, order supplies, coordinate requests from assistants and assign runners.  Please send your resume in pdf format to 0475jobs@gmail.com
Seeking a Director of Business Development and Sales for Los Angeles office to head the acquisition of new business and grow existing client relationships and accounts.  Super! Alright! is a creative agency/production company that produces commercials, Film + TV, and all types of new media for top-tier brands and clients. Candidates must have a proven track record in business development, both in initial outreach to prospective clients as well as negotiation and deal closure. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Please send resumes to: jobs@superalright.com
Leading independent Production Company, based in Los Angeles, is seeking a Manager of Development to join its innovative and growing Development department. Key qualities include solid writing ability, strong work ethic, and sharp intellect. Must have experience developing and formatting original program ideas and a sincere interest in non-scripted television. Shooting and editing skills preferable, but not required. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to development.mgmt.job@gmail.com
Established Below the Line Agency is expanding their Commercial/Music Video Department and is seeking to hire an experienced agent or someone with relevant experience. For consideration please email your resume as an attachment only to Andrew@lspagency.net
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United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.
CEO at prominent film school is in search of an experienced Executive Assistant. Looking for a computer proficient, educated positive person with a great attitude. Must take on any and all assignments with enthusiasm and dedication. This is a full-time, paid position. Please email resumes and cover letters to lshack@lafilm.com
COO/CFO of a studio-affiliated production/finance company is looking for an executive assistant. Candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented with an ability to maintain high levels of accuracy while handling multiple tasks.  Understanding of basic accounting concepts via education and/or experience is required. Duties include general office and mild accounting .  Experience with MAS 200 Accounting Software a plus.  Computer system literate – proficiency in the use of MS Word and Excel.  Please e-mail resume and cover-letter to assistant.financial@gmail.com
Boutique talent and literary management company seeks a full time, executive assistant for president of the company.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: heavy phones, making travel arrangements, scheduling, arranging auditions, script reading, coverage and correspondence. Prefer candidate with interest in graduating to full time manager as promotion is guaranteed for the right person (if becoming a manager is not your goal, this is not the job for you).  Minimum of 1 year agency experience a must.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Please send cover letter and resume to managementasst123@yahoo.com
Executive Vice-President of a studio-affiliated production/finance company is looking for an executive assistant. Candidates must be motivated self-starters, love to read, and able to manage a busy desk including heavy phones, travel, scheduling, have a keen understanding and passion for the motion picture business, as well as extensive knowledge of screenwriters, directors, agents, producers and actors.  Please e-mail resume and cover-letter to assist.assistant@gmail.com
Management 360 is seeking an assistant for one of our talent partners. Ideal candidates have an excellent educational background and a minimum of one year paid desk experience at a talent agency or management company. Must have excellent skills (rolling calls, travel, client schedules, attention to detail, etc.) and have a strong desire to be a talent manager. If you do not meet all these qualifications, please do not apply. Send resumes as an attached pdf file to jobs@management360.com
Independent television/film/digital production company seeks experienced executive assistant to Head of Sales and our Head of Business Affairs.  The ideal candidate must have prior experience supporting senior level executives on the business side, including functional business areas such as Business Affairs, Sales, Finance, or Human Resources.   Candidates must have 1-2 years of experience as executive assistant to a senior executive(s) at agency/studio/network.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Please send resumes to careers@bermanbraun.com and write “Sales and Business Affairs Executive Assistant” in the subject line.
Telepictures Productions Inc. is seeking an Executive Assistant IV to provide administrative support to the President of the division. As part of executive offices, it is a very fast-paced production environment acting as liaison with Telepictures Productions executives to ascertain current status of various projects and on all division activities. Extensive executive assistant experience and Macintosh, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook required. Please submit your resume as an attachment and cover letter to wberecruitment@warnerbros.com
International Creative Management, Inc, a major talent and literary agency, is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and detailed orientated Exec Assistant to support senior level exec and corp team.  Must be able to work well in a fast paced deadline driven environment.  Great opportunity to experience the exec side of the entertainment world.  Competitive entry level salary and full benefits package. Send resumes to careersla@icmtalent.com
Seeking Production Coordinator for Executive at a prominent film studio. Knowledge of the development and physical production process preferred. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are integral, as are brains and personality. Ambitious attitude and the ability to play well with others are key to fitting in this environment. Duties include rolling calls, scheduling, expenses, booking travel, Mac, Excel, Word, Outlook, and Quicktime Pro proficient and working with the team in various aspects of the production process. This is a full-time, paid position.  Submit resumes and cover letters to physical.production@gmail.com
G3/ GRAMMNET, a POD at Lionsgate TV is looking for a full-time assistant. Duties will include all general assistant work (answering the phone, scheduling, handling travel, script coverage and research for potential projects). We are looking for someone with desk experience, who is extremely organized, thick-skinned and excited about the job. Please send all resumes to mpanzer@lionsgate.com
Executive Producer on network, reality show is looking for a new office assistant. Looking for an organized, tech-savvy, and eager person willing to travel on short notice. Typical office administrative duties and editing abilities on Final Cut Pro is a plus. Must have a love for reality TV and knowledge of the space.  Email  resumes to realityexecassist@gmail.com
Talent management / Production Company seeking experienced Assistant for its CEO. Candidate must be able to work extremely well in a fast paced environment and be able to handle a busy desk.  At least one year of development, talent agency or management experience preferred. There is potential for growth. Please send resumes to EntertainmentPosition00@yahoo.com
Leading entertainment advertising company seeks a Post Production Coordinator.  University degree and 2+ years experience.  Mac, Excel, Word, Outlook, SnapZ and Quicktime Pro proficient.  Knowledge of the post production process, tape formats, budgets, storyboards, research and finishing required.  Team player with exceptional people skills to deal with demanding clients.  Must be able to work very long hours under pressure.  Send cover letter, resume and salary history to: job9032@gmail.com
Newly launched feature film production company is looking to hire a Development  Assistant / Story Editor. Responsibilities range from heavy phones and scheduling to script analysis and notes, and generation of information regarding talent and new material. Candidate must be mature, ambitious and have impeccable communication and organizational skills. Excellent opportunity for growth. Send resumes to developmentasst8899@gmail.com
Major Film Producer seeks Assistant.  Producer requires somebody with celebrity asst experience.  Position is very fast paced.  Must be able to stay organized under high pressure and deadline oriented environment.  Must be very detail oriented, have thick skin, and good communication skills.  Duties include heavy travel, manage busy schedule, roll calls, and script coverage.  Must have reliable car, good attitude, and Mac / PC savvy.  Send resume/CV to producerassistant15@gmail.com.
FlynnPictureCo. is looking to hire an assistant to the company’s primary exec. This will require general assistant responsibilities, as well as performing story editor duties (i.e. reading, coverage, tracking material, etc.). Rock star, get-it-done, thick skinned attitude is a must. It’s a small, but very busy company. One year minimum agency/management experience required. Please send cover letter and resume to: info@flynnpictureco.com
Media Rights Capital is seeking an ambitious and hardworking assistant to support the Corporate Development and Finance departments. This is a demanding position at a fast-paced film and television studio with an Executive Trainee Program and growth opportunities for the right candidate. Must be detail-oriented and comfortable managing phones, scheduling, and working with Excel and PowerPoint. Ideal candidate will have a strong interest in learning the business side of the industry. Bachelors degree required. Please submit a resume and cover letter to recruiter@mrcstudios.com.
The Executive Producers of a reality TV Production company are looking for a very qualified assistant/coordinator. Candidates must have a four-year degree from a major college or university and prior experience as an assistant. The position offers strong growth potential for someone seeking an Executive/Producing path in media production, and provides the opportunity to travel. Please submit a cover letter and resume to gurneyjobs@gmail.com. Full Time Paid Position.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS
Looking for Personal Assistant to high profile individual. Previous experience and degree preferred. World-wide travel. Candidate will be creative, resourceful, positive, a go-getter, find no job too big or too small. Must have good communication skills, be able to complete projects in a timely manner. This position is for a personal assistant. Duties include errands such as organizing, shopping, packing for trips, mailing packages etc. Room for promotion. References required . Send resumes to: assistantpositionemail@gmail.com
Actor seeks personal assistant. Duties include driving (including weekends), personal/work scheduling, handling errands, general multi-tasking and personal assistant duties. Must have clean driving record and insurance.  Previous personal assistant experience is required.  Please email resume and cover letter to Norma@freemarkcpa.com
Career Assistant need for Successful Film Producer. Discretion is key as you will be dealing with High Profile Individuals on a daily basis. Familiarity with the Entertainment Industry is preferred. Someone who can take initiative and think on their feet, always one step ahead. Experience running busy desk or assisting Entertainment Professional required. 20% Personal Errands including coordinating with his wife. Salary DOE: $50,000. jobs@thehelpcompany.com
ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.
Entertainment PR Firm seeks assistant with prior work experience. Must be extremely organized, self-motivator, prolific writing skills, and outgoing.  Must have paid experience in PR or as an assistant. Responsibilities will include assisting the partners of boutique Film PR agency with film festivals, premieres, press junkets and more. Heavy computer and internet work.  Room for advancement within in company. Please send salary requirements with resume to filmpublicistjob@aol.com
PR and marketing firm specializing in emerging brands and entertainment is looking for responsible and dedicated interns to start immediately and gain valuable hands-on experience with media and the mechanics of PR campaigns and strategy. Credit-only interns who have an active interest in all forms of public relations and marketing, specifically social media and website design/management. Applicants must be a dedicated, reliable, articulate, and personable. Must be able to commit to at least 10-15 hours per week.  If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to spencer@workshopcollective.com
Entertainment marketing company seeks energetic, ambitious, self starter to join our team and learn the business.  Fast paced creative environment.  Responsibilities include project management, event production, research and administrative support. Successful candidate must be detail oriented, have strong communication skills, able to multitask and interface with clients and talent.  Superior organizational skills, Microsoft Office, Photoshop preferred.  West Hollywood location.  Email resume and cover letter toentmarketing8957@gmail.com
Nancy Seltzer & Associates entertainment public relations agency in Los Angeles seeks an intern. This person’s duties include, but are not limited to: scheduling, answering phones, working on various projects, updating lists, organization, client interface, helping with events and red carpets.  Excellent verbal and writing skills are a must. Must be, organized, able to multi-task and be computer literate. Internship is unpaid, though there is room to advance in the company. Please contact via email to agerson@nsapr.com
Senior publicist at top firm seeking experienced assistant to manage busy desk with a-list client roster.  Duties include handling both publicist and client schedules, rolling calls, covering clients as appropriate, multi-tasking, etc.  Must be a self starter who is forward thinking and extremely detail oriented.  Experience required.  Email resume to prjobassistant@gmail.com
Red Light PR , a boutique fashion firm specializing in product placement, publicity, entertainment marketing and celebrity seeding seeks to fill positions in their internship program with potential transition to full-time employment.  Qualified candidates should have excellent communication/people skills, prior experience in fashion PR field, and open schedule availability. Email resume and cover letter as soon as possible to internship@redlightpr.com
PR firm based in Hollywood seeking motivated assistant with prior industry experience to work with A-list clients and red carpet events. Candidates should be extremely detail-oriented, outgoing, organized, and creative with strong communication skills. Also important, a knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; Cision Point is a plus. We are looking for someone with a passion for public relations that wants pursue their PR career to the fullest. Place resume and cover letter in body of email as well as attach and send to PRassistantPosition@gmail.com
B|W|R Public Relations is seeking a highly motivated assistant for its Corporate/Lifestyle division. We are looking for an individual with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communication or a related field, to work with the Corporate/Lifestyle Managing Director and staff on a wide range of clients. Responsibilities include creating media lists, assembling press kits and clips, assisting staff with special events, media outreach, and administrative duties.  Submit resumes to bwrasstposition@gmail.com
Entertainment Public Relations Firm, with A-Level clients, seeks an executive assistant to work for senior publicist.  Minimum one year of experience in personal publicity required but will consider agency or management. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-pace environment.  Medical/Dental benefits.  Email resume to prjobsearch2011@yahoo.com
MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS
Job opening for a Social Media Manager at a small TV production company.  Manage website, blog, and social media accounts. Mostly in-office but could have some telecommute hours as well.   We have two on-air television shows and more projects in the development stage.  Great opportunity to grow with the company and get plenty of experience.  Must take direction well, be tech-savvy and have excellent writing skills.  Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: jobs@inzaneentertainment.com
Online & digital animation/casual game company is looking for an executive assistant to work with the CEO in it’s Beverly Hills offices. Must have prior desk experience. Candidates must be extremely organized, have excellent communication skills and be proficient with both pc and mac with seasoned Microsoft Outlook, Powerpoint and Excel abilities. Not afraid of working hard and must have hands-on/proactive approach. This is an, exciting and friendly company to work for. Email all cover letters, resumes and salary requirements to jobs@liquidgeneration.com and re: Exec. Asst. Position in subject line
Looking for a photographer/graphic designer to help assist with photos for a celebrity business’s website.  Applicants should have experience in high-resolution photography and knowledge of digital photography software. Attention to detail is a must and duties will include: taking & editing photos/updating website with new photos of product and being able to work 1-2 days out of the week. This is an hourly paid job and the candidate must own his or her own camera and equipment. Please submit resume and type/brand of camera to gellerjt@aol.com
CEO of a fashion based digital media company in need of detail-oriented, extremely organized and enthusiastic assistant. Will be responsible for heavy calendar management, booking travel, running errands, and maintaining general organization. No task is too big or too small. Must have a Bachelors degree or higher and be Mac proficient. An interest in fashion and/or digital media is a plus. Please send resumes and cover letters to marisa@rachelzoe.com
A-list management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks an ambitious intern interested in the digital side of the music business. Applicants must have a love for social media and experience with Photoshop is preferred. This internship is a great opportunity to gain work experience in digital marketing and the music management area of the entertainment field. This is an unpaid internship, so students must be enrolled in an accredited college’s undergraduate or graduate degree program and must receive school credit to be eligible. E-mail cover letters and resumes to Kristi@thecollective-la.com.
Marketing/Social Media Administrator needed for a well-known, high-end jewelry retailer in Beverly Hills. Duties include: managing the firm’s Facebook; managing Website content and updates; working with stylists; advertising oversight and some office assistance. Applicants must be fluent in social media marketing. Salary: $35,000-$45,000 depending on experience. Please apply to: resume.mindsprint@gmail.com
Constellation, an online movie theater channel, launching in November, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic startup environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines.  We are seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms.  Ideal candidate would be available 3 days per week for a minimum of 3 months. Please send resume /cover letter: contact@constellation.tv.
Looking for a graphic designer/digital artist who is looking to gain experience. An interest in Entertainment/PR is preferable, but not required. Candidate should possess all or most of the following skills: Photo editing/manipulation, layout design, video editing, flash animation (this is one of the main qualities we are looking for), web design, drawing. Required Materials: Must have their own laptop , be able to commit to 15-20 hours a week and some weekends. This is a non-paid internship. Please send a resume to hr@hypecreative.com and/or a link to your online profile.
CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)
Busy NY PR Department at cable network seeks a temp assistant who will complete 200+ Emmy entries, collect support materials and book nominee travel and accommodations for various high profile award ceremonies.  Candidate should be computer literate, detail oriented with strong communication skills and professional email etiquette.  Two years entertainment experience is mandatory. Responsibilities include heavy data entry, airfare, car and hotel bookings.  Email resume and cover letter to: Katherine.meyer@showtime.net
NY based film production company seeking Production Finance / Physical Production Coordinator. Should be self-motivated, with strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. Strong verbal and written communication with ability to work extended hours during peak periods.  Necessary Experience: Coding, logging and processing check requests, wires and invoices. 1-2 years feature film/ TV accounting experience. 1-2 years assisting an executive. Bachelor’s Degree and proficient in Excel. Please E-Mail resumes to greattopassistant@gmail.com
New York based film production company is seeking a seasoned assistant for a top level executive. Candidates should have a keen interest in the entertainment business, an awareness of the key players and companies, and the requisite skill set of an experienced assistant.  The position is demanding and requires long hours and occasional travel. Please send resumes to greattopassistant@gmail.com
Constellation, an online movie theater channel with offices in NYC, launching in November, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic startup environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines.  Seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms.  Send resume and cover letter to: contact@constellation.tv
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, a creative advertising firm located in San Francisco, is looking for an executive assistant for the principal partner.  GS&P produces some of the most awarded and watched commercials in the world.  The ideal candidate would be personable, have industry experience as an assistant, be savvy to culture, restaurants and event organization and have overall good instincts. Requires traditional executive assistant duties such as answering phones, setting up meetings, organizing events, expense reports and other general office duties.   The salary for the position is between $60,000 to $70,000 depending on experience.   Email resume to Michele at job_inquiry@gspsf.com
Acquisitions and Marketing Assistant: Screen Media Films, an independent film distribution company in New York, seeks a Marketing and Acquisitions Assistant. Prior marketing and assistant/office experience preferred. Responsibilities include scheduling, screening and tracking submissions, online research, assist in marketing campaigns for theatrical releases, including familiarity with booking ads, viral marketing, social media and general office management. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office (InDesign and Photoshop a plus). Email cover letters and resumes to tom@screenmedia.net
GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER
Part-Time bookkeeper needed for boutique Talent Management and Development Company.  Must have prior industry experience.  Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Possibility for full time position. Email:lmg@lanemanagement.com
INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)
Award winning agency and production company is seeking 2 interns to work with an award-winning costume designer and stylist on a television promo shoot.  This is a great opportunity.  Candidate must be professional, motivated, flexible.  Basic experience in fashion world a plus.  Non-paid internship starts immediately and will continue on to October, 22 2011.  Please send brief email why you would be perfect and your resume in the body of an email to production3@bpg.tv
Looking for a smart, hard-working intern to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties at Muse Entertainment, a production company located in Studio City. Latest projects include the Emmy-nominated, The Kennedys and Pillars of the Earth. Position is unpaid. It’s a great opportunity to learn how the development process works alongside high-level execs, as it’s a small office with large projects. Academic credit offered. Please contact museusafrontdesk@gmail.com
Worldwide film production, finance and sales company based in West Hollywood seeks interns interested in learning about global theatrical marketplace.  Focus is on presales, financing, and festivals.  Part-time and full-time welcome.  Business school students encouraged to apply. Should be Mac capable and have excellent office skills including Microsoft Office. Must be receiving credit.  Send resume to internships@essential-ent.com.
Leeding Media  is a top-tier US-CHINA co-production company currently seeking self-motivated interns with a strong passion for the Asian Film Industry to start immediately at our Santa Monica office. Duties include, but are not limited to: script coverage, research, running errands, copying, filing and phones. No pay, but college credits are provided. Interested applications should email their resume to:  info@leeding.com
Fluent Entertainment, a Beverly Hills based international film production/financing Company aligned with a major studio, has a part-time internship position available (1-3 days/week). Ideal candidate should be interested in the international film marketplace, researching, culling and learning individual territory trends, talent, information and data. Must be computer and excel literate and language skills would be helpful. Please forward cover letter and resume to:  info@fluent-ent.com
Frederic Golchan Productions, associated with Radar Pictures, is searching for a development/office intern.  This is a great hands on experience as you will be working directly with Mr. Golchan.  You will work on specific projects as well as coverage, rolling calls, scheduling, etc.  College credit is available.  Lunch/parking is paid/reimbursed.  Must commit 2-3 days a week.  Email resume and cover letter to asstgolchan@gmail.com and fgfilm@aol.com
Frederic Golchan Productions, associated with Radar Pictures, is searching for a Mandarin Chinese speaking development/office intern.  You will work on specific projects, as well as coverage, rolling calls, scheduling, etc.  You will work directly with Mr. Golchan.  Specific projects are compensated and college credit is available.  Lunch/parking is paid/reimbursed.  Must commit 2-3 days a week.  Email resume and cover letter to asstgolchan@gmail.com and fgfilm@aol.com
Boutique law firm, which offers comprehensive legal services. Excellent opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about the legal ins-and-outs of the entertainment industry or business transactions. In search of bright, enthusiastic, reliable law or college students, who are eager to learn and are interested in pursuing a career in entertainment law. Good organization skills, attention to detail, high computer proficiency. Please send resume and cover letter to entlawjob1@gmail.com
A busy independent production company seeks an in house Creative Development Intern to assist with our day to day development and operational needs.  Applicants must have transportation to and from West Hollywood. We provide great references upon successful completion.  We are seeking thick-skinned interns who can multi-task and take initiative in chaotic situations!  Send resumes to opportunities@eclecticpictures.com
Point Grey Pictures, which released its first film this fall to critical acclaim, is seeking one intern in a fast-paced and open working environment. Position is unpaid but with several projects in development, our intern will be involved with every aspect. Duties include administrative tasks, covering scripts and assisting executives. Applicants best suited will have a strong work ethic, knowledge of film & tv, proficiency with Word & Excel and most importantly, a positive attitude. Prior experience is not necessary, though liking dogs and having your own transportation is. Submit cover letter and resume to pointgreypictures@gmail.com
Talent management company is looking for a new intern. The company manages actors, writers and directors in film and television and develops features and TV series.  Opportunity for advancement for somebody interested in representation. Must have college degree or be currently enrolled. E-mail cover letter and resume to internforsei@gmail.com
Talent Agency Film/TV, Literary, Print, Voice Over & Commercial Divisions seek College Interns for School Credit. Ideal for Communications/Marketing/Film/Business & Television majors. Will work closely with Agency reps, resume must be text only and inside email, not attachment. Please send resumes to info@affinityartists.com and title your email Film/Tv/Commercials Agency Intern (your name)(your city)(your phones).
Boutique Agency looking for interns who have interned in an agency or management company before. Must know phones, computers, have knowledge of the industry and be great with people skills. Please send your resumes to agencyintern8981@gmail.com
Office of a Feature Director seeking intern while in prep for Major Fox Picture. To start immediately – Mid November possibly longer (TBD) Must have own car (will reimburse mileage) and personal laptop.  Offices are on The Lot in West Hollywood.  Please contact Luke: lukezf@gmail.com
Occupant Entertainment is looking for readers. The internship consists of heavy script coverage and research. This isn’t a “busy work” internship and doesn’t require office hours. Occupant is a small company and has numerous film, television, and web projects in active development. This position is unpaid. College credit is available. Send resumes to occupantintern@gmail.com
Black Sheep, a radio show on Global Voice Broadcasting, is looking for an intern/producer. Responsibilities will include brainstorming topics, booking guests, partial management of social media, and audience engagement/measurement. This person will also be expected to be on-site live in studio with co-hosts every Tuesday night from 8:00pm-10:30pm (show is live 9pm-10pm). Please email BlackSheepGVB@gmail.com with resume and short cover letter.
The Montecito Picture Company is looking for enthusiastic development interns.  Candidates should be hard working, familiar with script coverage, and excited to learn about the industry in a fun, fast-paced environment.  Internship is unpaid, and college credit is required.  Interested applicants should email their resumes to receptionbho@montecitopic.com
Bi-coastal production company is seeking an intern for their office in Santa Monica. Interns’ responsibilities including helping the assistant with scanning many film documents, reading scripts, writing coverage and assisting with current productions and development, as well as standard office duties. This is an unpaid internship that requires a commitment of 1-2 days per week. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume and coverage samples if you have any to danielle@pressman.com
Fuse Entertainment seeks motivated interns for the months of October-December 2011. Candidates should possess strong writing skills and a great work ethic.  You will be encouraged to ask questions and contribute creatively.  Script coverage and social media skills are appreciated.  Unpaid.  Must be for school credit. Minimum commitment of two days a week. Send resume and cover letter to supportdesk@fuse-ent.com
A busy and growing talent management company in West Los Angeles, seeks a friendly, outgoing and upbeat intern interested in any aspect of the entertainment industry.  Hours and time commitment are flexible.  We will work around school/work schedules as this is unpaid.  A great learning experience for anyone new to LA/the entertainment industry. Room for growth available for the right person.   College credit can be offered if needed.  Duties will vary. Please send resumes to internmgmt11@gmail.com
Inferno Entertainment is looking for production interns to start immediately. Applicants must have excellent phone etiquette with prior phone and office experience, please do not apply without prior phone and assistant experience. Interns will also be responsible for reading scripts and writing coverage and will talk with development executives about their opinions. Ideally, interns would be available 2 or 3 days a week. Apply with resume and cover letter to InfernoInterns@gmail.com
Talent management company is looking for a new intern to start ASAP.  The company manages actors, writers, and directors in film and television and develops features and TV series.  Candidate must be organized with excellent computer and phone skills and have the ability to juggle various duties in a fast-paced environment.  Opportunity for advancement exists for someone with drive and interest in representation.  Must have college degree or be currently enrolled.  E-mail cover letter and resume to schachterinternship@yahoo.com
Radar Pictures, a major production company, is looking for enthusiastic, hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include answering phones as needed, script reading/coverage, research, assisting executives and assistants, errands, and/or general office needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. We are looking for interns who can commit to 2 or more days/week in our Westwood office. Please email resumes to reception@radarpictures.com
Major entertainment company seeks enthusiastic, hardworking undergraduate or law school student with an interest in film production/development.  Previous experience in the entertainment industry and/or classes in entertainment and transactional law a plus.  Excellent communication and organizational skills required.  Duties include conducting general research and assisting with the daily operations of the business and legal affairs department.  Please email cover letters and resumes to reception@radarpictures.com
Feature film production company is seeking development interns to start mid-October. Candidates must have strong literary skills and be willing to work 2 full days per week. Aspiring writers are ideal. Excellent opportunity to learn in a fast-paced demanding environment. Email resumes to developmentasst8899@gmail.com
Verve Talent & Literary Agency based in Los Angeles is seeking hard working, motivated interns for the fall to start in early September.  Duties will include research, coverage, phone and database work and general office/clerical duties.  Candidates should be resourceful, able to multitask and excited to learn about the industry in a fast-paced and demanding environment.  This internship provides the opportunity for real hands-on involvement and a fantastic learning experience.  Internship is unpaid, but college credit is available if needed.  Please email resume and cover letter to: VerveLAIntern@gmail.com
Underground Films, a well-established production/management company, is looking for interns for their trainee program to start right away.  The position is unpaid. You will gain valuable experience and knowledge in the areas of management and production, as well as working in a creative environment.  Intern will have the opportunity to attend development meetings, client meetings, generals and listen in on calls. Intern must be able to multi-task as duties include script reading, answering phones, scheduling and other general office duties. No previous experience needed.  Please email resume and cover letter to  brandon@undergroundfilms.net
Hollywood based Advertising Agency/Production Company looking for a hard working and dependable intern available at least 2-3 days a week.  No pay but chance to advance and fun, educational working environment. Must be interested in film and television production as well as creative.  Extra work days will be PAID.   Great research and computer skills a plus. Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@adorecreative.com
Angry Films  is looking for highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of script libraries, script coverage, regular office duties and phones, spending one on one time with producers assisting them, and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car and have the ability to multitask and be organized.  Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume in body of email to angryfilmscal@gmail.com
A management & production company in Beverly Hills seeks a diligent and ambitious interns who have a strong interest in different departments of: comedy, acquisitions and distribution. Tasks: answering phones, managing schedules, working with clients, and going on runs. This internship is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the management area of the entertainment field as well as develop your professional network and resume. Previous desk experience is preferred but not required. This internship is not paid so those interested must be able to receive school credit from their respective institution. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com
Weed Road Pictures seeks interns for immediate placement.  Headed by an Oscar-winning writer/director/producer, we are a feature film production company with a first-look deal at Warner Bros.  The internship offers students a tremendous opportunity to learn about the film industry.  It involves reading, research, errands, script coverage and typical intern duties.  You must receive college credit.  Minimum 2 days/week. Reliable transportation required.  Please submit resume and cover letter to wrinterns@gmail.com
A busy West Hollywood based film financier and production company requires a part time intern immediately. Duties include office work and script coverage. Candidates should be enthusiastic, computer literate and detail-oriented. This is a great opportunity to learn and see how independent films are financed.  Position is unpaid, candidates must have script coverage experience. Please email cover letters, availability and resumes to:    Receptionusa@futurefilmgroup.com
Busy Beverly Hills Entertainment Law Firm focusing on motion picture development, production, and distribution seeks Intern. Firm has served as production counsel for Black Swan, The Twilight Saga and Thank You for Smoking.  Applicants must be highly motivated, self starters.  Interns work closely with Attorneys and support our Film Sales Division and Producer Rep with film and script coverage.  Unpaid internship. Undergraduates only.  Email resume and cover letter to emailinternship@gmail.com
Sierra/Affinity, a foreign sales, independent finance and production company is looking for hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include film festival prep, answering phones as needed, script reading/coverage, research, assisting executives and assistants, errands, and/or general office needs. We are looking for someone to commit to 2 or more days/week in our Beverly Hills office. We offer school credit to students enrolled in a recognized academic institution. Please email resumes to sierrapicturesinterns@gmail.com.

