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FREE tickets to:
Kev Choice, Wed., 11/30 @8 pm, Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
THE PHARCYDE with Live Band,
Fri 12/16/11 @10:30pm, Yoshi’s- San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
JOSE JAMES
“A rising jazz star… Spectacular!” – New York Times, Thu 12/8/11 @10:30pm, Yoshi’s- San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
A Women In Jazz Holiday Double Bill: DESTINY MUHAMMED JAZZ TRIO & VICTORIA THEODORE,
Tue 12/13/11 @8pm, Yoshi’s- San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
Keb’ Mo, Thu, 12/1/11 @8:00 PM, The Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94109
Erykah Badu, Fri., 12/9 @9pm, The Warfield Theater, 982 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Snoop Dog and Wiz Kalifa
, Mon., 12/12 @9pm, The Warfield Theater, 982 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Fela!, Produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, 11/15 – 12/11 @8pm, Curran Theatre, 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Colors of Christmas, featuring Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Lea Salonga, Ben Vereen with A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir and San Francisco Symphony, December 13-15, 2011, 8:00 pm, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco , CA 94199
Duke Ellington, featuring San Francisco Symphony, Sunday, December 11, 2011, 8:00 pm, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco , CA 94199
HIROSHIMA CHRISTMAS,
Sat 12/10/11 @10pm, Yoshi’s- San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, Celebrating their Annual Holiday show at Yoshi’s San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY GOSPEL CHOIR-
Fri 12/9/11 @10pm, Yoshi’s- San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
MACEO PARKER’S NEW YEARS PARTY- Celebrate the New Year with Some Funk!, Thu 12/29/11 @10pm, Yoshi’s- San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
An Evening with BRIAN MCKNIGHT Special Christmas Week of Performances,
Wed 12/21/11 @8pm, Yoshi’s- San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
TALIB KWELI’S IDLE WARSHIP featuring Talib Kweli, Res, and Live Band, Fri 1/6/12 @10pm, Yoshi’s San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble, Thur, 12/29/11 @9:00 PM, SLIM’S, 333 11th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
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Kev Choice

Kev

“The Art of Composition”

Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

Pianist/M.C./Producer/Band-Director premieres excerpts from his new hip-hopera: The Chosen One

Choice

The theme for this special performance is “The Art of Composition” as Oakland M.C./Pianist/Composer Kev Choice and his dynamic Ensemble will focusing on compositions and instrumental works that he has written and compiled over the years. His compositions have a wide range of influence from Herbie Hancock to Maurice Ravel to J-Dilla. He will also cover select compositions from his favorite composers ranging from Stevie Wonder, Chopin, to Kanye West. In addition, Kev Choice will be premiering excerpts from his Hip-Hopera-“Electus Unus” (The Chosen One), which will feature the Ensemble joined by a string trio section and bassonist. “The Chosen One”, a concept project that Kev has been working on for the past year, is a mythological story of a child who was sent to the Earth, from the Heavens, to save a self-destructing world with his extraordinary musical talents. The story is told in a rap style over lush string arrangements and classic hip-hop drum patterns. Extended intros, codas, modulations, thick instrumentation, lays the foundation of this half-fantasy/half-reality tale that stretches the boundaries of the hip-hop genre. As “Keyboard Magazine” recently tweeted, “Anyone who doesn’t think real keyboard playing and rap dont mix, check Kev Choice”.

Pianist/M.C./Producer/Band-Director, Kev Choice is a multi-faceted artist poised to take the music world to dimensions it has never before seen. Never before has an artist grounded in the Hip-Hop tradition, had this type of musical prowess. Classically and jazz trained, schooled in the classic era of Hip-Hop, and influenced by genres from all over the globe, Kev Choice is a unique artist with the capabilities to blend musical elements in a convincing manner. With a resume that includes a Master’s Degree in Music, and having toured the world professionally as a keyboardist and M.C. with a diverse list of artist such as of Lauryn Hill, D.J. Quik, Too Short, Dwele, Zion I, Goapele, LyricsBorn, Martin Luther, and Michael Franti and Spearhead, it is hard to deny the extreme gift that Kev Choice brings to the stage. Having formed his band, Kev Choice Ensemble, in 2007, Kev Choice began to focus on giving the world his unique sound and vision while presenting a powerful stage show. Kev Choice has named “Best Musician” and “Most Multi-Talented Instrumentalist” by East Bay Express in the past few years and also nominated for “Best Soul-Funk Artist” by SF WEEKLY on 3 different occasions. An M.C. that can deliver conscious, witty, relevant lyrics, while playing keys with the skill of a seasoned pianist, is a sight to behold and a breath of freshness to the industry.

The Kev Choice Ensemble has been one of the most dynamic bands in The Bay Area over the last 5 years. The Ensemble features a diverse array and mix of talented musicians with a broad range of talents from the jazz elements of Howard Riley and Geechi Taylor to the soulfulness of Viveca Hawkins voice or Greggo Simmons on guitar. The foundation is held together by the super solid Hassan Hurd on drums, the funk-rock presence of Uriah Duffy on Bass, and the seasoned stylings of Mike Blankenship on keys. For this show they will also be joined by Ajayi Jackson on bassoon and percussion, as well as a string trio featuring violin, viola, and cello. The Ensemble has been heralded as “the most musical hip-hop group ever”.

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Keb Mo

Keb’ Mo’

The Regency Ballroom
1290 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

  • Day: Thu, Dec 1, 2011
  • Showtime: 8:00 PM
  • Doors open: 7:00 PM

Keb’ Mo’ Henry (Cambridge Folk Fest 2004)

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Keb’ Mo’s music is a living link to the seminal Delta blues that traveled up the Mississippi River and across the expanse of America–informing all of its musical roots-before evolving into a universally celebrated art form. Born Kevin Moore in South Los Angeles to parents originally from the deep South, he adopted his better known stage name when he was a young player who became inspired by the force of this essential African-American legacy. In the storied tradition of bluesmen before him including Muddy Waters-formerly McKinley Morganfield-and Taj Mahal, who began his days as Henry St. Clair Fredericks, Moore became known as Keb’ Mo’. His acclaimed self-titled 1994 debut album introduced that now famous appellation to the world, and his latest album, 2006’s Suitcase, brings it to new heights.


