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Friday, October 30 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Webisodes: A Conversation with Issa Rae

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The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl is as poignantly funny as it is a useful template for how to successfully create a web series. Creator/director/producer/star Issa Rae will discuss the unique challenges that surround creating independent webisodes, the freedoms that come with doing it your own way, and how to navigate the growing sensation of developing original online content. This is sure to be an enlightening talk for anyone interested in how a web series can be used as a calling card to break into the industry.

Moderators
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Pamela Ribon

Writer at Walt Disney Animation Studios; bestselling author; writer Romantically Challenged, Samantha Who?, Hot Properties
Pamela Ribon is a screenwriter, TV writer and bestselling author. In addition to writing upcoming features for both Walt Disney Animation Studios and Sony Pictures Animation, Pamela has adapted her popular novels for both film and television, and developed original series and features... Read More →

Panelists
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Issa Rae

creator The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae’s content has garnered over 25 million views and close to 200,000 subscribers on YouTube. In addition to making the Forbes 30 Under 30 list twice and winning the 2012 Shorty Award for Best Web Show for her hit series... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 3:15pm - 4:30pm
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room

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