Free Tickets to BRANFORD MARSALIS 9/21,Yoshi's; Return To Forever 9/22, Warfield; KBLX Stone Soul Concert 10/1, Noon, Sleep Train Pavilion, Concord; Business Strategic Plan; Entertainment Jobs Sept.-Oct. 2011

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    We were honored in Miami, Florida and Port Au Prince, Haiti last month for the Relief Missions that we have sent to Haiti since the earthquake and are currently up for an EMMY with “OUT. The Glenn Burke Story”, have already won several honors for it and expect more.
Special “Thanks” to all that have supported our efforts over the years! FREE tickets to BRANFORD MARSALIS, September 21, 2011, 8:00 pm,Yoshi’s,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco; Return To Forever featuring with Chick Corea – Keyboards, Stanley Clarke – Bass, Lenny White – Drums, Jean-Luc Ponty – Violin, and Frank Gambale – Guitar and Zappa Plays Zappa, Thursday, Sep 22, 2011, 8:00 PM, The Warfield, 982 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102; KBLX Stone Soul Concert II , Sleep Train Pavilion At Concord, 2000 Kirker Pass Road, Concord, CA 94521, Saturday, Oct 1, 2011 12:00 Noon. KBLX proudly welcomes a great collection of Northern California homegrown talent, featuring: MC Hammer, En Vogue, The E Family, Tony Toni Tone, ConFunkShun, Lenny WilliamsThe tickets will be awarded via our Twitter or website, so if you haven’t already, you should join us on:
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BRANFORD MARSALIS
An evening with one of the most innovative and forward-thinking jazz ensembles todayBRANFORD MARSALIS
YOSHI’S SAN FRANCISCO . SEPTEMBER 21 – 25
Yoshi’s San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Wednesday 8pm
Thursday – Saturday  8pm & 10pm
Sunday 7pm & 9pm
Branford Marsalis
NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award®-winning saxophonist and Tony Award® nominee composer Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time. The three-time Grammy Award® winner has continued to exercise and expand his skills as an instrumentalist, a composer, and the head of Marsalis Music, the label he founded in 2002 that has allowed him to produce both his own projects and those of the jazz world’s most promising new and established artists.
Marsalis made his Broadway debut as the composer of original music for the Tony Award® winning Broadway revival of August Wilson’s play “Fences”. Marsalis received a Tony nomination in the category of “Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre” and a 2010 Drama Desk Award® for “Outstanding Music in a Play” for his participation.
Leader of one of the finest jazz Quartets today, and a frequent soloist with classical ensembles, Branford has become increasingly sought after as a featured soloist with such acclaimed orchestras as the Chicago, Detroit, Düsseldorf, and North Carolina Symphonies and the Boston Pops, with a growing repertoire that includes compositions by Copland, Debussy, Glazunov, Ibert, Mahler, Milhaud, Rorem and Vaughn Williams. His propensity for innovative and forward-thinking compels him to seek new and challenging works by modern classical composers such as modern Scottish composer Sally Beamish who, after hearing Branford perform her composition “The Imagined Sound of Sun on Stone” at the 2006 North Sea Jazz Festival, was inspired to re-conceive a piece in progress, “Under the Wing of the Rock,” which he premiered as part of the Celtic Connections festival Beamish’s home country of Scotland in January 2009.
Making his first appearance with the New York Philharmonic in the summer of 2010, Marsalis was again invited to join them as soloist in their 2010-2011 concert series where he unequivocally demonstrated his versatility and prowess, bringing “a gracious poise and supple tone… and an insouciant swagger” (New York Times) to the repertoire.
In 2011, the National Endowment for the Arts conferred the prestigious Jazz Masters Fellowship on the Marsalis Family, a celebration and acknowledgement of a family described by the New York Times as “jazz’s most storied living dynasty”, who have made an indelible mark, collectively and individually, on the history and the future of jazz, America’s art form.
Songs of Mirth and Melancholy
On Songs, the mutual admiration between Marsalis and Calderazzo is expressed through music that is the result of close listening, cooperation, and continuous adjustment to one another’s musical ideas. Branford says,“The duo is more like classical chamber music. You have to listen to each other or it doesn’t work.” Joey adds that they challenge each other to step up their playing; “I put myself out there now, painting myself into corners to see if I can figure out the puzzle.” The musicians both treat the duo performance as an opportunity for something completely unique from their performances together in the Branford Marsalis Quartet.“… the object is not to play in the same way that you play in other situations. You have to change the conversation as well as the setting. Once you know the form, you can just react to each other, which you can’t do when a group gets larger.”
Songs includes three original compositions from Marsalis, four from Calderazzo, a cover of a Wayne Shorter’s “Face on the Barroom Floor,” and Brahms’s “Die Trauernde,” which Marsalis identifies as “the inspiration for how we approach everything as a duo.” Marsalis and Calderazzo recorded Songsclose to home at Durham, North Carolina’s Hayti Center. Marsalis describes the room as having qualities that “studios and concert halls pay millions to achieve. The sound is incredibly intimate,and very naked.”
The same could be said of the sounds that Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo have brought forth on Songs of Mirth and Melancholy. Neighbors, golf buddies,teaching colleagues, longtime band members and friends, Marsalis and Calderazzo share with their listeners a passionate and profound duo collection.
Whether on the stage, in the recording studio, in the classroom or in the community, Branford Marsalis embodies a commitment to musical excellence and a determination to keep music at the forefront.
For More Info, Visit Branford Marsalis’ Website!
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Oakland City Attorney Resigns! FORCED OUT!!! Can’t Dodge Fraud, Corruption Charges!
Crooked former Oakland City Attorney John Russo was forced to resign from a constant three year barrage of fact laden reports of fraud and corruption by Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim, has been appointed the Alameda city manager position sources have confirmed. You can view the 2009 video of former Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign at: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukIU4CDoLnI]
al-Hakim has over 85,000 signatures and implores everyone to click on any one of the links and sign the Petition To The Honorables President Barack Obama and United States Attorney General Eric Holder to raise it’s investigation of corruption involving Attorney General Jerry Brown, Oakland City Attorney John Russo, former Oakland and current San Leandro City Attorney Jayne Williams, former District Attorney Tom Orloff, and current District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley.
http://ex-why.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/
http://nowtruth.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/
http://superstarmanagement.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/
http://amwftrust.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/
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KBLX proudly welcomes a great collection of Northern California homegrown talent, featuring:
MC Hammer
En Vogue
The E Family
Tony Toni Tone
ConFunkShun
Lenny Williams
StoneSoul Concert
Sleep Train Pavilion At Concord
2000 Kirker Pass Road, Concord, CA 94521
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RTFRTFReturn to Forever IV and Zappa Plays Zappa
with Chick Corea – Keyboards, Stanley Clarke – Bass, Lenny White – Drums, Jean-Luc Ponty – Violin, and Frank Gambale – Guitar
The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Date: Thu, Sep 22, 2011
Showtime: 8:00 PM
Days until show: 2
Doors open: 7:00 PM
Ages: All Ages
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Ticket Prices*: $65.00-$102.50
Event Details: Return To Forever, whose mind-blowing experimentation in jazz and rock transformed the music world, will debut a historic new lineup this summer on a massive tour of 32 US cities. The tour brings a re-imagined musical dimension to both the wildly influential group and its repertoire. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 21.
Solidifying the tour’s once-in-a-lifetime experience, Zappa Plays Zappa, the musical tribute to Frank Zappa, will join the bill alongside “Return To Forever IV” (RTF IV), the legendary group’s fresh incarnation. The RTF IV lineup consists of core members Chick Corea (keys), Stanley Clarke (bass) and Lenny White (drums), along with Mahavishnu Orchestra alum and violin virtuoso Jean-Luc Ponty as well as guitarist Frank Gambale.
More on RTF IV here: http://return2forever.com/rtfiv-lineup/
Working together with complete creative compatibility and steeped in the tradition of extreme freedom of expression, these five pillars of jazz and rock have prepared a must-see performance that will please fans new and old. Their ever-evolving setlist encompasses an amalgam of Return To Forever classics, highlights from each member’s solo repertoire, and brand-new compositions written for the RTF IV lineup.
“Since all the guys in the band are such good composers, I wanted to have everyone’s compositions add to the new RTF IV vibe. So we all agreed: let’s open it up — which is the way we like it, and I think the way the fans like it too.” — Chick Corea
Check out recent setlists at: http://return2forever.com/category/set-lists-photos/
RTF IV is recently off a successful run across Australia that was deemed “nothing short of wonderful” and “a renaissance.”
Read more press reviews here: http://return2forever.com/reviews/
Zappa Plays Zappa was founded by Dweezil Zappa to bring the music of his late father, Frank Zappa, to contemporary audiences through a series of international performance tours dubbed “Tour De Frank.”  Dweezil’s fellow band members are among the most brilliant and innovative players working in any genre and, collectively, rise to the challenge of bringing the legendary Zappa repertoire alive in concert. Dweezil Zappa, a 2009 GRAMMY Award winner, continues to record and perform on a regular basis around the world.
Zappa Plays Zappa: http://www.zappaplayszappa.com/
Return To Forever/Zappa Plays Zappa Summer Tour 2011:
For VIP Ticket Packages, merchandise, and more visit: http://return2forever.com.
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Return To Forever IV Unveils Historic New Lineup to US with 32-City Summer Tour
Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White Add Jean-Luc Ponty, Frank Gambale To Tour With Zappa Plays Zappa
Return To Forever, whose mind-blowing experimentation in jazz and rock transformed the music world, will debut a historic new lineup this summer on a massive tour of 32 US cities. The tour brings a re-imagined musical dimension to both the wildly influential group and its repertoire. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 21.
Solidifying the tours once-in-a-lifetime experience, Zappa Plays Zappa, the musical tribute to Frank Zappa, will join the bill alongside Return To Forever IV (RTF IV), the legendary groups fresh incarnation. The RTF IV lineup consists of core members Chick Corea (keys), Stanley Clarke (bass) and Lenny White (drums), along with Mahavishnu Orchestra alum and violin virtuoso Jean-Luc Ponty as well as guitarist Frank Gambale.
More on RTF IV here: http://return2forever.com/rtfiv-lineup/
Working together with complete creative compatibility and steeped in the tradition of extreme freedom of expression, these five pillars of jazz and rock have prepared a must-see performance that will please fans new and old. Their ever-evolving setlist encompasses an amalgam of Return To Forever classics, highlights from each members solo repertoire, and brand-new compositions written for the RTF IV lineup.
Since all the guys in the band are such good composers, I wanted to have everyones compositions add to the new RTF IV vibe. So we all agreed: lets open it up which is the way we like it, and I think the way the fans like it too. Chick Corea
Check out recent setlists at: http://return2forever.com/category/set-lists-photos/
RTF IV is recently off a successful run across Australia that was deemed nothing short of wonderful and a renaissance.
Read more press reviews here: http://return2forever.com/reviews/
Zappa Plays Zappa was founded by Dweezil Zappa to bring the music of his late father, Frank Zappa, to contemporary audiences through a series of international performance tours dubbed “Tour De Frank.”  Dweezil’s fellow band members are among the most brilliant and innovative players working in any genre and, collectively, rise to the challenge of bringing the legendary Zappa repertoire alive in concert. Dweezil Zappa, a 2009 GRAMMY Award winner, continues to record and perform on a regular basis around the world.
Zappa Plays Zappa: http://www.zappaplayszappa.com/
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SEPTEMBER-October 2011 New Job Listings
EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS
Participant Media is looking for a Coordinator in Business Operations.  Candidates should have experience and a strong interest in Entertainment Business and Legal Affairs. Responsibilities include providing daily support for Business/Legal Affairs documentation, including for film, television, social action, marketing and digital departments, reviewing invoices against contracts, obtaining and maintaining insurance policies, reviewing film production cost reports, tracking option expiration dates and coordinating with counsel to maintain Copyright application/registration documentation. Participant offers full health benefits, 401k and a generous vacation package.  Qualified Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to careers@participantmedia.com
Established production company seeks a Scripted TV Executive.  Duties will include developing shows with established and new writers, sourcing new material, and pitching to execs.  Candidates should have existing relationships with writers, execs, and agents.  Email cover letter and resume in the body of the email to:  prodcotvexec11@yahoo.com
Established Below the Line Talent Agency is expanding their Commercial/ MusicVideo Department and is seeking to hire an experienced agent or someone with relevant experience. Please submit via email, your resume and cover letter to Andrew@lspagency.net
Well established television Production Company looking for Manager of Development and Development Coordinator.  Must be highly organized and detail oriented with a good understanding of the business.  A self-starter who brings ideas to the table and can manage multiple projects.  Must be energetic, driven and passionate. Multitasking is a must, as well as strong writing skills.  The ideal candidate is someone who has assistant or coordinator level experience looking to take on even more responsibility.  Must have excellent relationships with agents, buyers, editors and writers.  This person will work directly with development team and be responsible for managing the department’s slate and all project.  Previous development experience absolutely essential.  Position starts immediately.  For immediate consideration send resume and salary requirement to mang.coord@gmail.com
Thought Equity Motion is looking for Content Sales Managers in its LA Office.  This sales individual is responsible for developing and executing new business opportunities, as well as growing existing accounts. Clients include advertising agencies, feature films, episodic television, documentary production companies, regional sports networks, internet publishers, Fortune 500 companies and countless other high-end consumers of high quality video.   For consideration please send resume and cover letter to Sal Siino at jobs@thoughtequity.com
Media sales company based in Los Angeles is looking for International Sales Executive, with specialty in Latin American markets.  Looking for someone with experience in brokering film libraries or large volumes of titles.  Mostly family and genre films.  International film sales experience of 5+ years required.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to, fostering International relationships with Buyers, traveling to Markets, developing new strategies in penetrating foreign markets. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to salesjobLA@gmail.com
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United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.
A leading independent film production company is seeking a qualified assistant to the CEO.  Ideal candidate must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, able to work under pressure, and familiar with the top players in the industry.  Job responsibilities include traditional entertainment assistant duties: e.g. rolling calls, scheduling, script reading and coverage, coordination at international markets, etc.  One year minimum experience at an agency or production company is required.  Please send resumes to prodasst90028@gmail.com.
Seeking executive assistant for award-winning filmmaker. Duties include: coverage, scheduling, office management, development and on-set.  Looking for someone smart, ambitious who could grow with our company that is expanding quickly in film and TV.  Agency experience preferred. Please send resume to: MissShellB@gmail.com
SurDream Productions, an independent production company is looking for an assistant for the head of the company. This position will be based in Santa Monica and qualified candidates must be able to speak Spanish and have an understanding of production and post-production. Assistant duties will include writing coverage and other administrative tasks. Please send resumes to lakoskin@surdream.com and mgoldberg@surdream.com
Looking for a creative assistant to help Tom Nunan and Devin Zimmerman at Boxer Films.  This is a low-paying, highly creative position with unlimited potential for growth.  Boxer Films is an emerging Film & TV production company, with deep pockets and experience in commercials here and abroad.  Assistant Experience elsewhere a must.  Send resumes to Devin@Boxerfilms.net
2nd assistant to executive needed for high-level entertainment/media venture company.  Entertainment and/or agency experience required. Heavy phone volume, scheduling and operations coordination. Long hours, great benefits.  Referrals will be checked.  Resumes to matt@factorymade.com
A-list Writer/Director/Producer seeks 2nd assistant/runner from prep through post-production on feature film. Candidates must be extremely organized; detail-oriented and thorough; highly efficient; able to multi-task. Must be extremely professional, trustworthy and discreet. Pleasant personality with a can-do attitude an absolute must.  Duties will be both personal and professional.  Must be willing to work long hours and some weekends. Please email cover letter and resume to 2ndasstjob@gmail.com
Preferred Content, a film, television and digital production, sales and finance company, seeks administrative assistant to support its Managing Partners and existing staff.  Responsibilities include heavy phones/scheduling, trafficking of incoming and outgoing project submissions, script coverage, analysis of completed independent films and support of ongoing film, television and digital productions.  Qualified candidate will have had previous agency, sales company or on-set production experience.  The salary is entry level and full health benefits will be granted after a 90 day probationary period.  Please submit cover letter and resume to info@preferredcontent.net
Management company seeks qualified second assistant to work for extremely busy talent manager in the film and television department. Candidates must have strong people skills, ability to multitask, very strong attention to detail, and at least one year previous agency or management experience, if less do not apply. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, heavy travel, database upkeep: inEntertainment and Microsoft Office Suite knowledge is required, submitting Breakdowns, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients’ and manager’s lives/life. Manager is a partner at the firm. Send cover letter and resume to asstsearch9465@gmail.com
Small talent management company seeks assistant with industry experience. Ideal candidate is detail oriented and proactive. Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills a must. Duties include:  heavy phones, scheduling appts, submissions, dealing with actors, casting directors and agents. Please email cover letter and resume to robertsteinasst@gmail.com
Production company with first look deal at major studio looking for assistant to SVP. Must have at least a year of experience on a desk, preferably at an agency. Applicants must be bright and hardworking and should have a strong interest in feature film development.  Duties include phones, scheduling, other administrative duties and script coverage. Ideal candidate would be detail oriented, able to multi-task, anticipate needs, and have a positive and professional attitude. Please send resume and cover letter to productioncoassistant@gmail.com
Prime candidate sought to assist a film producer at a busy company with a major studio deal.  Please do not apply unless you have at least 1-year experience at a major agency, management or production company.  The perfect candidate is passionate about film, confident, aggressive and has a thick skin.  Organization, networking and ability to anticipate are necessary, as is thoughtful creative input.  Send resumes to prodassistant2011@gmail.com.
Entertainment Advertising Company located in Culver City, CA is looking for a hard-working, eager, enthusiastic assistant/coordinator to Managing Partner/Creative Director. Duties will include, but not limited to: managing schedules, support all aspects of active A/V theatrical creative campaigns, working closely with studios and clients, relaying important creative notes, and more. Applicant must understand and appreciate A/V theatrical advertising and past experience is a plus. Must have a can-do attitude, be creative, and fast learner. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain entertainment advertising experience. Please send cover letter and resume to: Jules@bigpic.com
Seeking a high-energy, hardworking talent management assistant for a partner , head of the music department,  at a well-known entertainment management firm. The ideal candidate is extremely detail oriented, patient, and able to manage a desk with extremely high-volume. Preferably, this candidate is interested in music and branding/sponsorship of talent. Candidate must be able to multi-task and be extremely pro-active. Previous agency/management experience is a plus. Position can start immediately. Please email resume and cover letter to music.talent7800@gmail.com
Busy reality TV talent agency is seeking an experienced, professional and articulate Assistant. The ideal candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and must be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook and must possess the ability to roll calls, schedule and coordinate meetings and travel plans. Candidate must have a strong administrative background. Entertainment industry experience a must and candidate must be well groomed and professionally attired. Please submit cover letter and resume to:  windowbench@yahoo.com
Momentum Entertainment Group has an open assistant position working in the Scripted TV department.  MEG develops for network, cable and digital outlets. Extremely involved position with department: reading submissions and internal materials, providing coverage, presenting new concepts in development meetings, etc. as well as general administrative duties. This is a chance to get in at the ground level of an emerging company.  Looking for someone dependable, preferably coming off an agency or management desk. Please have any referrals email their resume to megassistant1@gmail.com
Busy feature film and commercial Directing Team seeks executive assistant with some personal duties included. Primary duties will be answering phones and scheduling meetings, reading scripts and managing their many projects with direct interaction with producers, writers and reps the norm. Personal duties will mostly be limited to occasional errand running. Some travel for assistant may occur eventually. Previous assistant experience and one year minimum commitment required. Must be able to work in a variety of situations i.e. film and commercial sets and on location, not just from a desk. Benefits included and competitive pay. Please send resumes as attachments and in the body of the to: newassistantsearch@gmail.com
Executive Assistant needed for a fast paced reality television production company with shows across multiple networks.  Assistant will work directly on the desk of the executives of the company and must be able to handle multiple schedules and agendas for each executive.  The job is heavy on phones, scheduling, and travel coordination.  There is opportunity to assist with the development and pitches for new shows.  Previous experience at an agency, similar production company, or management company is preferred, and a strong knowledge of the industry and network players is suggested.  Please send resumes to assistreality@gmail.com
PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS
Small production company run by married artists seeks full-time Assistant. Work will be split between both artists: 30% of the time for a busy TV writer/producer who is working on a current network sitcom and 70% of the time working for a busy comic strip cartoonist who is also working on a major documentary.  The job is in the Marina Del Rey area and is in the sun-filled studio behind the couple’s home.  The perfect candidate has at least one year of assistant experience, has an eye for detail, and is passionate about TV/ film/ comics.  We need someone who has done coverage on scripts & books, is confident, very detail-oriented, and is a go-getter.  Duties include:  Research, setting travel, shipping comic books, doing script coverage, comic image prep in Photoshop, minimal HTML, and running errands (80% business, 20% personal) Send cover letter and resume to prodcoassistant@gmail.com
Actor seeks first personal assistant. Duties include personal/work scheduling, handling errands, general multi-tasking and personal assistant duties. Must be able to tolerate a high demand of work and be willing to travel. Previous personal assistant experience is required: Please email resume and cover letter to firstassistant2011@gmail.com
Part-time, 12-15 hours per week, personal assistant wanted for partner in entertainment firm.  Includes some driving on Saturdays.  Must have clean driving record and insurance.  Ideal for student or actor.  Not an office job or a career position. $12.50/hour plus mileage to start. Please email your cover letter and resume to managementasstjob@gmail.com
ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.
Exciting, fast-paced entertainment PR firm seeks reliable, self-starting college students.  ID specializes in media relations, corporate communications, creative marketing and brand strategies, and interns are exposed to a variety of departments.  As this internship is unpaid, applicants must be enrolled in college and eligible to receive course credit.  Submit a resume and cover letter to Erin Gorman at info@id-pr.com
Rogers&Cowan Los Angeles is seeking interns in the Entertainment/Personalities department. Duties to include assisting publicists in the creation of media lists, scanning press clips, updating EPKs, coordinating schedules, learning how to pitch clients. Internship is non-paying and for academic credit only. If interested please, contact: Bradley at bfrank@rogersandcowan.com
Red Light PR , a boutique fashion firm specializing in product placement, publicity, entertainment marketing and celebrity seeding seeks to fill positions in their internship program with potential transition to full-time employment.  Qualified candidates should have excellent communication/people skills, prior experience in fashion PR field, and open schedule availability. Email resume and cover letter as soon as possible to internship@redlightpr.com
Los Angeles-based boutique PR agency Konnect PR is seeking a full-time Account Coordinator with experience in lifestyle consumer products. This position will assist with accounts in the baby and children’s arena. Ideal candidate should have some media relations, good writing skills, a Bachelor Degree in PR/ related field and minimum of 1-2 years of PR experience. Please send resumes and cover letters to mguzman@konnect-pr.com
GK Films, Assistant to SVP Worldwide Marketing and Publicity.  Position will provide administrative support and also work closely with Marketing Manager and Manager International Publicity on all projects. Prior film Marketing and PR, Domestic and or International, work experience REQUIRED at a film or entertainment. Please do not apply without requested experience.  Fast paced environment requires the ability to multitask, excellent organizational skills, and computer proficiency in MS Office: specifically Excel is a must.    Please email salary desired, resume and cover letter to jobs@gk-films.com
Talent Management and Brand Marketing Company seeking interns for immediate hire at fast-paced boutique company.  Applicant must be able to multitask and prioritize and most importantly, be a self-starter.  Job will consist of research, phones, scheduling, filing, and general office work.  Would like someone that is skilled at Powerpoint, and Photoshop.  Applicant must be Mac-proficient.   Company is based in Sunset Plaza in West Hollywood.  Interns will gain experience in Talent Management/PR/ Marketing.  Please send resume to jobzlistingla@gmail.com
Mogul, an entertainment branding company, seeks highly motivated intern with passion for film, to assist with branding and product integrations on an upcoming film. Candidate must have exceptional strategic planning, presentation, verbal, written and phone skills. Duties include liaising with film production and brand partners, office management and some personal assistant work. Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and an excellent multi-tasker. Mastery of Microsoft Office is essential. Stipend only. assistant@mogul-inc.com