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lalah

Lalah Hathaway

Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

“Where It All Begins”


http://lalahhathaway.com

Lalah Hathaway, one of contemporary R&B’s most prized artists and in-demand vocalists will release her sixth solo album and second for Stax Records, Where It All Begins on October 18th, 2011. The versatile, critically acclaimed musician, songwriter, vocalist and producer found creative regeneration and newfound energy making this record, an artistic re-birth she’s eager to share with anyone willing to listen. “Everybody is an artist in some way,” Hathaway enthuses, “I wanted to explore what that really means. For me it meant walking into being the artist I’ve always wanted to be. It was an opportunity for me to embrace my independence as an artist through my music and connection to my fans.”

Hathaway brings that message home splendidly on the gorgeous title track, penned by her and Ernest Green. “If you say what you mean/And mean what you say,” she croons at the beginning of Where It All Begins, showcasing her sensual alto over a languid, hypnotic groove.

In addition to Green, Hathaway recruited other esteemed kindred spirits to either co-write or contribute tailor-made tunes. The list includes Lewis Williams, Lee Hutson, Jr., Errol Cooney, James Day, James Fauntleroy, Rahsaan Patterson, Terrence Lilly, Jonathan Richmond, Mike City, Dave Young, Bryan Sledge, Eddie Serrano, Rich King, Andre Harris and Vidal Davis. Recruiting such top-tier songwriters – some of who have penned hits for Alicia Keys, Jill Scott, Bilal, Babyface, Musiq Soulchild, and host of others, demonstrates Hathaway’s long-held status in contemporary R&B.

This album contains several up-tempo gems that are sure to heat up urban radio stations and nightclubs. For example, check out “If You Want To,” the album’s thumping, synth-driven first single, penned with Patterson, Richmond, and Lilly and the effervescent “My Everything,” which she co-wrote with Jonathan Richmond. The slinky groove of Hutson, Jr.’s “Small of My Back” is also undeniable.

Where It All Begins comes on the heels of Hathaway’s most successful album to date, 2008’s Self Portrait, her first record for legendary soul label Stax Records. The album reached the top ten on the Top R&B Albums chart and included the Grammy® nominated (Best Female R&B Vocal) song “That Was Then.”

Indeed, Hathaway intoxicates as a storyteller. Even though her voice brims with magnetism, she never overpowers it to point of drowning out the lyrics. As with previous albums, Where It All Begins comes loaded with enduring songs that sound personal yet easily relatable, touching upon affairs of the heart as well as the everyday joys of life.
The disc comes on strong from the get-go. Andre Harris and Vidal Davis’ gutsy “Strong Woman,” is a sassy cautionary tale, urging lotharios to step up to the plate and stop taking their devoted female lovers for granted.

Naturally, the singer hasn’t abandoned her R&B roots. Where It All Begins includes luxurious slow jams such as “This Could Be Love” (co-written with Green and Lewis), on which she sings of joys and fears of truly falling in love with that someone special, and City’s bittersweet “Always Love You,” which hints of the sadness leaving an unfulfilling romantic relationship.

Hard-core fans will certainly be delighted with the newly arranged and recorded “I’m Coming Back,” a Quiet-Storm jewel, written by Gary Taylor, which appeared on her 1990 eponymous debut. It’s a song that’s remained a highlight of her live shows for two decades. “No matter, where I go – churches, festivals, Japan, South Africa – people love that song,” Hathaway says, “This version has a different arrangement, because it’s morphed over the years. I decided to rerecord it. We added vocalist Rachelle Ferrell at the end, which is really sublime.”

When it comes to honoring her predecessors, perhaps there’s no other greater example on Where It All Begins than with her spellbinding take on “You Were Meant For Me,” a chestnut that her late father – the incomparable Donny Hathaway recorded.
In view of Donny Hathaway’s landmark albums and indisputable influence on generations of singers worldwide, she speaks of him as a guiding light, especially when it comes to interpreting other people’s music. “I really listened to my dad’s own songs,” Hathaway says fondly, “‘Jealous Guy’ by John Lennon – I always thought my father owned that,” she laughs, “I just grew up with the approach of opening yourself up to create something beautiful, that’s a love letter to what came before.”

On Where It All Begins, Lalah Hathaway unquestionably succeeds at opening herself up in new and profound ways, striving for artistic higher ground and to ‘create something beautiful.’ “I feel like I’m at the top of my game, like I’m at the beginning again,” she says, excitedly. “There aren’t many artists, particularly female singers, who after 20 years, are kind of still on the come up. I feel like I’m on the come up.”

Just That Good

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JOSE JAMES BAND

Jose

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

“A rising jazz star… Spectacular!” -New York Times

Jose James – vocals
Nate Smith-drums
Ben Williams-bass
Kris Bowers-keys
Takuya Kuroda-trumpet

José James “Trouble” – AllSaints Basement Sessions

Born and raised in Minneapolis, José James came of age with the sounds of Prince, hip-hop and Modern jazz. Discovering an early passion for both music and creative writing, José combined these through performance – singing jazz standards, originals, and the works of John Coltrane with his quartet throughout the Twin Cites. Becoming a member of the groundbreaking avant-garde performance poetry and jazz ensemble Ancestor Energy, José was determined to devote his life to music, community, and spiritual unity.

Moving to New York City to attend The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, he was mentored by and recorded with both the legendary drummer Chico Hamilton and the pianist Junior Mance. There he also met his first ensemble that would form the studio and international touring band for his 2008 debut album “The Dreamer” (Jan 2008, Brownswood).

A chance meeting in London with international tastemaker and DJ Gilles Peterson led to a record deal on Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings label. Drawing upon diverse influences such as Freestyle Fellowship and Rahsaan Roland Kirk, “The Dreamer” was an international critical success, with José performing at venues such as the North Sea Jazz Festival, Billboard Live Tokyo, The Hermitage Museum, and Central Park Summerstage. “The Dreamer” was voted #21 Critic’s Pick of JazzTimes Top 50 Jazz Albums of 2008.

