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Events

Virtual events:


On-Demand Event / Panel / Industry Recordings: 
Please visit our new On-demand Video Page

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July 2021:


7/1: COOP Careers' Post-Grad Workshop Series - Identifying Your Superpowers: Everyone has a distinct set of superpowers but most people have not invested the time to reflect on and identify what theirs are. This session will provide you with three tangible approaches you can take to help you identify your superpowers and understand how knowing your superpowers can support you in achieving your personal and career goals.

7/13 @ 9:30 AM PT: Variety's State of Independent Film in the Streaming Era - ​The panel will take a look at how studios, producers and their partners are pivoting to new development, sales and distribution strategies to advance independent filmmaking in a fast-evolving entertainment landscape. 

7/14 @ 9:30 AM PT: Variety Sports and Entertainment -​ This half-day event will feature conversations centered on the intersecting sports and entertainment industries, including discussions with athletes who are expanding their individual brands across film, TV, media, NBC’s upcoming coverage of the Tokyo Olympics and the latest trends in overall sports programming. 

7/16 @ 9 AM PT: Variety Streaming 'Instant Gratification: ​The Exploding Opportunity of FAST TV' - Explore how media companies are increasingly connecting with audiences in a back-to-basics approach – free continuously playing streaming programming, as opposed to on-demand delivery.​​


7/20 @ 12 PM PT: Kung Fu See Jane Influencer Screening and Live Q&A -​ Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media is hosting a live event with the Creators and select Cast-Members of the CW's hit show Kung Fu! *Register by the end of the day on Thursday, July 15th and receive advanced access to the season's final episode.

​7/22 @ 6 PM PT: COOP Careers' Social Hour -​ Be in community with us and listen in as we'll be featuring our Founding Program Manager, San Jose college partners, and our very own alumni during this celebratory hour!​

7/28-29: Adobe for Education Summit - ​Discover how to create inspired teaching experiences and design for deeper learning.

August 2021:​

8/12 @ 9:30 AM PT: Variety Creators Fest - The Variety Creators Fest is a one-day summit featuring keynote conversations and panel discussions highlighting premier content creators within the entertainment industry, and will explore how business models are shifting to reward those responsible for making their own content.


Save the Date: October 2021

10/5: Henry Stewart Events - Festival of Creative Operations: Creative Operations is all about making the creative workflow of a business more structured and streamlined for content creators, so they can produce their best creative work. 









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Ongoing:

House of Blues Music Forward Foundation/Live Nation Music Industry Webinars - 
Ongoing events calendar​​

Sunda​nce Collab's Writer's Cafe: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9-10:30 AM PT from June 1- 29th 2020 - 
Writers from around the globe continue to converge on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in our Writers' Café for an hour of dedicated writing followed by an optional half-hour meetup. 

Sunda​nce Collab's Free Master Classes - Spend three hours with the best in the industry learning about all things filmmaking, exclusively on Sundance Collab.​ 

Sunda​nce Collab/ Film / Screenwriting Events Connect to Sundance Co//ab resources, events, and creators both online and in the real world​

Variety Screening Room 
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 "Rebooting The Entertainment Industry" Events 

Winst​on Baker: We​binars on Entertainment related topics!

Since the start of the shelter-in-place, Winston Baker has been putting together some fantastic virtual events. You can find out about upcoming ones, or go back and watch previous (like an interview with SFSU Alum Danny Glover) at the link below. Many of their events are free, but if you want to attend one that costs, please e-mail Haley Seppa at hseppa@calstate.edu​ for a discount code!

Writers Guild Foundation​ 
From panels to workshops, the WG Foundation is giving you access to the top film and TV writers in the industry in these free virtual events.

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EVENTS THAT WILL BE COMING BACK IN THE FUTURE:

Behind the Scenes of Post-Production - Come and learn about Post-Production in Hollywood from leading experts in VFX, Color Grading, & Sound Design!​

TVOT - TV of Tomorrow Show | San Francisco, CA

Over the past few years TVOT and TVOT NYC have become the leading venues for agencies, brands, broadcasters, content-owners and adtech companies to explore the complex interrelationships between audience measurement, big data, and advanced advertising. The shows also provide multiple opportunities for TV and video professionals to examine the potential of significant new technologies, such as ATSC 3.0/Next-Gen TV, 5G, autonomous vehicles, Blockchain, artificial intelligence/machine learning, voice assistants, VR/AR, and more. Additionally, the shows have become one of the very few places where established TV players can meet and network with the creative and business communities that have emerged on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitch, TikTok and other social-video platforms to address the rapidly evolving viewing habits and programming preferences of Millennials and Gen Z.

Click here for more info!


TBD - SAGAftra 101 & Actors Panel ​ | Los Angeles, CA

The CSU Entertainment Alliance has teamed up with SAG-AFTRA to offer another exciting, informative and FREE event for Cal State entertainment arts & media studies studies! Learn from some of the industry's leading actors on how to go from campus to successful career & gain valuable insight into entertainment industry unions. Plus, FREE lunch!​​​

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TBD 2020 - New Filmmakers LA | On Location - Exploring the LA Media Pipeline

This is a two week-long intensive class that will explore LA's role as the epicenter of the film industry and shed light on how to successfully create digital content. This course will provide a realistic, insider view into the world of new media production.

Please e-mail hseppa@calstate.edu for more info!


​​​​ET Summit | Entertainment Technology Summit & Career Faire | Bay Area, CA 

The CSUEA and WINSTON BAKER will be teaming up to host a 1-2 day summit in Northern California, exploring the intersection of Entertainment and Technology.​

Please e-mail hseppa@calstate.edu for more info!