Hype Creative Agency is a full service agency that provides its clients with thought provoking marketing campaigns, result-driven public relations strategies and elaborate celebrity and consumer events. It also operates The House of Hype event franchise with events from the Sundance film festival to the Video Music Awards.  We are looking for an energetic, creative intern with previous PR experience. This is for school credit only. Daily duties include: collecting and assisting with media hits, online social media and blog updates, answering phones, and general daily office functions.  Please email resumes to brittanyh@hypepr.com
MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS
The Ant Farm seeks a Motion Graphics Assistant.  1+ years experience, university degree required and passion for motion graphics preferred.  Knowledge of post production, tape formats, broadcast standard frame rates, aspect ratios, Mac, MS Office, Entourage, Photoshop, After-Effects, Fetch and Avid.  Maintain On Air, department schedule and contracts.  Schedule finishing with post houses.  Must include in email subject line:  MGA-UTA . Send cover letter, resume and salary history to: jobs@theantfarm.net.
New media/tech/television production company in Beverly Hills seeks office interns to start immediately.  All applicants must receive college course credit since all internships are unpaid.  Required availability is two – three days per week. Duties will include general office tasks, conducting research for projects: stories, shows, UI/UX, images, and providing creative input.  Ideal candidates will be proficient; familiar in Photoshop/Illustrator and computer literate. Should be proficient with Mac computers and have their own laptops to bring to the office.  Please send cover letters and resumes as attachments to resumes@actv8.me
InTheMO Interactive is a media tech company with an unscripted television and web series division. We are on the cutting edge of digital marketing and media seeking hardworking interns to be very creatively involved. Room for growth if you prove yourself. Bring ideas, excitement and energy to this Brentwood LA office in a casual, creative environment. School credit only with $250 stipend. Send resumes to laura.mcnulty@inthemo.com
Young Hollywood, a next generation multimedia entertainment company, is seeking an Executive Office Assistant to support the CEO/Executive Producer and all areas of production and post-production.  The ideal candidate will have strong written and communication skills, with proficiency in MS Office.  Candidate must have a car and also be able to work in a deadline-driven environment.  Professionalism and discretion is required.  Agency background preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to: jobs@younghollywood.com with Executive Office Assistant in the subject line.
The Digital Media division of Marvel Studios is currently accepting applications for Fall 2011. Interns should have knowledge of video games, pop culture, movies, tv, etc. In addition, applicants should have interest in comics and web/internet work. The ability to multitask and work independently is a must. Duties include helping manage and update content on Marvel.com and our other websites, writing copy for news/announcement stories, interviewing creators, and general office duties as required. Interns must receive course credit and be available 20 hours a week. Please email resume and cover letter to: marvelwebintern@gmail.com. Attn: Marvel.com Internship Coordinator
CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
High Noon Entertainment is seeking interns. Interns will have the opportunity to learn the casting process as well as be able to participate in the growth of our development projects by helping acquire b-roll for trailers and performing media coverage for possible development projects.  Interns should have a basic introduction to television production.  Good communication, positive attitude and writing skills are necessary.  Must receive college credit.  Please direct cover letter to: HighNoonInterns@gmail.com
Susan Vash Casting is seeking an experienced Casting Associate to work on a comedy pilot.  Must be able to hit the ground running with a good knowledge of comedic actors.   Please email resumes to susanvashcasting@gmail.com
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’s Casting Department is seeking un-paid interns for the fall semester. Responsibilities include: sitting in on pitch meetings, sorting submissions, assisting casting producers with outreach, editing pitch videos, and administrative duties. Must be eligible for college credit. Experience with Avid and/or Final Cut Pro is preferred. Must have a laptop computer. Please send cover letter and resume as text in body of email. Email: castingintern123@gmail.com
Feature film casting office is looking for enthusiastic intern ASAP for current film in exchange for school credit. This is an extremely creative office with opportunities in gaining crucial casting experience. Looking for a self starter who’s able to bring their on laptop. Office location in Beverly Hills. Please email resume and brief cover letter to dom@kellywagnercasting.com. Include Internship in the subject line.
Stiner/Block Casting is looking for an experienced casting assistant to start work immediately on a new pilot. We are looking for someone who is excellent on a MAC, has great technical skills: cameras, imovie, uploading, burning dvd’s, is familiar with Cast It, Now Casting and Breakdown Services and is extremely organized and great at multi-tasking.  Please send resumes to stinerblocksubmissions@gmail.com. Please make sure your resume is an attachment and is labeled with your full name.
Casting intern with Final Cut Pro Experience needed. Must be prepared to cut casting tapes, as well as work on all aspects of casting when editing is not needed. Please send resume to: swartz.joey@gmail.com
NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)
Endgame Entertainment is seeking interns to work with the Head of Production based in NYC.  Endgame Entertainment is a production and film finance company. Interns will gain training and first-hand experience in entertainment executive support and an overview of all phases of independent film and TV production. Strong intern candidates are hard-working, dependable, and familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and script coverage. Location is NYC. Unpaid.  School-credit only. Please send resumes to internendgame@gmail.com with NYC INTERNSHIP in the subject line
Very busy and high profile management company seeks an assistant for talent partner based in NY. Daily duties include rolling calls, heavy phone interaction with top entertainment talent, correspondence, submissions, coverage and other administrative duties. We need a savvy, organized and enthusiastic candidate with a passion for the entertainment industry and the ability to thrive in a fast paced and challenging work environment.  College degree and must have at least one year experience in a talent agency or management firm. Please submit cover letter and resume to: nytalentmanagementjob@gmail.com
Endgame Entertainment is seeking interns to work with the Head of Production based in NYC.  Endgame Entertainment is a production and film finance company whose credits include Looper, An Education, and Hotel Rwanda. Interns will gain training and first-hand experience in entertainment executive support and an overview of all phases of independent film and TV production. Strong intern candidates are hard-working, dependable, and familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and script coverage. Location is NYC. Unpaid.  School-credit only. Please send resumes to internendgame@gmail.com with NYC INTERNSHIP in the subject line.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing in NY is seeking an A&R Intern beginning in September for Fall 2011 Semester.  Student(s) must receive school credit for the internship and commute to midtown Manhattan 3 or 4 days a week during business hours.  This is an unpaid internship, credit only, in A&R, creative. Interns will participate in new music research, talent scouting, attending shows, critiquing incoming music and administrative tasks.  Please send resumes to: Jessica.kuzera@sonyatv.com
Ashland Independent Film Festival, Ashland, Oregon, seeks full-time Executive Director to lead the nonprofit organization in presenting the highest quality independent film in line with our mission of “celebrating the diversity of human experience through the art of independent film—enriching, educating and inspiring audiences of all ages.”. Position remains open until September 19, 2011.  Please send resumes to aiffsearch@gmail.com
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is seeking a Receptionist in our NY office. Responsibilities include sorting/distributing the mail, answering/directing phone calls, ordering office supplies, ordering stationary/beverages for the floor, organizing car/messenger service needs, guest registration and directing guests, as well as various office tasks.  Administrative Assistant support of 3-4 executives: expense reports, scheduling, research, booking travel for writers and ticket buys. e-mail Jessica.kuzera@sonyatv.com
GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER
WPA seeks Receptionist to start in Hollywood office immediately. Responsibilities include basic office admin and assisting the Office Manager/Coordinator. Applicants must currently live in LA, have a college degree, excellent phone demeanor, reliable transportation, and experience with MAC.  This is an Entry-Level position and Business Hours are 9:30am to 7pm Monday thru Friday. Please send all resumes as an attachment with Salary History to wpainterns@gmail.com
The Mill Los Angeles is seeking a receptionist. The ideal person will be an enthusiastic, organized and detail orientated. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multi task. We are only looking for candidates with prior experience of managing a switchboard as well as meeting and greeting clients along. An understanding of post-production would be an advantage but is not essential. Submit to recruitment.la@themill.com
INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)
Production Company is seeking motivated interns interested in development to work closely with our creative team. The internship will cover a wide array of tasks ranging from general clerical duties, to script reading with coverage, and research projects. Interns will have a hands-on exclusive insight into the day-to-day activities of a production company. Candidates should be hard working and enthusiastic with a general sense of the industry.  Please send all resumes to: starkey@radarpictures.com
Management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a bright, motivated intern to work directly with a talent manager. Duties include phones, scheduling, organizing information, and other duties as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the skills you’ll need for the entertainment industry, make connections, and have a great introduction to how a busy management company operates. Previous desk experience preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to receive school credit as the position is unpaid. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com
Kopelson Entertainment is seeking to fill multiple internship positions in a friendly, open environment. Ideal candidates will be motivated, responsible, and eager to learn. Duties would include phones, administrative tasks, reading scripts and writing coverage. We provide an environment where interns can learn the ins-and-outs of the film industry. The internship is unpaid, but lunch is covered. Send your resume to manny@kopelson.com
Weed Road Pictures seeks interns for immediate placement.  Headed by an Oscar-winning writer/director/producer, we are a feature film production company with a first-look deal at Warner Bros.  The internship offers students a tremendous opportunity to learn about the film industry.  It involves reading, research, errands, script coverage and typical intern duties.  You must receive college credit.  Minimum 2 days/week. Reliable transportation required.  Please submit resume and cover letter to wrinterns@gmail.com
Management Company seeks intern to work for extremely busy talent/lit
manager, partner of the company. Duties: phones, submissions, scheduling, organizing, coverage, etc. Requirements: superb communication skills, multi-tasking abilities, strong attention to detail, thick skin, computer literacy, at least one previous industry-related internship. Internship is 4 days a week, for a minimum of 8 hours/day. Unpaid. Potential for paid employment. Send cover letter, resume, and coverage sample to asstsearch9465@gmail.com
Worldwide film production, finance and sales company based in West Hollywood seeks interns interested in learning about global theatrical marketplace.  Focus is on presales, financing, and festivals.  Part-time and full-time welcome.  Business school students encouraged to apply. Should be Mac capable and have excellent office skills including Microsoft Office. Must be receiving credit.  Send resume to internships@essential-ent.com
Nick Wechsler Productions seeks unpaid interns to begin immediately.  An ideal commitment would be at least 2 days a week for about 3 months. The internship focuses on development – lots of reading scripts and books, writing coverage, discussing ideas with the group – and interns have great access to producers at the company.  We’re looking for enthusiastic, curious self-starters to join this small but busy team.  Send resumes to lizzy@nwprods.com with “Intern” in the subject line.
Unpaid intern position available at Entertainment Media Ventures. Responsibilities will include script coverage, research, phones, filing, light calendar, lunch pick-ups and running errands.  3 months. Must be good with dogs and have reliable car.  Mid-Wilshire location. 10-7pm M-F. Email only please at temp@emventures.com
Angry Films is looking for highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of script libraries, script coverage, regular office duties and phones, spending one on one time with producers assisting them, and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car and have the ability to multitask and be organized.  Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume in body of email to angryfilmscal@gmail.com
Preferred Content, a film, television and digital production, sales and finance company, seeks operations and creative affairs intern to support its Managing Partners and existing staff.  Responsibilities include providing general administrative support to existing staff, script coverage, analysis of completed independent films and support of ongoing film, television and digital productions.  Please submit cover letter and resume to info@preferredcontent.net
Beverly Hills based Literary Management company seeks bright and motivated fall interns to start immediately. Interns will get to be hands on and are encouraged to ask questions and contribute creatively. Responsibilities include: script coverage, phones, and market research. Candidates should have strong interest in feature and television development and should be receiving school credit. Unpaid. Please send resumes and cover letters to Estevan@bauerco.com
Beverly Hills literary management company seeks efficient, intelligent, creative interns to start immediately. Duties include but not limited to script coverage, phone duty, office duties, running errands, scheduling, and research. Candidates should be creative thinkers, great multi-taskers and possess excellent communication skills. These are non-paying, part-time Fall internships but will be an amazing opportunity for anyone willing to learn to about the industry. Please send cover letter and resumes to fall.internships.la@gmail.com
Vertigo Entertainment is looking for enthusiastic interns. We are a very busy production company with numerous projects in various stages of development and production. This is an extremely creative environment where interns can be as involved in the development process as they want to be. Very important to be a self-starter. Please email resume and brief cover letter to vertigointerns@gmail.com. Include ”Internship” in the subject line.
Muse Productions seeks committed, extremely organized, computer-savvy applicants with excellent communication skills for our fall internship. Duties include office work relating to all aspects of feature film development. Applicants must have a car to do light runs, we reimburse for gas. Internship is unpaid but may lead to paying work. Please send cover letter and resume to intern@musefilm.com
A Santa Monica-based television and film Production Company with a first-look studio film deal is looking for smart, hard-working interns to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties. Position is unpaid, but hours are flexible, approx. 2 days/week and college credit is provided. Candidates should have professional manner, strong work ethic, and positive attitude. If interested, please contact: jonathan.kim@josephsonent.com
Occupant Entertainment  is looking for readers. The internship consists of script coverage and research. This isn’t a “busy work” internship and doesn’t require office hours. Occupant is a small company and has numerous film, television, and web projects in active development. This position is unpaid. College credit is available. Send resumes to occupantintern@gmail.com
Mavrick Artists Agency is seeking interns who have a strong interest in pursuing a career within the entertainment industry. Ideal candidates have excellent interpersonal skills and great phone etiquette, the ability to multi-task, are proactive and detailed oriented. This is an unpaid internship with flexible hours, but we do request that you are able to work a minimum of 2 days a week and can make at least a semester long commitment. Email intern@mavrickartists.com
Production Company with first look deal at major studio seeking motivated, enthusiastic interns interested in development and production.  Candidates should be hard working, familiar with script coverage, and excited to learn about the industry in a fun, fast-paced environment. Internship is unpaid. Must be enrolled in a college or university and eligible to receive credit. Looking for interns to start immediately or for Fall semester.  Please email resume to nposey@appianway.net
Gunn Films is looking for development interns for Fall 2011. Position is unpaid. General intern duties apply (e.g. filing, copying, on-lot runs). This will be an opportunity for interns to gain experience working in the industry and become prepared for their first job in the business. Position requires heavy reading and coverage, as well as some scheduling and answering phones. Current students enrolled in an undergrad or graduate film/TV/media program preferred, but not required. Submit your resume and cover letter to gunnfilms.1@gmail.com
Interns needed to start immediately at Heroes & Villains Entertainment, a production and management group specializing in content creation for the five pillars of entertainment: Film, TV, Video Games, Internet, and Comic Books.  We seek highly motivated, creative and intelligent interns who are eager to learn.  This is a three-month internship, and interns must be available 2-3 days a week.  Duties include learning how to effectively evaluate a screenplay, and complete accurate coverage; aiding with project development, comic and video game research; a pitch program; and assistant training.  Organization, outside-the-box resourcefulness and familiarity with Mac computers is key. Please send cover letter and resume to info@heroesandvillains-ent.com
Independent feature film production company, is seeking interns for immediate placement.  The internship offers a tremendous opportunity to learn about the film industry. Hours 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Lots of script reading and coverage, in addition to standard office duties: phones, copying, filing, etc. Preferably Graduate students or 3rd and 4th year undergrads. Experience would be great. Please send resumes to internresumes@aol.com
A fast paced commercial talent agency in Hollywood seeks an intern asap.  We need someone who is a self-starter, flourishes under pressure and has previous office experience, preferably in the entertainment industry.  Duties included assisting the director of the company, answering high volume phones, managing schedules of office and talent as well as other office tasks that may come up.   Most importantly, we are looking for someone who is looking to start a career and grow within the company. Please submit a cover letter and resume for review to Ashley@latalent.com
Intrigue Entertainment, a film and television production company, seeks bright, organized interns for the fall term in our Studio City office.  Duties include conducting project research, writing coverage, and general administrative tasks: phones, filing, limited runs, etc.  Ideal candidates will be professional, enthusiastic, and be committed to at least three days a week.  Candidate must supply his/her own laptop and should have their own transportation.  Great opportunity to learn from a growing and passionate team. Position is unpaid. Email cover letter and resume in the body of the email to:info@intrigueent.com
Film production company, lead by well-known producer, is seeking development interns who can start immediately.  Responsibilities include general administrative tasks, script coverage, and project research.  Positions are unpaid, but great opportunity to get fully immersed in daily activities of company.  Bilingual speakers are a plus.  Should possess interest in development, be a great communicator, internet savvy, and commit 2-3 full days per week.  Please send resumes to assistant@quadrantpictures.com
Premier celebrity, commercial and voiceover agency seeks a detail oriented intern with exceptional social skills. Ideal candidates must be tech savvy, proficient in multimedia software, thick skinned and have a strong desire to learn about the agency side of the entertainment industry. Interns will gain basic knowledge of all areas of entertainment specifically commercials, endorsements, licensing, voiceover, video gaming, animation, commercial and alternative programming. Excellent communication, Microsoft Office 2007 and Mac skills required. Intern must be available 2- 3 days a week. Please send cover letter and resume to bkline@iaala.com
Trademark Talent is seeking an intern to start immediately. Duties will include research, script analysis, desk coverage and rolling calls. Candidate should be detail oriented and reliable. This is an excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of talent management.  This internship is unpaid though you may receive college credit if desired. Please send resume and cover letter- no attachments, to: trademarktalent@gmail.com
TV/Film Production Company and Comic Publisher in Santa Monica seeks Fall intern. Company focuses on comic book based film and television in both live action and animation. Internship involves reading & writing coverage, occasional phones and other basic administrative duties as well as hands on experience in film and television development, animation and comic book publishing.  Some prior experience in entertainment preferred and you must be able to receive college credit. Please send resumes to kickstartintern@gmail.com
Literary Management/Production Company looking for interns to start immediately. Interns will be expected to read scripts, write coverage, as well as some light office duties: filing, faxing, and binding scripts. Ideal candidate has aspirations to be a literary manager and/or producer. Looking for 1 to 2 day commitment per week. Internship is unpaid but a great opportunity to learn about literary management and producing. Some experience is preferred, but not necessary. Email resumes to: asst@hopscotchpictures.com
Commercial and web content production company seeks driven intern to assist with editing.  We are looking for interns with their own laptop, Final Cut, and a good eye for edits.  Great interns have the potential to become future paid employees, and we’re happy to fill out college credit paperwork if needed.  Hours are flexible.  Please send resume and previous editing work, reel, etc to editingopportunity@yahoo.com
aid+abet, a film/television development and production company seeks interns for coverage work via email for the Fall semester. The internship would entail providing coverage on either one manuscript or two scripts per week. The work will be assigned and submitted via email. This is a great opportunity for candidates looking to begin a career in film/tv development and production. Email cover letter and CV to info@aidabetfilms.com
Busy independent production company seeking office interns.  Candidates should be thick skinned, have an attention to detail, as well as strong communication skills.  Tasks will include phones, scheduling, and other office related tasks.  Looking for someone to work 3 days a week.  Position is unpaid but could turn into paid work if the right fit.  Industry experience is preferred — but not required.  Send resume and cover letter to prod.intern2011@gmail.com
North Hollywood based production/marketing company seeks smart and reliable interns.  Responsibilities will include basic office admin, making runs, and assisting the production and post-production teams. Candidates should be hardworking, diligent, and eager to learn. Requirements: Must need school credit, Mac-savvy, experience with Microsoft Office :Word and Excel, quick-learner, good phone manner, and great personality. Please send all resumes as an attachment to shpjobs2011@gmail.com
Los Angeles Talent Agency Theatrical & Commercial Divisions have openings for College Interns for School Credit :Fall,Winter or Spring quarters. Ideal for Communications/Marketing/PR/Film & Television majors. Works closely with Agency reps, must have good organizational, marketing, verbal, writing skills. PC proficiency preferred. Minimum 2-3 days per week. Resume inside text of the email only, not attachment. Please title email Talent Agency Intern (your name)(your city)(your phones) send to info@affinityartists.com
Verve Talent & Literary Agency based in Los Angeles is seeking hard working, motivated interns for the fall to start in early September.  Duties will include research, coverage, phone and database work and general office/clerical duties.  Candidates should be resourceful, able to multitask and excited to learn about the industry in a fast-paced and demanding environment.  This internship provides the opportunity for real hands-on involvement and a fantastic learning experience.  Internship is unpaid, but college credit is available if needed.  Please email resume and cover letter to: VerveLAIntern@gmail.com
Momentum Entertainment Group is looking for fall interns within Alternative Department.  Job responsibilities will include general office duties, development discussions, research, tracking development projects, etc.  Candidates should possess outstanding communication skills, forward thinking, strong organizational skills, and knowledge of pop culture.  College credit preferred, but not required. 2 or 3 days a week from 9-6.  Unpaid.  Please email resumes to internmegfall@gmail.com
An elite management company located at Sunset and Doheny is looking for interns. We represent high profile actors, writers and directors and also produce major motion pictures and TV. This is a boutique office, so the experience will be hands-on. Internship duties will most likely entail TV and feature film coverage, submissions, phones, research, and occasional runs. Interns will gain valuable knowledge, industry experience and contacts as they work directly alongside the inner working of our office. This internship is for school credit. Students must have the appropriate paperwork/ documentation before the start of the internship. Please send all resumes and cover letters to reception@mediatalent.com
Worldwide Production Agency seeks Interns for the Fall. Applicants should be available 2-3 days a week, must be able to receive school credit, and have reliable transportation. Ideal candidates must have a laptop, some office experience, excellent communication skills, and a good work ethic. Working knowledge of production or crew a plus, but not necessary. This is an unpaid for school credit only internship. For consideration of the Fall Semester/Quarter, please send cover letter & resume to wpainterns@gmail.com with WPA Internship in the Subject Line.
An A-list film and television stylist is looking for an intern to start immediately. This is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested in the fashion world and how it relates to film and television.  Looking for applicants who have a positive attitude, are hard working, punctual, detail-orientated and organized.  Also, applicants need their own transportation. Minimum 3 to 6 months position.  Please email resumes to internforfashionstylist@gmail.com
Medavoy Management seeking interns to start immediately. Excellent opportunity to learn talent management at a company with a great track record. Must be motivated, organized and efficient that also loves to have fun at work. Must be Mac proficient and have excellent internet research skills. Unpaid but can count toward college credit if necessary. Apply to: intern@medavoymgmt.com
Independent feature film looking to hire interns for this Fall. Some previous production experience preferred but not essential. This internship is unpaid. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter (including schedule flexibility and areas of interest) to nwprodoffice@gmail.com
A Film/TV/New Media Producer seeks smart, creative, and driven interns.  Tasks include business plan writing, presentation creation, heavy research, script coverage, data entry, errands, etc.  Terrific opportunity for aspiring producers/agents.  Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge in general media, team-player, be a self-starter, and proficient in Microsoft Office.  Tech skills are a plus! This is unpaid with potential for full employment for right candidate.  Please send resume and cover letter to fwpintern@gmail.com
Beverly Hills based Literary and Talent Management company seeks fall interns to start immediately.  Interns will get to be hands on and are encouraged to ask questions and contribute creatively.  Responsibilities include: clerical support, phones, script coverage, and research. Candidates should have strong interest in feature and television development and should be receiving school credit.  Unpaid. Please send resumes and cover letters to bcasst@bauerco.com
Lin Pictures is looking for enthusiastic interns for the fall semester. This is a uniquely integrated intern experience in a fast paced production company.  The job includes attending story meetings with writers and directors, reading scripts in development and learning how large features and network TV shows are put together. The amount of access and input the internship provides is unique. Hands-on, for-credit internship. Send resume and cover letter to: ellie.pappuleas@linpictures.com