His sophomore release “BLACKMAGIC” (Feb 2010, Brownswood) explored the worldwide underground, featuring production from Flying Lotus, Moodymann, Taylor McFerrin, and DJ Mitsu the Beats. “BLACKMAGIC” also featured James’s live band in new territory, covering dubstep pioneer Benga’s “Emotions” and exploring a soul/hip-hop version of the R&B classic “Save Your Love For Me.” “BLACKMAGIC” toured in over 30 countries, at venues such as the Montreal Jazz Festival, Ancienne Belgique, Melkweg, and Lincoln Center. “Love Conversation” (produced by Taylor McFerrin), “Save Your Love for Me,” and “Desire” (from The Dreamer) were featured in Fox Searchlight Pictures 2010 “Our Family Wedding” starring Forest Whitaker, America Ferrera, Carlos Mencia, and Lance Gross.

Signing to Verve/Universal in 2010, James’s third studio album “For All We Know” (May 2010, Impulse!) was released on the legendary “Impulse!” label, home to many of John Coltrane’s masterworks. Largely recorded in a single day at the famed Galaxy Studios in Belguim, “For All We Know” is a deep and timeless duo album of jazz standards featuring Jef Neve on piano.

Winner of both the Edison Award and L’Académie du Jazz Grand Prix for best Vocal Jazz Album of 2010, “For All We Know” was James’s most intimate project to date, with performances in premiere concert halls such as L’Olympia, Royal Festival Hall, and De Roma, as well venues such as the Umbria Jazz Festival, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and Cotton Club Tokyo.

The collaboration between James and Jef Neve continued with an ambitious ongoing live project “Facing East: The Music of John Coltrane.” Conceived and directed by James “Facing East” made its worldwide debut at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, and continued on to venues such as the North Sea Jazz Festival, Nice Jazz Festival, New Morning, and Ronnie Scott’s.
As a featured guest José has recorded albums with Junior Mance, Chico Hamilton, Nicola Conte, Bassment Jaxx, Jazzanova, Toshio Matsuura, J.A.M., DJ Mitsu the Beats, Timo Lassy, Taylor McFerrin, and Flying Lotus.

Recent projects include guest performances with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s “A Tribute to Billy Strayhorn” at Rose Theater, as well as touring internationally with McCoy Tyner’s “The Music of John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman.”
He was recently voted 2011 DownBeat Critics Poll “Rising Star Best Male Vocalist” and is currently working on his fourth studio album “No Beginning, No End.”

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San Francisco State University Gospel Choir

Yoshi’s San Francisco

SF State Choir

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

The SF State Gospel Choir was founded by current choir director Ja Ronn Thompson in the Spring of 2004. At that time he didn’t expect anyone to take him seriously. He was only a freshman and not even a music major. But he was determined to bring Gospel music to our campus. When he expressed interest in starting the choir, music professor Dr. Dee Spencer told him to “Make it happen.” Therefore, Ja Ronn toured the campus handing out fliers and encouraging people to try out.

There were seven members at their first rehearsal, singing without sheet music or a band to accompany them from one musical transition to the next. They also didn’t have a regular practice room, so they used various classrooms and sometimes hallways in order to perfect their songs.

The San Francisco State gospel choir, a student-run group, became a one-unit music course in its second semester. Now in it’s 14th semester the group is comprised of 85 singers and 7 musicians of different backgrounds and majors, there is plenty of diversity in this group. Having grown exponentially over the past 7 years, their big sound has only gotten better.

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Hiro

HIROSHIMA CHRISTMAS

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Celebrating with their Annual Holiday show at Yoshi’s San Francisco!

In the three decades since they first convened, the Los Angeles-based ensemble of Dan Kuramoto (keyboards/woodwinds/composer/producer), June Okida Kuramoto (koto), Danny Yamamoto (drums), Kimo Cornwell (piano/keyboards), Dean Cortez (bass) and newest member Shoji Kameda (taiko drum/percussion) have blended jazz, pop, and rock with traditional Japanese folk music and instruments. The resulting sound was a pioneering voice in the world music movement of the late 20th century.

While Hiroshima have sold more than three million records in their prolific career, they’ve done something even more important in the process: they’ve introduced a variety of traditional Asian instruments to a global audience, and integrated them seamlessly into a new music and art form. The Japanese koto, a zither-like, 13-stringed instrument, shakuhachi, a five holed bamboo flute, and the powerful taiko (which literally means “drum”) combine with instruments from the Western Hemisphere to create their unique musical palette.

This year, we are delighted to have Hiroshima bring their (Los Angeles) annual holiday tradition to Yoshi’s San Francisco. With a mix of Hiroshima “classics” as well as songs that reflect the “spirit of the season” ..this will certainly be one show that you won’t want to miss!

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OCCUPY OAKLAND! OCCUPY WALL STREET!!!
Oakland City Attorney
Resigns! FORCED OUT!!! Can’t Dodge Fraud, Corruption Charges!

The Occupy Movement that has swept America and the world, had it’s Occupy Oakland beginnings with the revelation of irrefutable evidence of the mass fraud and corruption of the Oakland City Attorney, Oakland Police Department, Alameda County District Attorney, Alameda County Superior Court, California State Appeals Court and California Supreme Court in an action to deny justice and cover up that denial of justice in the 20 year case of Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim vs CSAA, Rescue, et al.

The unrest caused by the exposure of the criminal actions of these law enforcement, legal and judicial individuals/bodies in this matter implored others to investigate the ongoing case revealing even more rampant corruption that has dramatically portrayed the sullied, sordid underbelly culture of corruption that Oakland and Alameda County has long been known for! This pattern continued even through the Oscar Grant murder debacle but lead to the people of the Oakland East Bay Area and beyond, standing up to that corruption and saying “NO MORE!!!”.

The cry at ALL the Occupy events world-wide are echoing the frustration felt by the people of the East Bay Area, “We are ALL Oscar Grant!!” and most are reacting in solidarity and union with those whom have voiced their opinions with their frustrations in a varied manner of ways. The world witnessed as Oakland revolted and burned with the that cry and now the whole world is chanting the same tune and following Oakland lead as it did in the 1960-70’s re-evolution!

The Minority and Occupy Communities ( #occupyoakland #OWS) are evaluating the elected officials, want-to-be-leaders, clergy and so-called power brokers that do not represent their interest, yet claim to bargain and speak for them! How can these self-perceived “influence peddlers” bargain away the rights and interests of people they do not talk to, know nor represent?

