Member Since 2021
New Media Film Festival®
Los Angeles Area
“”When it comes to show business, if you want to make a name for yourself, meeting Susan Johnston should be on everyone’s must-do list. She’s one of the pioneering, innovating wonders of the world. For over 20 years, Susan’s gained honors and awards for both bridging the gap between technology and story as well as innovating ideas for the future of media. When Susan Johnston speaks, everyone stops texting-- including Academy members, studio heads, chairs, content creators and moguls.”Great Mind Series, Ilene Proctor
A diverse workforce doesn't happen accidentally — you need the right recruiting strategies to bring different types of candidates in the door.
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A leader’s mindset can make a huge difference in how well a business succeeds during times of uncertainty.
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If innovation is your goal, you need creativity to flow freely throughout your organization.
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Read and understand what you are signing before you sign.
Slow growth may seem counterintuitive, but it could actually lead you to greater success.
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Starting off in these locations can give businesses a better chance at success.
Your content is an extension of yourself — and social media is where you need to be building your brand.
A new perspective could make a big impact on customer satisfaction.
Grace, grit and accountability are necessary for climbing the ladder of success.
There are a myriad of fresh ways to get the word out to potential customers.
Every talent “package” in the film industry is different.
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Put in the work and stay the course.
All it takes is the right idea to build positive connections.
There is a saying in the business: Leave them wanting more.
A little gratitude can go a long way in business.
As creatives and artists, we are so close to our creations, but do we make sense when we pitch our ideas?
You can’t grow your business without facing a few obstacles along the way.
Thinking more expansively about how you can use your creative talents to achieve your goals is crucial.
Celebrate your big win while also earning your audience’s trust.
It all comes back to finding your fit.
Look for unique opportunities to showcase your work — you may be surprised by the reactions you get.
By using tech intentionally, you can improve your business and the niche in which it operates.
The first thing to always figure out is: What do you have?
These brands are great examples of how to tell your story right.
As noted by SAG Winner, Emmy & Golden Globe nominee Matthew Modine, “New technologies have empowered and enabled creators outside of a studio or network system to make their own movies and develop cutting edge entertainment. Affordable cameras and editing software allow artists to create and express their skills for a multitude of new distribution platforms. We are presently witness to how storytelling is being redefined in the 21st Century. New Media Film Festival highlights and showcases what will come next."