DMN Newswire–2012-6-20– The Venice Media District (VMD) will host and moderate a panel at the Silicon Beach Festival this week, entitled “Silicon Beach: Creative Inspiration.” The panel will take place Friday, June 22 from 4-6 pm at Hotel Erwin. “Silicon Beach: Creative Inspiration”
Join the Venice Media District as we host an exploration and conversation about Venice & LA’s Westside as an inspirational community for creative content producers. Long-time, Venice-based entertainment companies and indie filmmakers, as well as new creative companies, will share their thoughts about why filmmakers and creatives choose to work and live in Silicon Beach.
Moderator: Colleen O’Mara Diamond, Co-Owner/Hype and Co-Founder & Chair/Venice Media District
- Robert Feist, Ravenswork and Founder/Venice Media District, Owner/Mixer
- Chris Raih, Zambezi, Founder/Managing Director
- Holly Mosher, Independent Filmmaker
- Debra Kaufman, Assoc. Editor/Creative COW & Freelance Writer/Variety
- Bill Megalos, Independent Filmmaker
For more information about this panel and the festival, go here: http://siliconbeachfest.com/panels.html
About Venice Media District: Creative icons, artists and visionaries have been drawn to Venice, CA since its inception more than a century ago. Today, the eclectic community continues to thrive as LA’s artistic outpost by the sea, attracting a wide range of creative professionals and businesses in a variety of disciplines. In consideration of our dynamic creative history, the Los Angeles City Council has bestowed the title of “Venice Media District” (VMD) on our community. Please join us in our efforts to raise awareness of VMD as one of the world’s premier creative hubs.
In-kind sponsors for the Venice Media District include: Hype, Law Offices of Raphael Gutierrez, Shout Factory, Ravenswork, Simply Curious Films, ST8 Creative, Venice Arts, and the Venice Chamber of Commerce.