African-American youth, the overall Minority Youth Community with the Occupyers ( #occupyoakland #OWS) know these carpet baggers and their “bagmen” are sellouts and represent BIG BUSINESS INTEREST- the Developers, Banks, Insurance Companies, Attorneys and maintaining the status quo! The Minority Youth Community with the Occupyers proclaim widely and loudly that they ARE NOT the constituents of these turncoats that disavow their very own ethnic orientation because they acknowledge that being Black in America is to be considered worthless and disposable!

One of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s problems is her depending on the advice of Uncle Toms Sandre Swanson, and Keith Carson; while fighting bootlicking-backstabbing Larry Reid and Ignacio DeLaFuente; assumming theres some influence of want-to-be-leaders, clergy and so-called power brokers to move the concerned disenfranchised; with double crooked duplicitous Dan Siegle! (More coming on this cast of characters)

Oakland City Councilmen Larry Reid and Ignacio DeLaFuente have given away many, many millions of dollars in valuable Real Estate to their developer partners! From 14th Ave to 106th Ave and down from MacArthur Blvd. to the Bay. Councilmen Reid and DeLaFuente are owned and controlled by developers! That’s why they constantly connive so shamelessly for the Civil Gang Injunctions and curfews, with EVERY act of difference they are in the media spinning it as an example of serious crime that could be eliminated with the injunction/curfew. Reid has gone on air and repeatedly tried to trivialize and void the entire good of some lives by claiming their life was somehow lost to or compromised by gang related violence that could have been avoided by the injunction/curfew by pushes for his disposed partner in crime, former City Attorney John Russo. Many families resenting that media manipulation with on air to publicly denounce Reid’s developers serving claims!

Reid was served with a complaint against his partner Russo and refused to investigate it, but rather chose to cover it up. Not so oddly enough, that was the same stance taken by Sandre Swanson, Keith Carson and District Attorney Nancy O’Malley. Who are they protecting and why? Carson has made himself a witness in this case my the admissions made by District Attorney Nancy O’Malley to him regarding the incident where she had al-Hakim removed from the D. A.’s office while sitting alone in the lobby waiting for a meeting!

The real reason the Reid Gang wants the injunction/curfews are because they are law enforcement and real estate developers dream tools for gentrifying the inner-city and administratively taking land from the poor! Not so unfortunately, an analyst last week revealed that the North Oakland Gang Injunction HAS FAILED to reduce crime in any way, yet in has enriched the police department with over $12 million while the Oakland Police Department has FAILED to comply with the Federal Mandate to meet MINIMUM agreed upon standards to fight corruption! This failure is one of the presumed reasons for Oakland Police Department Chief Anthony Batts resigning. One question being asked now is did Mayor Ron Dellums or City Attorney John Russo investigate the many alleged charges of abuse against former Oakland Police Department Chief Anthony Batts before they hired him and was that a factor in his resigning?

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposed California & Alameda County Superior Court Corruption

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposed Oakland City Attorney John Russo Gave Case File To Stephan Barber and Law Firm Ropers Majeski, didn’t Tell Court

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org forced Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign

Watch video of al-Hakim and http://Nowtruth.org exposing Judge Jon Tigar’s appointment to his judicial post was through Nepotism and Cronyism

Listen to voicemail from Deputy District Attorney Kevin Dunleavy exposing continued Corruption and Fraud by District Attorney Nancy O’Malley as he hadvictim al-Hakim removed from Courthouse Building while al-Hakim was waiting for a meeting with him! O’Malley further ordered al-Hakim to NEVER return to the courthouse under the threat of arrest by D. A. Bob Conner, someone known to al-Hakim to have tried to place al-Hakim in a life threatening situation that resulted in the only conviction of police officers crimes committed while on duty! She made this order without any legal proceeding, court order nor cause in her effort to prompt a conflict of interest charge to avoid having to investigate and prosecute the complaint and evidence by al-Hakim that establishes the admitted fraud committed by the D.A.’s office for over 20 years!
http://www.box.net/shared/x46rvjorhj

Listen to Maggie Takeda voicemail exposing Presiding Judge Jon Rolfenson losing/throwing away the formal Corruption Fraud Complaint!
http://www.box.net/shared/g10s3kzxn7

Watch video of al-Hakim and exposed Govenor Jerry Brown Covering for Judges, DA, City Attorney’s from Oakland and San Leandro that he was suppose to Investigate 4 Fraud! Watch the story with video and documents at:
http://tinyurl.com/ljk8av

Unlike the late, great Gil Scott-Herron said, you can watch the OCCUPY RE-EVOLUTION from the comfort of your home or away on our 24/7 live television feed from OCCUPY OAKLAND and the other OCCUPY Movements around the world on the Nowtruth.org website here:

http://nowtruth.org/occupy-oakland-occupy-wall-street/

Crooked former Oakland City Attorney John Russo was forced to resign from a constant three year barrage of fact laden reports of fraud and corruption by Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim, has been appointed the Alameda city manager position sources have confirmed. You can view the 2009 video of former Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign!

al-Hakim has over 87,000 signatures and implores everyone to click on any one of the links and sign the Petition To The Honorables President Barack Obama and United States Attorney General Eric Holder to raise it’s investigation of corruption involving then Attorney General Jerry Brown, Oakland City Attorney John Russo, former Oakland and current San Leandro City Attorney Jayne Williams, former District Attorney Tom Orloff, and current District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley.
http://ex-why.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/

http://nowtruth.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/

http://superstarmanagement.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/

http://amwftrust.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/

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Erykah Badu

Badu

with The Cannabinoids

The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Day: Fri, Dec 9, 2011
  • Showtime: 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 8:00 PM