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Few young singers from the nascent” new school” of conscious soul possess the grace, maturity, strength and determination of amel larrieux, whose epic solo debut infinite possibilities places her in a musical niche all her own.
Drawing on a wealth of influences from jazz, hip-hop, gospel and funky r&b, and with flashes of middle eastern, west african and indian ethnic styles, amel has crafted a veritable concept album that explores an endless range of promise and potential…lyrically, musically and personally. reflecting the title she chose, infinite possibilities symbolizes a challenge, not only to herself but to the self-limiting and thus incomplete definition of what is commercially identified as black music and art today.
“I’m not worried about labels,” amel says when asked about the term “progressive r&b,” which has been applied to many of today’s artists. “some folks need them for clarity. but the definition of ‘black music’ should be looked at. if everyone knew how many kinds of music could technically fall under this category, its use would be more justifiable. but most people just don’t know.”
“What’s really disturbing is that many artists are making forms of black music blues, rock & roll, jazz, soul, but for some reason their music is not categorized as ‘black music.’ so i wonder, does your skin color determine what category you’re in? in the end, it doesn’t really matter what anyone calls it. label it, that’s fine–i just keep makin’ ‘amel’s music.'” Watch her video “For Real” on YouTube here.

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Oakland City Attorney Resigns! FORCED OUT!!! Can’t Dodge Fraud, Corruption Charges!
    Crooked former Oakland City Attorney John Russo was forced to resign from a constant three year barrage of fact laden reports of fraud and corruption by Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim, has been appointed the Alameda city manager position sources have confirmed. You can view the 2009 video of former Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign at: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukIU4CDoLnI]
    al-Hakim has over 85,000 signatures and implores everyone to click on any one of the links and sign the Petition To The Honorables President Barack Obama and United States Attorney General Eric Holder to raise it’s investigation of corruption involving Attorney General Jerry Brown, Oakland City Attorney John Russo, former Oakland and current San Leandro City Attorney Jayne Williams, former District Attorney Tom Orloff, and current District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley.
http://ex-why.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/
http://nowtruth.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/
http://superstarmanagement.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/
http://amwftrust.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/

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KBLX proudly welcomes a great collection of Northern California homegrown talent, featuring:
MC Hammer

En Vogue
The E Family
Tony Toni Tone
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Lenny Williams
Sleep Train Pavilion At Concord
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We have provided Public Service Announcements for our partners that were broadcast over national radio and we have produced videos from some of them as well. You can listen to or download many of the on the page “A& MWF Supports Inter-Faith Multi-Cultural Events” at: http://amwftrust.org/a-mwf-supports-inter-faith-multi-cultural-events/. We will do one for any of our partners that work with us. You can view the following Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation, SemiFreddi’s, Trader Joe’s, Little Ceasar’s Pizza, Marshawn Lynch’s “Fam1ly F1rst” and Leon Powe’s “Fresh Start Oakland”:
Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 1

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 2

There is much work to do and we are committed and prepared to work with you and look forward to our attaining success beyond your wildest dream!
Thank you again for allowing us to help you as we look forward to many more successful efforts!

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The Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation (A&MWF) is a non-denominational, multi-cultural,100% volunteer financed and operated relief organization that provides FREE food, medicine, clothing, educational and employment opportunities, mental and physical health referrals, legal aid, shelter and other necessities to individuals, children, families, and organizations who lack these essentials for any reason. We provide private school and college admissions educational opportunities; assists with referrals for job training and placement; rental assistance; social services assistance; homelessness assistance; mental and physical health assistance; medical assistance and legal aid assistance referrals FREE for ANYONE whom has the need at the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation website.

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A&MWF delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to over 4,000 individuals- children, families, and organizations per month who lack these essentials and is pioneering a new trend, as government and community funds grapple with the recession and the challenges of raising funds, WE have forged an awareness and sustained an effort to connect those in dire need with service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups with these causes. We have taken community foundations and moved into social networking, reaching beyond static “bricks and mortar” to interactive Web sites to serve as a dynamic virtual clearinghouses or “town square” that holds conversations between those in NEED and their local charities, citizens, donors, and volunteers.
A&MWF has made it easy and effortless for service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups to connect with those in NEED, as we have received more individuals needs profiles submitted on this site. The profiles include their contact information, information about their needs, desired solutions, pleas for their need satisfaction, and a listing of opportunities to achieve their solution. We also have profiles submitted of individuals as prospective donors or volunteers, include information about the causes that interest them.
If you or someone that you know needs Quality of Life Aid, PLEASE fill out the form below so that we can determine the best way to assist them.

    Anyone can register at http://AMWFTRUST.ORG by submitting an online request form in a strictly confidential submission and they can also feel free to call the number (510) 394-4101 as well.

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There are some good entertainment industry job listings below and on the “Casting Page” with Executive jobs in Sports and Entertainment with casting calls, auditions, and internships on the front page at http://eX-whY.com!
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We are developing jobs for actors, producers, directors, casting directors, and writers in the entertainment, commercial advertisement, stage, film and television fields.
To that end , our management agency would like you to provide us with a list of your castings calls that might fit this description for consideration in placement for jobs that you have.
We would be interested in any roles for anyone of our 10,000 Professional Athletes, Entertainers, Celebrity, Musicians, and Actors direct email recipients; our over 270,000 list members; and our over 21 million total readers of the publications we submit to.
As you can tell from our roster of talent, our Casting Division has a unique advantage in all forms of casting. With the growing popularity of ‘film and music video-style’ products, we have found that directors and producers value our ability to call in seasoned, serious talent from the film and television industries to add depth and quality to performances in stage, film, television and commercials.
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We can send Photos, Bios, videos, Comp Cards, CV with samples of work and salary requirements, where necessary. We are members of the Casting Society of America (C.S.A.), Independent Film Producers (I.F.P.), Screen Actors Guild (S.A.G.), and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) to list a few.
There are some good entertainment industry job listings on the “Casting Page” with Executive jobs in Sports and Entertainment with casting calls, auditions, and internships on the front page at http://eX-whY.com!

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        SUPERSTARS ENTERTAINMENT and SPORTS NETWORK has over 270,000 subscriber/members with a reach of over 21 million readers! The Network offers FREE advice and help with your sports or entertainment career, FREE Casting calls for TV shows, films, and stage, Invites to Red Carpet and Celebrity A-List Events, FREE notices of Sports and Entertainment jobs, FREE tickets to concerts, films, sporting events, symphony, amusement, and entertainment events, To be part of a Professional Network that provides what YOU need to advance YOUR career. Receive FREE Information and Opportunities for Entertainers and Professional Athlete Representation, Entertainment and Sports Marketing and Business Management in all areas of sports, music and entertainment matters for professional athletes in Entertainment, Motion Picture, Television, Stage, Radio, and Record contracts, Casting opportunities, product endorsements, commercial ads, corporate sponsorships, personal appearances, acting, event production, job placement, branding, funding support, training, event planning and promotion, film and TV production, recording, publishing, concert promotion, talent management, and merchandising. Selling of sports, television, radio, motion picture, and advertising products as well as multimedia, music recording and literary publishing. Subscribe to Superstars Network here. To learn more go to the SUPERSTARS ENTERTAINMENT and SPORTS NETWORK” page on Superstarmanagement.com.
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* Provide special services to Rookies, Free Agents, Wavered players, and established Veterans by actively promoting and marketing your interest to the teams, securing try outs and contracts, while giving supplemental reports to selected teams to aid in your quest to get the big dollar contract. For every player, we secure alternate contracts with foreign teams in Canada, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Mexico, Africa, the Islands, as well as other American teams here. We secure contracts for try outs, tours, tournaments and leagues, in addition to employment referrals and aid in furthering your education. For those that do not make it in the United States the first time, we reorient you back into the U.S. pro sports industry with updated film, scouting reports, and information we release to all the pro teams on your progress, statistics, performances, and availability while acquiring new opportunities for you. There is absolutely no other agency or attorney that can do this for you. Just ask them. But….
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We encourage and insist that you get yourself together and join SuperStars Network for all your needs and feel confident once again that your business is in the best hands, Yours! Call me collect. This is the wisest decision you could ever make.

We are members of the Casting Society of America (CSA), Independant Film Producers (IFP), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Producers Guild of America (PGA), and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI)

Thanks, and don’t forget to check out our website at:

Respectfully,
Abdul-Jalil
President
(510) 394-4601

SEPTEMBER-October 2011 New Job Listings

EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS
Participant Media is looking for a Coordinator in Business Operations.  Candidates should have experience and a strong interest in Entertainment Business and Legal Affairs. Responsibilities include providing daily support for Business/Legal Affairs documentation, including for film, television, social action, marketing and digital departments, reviewing invoices against contracts, obtaining and maintaining insurance policies, reviewing film production cost reports, tracking option expiration dates and coordinating with counsel to maintain Copyright application/registration documentation. Participant offers full health benefits, 401k and a generous vacation package.  Qualified Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to careers@participantmedia.com
Established production company seeks a Scripted TV Executive.  Duties will include developing shows with established and new writers, sourcing new material, and pitching to execs.  Candidates should have existing relationships with writers, execs, and agents.  Email cover letter and resume in the body of the email to:  prodcotvexec11@yahoo.com
Established Below the Line Talent Agency is expanding their Commercial/ MusicVideo Department and is seeking to hire an experienced agent or someone with relevant experience. Please submit via email, your resume and cover letter to Andrew@lspagency.net
Well established television Production Company looking for Manager of Development and Development Coordinator.  Must be highly organized and detail oriented with a good understanding of the business.  A self-starter who brings ideas to the table and can manage multiple projects.  Must be energetic, driven and passionate. Multitasking is a must, as well as strong writing skills.  The ideal candidate is someone who has assistant or coordinator level experience looking to take on even more responsibility.  Must have excellent relationships with agents, buyers, editors and writers.  This person will work directly with development team and be responsible for managing the department’s slate and all project.  Previous development experience absolutely essential.  Position starts immediately.  For immediate consideration send resume and salary requirement to mang.coord@gmail.com
Thought Equity Motion is looking for Content Sales Managers in its LA Office.  This sales individual is responsible for developing and executing new business opportunities, as well as growing existing accounts. Clients include advertising agencies, feature films, episodic television, documentary production companies, regional sports networks, internet publishers, Fortune 500 companies and countless other high-end consumers of high quality video.   For consideration please send resume and cover letter to Sal Siino at jobs@thoughtequity.com
Media sales company based in Los Angeles is looking for International Sales Executive, with specialty in Latin American markets.  Looking for someone with experience in brokering film libraries or large volumes of titles.  Mostly family and genre films.  International film sales experience of 5+ years required.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to, fostering International relationships with Buyers, traveling to Markets, developing new strategies in penetrating foreign markets. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to salesjobLA@gmail.com
ASSISTANT LEVEL
United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.
A leading independent film production company is seeking a qualified assistant to the CEO.  Ideal candidate must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, able to work under pressure, and familiar with the top players in the industry.  Job responsibilities include traditional entertainment assistant duties: e.g. rolling calls, scheduling, script reading and coverage, coordination at international markets, etc.  One year minimum experience at an agency or production company is required.  Please send resumes to prodasst90028@gmail.com.
Seeking executive assistant for award-winning filmmaker. Duties include: coverage, scheduling, office management, development and on-set.  Looking for someone smart, ambitious who could grow with our company that is expanding quickly in film and TV.  Agency experience preferred. Please send resume to: MissShellB@gmail.com
SurDream Productions, an independent production company is looking for an assistant for the head of the company. This position will be based in Santa Monica and qualified candidates must be able to speak Spanish and have an understanding of production and post-production. Assistant duties will include writing coverage and other administrative tasks. Please send resumes to lakoskin@surdream.com and mgoldberg@surdream.com
Looking for a creative assistant to help Tom Nunan and Devin Zimmerman at Boxer Films.  This is a low-paying, highly creative position with unlimited potential for growth.  Boxer Films is an emerging Film & TV production company, with deep pockets and experience in commercials here and abroad.  Assistant Experience elsewhere a must.  Send resumes to Devin@Boxerfilms.net
2nd assistant to executive needed for high-level entertainment/media venture company.  Entertainment and/or agency experience required. Heavy phone volume, scheduling and operations coordination. Long hours, great benefits.  Referrals will be checked.  Resumes to matt@factorymade.com
A-list Writer/Director/Producer seeks 2nd assistant/runner from prep through post-production on feature film. Candidates must be extremely organized; detail-oriented and thorough; highly efficient; able to multi-task. Must be extremely professional, trustworthy and discreet. Pleasant personality with a can-do attitude an absolute must.  Duties will be both personal and professional.  Must be willing to work long hours and some weekends. Please email cover letter and resume to 2ndasstjob@gmail.com
Preferred Content, a film, television and digital production, sales and finance company, seeks administrative assistant to support its Managing Partners and existing staff.  Responsibilities include heavy phones/scheduling, trafficking of incoming and outgoing project submissions, script coverage, analysis of completed independent films and support of ongoing film, television and digital productions.  Qualified candidate will have had previous agency, sales company or on-set production experience.  The salary is entry level and full health benefits will be granted after a 90 day probationary period.  Please submit cover letter and resume to info@preferredcontent.net
Management company seeks qualified second assistant to work for extremely busy talent manager in the film and television department. Candidates must have strong people skills, ability to multitask, very strong attention to detail, and at least one year previous agency or management experience, if less do not apply. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, heavy travel, database upkeep: inEntertainment and Microsoft Office Suite knowledge is required, submitting Breakdowns, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients’ and manager’s lives/life. Manager is a partner at the firm. Send cover letter and resume to asstsearch9465@gmail.com
Small talent management company seeks assistant with industry experience. Ideal candidate is detail oriented and proactive. Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills a must. Duties include:  heavy phones, scheduling appts, submissions, dealing with actors, casting directors and agents. Please email cover letter and resume to robertsteinasst@gmail.com
Production company with first look deal at major studio looking for assistant to SVP. Must have at least a year of experience on a desk, preferably at an agency. Applicants must be bright and hardworking and should have a strong interest in feature film development.  Duties include phones, scheduling, other administrative duties and script coverage. Ideal candidate would be detail oriented, able to multi-task, anticipate needs, and have a positive and professional attitude. Please send resume and cover letter to productioncoassistant@gmail.com
Prime candidate sought to assist a film producer at a busy company with a major studio deal.  Please do not apply unless you have at least 1-year experience at a major agency, management or production company.  The perfect candidate is passionate about film, confident, aggressive and has a thick skin.  Organization, networking and ability to anticipate are necessary, as is thoughtful creative input.  Send resumes to prodassistant2011@gmail.com.
Entertainment Advertising Company located in Culver City, CA is looking for a hard-working, eager, enthusiastic assistant/coordinator to Managing Partner/Creative Director. Duties will include, but not limited to: managing schedules, support all aspects of active A/V theatrical creative campaigns, working closely with studios and clients, relaying important creative notes, and more. Applicant must understand and appreciate A/V theatrical advertising and past experience is a plus. Must have a can-do attitude, be creative, and fast learner. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain entertainment advertising experience. Please send cover letter and resume to: Jules@bigpic.com
Seeking a high-energy, hardworking talent management assistant for a partner , head of the music department,  at a well-known entertainment management firm. The ideal candidate is extremely detail oriented, patient, and able to manage a desk with extremely high-volume. Preferably, this candidate is interested in music and branding/sponsorship of talent. Candidate must be able to multi-task and be extremely pro-active. Previous agency/management experience is a plus. Position can start immediately. Please email resume and cover letter to music.talent7800@gmail.com
Busy reality TV talent agency is seeking an experienced, professional and articulate Assistant. The ideal candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and must be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook and must possess the ability to roll calls, schedule and coordinate meetings and travel plans. Candidate must have a strong administrative background. Entertainment industry experience a must and candidate must be well groomed and professionally attired. Please submit cover letter and resume to:  windowbench@yahoo.com
Momentum Entertainment Group has an open assistant position working in the Scripted TV department.  MEG develops for network, cable and digital outlets. Extremely involved position with department: reading submissions and internal materials, providing coverage, presenting new concepts in development meetings, etc. as well as general administrative duties. This is a chance to get in at the ground level of an emerging company.  Looking for someone dependable, preferably coming off an agency or management desk. Please have any referrals email their resume to megassistant1@gmail.com
Busy feature film and commercial Directing Team seeks executive assistant with some personal duties included. Primary duties will be answering phones and scheduling meetings, reading scripts and managing their many projects with direct interaction with producers, writers and reps the norm. Personal duties will mostly be limited to occasional errand running. Some travel for assistant may occur eventually. Previous assistant experience and one year minimum commitment required. Must be able to work in a variety of situations i.e. film and commercial sets and on location, not just from a desk. Benefits included and competitive pay. Please send resumes as attachments and in the body of the to: newassistantsearch@gmail.com
Executive Assistant needed for a fast paced reality television production company with shows across multiple networks.  Assistant will work directly on the desk of the executives of the company and must be able to handle multiple schedules and agendas for each executive.  The job is heavy on phones, scheduling, and travel coordination.  There is opportunity to assist with the development and pitches for new shows.  Previous experience at an agency, similar production company, or management company is preferred, and a strong knowledge of the industry and network players is suggested.  Please send resumes to assistreality@gmail.com
PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS
Small production company run by married artists seeks full-time Assistant. Work will be split between both artists: 30% of the time for a busy TV writer/producer who is working on a current network sitcom and 70% of the time working for a busy comic strip cartoonist who is also working on a major documentary.  The job is in the Marina Del Rey area and is in the sun-filled studio behind the couple’s home.  The perfect candidate has at least one year of assistant experience, has an eye for detail, and is passionate about TV/ film/ comics.  We need someone who has done coverage on scripts & books, is confident, very detail-oriented, and is a go-getter.  Duties include:  Research, setting travel, shipping comic books, doing script coverage, comic image prep in Photoshop, minimal HTML, and running errands (80% business, 20% personal) Send cover letter and resume to prodcoassistant@gmail.com
Actor seeks first personal assistant. Duties include personal/work scheduling, handling errands, general multi-tasking and personal assistant duties. Must be able to tolerate a high demand of work and be willing to travel. Previous personal assistant experience is required: Please email resume and cover letter to firstassistant2011@gmail.com
Part-time, 12-15 hours per week, personal assistant wanted for partner in entertainment firm.  Includes some driving on Saturdays.  Must have clean driving record and insurance.  Ideal for student or actor.  Not an office job or a career position. $12.50/hour plus mileage to start. Please email your cover letter and resume to managementasstjob@gmail.com
ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.
Exciting, fast-paced entertainment PR firm seeks reliable, self-starting college students.  ID specializes in media relations, corporate communications, creative marketing and brand strategies, and interns are exposed to a variety of departments.  As this internship is unpaid, applicants must be enrolled in college and eligible to receive course credit.  Submit a resume and cover letter to Erin Gorman at info@id-pr.com
Rogers&Cowan Los Angeles is seeking interns in the Entertainment/Personalities department. Duties to include assisting publicists in the creation of media lists, scanning press clips, updating EPKs, coordinating schedules, learning how to pitch clients. Internship is non-paying and for academic credit only. If interested please, contact: Bradley at bfrank@rogersandcowan.com
Red Light PR , a boutique fashion firm specializing in product placement, publicity, entertainment marketing and celebrity seeding seeks to fill positions in their internship program with potential transition to full-time employment.  Qualified candidates should have excellent communication/people skills, prior experience in fashion PR field, and open schedule availability. Email resume and cover letter as soon as possible to internship@redlightpr.com
Los Angeles-based boutique PR agency Konnect PR is seeking a full-time Account Coordinator with experience in lifestyle consumer products. This position will assist with accounts in the baby and children’s arena. Ideal candidate should have some media relations, good writing skills, a Bachelor Degree in PR/ related field and minimum of 1-2 years of PR experience. Please send resumes and cover letters to mguzman@konnect-pr.com
GK Films, Assistant to SVP Worldwide Marketing and Publicity.  Position will provide administrative support and also work closely with Marketing Manager and Manager International Publicity on all projects. Prior film Marketing and PR, Domestic and or International, work experience REQUIRED at a film or entertainment. Please do not apply without requested experience.  Fast paced environment requires the ability to multitask, excellent organizational skills, and computer proficiency in MS Office: specifically Excel is a must.    Please email salary desired, resume and cover letter to jobs@gk-films.com
Talent Management and Brand Marketing Company seeking interns for immediate hire at fast-paced boutique company.  Applicant must be able to multitask and prioritize and most importantly, be a self-starter.  Job will consist of research, phones, scheduling, filing, and general office work.  Would like someone that is skilled at Powerpoint, and Photoshop.  Applicant must be Mac-proficient.   Company is based in Sunset Plaza in West Hollywood.  Interns will gain experience in Talent Management/PR/ Marketing.  Please send resume to jobzlistingla@gmail.com
Mogul, an entertainment branding company, seeks highly motivated intern with passion for film, to assist with branding and product integrations on an upcoming film. Candidate must have exceptional strategic planning, presentation, verbal, written and phone skills. Duties include liaising with film production and brand partners, office management and some personal assistant work. Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and an excellent multi-tasker. Mastery of Microsoft Office is essential. Stipend only. assistant@mogul-inc.com
Hype Creative Agency is a full service agency that provides its clients with thought provoking marketing campaigns, result-driven public relations strategies and elaborate celebrity and consumer events. It also operates The House of Hype event franchise with events from the Sundance film festival to the Video Music Awards.  We are looking for an energetic, creative intern with previous PR experience. This is for school credit only. Daily duties include: collecting and assisting with media hits, online social media and blog updates, answering phones, and general daily office functions.  Please email resumes to brittanyh@hypepr.com
MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS
The Ant Farm seeks a Motion Graphics Assistant.  1+ years experience, university degree required and passion for motion graphics preferred.  Knowledge of post production, tape formats, broadcast standard frame rates, aspect ratios, Mac, MS Office, Entourage, Photoshop, After-Effects, Fetch and Avid.  Maintain On Air, department schedule and contracts.  Schedule finishing with post houses.  Must include in email subject line:  MGA-UTA . Send cover letter, resume and salary history to: jobs@theantfarm.net.
New media/tech/television production company in Beverly Hills seeks office interns to start immediately.  All applicants must receive college course credit since all internships are unpaid.  Required availability is two – three days per week. Duties will include general office tasks, conducting research for projects: stories, shows, UI/UX, images, and providing creative input.  Ideal candidates will be proficient; familiar in Photoshop/Illustrator and computer literate. Should be proficient with Mac computers and have their own laptops to bring to the office.  Please send cover letters and resumes as attachments to resumes@actv8.me
InTheMO Interactive is a media tech company with an unscripted television and web series division. We are on the cutting edge of digital marketing and media seeking hardworking interns to be very creatively involved. Room for growth if you prove yourself. Bring ideas, excitement and energy to this Brentwood LA office in a casual, creative environment. School credit only with $250 stipend. Send resumes to laura.mcnulty@inthemo.com
Young Hollywood, a next generation multimedia entertainment company, is seeking an Executive Office Assistant to support the CEO/Executive Producer and all areas of production and post-production.  The ideal candidate will have strong written and communication skills, with proficiency in MS Office.  Candidate must have a car and also be able to work in a deadline-driven environment.  Professionalism and discretion is required.  Agency background preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to: jobs@younghollywood.com with Executive Office Assistant in the subject line.
The Digital Media division of Marvel Studios is currently accepting applications for Fall 2011. Interns should have knowledge of video games, pop culture, movies, tv, etc. In addition, applicants should have interest in comics and web/internet work. The ability to multitask and work independently is a must. Duties include helping manage and update content on Marvel.com and our other websites, writing copy for news/announcement stories, interviewing creators, and general office duties as required. Interns must receive course credit and be available 20 hours a week. Please email resume and cover letter to: marvelwebintern@gmail.com. Attn: Marvel.com Internship Coordinator
CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
High Noon Entertainment is seeking interns. Interns will have the opportunity to learn the casting process as well as be able to participate in the growth of our development projects by helping acquire b-roll for trailers and performing media coverage for possible development projects.  Interns should have a basic introduction to television production.  Good communication, positive attitude and writing skills are necessary.  Must receive college credit.  Please direct cover letter to: HighNoonInterns@gmail.com
Susan Vash Casting is seeking an experienced Casting Associate to work on a comedy pilot.  Must be able to hit the ground running with a good knowledge of comedic actors.   Please email resumes to susanvashcasting@gmail.com
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’s Casting Department is seeking un-paid interns for the fall semester. Responsibilities include: sitting in on pitch meetings, sorting submissions, assisting casting producers with outreach, editing pitch videos, and administrative duties. Must be eligible for college credit. Experience with Avid and/or Final Cut Pro is preferred. Must have a laptop computer. Please send cover letter and resume as text in body of email. Email: castingintern123@gmail.com
Feature film casting office is looking for enthusiastic intern ASAP for current film in exchange for school credit. This is an extremely creative office with opportunities in gaining crucial casting experience. Looking for a self starter who’s able to bring their on laptop. Office location in Beverly Hills. Please email resume and brief cover letter to dom@kellywagnercasting.com. Include Internship in the subject line.
Stiner/Block Casting is looking for an experienced casting assistant to start work immediately on a new pilot. We are looking for someone who is excellent on a MAC, has great technical skills: cameras, imovie, uploading, burning dvd’s, is familiar with Cast It, Now Casting and Breakdown Services and is extremely organized and great at multi-tasking.  Please send resumes to stinerblocksubmissions@gmail.com. Please make sure your resume is an attachment and is labeled with your full name.
Casting intern with Final Cut Pro Experience needed. Must be prepared to cut casting tapes, as well as work on all aspects of casting when editing is not needed. Please send resume to: swartz.joey@gmail.com
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Endgame Entertainment is seeking interns to work with the Head of Production based in NYC.  Endgame Entertainment is a production and film finance company. Interns will gain training and first-hand experience in entertainment executive support and an overview of all phases of independent film and TV production. Strong intern candidates are hard-working, dependable, and familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and script coverage. Location is NYC. Unpaid.  School-credit only. Please send resumes to internendgame@gmail.com with NYC INTERNSHIP in the subject line
Very busy and high profile management company seeks an assistant for talent partner based in NY. Daily duties include rolling calls, heavy phone interaction with top entertainment talent, correspondence, submissions, coverage and other administrative duties. We need a savvy, organized and enthusiastic candidate with a passion for the entertainment industry and the ability to thrive in a fast paced and challenging work environment.  College degree and must have at least one year experience in a talent agency or management firm. Please submit cover letter and resume to: nytalentmanagementjob@gmail.com
