Another successful edition of the VIP Talent Connect Networking Event, hosted by The It Factor Productions and Alycia Kaback, took place this past Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at the Scholastic Auditorium and Greenhouse in New York, N.Y.
Aspiring talent from along the east coast, and even talent from across the country, attended this year’s VIP Talent Connect event, where they were instantly connected to the decision-makers in the entertainment industry.The talent got to listen to and engage in Q&As with all of the speakers, and even got to meet one-on-one with them to “pick their brains,” and exchange contacts for long-term mentoring.
Of course, the event was emceed the by one and only Bill Apter, professional wrestling journalist of over 40 years, who segued the speakers with jokes and personable introductions.
Throughout the networking portion, a number of talent were signed on the spot or had digital photos taken to be reviewed, and a number have set up interviews with agencies and casting directors. Not less then 24 hours after the event, recording contracts are being offered, international representation for models and actors are already being placed on prime time television shows and being offered roles in film.
This year’s speakers and mentors included Lila Crawford (Into The Woods), Teri Bostaji (Director Kids and Teens at Wilhelmina Models), BRIELLE (Pop Sensation Recording Artist), David Doan (Theatrical Agent at CESD Talent Agency), , Lindsey Drucker (Casting Assistant at Central Casting), New York Times Best Selling Author Kristine Gasbarre, (Screenwriter for Paramount Pictures), Fuji Ruiz (Manager at IMG Worldwide), Alan Zweibel who is an American producer and writer who has worked on such productions as Saturday Night Live, PBS’ Great Performances, and It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and over 50 other celebrities, casting directors, agents, producers and many more industry insiders.
Alycia Kaback and The It Factor Productions staff has already started planning the next VIP Talent Connect Networking Event, which will take place Saturday, December 5th, 2015 at Caroline’s on Broadway . Are you ready to be discovered and make connections with decision makers in the entertainment industry? Sign up for an in-office evaluation, today!