Erykah Badu was born Erica Wright in Dallas, Texas, in 1972. By the age of 14, Erykah was free-styling for a local radio station alongside such talent as Roy Hargrove, who, incidentally, was a talented beat-boxer back in the 80’s and who is now a very successful session musician in his own right. In her early youth, she decided to change the spelling of her name from Erica to Erykah, as she firmly believed her original name to be her ‘slave’ name. The term ‘kah’ signifies the inner self, which, when translated from Muslim, means ‘can do no wrong’. Her surname, Badu, derives from an Arabic word which means ‘to manifest truth and light’. After completing her theatre studies at university in 1993, Erykah Badu decided to concentrate on her music. She began to teach children how to sing and dance, whilst also performing in a hip-hop act with her cousin entitled Erykah Free. The following year Erykah met Tim Grace, of Legacy Entertainment. He listened to a demo once and decided to sign the young hip-hop duo without further hesitation. He then successfully managed to book Erykah Free to open for such established hip-hop crews as A Tribe Called Quest and Arrested Development. Erykah began recording the Baduizm set in 1996 and worked with such talented producers as ?love and Richard Nichols of The Roots, James Poyser and N’dambi. February of 1997 couldn’t possibly have been a bigger year for Erykah. Her debut album was released and it achieved platinum status in under a month; her live shows received continual praise and her popularity increased dramatically. Erykah Badu had finally arrived on the big stage. Erykah Badu inevitably drew close comparisons to the legendary Billie Holiday. The formers blend of old soul, jazz and hip-hop, fused with a hypnotic flow is capable of stirring the deepest emotions, and Erykah’s place amongst today’s elite female soul artists of the world is already well and truly assured.

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Snoop Dogg & WizThe High School Tour

Snoop Dog & Wiz Khalifa

The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

  • Day: Mon, Dec 12, 2011
  • Showtime: 8:00 PM
  • Doors open: 7:00 PM

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Women of Jazz Celebrate the Holidays:

Women Jazz

DESTINY MUHAMMED JAZZ TRIO,

A VICTORIA THEODORE CHRISTMAS

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Thursday, December 13, 2011
8:00 pm

Destiny Muhammed Jazz Trio – Harpist from the Hood

Destiny, Sound Sculptress, mesmerizes her audience with her musical imagery. She writes classical/ crossover eclectic jazz for vocals and harp.

Destiny has performed for: Susan L. Taylor, Editorial Director -ESSENCE Magazine Women Who Are Shaping the World Leadership Summit, Monterey Jazz Festival, Revelations Transformation Conference Founder and ‘The Secret’ Visionary Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, The Disney Concert Hall, Black Aids Institute, GRAMMY Award Winner India Arie, Irie’s ‘Testimony’ the Seattle Center, Fischer Hall, San Francisco Librairies, Concert for World Peace and the Brooklyn Jazz Festival with Jazz Ambassador Eddie Gale.

Destiny most recently shared the stage with multi GRAMMY Award Winning producer Narada Michael Walden for a fundraiser for Songstress Angela Bofill and a panelist for the West Coast Songwriters Performing Songwriters Panel and panelist for the GRAMMY San Francisco Chapter ‘State of the Music ‘Industry.
Destiny is expanding her musical ideals with her project(s) S.O.N.G/ Strings of a Nubian Groove Nubian String Ensemble, The Destiny Muhammad Jazz Trio, & The Richard Howell Quintet (RHQ) and venturing into the world of Pedal Harps on her Salvi Daphne 46- string Concert Harp.

Destiny is Governor Emeritus and Educational Chair Emeritus of the Recording Academy, San Francisco Chapter and the Principle Harpist for the Oakland Public Conservatory Orchestra.

A Victoria Theodore Christmas

Victoria Theodore received her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Classical Piano Performance and Computer Music from Oberlin College / Conservatory of Music (where she studied piano with Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein), and her Master of Arts degree in Classical Piano Performance from Stanford University (where she studied piano with George Barth and vocal accompaniment with Judith Bettina). As a teen, Victoria studied piano and voice in the UC Berkeley Young Musician’s Program (YMP) and sang (and began her accompanying career) with the Oakland Youth Chorus (OYC) , under the direction of Trente Morant. Through YMP, Victoria studied piano primarily with Eugene Gash (1920-1995), the first African-American concert pianist to perform a solo concert at Carnegie Hall, and a student of E. Robert Schmitz (1889-1949), a student of composer Claude Debussy. During her Stanford years, Victoria also studied Jazz Piano with Mark Levine, Bill Bell and Frank Martin.

While studying for her MA, Victoria performed with several San Francisco Bay Area ensembles and bands, including The Peninsula Symphony, Theatreworks, Hayward Little Theater, Oakland Youth Chorus, and jazz bands Victoria Theodore Quintet, Time Will Tell Sextet, LMNOP and 10BassT. Shortly after graduation from Stanford, Victoria toured nationally as a keyboardist for Captiol Records artists Oaktown 357 – produced by MC Hammer.

After Oaktown 357’s tour ended, Victoria moved to New York City to run a multimedia company. In 2000, Victoria returned to the Bay Area after several years running her company, GlobalDisc.com – a very successful venture which is still a market leader in same day media duplication.

Beginning in August, 2007, Victoria was hired to tour with legendary musical genius Stevie Wonder, playing keyboards and singing background vocals in his band. She has traveled around the world with Stevie and looks forward to more touring! (And yes, it’s as fabulous as you’d imagine!)

Victoria is a highly sought Bay Area pianist, keyboardist and accompanist, respected for her wide ranging musical versatility. Victoria resides in San Leandro, CA, and teaches students from her home when she’s not performing with various R&B, jazz, gospel, pop and classical artists.

Victoria has performed with Sting, Smokey Robinson, B.B. King, John Legend, Jeff Beck, Rickey Minor, Boney James, Esperanza Spalding, Tyrese, Prince, Tony Bennett, John Mayer, India Arie, Glenn Lewis and many others!

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FelaFELA!

November 15, 2011 -December 11, 2011
8:00PM

Curran Theatre

445 Geary St

SanFrancisco, CA  94102

Fela! is presented by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the first time they’ve produced a Broadway show. Fela! was created by Bill T. Jones. Jones choreographed, wrote the play book for, and directed Fela! Jones created his own dance company, has won a MacArthur Genius Award, a Harlem Renaissance Award, an Obie, and a Tony, among many other honors.

Fela! documents the incredible true story of Fela Kuti, a musician from Nigeria who pioneered Afro beat music, and who fought for civil rights and against political corruption in his native country.

Fela was initially going to be a doctor, but decided to be a musician instead, fusing many different styles and the sounds of his native country into what eventually became known as his own distinct and complex style of music, Afrobeat.

The Political Struggles of Fela

Fela first started calling his music Afrobeat in the late sixties, and as his career progressed, his music got more political, much to the chagrin of the Nigerian government, who attacked the commune where Fela lived, destroying his studio, and beating him badly (Fela’s mother was killed during the attack).