Endgame Entertainment is seeking interns to work with the Head of Production based in NYC.  Endgame Entertainment is a production and film finance company whose credits include Looper, An Education, and Hotel Rwanda. Interns will gain training and first-hand experience in entertainment executive support and an overview of all phases of independent film and TV production. Strong intern candidates are hard-working, dependable, and familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and script coverage. Location is NYC. Unpaid.  School-credit only. Please send resumes to internendgame@gmail.com with NYC INTERNSHIP in the subject line.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing in NY is seeking an A&R Intern beginning in September for Fall 2011 Semester.  Student(s) must receive school credit for the internship and commute to midtown Manhattan 3 or 4 days a week during business hours.  This is an unpaid internship, credit only, in A&R, creative. Interns will participate in new music research, talent scouting, attending shows, critiquing incoming music and administrative tasks.  Please send resumes to: Jessica.kuzera@sonyatv.com
Ashland Independent Film Festival, Ashland, Oregon, seeks full-time Executive Director to lead the nonprofit organization in presenting the highest quality independent film in line with our mission of “celebrating the diversity of human experience through the art of independent film—enriching, educating and inspiring audiences of all ages.”. Position remains open until September 19, 2011.  Please send resumes to aiffsearch@gmail.com
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is seeking a Receptionist in our NY office. Responsibilities include sorting/distributing the mail, answering/directing phone calls, ordering office supplies, ordering stationary/beverages for the floor, organizing car/messenger service needs, guest registration and directing guests, as well as various office tasks.  Administrative Assistant support of 3-4 executives: expense reports, scheduling, research, booking travel for writers and ticket buys. e-mail Jessica.kuzera@sonyatv.com
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WPA seeks Receptionist to start in Hollywood office immediately. Responsibilities include basic office admin and assisting the Office Manager/Coordinator. Applicants must currently live in LA, have a college degree, excellent phone demeanor, reliable transportation, and experience with MAC.  This is an Entry-Level position and Business Hours are 9:30am to 7pm Monday thru Friday. Please send all resumes as an attachment with Salary History to wpainterns@gmail.com
The Mill Los Angeles is seeking a receptionist. The ideal person will be an enthusiastic, organized and detail orientated. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multi task. We are only looking for candidates with prior experience of managing a switchboard as well as meeting and greeting clients along. An understanding of post-production would be an advantage but is not essential. Submit to recruitment.la@themill.com
INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)
Production Company is seeking motivated interns interested in development to work closely with our creative team. The internship will cover a wide array of tasks ranging from general clerical duties, to script reading with coverage, and research projects. Interns will have a hands-on exclusive insight into the day-to-day activities of a production company. Candidates should be hard working and enthusiastic with a general sense of the industry.  Please send all resumes to: starkey@radarpictures.com
Management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a bright, motivated intern to work directly with a talent manager. Duties include phones, scheduling, organizing information, and other duties as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the skills you’ll need for the entertainment industry, make connections, and have a great introduction to how a busy management company operates. Previous desk experience preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to receive school credit as the position is unpaid. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com
Kopelson Entertainment is seeking to fill multiple internship positions in a friendly, open environment. Ideal candidates will be motivated, responsible, and eager to learn. Duties would include phones, administrative tasks, reading scripts and writing coverage. We provide an environment where interns can learn the ins-and-outs of the film industry. The internship is unpaid, but lunch is covered. Send your resume to manny@kopelson.com
Weed Road Pictures seeks interns for immediate placement.  Headed by an Oscar-winning writer/director/producer, we are a feature film production company with a first-look deal at Warner Bros.  The internship offers students a tremendous opportunity to learn about the film industry.  It involves reading, research, errands, script coverage and typical intern duties.  You must receive college credit.  Minimum 2 days/week. Reliable transportation required.  Please submit resume and cover letter to wrinterns@gmail.com
Management Company seeks intern to work for extremely busy talent/lit
manager, partner of the company. Duties: phones, submissions, scheduling, organizing, coverage, etc. Requirements: superb communication skills, multi-tasking abilities, strong attention to detail, thick skin, computer literacy, at least one previous industry-related internship. Internship is 4 days a week, for a minimum of 8 hours/day. Unpaid. Potential for paid employment. Send cover letter, resume, and coverage sample to asstsearch9465@gmail.com
Worldwide film production, finance and sales company based in West Hollywood seeks interns interested in learning about global theatrical marketplace.  Focus is on presales, financing, and festivals.  Part-time and full-time welcome.  Business school students encouraged to apply. Should be Mac capable and have excellent office skills including Microsoft Office. Must be receiving credit.  Send resume to internships@essential-ent.com
Nick Wechsler Productions seeks unpaid interns to begin immediately.  An ideal commitment would be at least 2 days a week for about 3 months. The internship focuses on development – lots of reading scripts and books, writing coverage, discussing ideas with the group – and interns have great access to producers at the company.  We’re looking for enthusiastic, curious self-starters to join this small but busy team.  Send resumes to lizzy@nwprods.com with “Intern” in the subject line.
Unpaid intern position available at Entertainment Media Ventures. Responsibilities will include script coverage, research, phones, filing, light calendar, lunch pick-ups and running errands.  3 months. Must be good with dogs and have reliable car.  Mid-Wilshire location. 10-7pm M-F. Email only please at temp@emventures.com
Angry Films is looking for highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of script libraries, script coverage, regular office duties and phones, spending one on one time with producers assisting them, and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car and have the ability to multitask and be organized.  Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume in body of email to angryfilmscal@gmail.com
Preferred Content, a film, television and digital production, sales and finance company, seeks operations and creative affairs intern to support its Managing Partners and existing staff.  Responsibilities include providing general administrative support to existing staff, script coverage, analysis of completed independent films and support of ongoing film, television and digital productions.  Please submit cover letter and resume to info@preferredcontent.net
Beverly Hills based Literary Management company seeks bright and motivated fall interns to start immediately. Interns will get to be hands on and are encouraged to ask questions and contribute creatively. Responsibilities include: script coverage, phones, and market research. Candidates should have strong interest in feature and television development and should be receiving school credit. Unpaid. Please send resumes and cover letters to Estevan@bauerco.com
Beverly Hills literary management company seeks efficient, intelligent, creative interns to start immediately. Duties include but not limited to script coverage, phone duty, office duties, running errands, scheduling, and research. Candidates should be creative thinkers, great multi-taskers and possess excellent communication skills. These are non-paying, part-time Fall internships but will be an amazing opportunity for anyone willing to learn to about the industry. Please send cover letter and resumes to fall.internships.la@gmail.com
Vertigo Entertainment is looking for enthusiastic interns. We are a very busy production company with numerous projects in various stages of development and production. This is an extremely creative environment where interns can be as involved in the development process as they want to be. Very important to be a self-starter. Please email resume and brief cover letter to vertigointerns@gmail.com. Include ”Internship” in the subject line.
Muse Productions seeks committed, extremely organized, computer-savvy applicants with excellent communication skills for our fall internship. Duties include office work relating to all aspects of feature film development. Applicants must have a car to do light runs, we reimburse for gas. Internship is unpaid but may lead to paying work. Please send cover letter and resume to intern@musefilm.com
A Santa Monica-based television and film Production Company with a first-look studio film deal is looking for smart, hard-working interns to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties. Position is unpaid, but hours are flexible, approx. 2 days/week and college credit is provided. Candidates should have professional manner, strong work ethic, and positive attitude. If interested, please contact: jonathan.kim@josephsonent.com
Occupant Entertainment  is looking for readers. The internship consists of script coverage and research. This isn’t a “busy work” internship and doesn’t require office hours. Occupant is a small company and has numerous film, television, and web projects in active development. This position is unpaid. College credit is available. Send resumes to occupantintern@gmail.com
Mavrick Artists Agency is seeking interns who have a strong interest in pursuing a career within the entertainment industry. Ideal candidates have excellent interpersonal skills and great phone etiquette, the ability to multi-task, are proactive and detailed oriented. This is an unpaid internship with flexible hours, but we do request that you are able to work a minimum of 2 days a week and can make at least a semester long commitment. Email intern@mavrickartists.com
Production Company with first look deal at major studio seeking motivated, enthusiastic interns interested in development and production.  Candidates should be hard working, familiar with script coverage, and excited to learn about the industry in a fun, fast-paced environment. Internship is unpaid. Must be enrolled in a college or university and eligible to receive credit. Looking for interns to start immediately or for Fall semester.  Please email resume to nposey@appianway.net
Gunn Films is looking for development interns for Fall 2011. Position is unpaid. General intern duties apply (e.g. filing, copying, on-lot runs). This will be an opportunity for interns to gain experience working in the industry and become prepared for their first job in the business. Position requires heavy reading and coverage, as well as some scheduling and answering phones. Current students enrolled in an undergrad or graduate film/TV/media program preferred, but not required. Submit your resume and cover letter to gunnfilms.1@gmail.com
Interns needed to start immediately at Heroes & Villains Entertainment, a production and management group specializing in content creation for the five pillars of entertainment: Film, TV, Video Games, Internet, and Comic Books.  We seek highly motivated, creative and intelligent interns who are eager to learn.  This is a three-month internship, and interns must be available 2-3 days a week.  Duties include learning how to effectively evaluate a screenplay, and complete accurate coverage; aiding with project development, comic and video game research; a pitch program; and assistant training.  Organization, outside-the-box resourcefulness and familiarity with Mac computers is key. Please send cover letter and resume to info@heroesandvillains-ent.com
Independent feature film production company, is seeking interns for immediate placement.  The internship offers a tremendous opportunity to learn about the film industry. Hours 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Lots of script reading and coverage, in addition to standard office duties: phones, copying, filing, etc. Preferably Graduate students or 3rd and 4th year undergrads. Experience would be great. Please send resumes to internresumes@aol.com
A fast paced commercial talent agency in Hollywood seeks an intern asap.  We need someone who is a self-starter, flourishes under pressure and has previous office experience, preferably in the entertainment industry.  Duties included assisting the director of the company, answering high volume phones, managing schedules of office and talent as well as other office tasks that may come up.   Most importantly, we are looking for someone who is looking to start a career and grow within the company. Please submit a cover letter and resume for review to Ashley@latalent.com
Intrigue Entertainment, a film and television production company, seeks bright, organized interns for the fall term in our Studio City office.  Duties include conducting project research, writing coverage, and general administrative tasks: phones, filing, limited runs, etc.  Ideal candidates will be professional, enthusiastic, and be committed to at least three days a week.  Candidate must supply his/her own laptop and should have their own transportation.  Great opportunity to learn from a growing and passionate team. Position is unpaid. Email cover letter and resume in the body of the email to:info@intrigueent.com
Film production company, lead by well-known producer, is seeking development interns who can start immediately.  Responsibilities include general administrative tasks, script coverage, and project research.  Positions are unpaid, but great opportunity to get fully immersed in daily activities of company.  Bilingual speakers are a plus.  Should possess interest in development, be a great communicator, internet savvy, and commit 2-3 full days per week.  Please send resumes to assistant@quadrantpictures.com
Premier celebrity, commercial and voiceover agency seeks a detail oriented intern with exceptional social skills. Ideal candidates must be tech savvy, proficient in multimedia software, thick skinned and have a strong desire to learn about the agency side of the entertainment industry. Interns will gain basic knowledge of all areas of entertainment specifically commercials, endorsements, licensing, voiceover, video gaming, animation, commercial and alternative programming. Excellent communication, Microsoft Office 2007 and Mac skills required. Intern must be available 2- 3 days a week. Please send cover letter and resume to bkline@iaala.com
Trademark Talent is seeking an intern to start immediately. Duties will include research, script analysis, desk coverage and rolling calls. Candidate should be detail oriented and reliable. This is an excellent opportunity to learn all aspects of talent management.  This internship is unpaid though you may receive college credit if desired. Please send resume and cover letter- no attachments, to: trademarktalent@gmail.com
TV/Film Production Company and Comic Publisher in Santa Monica seeks Fall intern. Company focuses on comic book based film and television in both live action and animation. Internship involves reading & writing coverage, occasional phones and other basic administrative duties as well as hands on experience in film and television development, animation and comic book publishing.  Some prior experience in entertainment preferred and you must be able to receive college credit. Please send resumes to kickstartintern@gmail.com
Literary Management/Production Company looking for interns to start immediately. Interns will be expected to read scripts, write coverage, as well as some light office duties: filing, faxing, and binding scripts. Ideal candidate has aspirations to be a literary manager and/or producer. Looking for 1 to 2 day commitment per week. Internship is unpaid but a great opportunity to learn about literary management and producing. Some experience is preferred, but not necessary. Email resumes to: asst@hopscotchpictures.com
Commercial and web content production company seeks driven intern to assist with editing.  We are looking for interns with their own laptop, Final Cut, and a good eye for edits.  Great interns have the potential to become future paid employees, and we’re happy to fill out college credit paperwork if needed.  Hours are flexible.  Please send resume and previous editing work, reel, etc to editingopportunity@yahoo.com
aid+abet, a film/television development and production company seeks interns for coverage work via email for the Fall semester. The internship would entail providing coverage on either one manuscript or two scripts per week. The work will be assigned and submitted via email. This is a great opportunity for candidates looking to begin a career in film/tv development and production. Email cover letter and CV to info@aidabetfilms.com
Busy independent production company seeking office interns.  Candidates should be thick skinned, have an attention to detail, as well as strong communication skills.  Tasks will include phones, scheduling, and other office related tasks.  Looking for someone to work 3 days a week.  Position is unpaid but could turn into paid work if the right fit.  Industry experience is preferred — but not required.  Send resume and cover letter to prod.intern2011@gmail.com
North Hollywood based production/marketing company seeks smart and reliable interns.  Responsibilities will include basic office admin, making runs, and assisting the production and post-production teams. Candidates should be hardworking, diligent, and eager to learn. Requirements: Must need school credit, Mac-savvy, experience with Microsoft Office :Word and Excel, quick-learner, good phone manner, and great personality. Please send all resumes as an attachment to shpjobs2011@gmail.com
Los Angeles Talent Agency Theatrical & Commercial Divisions have openings for College Interns for School Credit :Fall,Winter or Spring quarters. Ideal for Communications/Marketing/PR/Film & Television majors. Works closely with Agency reps, must have good organizational, marketing, verbal, writing skills. PC proficiency preferred. Minimum 2-3 days per week. Resume inside text of the email only, not attachment. Please title email Talent Agency Intern (your name)(your city)(your phones) send to info@affinityartists.com
Verve Talent & Literary Agency based in Los Angeles is seeking hard working, motivated interns for the fall to start in early September.  Duties will include research, coverage, phone and database work and general office/clerical duties.  Candidates should be resourceful, able to multitask and excited to learn about the industry in a fast-paced and demanding environment.  This internship provides the opportunity for real hands-on involvement and a fantastic learning experience.  Internship is unpaid, but college credit is available if needed.  Please email resume and cover letter to: VerveLAIntern@gmail.com
Momentum Entertainment Group is looking for fall interns within Alternative Department.  Job responsibilities will include general office duties, development discussions, research, tracking development projects, etc.  Candidates should possess outstanding communication skills, forward thinking, strong organizational skills, and knowledge of pop culture.  College credit preferred, but not required. 2 or 3 days a week from 9-6.  Unpaid.  Please email resumes to internmegfall@gmail.com
An elite management company located at Sunset and Doheny is looking for interns. We represent high profile actors, writers and directors and also produce major motion pictures and TV. This is a boutique office, so the experience will be hands-on. Internship duties will most likely entail TV and feature film coverage, submissions, phones, research, and occasional runs. Interns will gain valuable knowledge, industry experience and contacts as they work directly alongside the inner working of our office. This internship is for school credit. Students must have the appropriate paperwork/ documentation before the start of the internship. Please send all resumes and cover letters to reception@mediatalent.com
Worldwide Production Agency seeks Interns for the Fall. Applicants should be available 2-3 days a week, must be able to receive school credit, and have reliable transportation. Ideal candidates must have a laptop, some office experience, excellent communication skills, and a good work ethic. Working knowledge of production or crew a plus, but not necessary. This is an unpaid for school credit only internship. For consideration of the Fall Semester/Quarter, please send cover letter & resume to wpainterns@gmail.com with WPA Internship in the Subject Line.
An A-list film and television stylist is looking for an intern to start immediately. This is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested in the fashion world and how it relates to film and television.  Looking for applicants who have a positive attitude, are hard working, punctual, detail-orientated and organized.  Also, applicants need their own transportation. Minimum 3 to 6 months position.  Please email resumes to internforfashionstylist@gmail.com
Medavoy Management seeking interns to start immediately. Excellent opportunity to learn talent management at a company with a great track record. Must be motivated, organized and efficient that also loves to have fun at work. Must be Mac proficient and have excellent internet research skills. Unpaid but can count toward college credit if necessary. Apply to: intern@medavoymgmt.com
Independent feature film looking to hire interns for this Fall. Some previous production experience preferred but not essential. This internship is unpaid. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter (including schedule flexibility and areas of interest) to nwprodoffice@gmail.com
A Film/TV/New Media Producer seeks smart, creative, and driven interns.  Tasks include business plan writing, presentation creation, heavy research, script coverage, data entry, errands, etc.  Terrific opportunity for aspiring producers/agents.  Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge in general media, team-player, be a self-starter, and proficient in Microsoft Office.  Tech skills are a plus! This is unpaid with potential for full employment for right candidate.  Please send resume and cover letter to fwpintern@gmail.com
Beverly Hills based Literary and Talent Management company seeks fall interns to start immediately.  Interns will get to be hands on and are encouraged to ask questions and contribute creatively.  Responsibilities include: clerical support, phones, script coverage, and research. Candidates should have strong interest in feature and television development and should be receiving school credit.  Unpaid. Please send resumes and cover letters to bcasst@bauerco.com
Lin Pictures is looking for enthusiastic interns for the fall semester. This is a uniquely integrated intern experience in a fast paced production company.  The job includes attending story meetings with writers and directors, reading scripts in development and learning how large features and network TV shows are put together. The amount of access and input the internship provides is unique. Hands-on, for-credit internship. Send resume and cover letter to: ellie.pappuleas@linpictures.com