But this didn’t quiet Fela or his music, which continued to infuriate the government. Fela also tried to run for President in Nigeria’s first elections in over ten years. When Fela died in 1997, over a million people came to the funeral chanting “Fela will live forever,” and a shrine was built in his honor.

It has been said that hip-hop would not exist without Fela’s music, and he was also described as a combination of James Brown, Muhammad Ali, and Bob Dylan. Eventually Fela’s music was re-released, and several musical shows showcasing his story and life hit the stage (recently a movie from Focus Features about the life of Fela was made for release in 2010).

Fela! was first performed off-Broadway in 2008, and it was a huge success, hitting Broadway the following year, with the help of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jay-Z, and several other producers. The music of Fela has also been provided by Antibalas, a modern nine-piece afrobeat band. Fela! of course also features the incredible legacy of music he left behind, and his musical and political legacy still live on strong.

The Triumph of Fela

The musical Fela! is an incredible explosion of music, color and culture. The website www.felaonbroadway.com notes, “Please be advised that Fela! has loud sound effects, smoke and haze effects and strobe effects. “The Broadway experience can be like sitting with blinders on,” the creator of Fela! told Billboard. “This is a show you enjoy as much with your body as with your mind. It’s free and communal.”

Fela! is presented by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the first time they’ve produced a Broadway show. Fela! was created by Bill T. Jones. Jones choreographed, wrote the play book for, and directed Fela! Jones created his own dance company, has won a MacArthur Genius Award, a Harlem Renaissance Award, an Obie, and a Tony, among many other honors.

Fela! has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, and has won three: Best Choreography, Best Costume Design for a Musical, and Best Sound Design for a Musical.

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The Duke Ellington OrchestraDuke
Sun, Dec 11, 2011 8:00pm
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco , CA 94199

$15 to $68- Half price for ages 17 and under
Conductor/Performers
The Duke Ellington Orchestra

The music of Duke Ellington defies any strict categorization. Call it Jazz, call it Swing, call it Big Band. But whatever you call it, call it the music that will make you want to dance in the aisles of Davies Symphony Hall! Don’t you dare miss The Duke Ellington Orchestra in a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’ concert of music from the great Ellington songbook, including holiday hits and some of his best loved tunes. One happenin’ night only!

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Colors of Christmas

FEATURING
Peabo Bryson
Jennifer Holliday
Lea Salonga
Ben Vereen
With
San Francisco Symphony

Tuesday, December 13-15, 2011
8:00 pm
at

Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000

It’s a night like no other and a holiday tradition at Davies Symphony Hall. Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Lea Salonga and Ben Vereen celebrate at the annual Colors of Christmas concerts with the San Francisco Symphony, with director Jeffery Williams and the A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir, performing traditional Christmas favorites and their individual hits. Hear these sensational singers perform their pop hits and Christmas favorites in a memorable concert sure to keep you clapping.

Peabo Bryson
vocals

Peabo Bryson
Peabo Bryson is one of the premier male vocalists in contemporary music and with twenty-five years of music-making to his credit. Peabo Bryson is expanding his creative horizons as a producer and songwriter….

Jennifer Holliday
vocals

Jennifer Holliday
Born October 19, 1960, Riverside, Texas, Jennifer Holliday is a two-time Grammy Award®-winning African-American singer and actress. Some of her works include: * 1983 Feel My Soul #31 U….

Lea Salonga
vocals

Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga-Chien is a Filipina singer and actress. She is best known for originating the lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon, for which she won the Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theatre World awards….

Ben Vereen
vocals

Ben Vereen
Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. H…San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony
Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience…

A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir
Jeffery Williams, director

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AN EVENING WITH BRIAN MCKNIGHT

McKnightYoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
8:00 pm

A Special Christmas Week of Performances!

Brian McKnight ‘Fall’ Music Video from Brian McKnight on Vimeo.

As an artist who needs no introduction, Brian McKnight has earned himself a spot in contemporary music history. He has released 13 albums to date, with several going 2 and 3x platinum, and he has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. In addition to being a singer, songwriter and producer, McKnight is also a multi-instrumentalist who plays nine instruments including piano, guitar, bass, drums, percussions, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet.

In an industry known for a constantly revolving door of artists, McKnight has easily established himself with an enviable record of chart consistency, has toured successfully for over a decade, and has collaborated with performers across every genre including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.

Born in Buffalo, New York, McKnight’s musical career began in childhood when he became a member of his church NY choir and a bandleader for his high school, Sweet Home High School. By the age of 19, he signed his first recording deal with Mercury Records. In 1992, his self-titled album “Brian McKnight” was released followed by “I Remember You” (1995) and “Anytime” (1997). “Anytime” sold over two million copies and was nominated for a Grammy. In 1999 McKnight released “Back at One” on Motown Records, which sold over three million copies.

Along with several Grammy nominations, Brian McKnight has been the recipient of American Music Awards, Soul Train Awards, NAACP Image and Blockbuster Awards, and Billboard Songwriter of The Year. He has crossed the boundaries of EVERY medium. He has hosted “Soul Session Countdown with Brian McKnight” on BETJ. In addition, “The Brian McKnight Morning Show” on KTWV the Wave Smooth Jazz radio station, was a Top 5 rated show 2 years running. In 2009 Brian started hosting his own radio show “The Brian McKnight Show” which ran in over 60 markets and was syndicated through ABC Radio. Brian also hosted his own nationally syndicated TV show “The Brian McKnight Show.”

McKnight has also used his vast industry knowledge as a red carpet host for Extra! and in 2007, McKnight stepped into Broadway with a successful run as Billy Flynn in Chicago. He was also a contestant on the Donald Trump hit show “Celebrity Apprentice” and is currently touring nationwide in the JeCaryous Johnson play “Cheaper to Keep Her” with Vivica A. Fox. 2011 will see the release of McKnight’s 14th album, entitled “Just Me” along with a worldwide tour and live DVD. McKnight is also making the tour a family affair this time around and will be joined on tour by his brother Claude McKnight (Take 6) and sons BJ and Niko also known as “BRKN RBTZ” (broken robots), for what promises to be a spectacular one-of-a kind show.

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Pharcyde

THE PHARCYDE with Live Band

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Friday, December 16, 2011
10:30 pm

An influential alternative rap quartet from South Central Los Angeles, the Pharcyde was formed by MCs/producers Tre “Slimkid” Hardson, Imani Wilcox, and Romye “Booty Brown” Robinson. Hardson, Wilcox, and Robinson were all dancers and choreographers who met on the L.A. underground club circuit in the late ’80s, worked together for a while, and served a stint as dancers on In Living Color. Under the tutelage of Reggie Andrews, a local high-school music teacher, the group learned about the music industry and the process of recording an album. They landed a deal with Delicious Vinyl in 1991, and a year later released their eccentric debut album, Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde, which went gold. After support slots for De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest as well as a successful spot on Lollapalooza’s second stage in 1994, the group released its second album, Labcabincalifornia, which was calmer than their first but no less warped. After a five-year break which saw little action, the Pharcyde returned in late 2000 with their third album, Plain Rap.

DJ Funklor

DJ Funklor has ripped up stages from his hometown, the Bay Area, all the way to Greece. In that time he has been asked to play for artists such as: Smokey Robinson, Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Drake, The Roots, Damian Marley, Ice Cube, Ben Harper, N*E*R*D, Nas and many more.

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MACEO PARKER’S NEW YEARS PARTY!

Yoshi’s San FranciscoMaceo

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Thursday, December 29, 2011
10:00 pm

Celebrate the New Year with some Funk!

Parker talks with his sax, chatters away without a seeming care. It’s a musical antidepressant, an antidote to dark days. ….firmed my belief that the world would be a better place if we all funked together.

-San Diego Reader

Maceo Parker: his name is synonymous with Funky Music, his pedigree impeccable; his band: the tightest little funk orchestra on earth.

Everyone knows by now that he’s played with each and every leader of funk, his start with James Brown, which Maceo describes as ” like being at University “; jumping aboard the Mothership with George Clinton; stretching out with Bootsy’s Rubber Band. He’s the living, breathing pulse which connects the history of Funk in one golden thread. The cipher which unravels dance music down to its core.

His collaborations over the years performing or recording or both have included Ray Charles, Ani Difranco, James Taylor, De La Soul, Dave Matthews Band and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. His timeless sound has garnered him a fresh young fan base.

It is almost impossible to separate which came first, Maceo or the funk. The amazing P-funk Parker has been at it with his legendary alto horn for some time dating back to the 1960’s. That’s when Maceo and his drummer brother Melvin climbed on board the James Brown funky soul funk train. It wasn’t long before James coined the solo summoning signature, “ Maceo, I want you to Blow!”. To most musicologists it’s the muscially fertile group of men from this period of James Brown’s band who are recognized as the early pioneers of the modern funk and hip-hop we still jump to today.

For more information, please visit Maceo Parker’s website.

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Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble

  • Day: Sat, Dec 24, 2011
  • Showtime: 7:00 and 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 6:00 PM

SLIM’S
333 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-0333

The principal purpose of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble is to employ black gospel music to express the power of spirit and bring a message of faith, hope, love and joy to the country and to the world, to exemplify through interfaith, multi-racial and multi-cultural membership the principles of equality, justice, peace, unity and cooperation and to serve as a model for what is possible among all people. Please join us at Slim’s for our annual Christmas tradition!

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ZONGO JUNCTION/ TURKUAZZongo

  • Day: Thur, Dec 29, 2011
  • Showtime: 9:00 PM
  • Doors open: 8:00 PM

SLIM’S
333 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-0333

Zongo Junction embodies the wealth of Brooklyn’s musical diversity, by melding traditional West African rhythms with Funk, Jazz and Soul from the U.S. Heavily influenced by Nigerian superstar, political activist and afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, the 13-piece ensemble gets audiences riled up and dancing at every show they put on.

The band was conceived in early 2007 by drummer Charles Ferguson and original keyboardist, Adam Coopersmith while the two attended the New School in New York City. When Charles returned from a six-month trip to Ghana, where he studied African highlife music and traditional xylophone technique, he teamed up with Adam and 11 other musicians to form Zongo Junction. The name comes from the bus stop from which Charles lived off of while living in Accra, Ghana.

The band was well received from the start. Their club debut at Public Assembly (formerly the Galapagos Arts Center) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in July was a huge success, and led to a monthly residency for the duration of the year. Since then, the band has performed at some of New York’s most illustrious venues including the Knitting Factory and Le Poisson Rouge as well as Williams College in Williamstown, MA and the Elbo Room in San Francisco where they played a sold out show the night before New Year’s in 2009.

The core of the band was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been playing music together virtually since they were all still in diapers. Five members of the band were part of the prestigious Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble (alumni include: Joshua Redman, Peter Apfelbaum, Will Bernard, Benny Green) and twice toured Europe. All members moved to New York after High School to attend music programs at The New School and New York University.

Turkuaz is comprised of Brooklyn’s funkiest and brightest. The two founding members, Taylor Shell and Dave Brandwein, met at Berklee College of Music in Boston. As members of the Galaxy Smith Digital Media Collective (Galaxysmith.com) they are now kicking things into high gear with their 8 – 13 piece (depending on the occasion) high energy funk band. Influences range from the Talking Heads to James Brown – P-Funk to Jamiroquai – creating a show which is an eclectic mix of funk influences and sounds from all over the board. When the group takes their party to the stage it certainly is a spectacle to be remembered.

*****

IDLE WARSHIP


Idlefeat. Talib Kweli, Res and Live Band

Yoshi’s San Francisco

1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115

Friday, January 6, 2012
10:00 pm

Idle Warship “System Addict” feat. Jean Grae & Jay Knocka

After four years of independently released tracks that spread like wildfire across the web, Idle Warship will release their first official collection of songs entitled Habits of the Heart on November 1st, 2011, viaBlacksmith/Element 9/Fontana. The 12-track album has Idle Warship storming the music scene with a bold and indefinable mash-up of influences, from soul to hip-hip to alternative to electronic. Idle Warship brought an incredible range of musical sensibilities into the studio and we’ll venture to say that the output will completely blow your mind.