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“This spiritual love child of Sade and D’Angelo mixes sweet soul vocals, jazz funk instrumentation and hip hop rhythms by underground Bay Area beatmasters. Goapele can kick it in the streets as in the lounge.”
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Goapele brings an infusion of fresh energy and a classic, yet new sound to R&B music with her sophomore set, Change It All.
The Oakland, California-based songstress broke onto the Bay Area music scene in 2001 with her ethereal EP, Closer, and the follow-up full length album, Even Closer. Released on her family-owned record company, Skyblaze Recordings, the album’s mix of soulful grooves and thought-provoking lyrics introduced the world to a multi-faceted artist and songwriter, known as much for her social and political activism as for her lush romantic ballads.
“I grew up,” Goapele explains, “inspired by a tradition of soulful singers like Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Bob Marley, and Miriam Makeba, people who created timeless music and positive change in the world. I’m also part of the hip hop generation, and my influences continue to grow, so my music has become a blend of many musical traditions.”
Critics from Rolling Stone, Billboard, Essence, Vibe, and a host of others, hailed the songstress as an emerging artist to watch and heralded Even Closer as an album that was ahead of its time. The inspiring title track, “Closer,” notched 1’s on radio playlists from San Francisco to LA to DC to Baton Rouge, and as of August, 2005, four years after its initial release, was 1 at the two largest urban stations in Detroit.
Goapele followed up the release of her album debut by hitting the road and taking her serene — yet inspiring — sound to the masses, both stateside and abroad. Time and again, the singer wowed sold-out crowds with her emotionally-powerful songs, energetic spirit, and electrifying shows.
While Goapele garnered the support of music critics and fans, a host of fellow musicians and celebrities–including The Roots, Talib Kweli, Magic Johnson, Prince and Stevie Wonder–came under the spell of her music, style and sensibility. “I’m very excited to get the support of artists I’ve long admired,” she says.
For her new album, Goapele returned to her Bay Area roots to craft an artistically challenging sophomore set inspired by her recent experiences both in and out of the industry. The album was recorded largely at her Skylight studios in Oakland with a combination of old friends Jeff Bhasker, Mike Tiger, and Amp Live, and fresh collaborators like the production team Sa-Ra Creative Partners (Jill Scott, Bilal), veteran producer Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Bay Area hip hop producer Bedrock (E-40, the Team) and fellow soulster Dwele.
“It was really important to me to work with the people who helped me with my first album,” Goapele says of her long-term and frequent collaborators. “We know where each other is coming from, so there’s already a strong foundation to create from. And we’ve all come along way since we made “Even Closer”. Jeff [Bhasker], for example, co-wrote and produced the title track of The Game’s album, ‘The Documentary,’ last year, so I was really excited to come back together in the studio with them and share our new skills and experience.”
The result is a collection of love songs and politically and socially inspired songs that remain true to Goapele’s firmly planted soul roots while allowing her to branch out in a number of exciting, new directions. Songs like the emotive “Darker Side Of The Moon” and “Love Me Right,” with its electro-pop funk, show Goapele taking aesthetic risks while staying true to her signature sound.
“What I am happy about was that I don’t feel like any of the collaborations were forced,” says Goapele. “They were connections that were already there, and we were just waiting for the right time to work together.”
Goapele collaborated with Linda Perry on “Darker Side Of The Moon,” a ballad that reflects her ability to travel far beyond the borders of traditional R&B while strengthening the core values of sweet soul music.
“I met Linda at one of my shows in LA,” says Goapele of the collaboration with Perry, “and we talked about the possibility of working together. Although I was a fan of her music, I really didn’t know how our styles would mesh, but I’m really proud of what we created together. ‘Darker Side’ was inspired by Pink Floyd, who I had recently become a fan of and had been a favorite of Linda’s for years.”
The granddaughter of German holocaust survivors and South African grandparents who lived through apartheid, Goapele knows the importance of giving back time, energy and resources to the community and the planet. “I’ve been involved in community organization since I was 10, so it’s naturally integrated into my music. One of the reasons I wanted to be a songwriter in the first place was so I could sing lyrics that I believed in and that come from my heart. I draw from my own experience and the experiences I’ve watched others go through. I want my music to truly represent me, instead of trying to fit stereotypes that women in this industry are encouraged to fit into.”
The title track, “Change It All,” started with a song idea,” says Goapele. “I was feeling disempowered and frustrated with the people who were elected in 2000, and then re-elected, and frustrated about the disappearing support for music and art and resources that are being taken away from our local communities in order to fund a war that many of us don’t believe in.”
In the spirit of Goapele’s interest in positive change, she and Skyblaze founded an online community that shares its name with her album. ChangeItAll.org presents Goapele’s musical message, highlights political and social change-makers, and provides a forum for Goapele’s fans and others to network and create ways to promote action, creativity, courage and positive growth for people and communities everywhere.
“In talking to the team at Skyblaze, we started thinking, ‘What if we used this opportunity to create a tool for other people to connect, ‘” she adds. “So, instead of looking at what’s wrong in the world, let’s look at what changes are already happening and use it as a way for people to organize around those things.”
For a singer whose name means ‘to move forward’ in Sitswana, a South African language, her new album, Change It All, proves that enlightened change can be a positive force in the world of music and beyond. Note: Goapele is pronounced Gwa-pa-lay.

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Tank is one of the most recognizable names in modern R&B, known for vivid storytelling and sensual love songs. He’s an icon in the making, with four albums and eight Grammy nominations under his belt. He’s also a singer who carries the torch of masters like Marvin Gaye and Al Green, while redefining R&B for a new decade. For singer/songwriter/producer Tank—about to release his Atlantic Records debut Now or Never, his first album in three years, and the one he describes as his most confident yet—the secret is simple. He remains true to who he is, as a man and an artist.
“My music is the real me,” says Tank. “I’ll either live by that or I’ll die by that in this business, but I’ve got to be me.” He’s famous for sexy yet relatable love songs that are at once thoroughly modern and yet steeped in the sounds of classic soul. Though fans know and love Tank for smash hits like “Maybe I Deserve” and “Please Don’t Go,” they may be surprised to learn that he is also behind such chart-toppers as Rubben Studdard’s “Change Me” and Omarion’s “O.” What’s more, Tank served as an associate member of the hit-making production team, The Underdogs, with further credits including the smash soundtrack to the 2006 musical film adaptation of Dreamgirls (in which he also made a cameo). Since releasing his previous album Sex, Love, & Pain in 2007, Tank took a moment to step out of the spotlight, but not necessarily out of the studio. He formed the Los Angeles-based production company Song Dynasty, and began shaping the sound of modern R&B with songs for a diverse roster of artists including Keyshia Cole, Jennifer Hudson, Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown, and Keri Hilson. Though he has enjoyed crafting hits for these artists, Tank is ready to step into the spotlight yet again, and returns with an incredibly personal collection. “I put a lot of my personal business into my music because people relate to it. I sing based upon the things that I’ve been through. I don’t just sing about the pain, I sing about getting through it. Whether I’m singing about sex, relationships, or the occasional party, the songs are still about classic R&B themes.”
Poised to release his fourth studio album Now or Never, Tank is ready to share the intensely intimate themes his fans have come to love, even as he prepares to show an entirely new side of himself. “The sound of this new album is still the traditional R&B formula, but sonically it’s very current,” says Tank. His first single, “Sex Music,” perfectly illustrates his new sound. The high-energy track lives up to its name with a spacey, shuddering beat. Produced by Song Dynasty with Harvey Mason Jr. (Dreamgirls, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake), “Sex Music” is sure to appeal to die-hard Tank fans.
“We’re going to keep pressing forward with this R&B thing,” promises Tank. During the process of bringing Now or Never to life, he’s experimented with new technology and new collaborators, even as he explores the themes that have always moved him. “Emergency” is an emotional ballad with a sense of humor, comparing a woman’s desire to a four-alarm fire. “You Mean that Much” is a soaring, orchestral anthem. “Can I Make Love”, says Tank, “is self-explanatory… I’m known for having songs that give you an opportunity to not say much. All you need is a little eye contact, and it’s on.”
These timeless songs of love, lust, and loss take cinematic tone in the hands of Tank, as he crafts imagery that is uniquely tangible and real. Perhaps it’s his new love of acting that has deepened his storytelling. Tank recently graced the screen in The Preacher’s Kid, and he has been studying acting, though he promises that music will continue to be his first love. “We have to take this stand now because R&B is slowly becoming a lost art,” explains Tank. “R&B music is the thing that connects people.” Though he loves a fantasy party scene as much as any man, Tank writes about the real, everyday emotions and situations that people relate to because, as he says, “we’re meant to move people with this music, and I want to be part of that movement.”
It’s been an incredible journey since Tank was an undiscovered artist with a dream, penning “Maybe I Deserve” in the basement of his mother’s Maryland home, on “an MPC and two keyboards.” The single would go on to dominate urban radio in 2001, when Tank released his gold-certified debut album Force of Nature. Though he has enjoyed remarkable successes throughout his career, Tank considers Now or Never the album when “it all came together.” The title doesn’t just refer to the urgency he feels within R&B as a whole, but also the growth he’s done over the years as an artist. Now re-emerging with a new team and a renewed confidence in his music, Tank is ready to have these songs heard.
“Everything I’ve been through has prepared me for this moment right now. I’ve got a new deal, new energy and new people around who are just as excited about the album as I am. Everything I’ve learned over the years as a producer, writer and artist have gone into Now or Never.”

Tank – Emergency [Official Music Video]

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A List Celebrities Comps for Kentucky Derby, May 5-7, 2011

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Throughout the years of the Kentucky Derby, the race has had a special appeal to the celebrity set. The rich and famous that mingle among the Derby Day crowd add a unique dimension to the spectacle of the “Run for the Roses.”

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One of the first celebrity sightings dates to 1877 when famed Polish actress Helena Modjeska attended the third running of the Kentucky Derby. In the 1945 book, Down the Stretch, it was noted that Modjeska was impressed by the Derby but even more charmed by the mint julep to which she was introduced by Churchill Downs founder M. Lewis Clark following the race.

Terrell “T.O.” Owens and Friends at the Derby

Over the years, a stream of celebrities from film, music, sports, politics and wealth have been drawn to the Derby. On at least one occasion, a celebrity with a more notorious background was the talk of the Derby. The 15th renewal in 1889 brought bank and train robber Frank James to Louisville. The brother of famed outlaw Jesse James and a leader in their outlaw gang, Frank was on hand to watch Spokane take the victory over favored Proctor Knott.

Although most of the rich and famous that attend are guests of prominent ticket holders, the Derby has also attracted an impressive roster of celebrity racehorse owners. The group has found that the thrill of running their horses in the Kentucky Derby is as moving as any accomplishment in their professional careers.

During the 1990s this group of celebrity owners grew to include: musician MC Hammer, 1992 Dance Floor, 3rd; composer Burt Bacharach, 1994 Soul of the Matter, 5th, and 1995 Afternoon Deelites, 8th; music producer Berry Gordy, 1994 Powis Castle, 8th; film producer Albert Broccoli, 1994 Brocco, 4th; New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, 1997 Concerto, 9th; and former NBA and current University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino, 1998 Halory Hunter, 4th, and 2001 A P Valentine, 7th.

A direct descendant of England’s Epsom Derby, the Kentucky Derby has been attended on four separate occasions by British royalty. The first came in 1930, when Edward George Villiers Stanley, the 17th Earl of Derby and a representative of the family from whom the term Derby was derived, became the first member of the English nobility to attend. Prohibition was in effect at the time and Lord Derby expressed his disappointment in not being able to sample a mint julep. “You have a great many advantages I should like to copy for England,” Derby said, “but prohibition is not one of them.” Derby was followed in 1951 by the Duke of Windsor, who had renounced the British throne in 1936 so he could marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.

The 100th running of the Kentucky Derby in 1974 brought Princess Margaret and her husband, Lord Snowdon. The most recent visit by British royalty came in 2007, when Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II attended with her husband, Prince Philip.

Eight U.S. Presidents have witnessed the Derby and marveled at the pageantry and spectacle of the famed event. Future President Harry S. Truman was reported as the first and was followed in 1952 by Lyndon Johnson who attended as a Texas senator. In 2000, future President George W. Bush, who would win the election that same year, was on hand for the 126th running of the Derby with his father former President George Herbert Walker Bush. Only Richard M. Nixon attended while serving in office. He had visited in 1968 as guest of Kentucky Governor Louie B. Nunn and commented that if he was elected President he would return to the 1969 Derby. That year also attracted two future presidents Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan. No other President has witnessed more Derbys than Ford. Beginning in 1977, Ford and his wife Betty attended almost every Derby for 10 years as guests of longtime friend John Galbreath, a former Churchill chairman of the board. In 1983, for the 109th Derby, two past Presidents and one future president were in attendance. Ford was joined by Jimmy Carter, the Democrat who had defeated him in 1976, and then Vice President George Bush, who would win the 1988 presidential election. In 1999, Al Gore joined the list of vice presidents that attended the Derby. That list includes: 1931, Charles Curtis; 1937, John Nance Garner; and 1958 Alben Barkley.

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MAY-APRIL 2011 New Job Listings

EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS



Amsel, Eisenstadt & Frazier is currently expanding its adult theatrical department.  We are seeking an experienced adult theatrical talent agent.  The candidate should have at least 2 years’ experience as a sub-agent.  No trainees or assistants.   Our agency is seeking someone to expand on our already successful adult theatrical, youth, commercial and below the line departments.  All inquiries are completely confidential. Please contact John Frazier at frazier@aeftalent.com.
Experienced commercial agent needed for one of LA’s top commercial departments in a full service bicoastal talent agency. Agent must have at least two to three years’ experience in a busy commercial department. Seeking an addition to an established team, must have excellent industry relationships and verifiable history of developing and servicing talent. Please email cover letter and resume (paste your resume into the body of the email – NO attachments) to agencyjobs@aol.com
The People’s Production Company is hiring four Story Editors.  These are full-time positions based in Sherman Oaks.  As a Story Editor at PPC, you will compose story notes and script coverage, help in the story evaluation process, identify scripts and films for feature development, and assist in the managing of freelance Story Analysts.  Each Story Editor will oversee one of four Genre groups.  To apply, please go to https://us-amazon.icims.com/jobs/intro and search for any of these job numbers:  136878, 136876, 136874, 136872.  If you have questions, contact us at ProjectQD@gmail.com
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United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.
Looking for motivated first assistant to established literary manager in Beverly Hills. All the usual assistant duties. Interest in becoming a manager a must. This is a promotion track job. Please email cover letter, resume, coverage sample and references to jobs@radmincompany.comwith subject line: Literary Assistant.
A leading Beverly Hills independent film company has a unique and exciting opportunity for someone with great administrative experience to assist the chairman of the company.  The candidate must have a minimum of 2+ years relevant experience working with key players in the entertainment industry, including executives, producers and managers. This is an extremely busy desk and all candidates must have excellent written, oral & interpersonal communication skills.  Ability to effectively prioritize with strong time management skills, follow up and ability to multitask.  Salary is commensurate with experience and benefits included.  Please email resume90210@gmail.com
A busy and growing talent and literary management company seeks a part-time assistant to start May 2nd. Duties include but are not limited to heavy phones, scheduling, organizing, helping with submissions, and other duties. Ideal candidate should be personable, able to multi-task, possess good communication skills, and be PC proficient. Great introduction to the representation side of the business. College degree required. Hours are weekdays 10AM-1PM & 3PM-6PM. One year commitment preferable. Salary to be discussed. Please email cover/resume toptasst2011@gmail.com
Busy talent manager with 14 clients and a number of other ventures seeks a trained, intelligent, type A assistant who is interested in managing actors, developing tv and film projects and a multi-tasker as well as a skilled communicator.  Experience in rolling calls, scheduling and anticipating is preferred.  Please contact us at assistus@ktmgmt.com.
Theatrical Talent Agency seeks Assistant with 3-5 years’ experience, tapped into the milieu, with a strong passion for the business and desire to take on Jr. Agent responsibilities. Must have excellent phone and people skills, as well as a knack for writing. Applicant will be responsible for standard office tasks, should be MAC savvy, detail oriented and organized. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to HRtalentagency@gmail.com
Assistant to EVP of Production at a busy reality TV company.  Ideal candidate has worked at a production company or agency. Person must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks. Responsibilities include assistant duties, managing production office, and providing support to production staff.  Technical knowledge of Mac products is required.  Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@rrstaff.comwith “Assistant to EVP of Production” in subject line.
Looking for an assistant for two executives at MTV scripted development.  Prior experience on an entertainment desk a must.  Detail-oriented, best of the best, etc.  Send resumes to scriptedasst@gmail.com
Verve Talent & Literary Agency is seeking a new assistant for one of its partners.  Candidates must be detail-oriented, extremely motivated and passionate about being involved in the representation business.  Extensive knowledge in both features and television, and a year of relevant agency/management experience is required.   Job responsibilities include heavy phones, scheduling and extensive coverage.  Must be a team player with a great attitude and the ability to prioritize several tasks simultaneously. This is a great opportunity at a growing company for the right person.  Please email resume and cover letter to: VerveAsst@gmail.com
Independent television/film/digital production company seeks experienced executive assistant to partner of the company.  Candidates must have 2-3 years’ experience supporting a senior level executive at studio/network/agency.  Applicants should be extremely organized, detail-oriented, hardworking team players with excellent communication skills and a great attitude.  Proficiency with Macs, iPads, Blackberry is necessary.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Please send resumes to careers@bermanbraun.comand write Executive Assistant in the subject line.
Looking for motivated first assistant to established literary manager in Beverly Hills. All the usual assistant duties. Interest in becoming a manager a must. This is a promotion track job. Please email cover letter, resume, coverage sample and references to jobs@radmincompany.comwith subject line: Literary Assistant.
Full-time first assistant needed for a top Los Angeles commercial department at a full service bicoastal talent agency.  Ideal candidate would have two years agency experience, excellent communication abilities, computer fluency, as well as exceptional organizational and problem solving skills. Multi tasking in a fast paced environment necessary, as well as good humor under stress.  Looking to hire immediately. Local Applicants only. Please email cover letter and resume (paste your resume into the body of the email – no attachments) to agencyjobs@aol.com
Immediate entry-level Department Assistant position available in the Theatre (Stage) Department of a bicoastal talent agency based in Los Angeles. Candidates must be dedicated, organized, able to multi-task, and have excellent computer and people skills.  Candidate must also be reliable, enthusiastic and intelligent.  Knowledge of theatre and office skills are required. Please email cover letter, resume and a (writing sample in the form of a business letter) to Lindsey@ksrtalent.com
Partner of management/production company Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Entertainment is seeking an executive assistant.  Ideal candidate is an ambitious person with a strong interest in talent management and the desire to be promoted in house is a must.  Great opportunity for someone who seeks mentorship and wants to take his or her career to the next level.  At least one year of talent experience (preferably agency experience) is required.  Standard industry pay, benefits and hours.  Please email resumes to wilkinsasst@klwg-ent.com
Boutique management company seeks qualified assistant. Candidates must have excellent people skills, ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail, and previous agency or management experience. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, database upkeep, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients and managers lives. Send cover letter and resume to: managementasst2011@gmail.com
Award winning screenwriter and future director looking for intelligent, personable assistant to run their office. Applicants must have at least one year industry experience with references; have excellent phone, writing, and researching skills and be computer savvy. A strong ability to prioritize, multi task and organize a great advantage. Perfect position to see what it’s like from the creative side of the business. Please email resume to: omiohmyproductions@gmail.com, subject line to read “Assistant Position”
Assistant needed for Producer in prep on studio film with others in development. Responsibilities include office management (schedules, phones, submissions), project coordination and working side-by-side with Producer in all aspects of job.  Must be Mac, Office proficient. Tech proficiency a plus. Must be energetic, reliable, and detail-oriented.  Previous agency/management or assistant experience mandatory. Entry-level salary with basic health plan; and bonus/incentive structure. Send resumes/cover letters to ProdAsst310@gmail.com.
Mess Media, a reality TV production company, seeks a temporary assistant to the president/CEO that could lead to a permanent position. Responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling, filing and some heavy lifting. Additionally, the assistant will be exposed to development, production and post-opportunities. Qualifications needed for this position are an understanding of computers and office software, phone experience and an interest in reality television. Please send resumes to frontdesk@messmediatv.com.
Santa Monica based TV Production Company seeks a professional administrative assistant with 3-5 years’ experience to work with two busy television executives.  Applicant must be a motivated self-starter with exceptional people skills.  Must have excellent written and organizational skills and be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Administrative duties will include scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, handling incoming calls, arranging travel and managing correspondence.  Looking for a team player who can thrive in a fast paced work environment! Please send resume and cover letter to:  agoodproduction@yahoo.com
Preferred Content, a film, television and digital production, sales and finance advisory company, is seeking an experienced administrative assistant for one of its Managing Partners.  Responsibilities include heavy phones, scheduling, film/television/digital project tracking and evaluation and general administrative duties. Fast paced, high energy work environment with potential for growth. Agency experience a must.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Please submit cover letter and resume to info@preferredcontent.net.

A talent management company seeks an organized and self-motivated assistant to one of the company partners.  Responsibilities include heavy phones, rolling calls, scheduling, travel arrangements, and general administrative duties. Experience required. Full-time position. Pay based on experience. Please send cover letter and resume to asstmgmt11@gmail.com

Assistant needed at Odenkirk-Provissiero Entertainment. Agency or management experience and a passion for comedy is a plus. Applicant should have a college degree, good phone and people skills, strong writing ability, and be Mac proficient. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to become a manager. Send resume and cover letter to: asst_position@op-ent.com.

Prominent commercial talent agency seeking personal/administrative assistant for CEO.  Highly organized, detail-oriented and proactive applicants only.  College graduates with experience supporting industry executive preferred.  Responsibilities include administrative tasks, phones, calendar/scheduling, travel coordination, personal errands, shopping and supervision of household projects.  Excellent communication and computer skills essential (Outlook/Word/Excel). Must have reliable vehicle and auto insurance.  Salary: DOE  Send cover letter and salary requirements with resume to commagencyasst@yahoo.com.

Partner at talent agency seeking full-time assistant in Branding/Endorsement Dept.  Job responsibilities include heavy phones, filing and standard office tasks, handling agent schedule, booking agent and client travel, etc.  Position requires experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent writing ability, and professional phone etiquette.  Great opportunity for growth.  Agency, public relations, or management experience required.  Please email resumes to agencyjob08@gmail.com

Sargent Hall is currently looking for a new assistant.  This person should have agency desk experience; we are searching for someone with a huge appetite for reading and finding material for our TV business in addition to handling the typical assistant duties. Day to day you will be responsible for the two partners who run Sargent Hall, one of which also has a busy acting career. A positive and proactive attitude is a must! This is a very exciting time as we are entering into a new overall deal at Warner Brothers TV Studios and will be aggressively looking to bring in ideas and grow our company. Please send a resume and cover letter to gkaywin@sargenthall.com subject-Assistant Position.

Leading independent Production Company seeks assistant for SVP of Programming & Development.  Responsibilities include phones, scheduling, travel arrangements, and contributing to Development projects.  Must be able to multi-task, anticipate needs, and handle shifting priorities.  Ideal applicant is organized and enthusiastic, has a good sense of humor, solid writing skills, and a genuine interest in unscripted television.  Similar experience a plus.  Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to svp.assistant.job@gmail.com.

Looking for a hardworking, detail oriented assistant for two managers in Talent. A great opportunity to get on board at an innovative, on-the-rise Management/Production company. Must have relevant experience (Agency experience is preferred), and be eager to learn about all aspects of the talent business. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and handle a heavy workload is a must. This is a high volume desk. This position is to start as soon as possible. Please send resumes to jobinquiry72@gmail.com

Talent Management company with high-level feature and television clients seeks a detail oriented and organized assistant.  Relevant talent agency, casting or management company desk experience is preferred.  Applicant must be hard-working and reliable with the ability to juggle, prioritize and follow-through on responsibilities.  Duties include arranging/maintaining calendars and schedules, heavy phones and emails, and liaising with clients and casting offices.  Knowledge of inEntertainment is a plus.  Punctuality is a must.  Please send resumes to MgmtAsstPosition@gmail.com.

Urban Entertainment company located in Beverly Hills seeking an executive assistant with at least 3 years’ experience.  Entertainment business experience not essential, but a winning attitude with a desire to succeed in the Entertainment business critical. Duties include working for the executive staff and directly with the chief executive.  Important that candidate is committed to moving company mandate forward (see mission statement below).  Send resume to mregen@melee.com

Brillstein Entertainment Partners is looking for an assistant in the talent department. Must have a least one year agency or management experience. Should be available to start immediately. Please email resumes to jobs@bep-la.com

Entertainment One, a leading television production and distribution company, is looking for a stellar assistant to support the Vice President of Alternative Programming. We are searching for someone who is a qualified assistant looking to gain valuable experience in reality TV while supporting a very busy executive in a fast growing department. We need someone who can effortlessly handle the day to day office management i.e. heavy call volume, managing files, answering phones, scheduling and heavy travel while at the same time devoting time and energy to helping craft treatments, pitch documents and source new talent. This is not an entry level position. Please submit cover letter and resume to sharowitz@entonegroup.com

Busy Film Producer seeks 2nd Assistant/Personal Assistant.  Position is very fast paced.  Must be able to stay calm, organized under high pressure and deadline oriented environment.  Must be very detail oriented and must be able to travel with Producer.  Position travels a lot and position has long hours.  As Producer heads two films.  Duties include manage busy schedule, arrange travel, script coverage, and etc.  Candidate must have prior entertainment industry experience, must have reliable car, strong communication skills, good attitude, and Mac / PC savvy. Send resume/CV to assistantposition11@gmail.com.

Busy Beverly Hills entertainment talent law firm is looking for a reliable assistant.  Must be able to juggle heavy phones, scheduling, billing, expense reports, client management and related tasks professionally and with discretion.  Mac computer skills are required, including Word, Excel and QuickBooks.  Entertainment and legal experience preferred.  Please email cover letter, resume and references to: entlawfirmjob@yahoo.com.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS

Part-time (12-15 hours per week) Personal assistant wanted for partner in entertainment firm.  Must have clean driving record and insurance.  Ideal for student or actor. Not an office job or career position. $12.50/hour plus mileage to start. Please email your cover letter and resume to managementasstjob@gmail.com

Photographers Assistant/Personal Assistant needed: Responsibilities include: Client management, photo selection, color correction & retouching (very easy to learn if you don’t have experience), MAC proficient.  PA work to include: organization of business & personal emails, marketing stuff (Facebook and tweeting), blog writing, website maintenance, basic bookkeeping, etc.  The ideal candidate is someone intuitive who is a self-starter and can work very efficiently. Pay starts at $10/hr. with a review after the first month with a possible raise for the RIGHT person. No benefits. Work out of my home office at 1217 S Holt., Los Angeles. Email resume and cover letter to Stuart Townsley: stphotog1@gmail.com

A celebrity and entrepreneur is seeking an extraordinary assistant.  Duties include: dry cleaning, maintain personal shopping, fed-ex,  grocery shopping, maintaining schedules and meetings, and running around for pick-ups and drop offs, etc.  You will be expected to run errands all over town (San Fernando valley, Hollywood, Beverly Hills etc.)  So you must know your way around and be comfortable in your car.  It is imperative that the assistant has the sophistication to communicate effectively with people at all levels of management and handle highly confidential matters and be accessible on weekends and evenings to handle ongoing activities.  Employer has two children, so candidate must be comfortable with kids.  At least one-year entertainment industry experience required. Please email resumes to: celebasst83@gmail.com.

ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

Busy boutique PR firm based in Hollywood seeks eager intern ready to learn about the entertainment industry, working with A-list clients and red carpet events. Candidates should be driven, detail-oriented, outgoing, and creative with strong communication skills.  Also important, a knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. We are seeking someone interested to pursue a career in public relations. Must be willing to work a 4 month, 2 day a week minimum. Internship is unpaid, but college credit may be obtained. Place resume and cover letter in body of email and attach as well. Email to officeasst@marleahleslie.com.

A prestigious entertainment PR firm in W. Hollywood seeks a dedicated full-time assistant in a very demanding environment with long hours and weekends. Must be dedicated, assertive, proactive, and reliable and want a career in PR. Responsibilities: Office management, heavy calls, monitor emails, oversee schedules, cover events, schedule meetings, etc. Must be out of college with two years full-time work experience & live in LA! Please email resume/cover letter to AGPRASST@GMAIL.COM.

bpg- an entertainment advertising agency- seeks multiple part-time summer interns with an interest in gaining hands-on experience (available in Interactive, Production, and Print dept). Must be detail-oriented, hardworking, outgoing, and passionate. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus. Must be willing to work 2 day/week. Internship is un-paid, college credit available. Lunch and parking are paid for. Attach cover letter and resume to bpgintern@gmail.com

Los Angeles based PR / Marketing firm is looking for eager and hard-working interns to come in and help out two days a week.  Clients include those in the fashion, design, and entertainment fields.  Tasks include phones, filing, research, occasional attendance at work events, etc.  Internship is for school credit only. Please email resumes to matt@periodmedia.com.

High-level executive seeking assistant at a high-profile entertainment public relations agency in Los Angeles. The job requires someone who is organized, motivated, and a quick learner. Duties include answering phones, interfacing with top executives, performing extensive research, managing databases, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, reviewing and summarizing a broad range of press, and distributing press clippings. Must be able to take direction and multitask efficiently. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, as well as general problem-solving skills needed along with ability to maintain confidentiality. Experience in Publicity, Corporate Communications or the Entertainment industry needed. Interested candidates should emailBrittany.Geldmacher@42West.net with their resume and cover letter.

Looking for an Assistant to work for the head of Marketing.  Must have 1-2 years Assistant experience, have a passion for and experience in Marketing and know that extensive overtime is required. Must be eager, energetic, bright & professional.  Heavy calendaring and scheduling.  Great opportunity for the right person.  Send your resume to ffe.resumes@fox.com for consideration.

Brand Central, a full service licensing agency based in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced licensing sales and management professional with strong relationships, industry and category knowledge and skills to build national consumer products programs. Our ideal candidate will be a self-motivated professional with a proven business development expertise that possesses excellent organizational, time-management, and communication skills.  A Bachelor’s degree with 2-5 years of prior licensing experience is required. Salary and title commensurate with experience. Please do not apply unless you have prior licensing experience.  Please submit resumes to: brand_central@yahoo.com.

Cashmere Agency – seeking an Online Marketing Project Manager. Responsibilities include creating cutting-edge marketing plans, submitting weekly reports and maintaining social media profiles. Must have 2-3 years in-house marketing agency experience. Ideal candidates must be creative multi-taskers, knowledge of online apps, mobile apps, and industry news. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work under pressure. Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to careers@cashmereagency.com

Cashmere Agency – seeking an Online Editorial Publicist. Responsibilities include creating media plans and targeted media lists, securing online, print and broadcast placements and servicing various assets and track their placements. Must have 2-3 years of in-house PR agency experience. Ideal Candidates must have the ability to multi-task and work in a pressured environment with a team. Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to careers@cashmereagency.com

LA-based boutique PR agency is looking for Summer 2011 interns. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop is highly preferred. Intern duties include: updating client Twitter & Facebook accounts, shipping packages, creating press kits, writing press releases, creating media lists, inputting contacts into Outlook, answering phones, etc.  Applicants should have an interest in public relations, familiar with Microsoft Office. Very hands-on experience, great opportunity to learn PR. This is a non-paid internship.  Send resumes, cover letters as an attachment to rdiaz@konnect-pr.com

Kelly Bush, founder and CEO of ID Public Relations, is seeking qualified candidates for her 1st assistant. Previous industry experience and bachelor’s degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, and have excellent communication and organizational skills. A fast-paced work ethic is required. Please send all resumes to Allie Willensky at awillensky@id-pr.com.

MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS

Social Media Agency looking to fill a Community Manager position in our LA office. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of agency experience with impeccable writing skills, an interest in digital culture and a desire to get involved in virtually every facet of an end-to-end online marketing campaign – market research, social media profile management, online publicity, strategic development, tracking, and reporting.  Send cover letter and resume to communitymanagerposition@gmail.com.

EQAL looking to hire a Junior Interactive Coordinator to assist in running multiple high profile online communities. Must have understanding of social media/distribution, prior experience writing/blogging, impeccable organization skills/attention to detail. Responsibilities: publishing content to websites, basic blog research, maintaining posting schedule for multiple websites, photo sourcing, preparing email newsletters (via MailChimp), some weekend posting, etc.   Full-time, paid, entry level position. Email your skill-set, experience, and understanding of social media to EQALjuniorIC@gmail.com.

EQAL, Inc., a leading social media company that focuses on the build and
growth of web communities for celebrities and brands, is currently seeking a Sales Department Associate. Key responsibilities include: reach and surpass growth goals, lead generation & research, custom quoting, reporting & campaign analysis, Qualifications: prior online sales experience, 1-3yrs. media experience, Powerpoint/Keynote, Excel, and Google Analytics. Please send cover letter and resume to sales@eqal.com.

EQAL, Inc., a leading social media company that focuses on the build and growth of web communities for celebrities and brands, is currently seeking a Director of Branded Content and Communities. This position oversees the execution of all aspects of a branded campaign and manages communication with agency partners and brand clients. We offer a creative working environment along with great benefits and competitive compensation. Please send cover letter and resume to Jobs@EQAL.com.

Established social media company seeks Interactive Research intern for several celebrity-run health & wellness web sites. Responsibilities include researching topics related to health news, eco trends, and vegan/plant-based lifestyles; and contact various experts via phone or email for quotes and information about specific topics. Candidate should have excellent writing skills, a genuine interest in green/eco lifestyle topics and have a basic understanding of good journalism practices pertaining to sources and citations (journalism experience is a plus but not required) Internship will be at least 10 hours per week, specific days and hours are flexible. Candidate must be able to get college credit. Please send cover letter and resume to intern@eqal.com.

CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)

Development Executive, Salary c£40-45k per annum, Aardman Animations, England, UK. 12 month contract. Aardman is a world leader in character led stop-frame and CGI animated film making, producing TV series, commercials and feature films. We have a great opportunity for an experienced Development Executive to help manage development activity across multiple projects.  Please see our website www.aardman.com/jobs for more information and how to apply.  Contact Jobs@aardman.com for questions.

Real Deal Productions, LLC. Partners with NBC Bay Area, is looking for a creative intern who is savvy in building websites, as well as being familiar with the process of  implementing social media campaigns. Real Deal Productions is currently working on various TV projects with NBC as well as several documentary projects. In the world of social media, we are looking for a team player to collaborate with the producers in driving our projects to the next levels. This person must be technology driven, but also be willing to support studio and field production as required. Can work virtual if required but must be available for periodic meetings. Contact: suzy@realdealshow.com

Authentic Talent & Literary Management seeks Client / Project Assistant in NY.  Candidate will be responsible for all tech related support / troubleshooting as well as client projects.  Knowledge of editing / ripping software, basic HTML, and routers needed.  Duties include coordinating auditions and client travel, updating client reels / resumes, updating w