Idle Warship is a perfect example of how a whole can become greater than the sum of its parts – and that is saying quite a lot given the musical components of this project. A collaboration between longtime friends and collaborators, hip-hop luminary Talib Kweli and critically acclaimed soulful singer and songwriter Res, Idle Warship was born out of sheer experimentation in the studio. But some of the best things in life happen when least expected. When fans of Talib and Res heard and reacted to some online MP3s of what these two had created during their off-the-cuff sessions, it became clear that that something much bigger was brewing. Since making a huge splash at SXSW in 2009 and completing a successful European tour, Idle Warship made Party Robot – their mixtape with master DJ Mick Boogie and singer/songwriter Graph Nobel – available for free download in 2010. It only left the fans craving more, and now the wait is over!

With an obvious chemistry, a dedication to free creative expression and now a new album, Talib and Res’partnership has become a musical force to be reckoned with. Habits of the Heart effortlessly shifts from the rhythmic hand-clapping blast of “Laser Beams” (stream or embed the song here) to the off-kilter futuristic track “Driving Me Insane” to the unbridled, heartfelt piano ballad “Beautifully Bad.” With guest spots fromChester French and John Forte on “Covered in Fantasy,” and Michelle Williams on “Katya,” Habits of The Heart takes you on one thrilling journey.

Visit IdleWarship.com for more info.

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Start YOUR OWN FREE FOOD Program

From the great success that we have had with our Free Food Programs established in the 1950’s by my Parents, Aaron and Margaret Wallace, we have since been instrumental in the founding and supplying of other free food service organizations around the country.
With the demand for our help in creating these organizations being driven by the skyrocketing need for the services, we have decided to open up our efforts to all interested in starting a food pantry for the needy.
We can provide access to the training necessary to qualify your organization and partner you with the local organizations and businesses that can support your efforts. Contact us and we will help you through the RED TAPE and push your program to success!
Here’s some new videos for the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Social Services Programs. The first is the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Free Food Program Celebrity Giving Back

The second one is Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Kids Celebrity Gift BackPacks.

You can view the following Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation, SemiFreddi’s, Trader Joe’s, Little Ceasar’s Pizza, Marshawn Lynch’s “Fam1ly F1rst” and Leon Powe’s “Fresh Start Oakland”:

Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 1

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 2

You can listen to or download many of the Public Service Announcements for our partners that were broadcast over national radio on the page “A& MWF Supports Inter-Faith Multi-Cultural Events” at: http://amwftrust.org/a-mwf-supports-inter-faith-multi-cultural-events/. We have provided and we have produced videos from some of them as well. We will do one for any of our partners that work with us.

Alameda County Community Food Bank!

The Alameda County Community Food Bank is looking for new member agencies that will provide food bags and/or hot meals to Alameda County community members year-round.

We are especially interested in new member agencies that are:

  • Open during high-need times of afternoon, evening, and/or weekend hours
  • Serving clients in high-need areas of:
    • Downtown Oakland/Chinatown (94612 zip code)
    • West Oakland (94607 zip code)
    • East Oakland-Eastlake area (94606 zip code)
    • East Oakland- Elmhurst area (94603 zip code)
    • East Oakland- Fruitvale area (94601 zip code)
    • San Leandro & San Lorenzo area
    • Tri-Cities area (Fremont, Newark, Union City)

Benefits of Membership
Membership gives your agency:

  1. Free & low-cost food (including free farm-fresh produce)
  2. Free trainings & skill-building sessions
  3. Opportunities to apply for grants to increase agency capacity
  4. Access to free nutritional education services, Food Stamp (CalFresh) outreach services, and the emergency food referral Helpline

To become a Member Agency, your organization must:

  • Be a non-profit, charitable organization that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. (Other 501c organizations, such as 501c5, do not qualify).
  • Operate an emergency food program, such as a food pantry, hot meal program/soup kitchen, or emergency shelter that is open to walk-in clients.*
  • Distribute food regularly for at least 3 months prior to applying for membership.
  • Provide food directly to individuals and families in need. At least 51% of your clients must be low-income.
  • Distribute Food Bank food at no charge. Your agency may not ask for donations from clients for food.
  • Not require clients to work or to attend any religious activities in exchange for food or meals.
  • Be willing to follow Food Bank regulations such as (but not limited to) submitting monthly food distribution reports and taking food safety training once per year.

* Please note: The Food Bank is not accepting new non-emergency programs at this time. Non-emergency programs include day care sites, afterschool programs, rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, and residential programs.

New Member Agency Application Process:

Contact the Food Bank’’s Agency Services staff to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership. You can email us atagency (at) accfb.org or call us at 510-635-3663ext. 365.

Agency Services staff will work with you to determine your eligibility

Attend a series of 2 trainings.At least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency must attend EACH of the trainings. We welcome (and highly encourage) agencies to bring more than 2 staff/volunteers to attend each training.

  • Note: The last round of training dates for 2011 has already passed. The next round of training dates will be sometime in January – March 2012. Please contact us to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership so that we can contact you when these dates have been scheduled.
Submit a New Member Agency Application. Applications can only be submitted after at least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency have completed all 2 trainings.
Complete a successful site visit at your agency. Food Bank Agency Services staff will visit your site to see your program, facilities, and review food safety policies.
Applications will be reviewed by the Agency Relations Committee. The Agency Relations Committee, a Food Bank board committee of staff and volunteers from current member agencies, will review and select member agencies eligible to join the Food Bank. Decisions are usually made within 6-8 weeks from the training dates.
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FREE Business Strategic Plan

Are you interested in growing your business?
We are offering a FREE Business analysis and will discuss your needs for an overall Strategic Plan including a Website upgrade with a national media campaign, after you have completed the Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire on our website and schedule a meeting to contract our services and move forward to SUCCESS!

We can mount a media campaign for you with events and advantages your business offers to potential clients as the centerpiece of that effort. This could not only provide exposure and build your new brand, but could also build your business development with corporate sponsors, business partners, non-profit organizations and donors.

You could be your own special BRAND within and without the business campaign! This will not detract from the business campaign in any way and inevitably lead to other business opportunities, and a very effective social position that will allow you to achieve more business goals!

We will be integrally involved in creating the campaign concept with you as both a separate branded entity and the business brand. We would develop them within the overall brand platform and defining a tangible brand experience across the myriad offerings of the business services and social activities. Our work will touch on all aspects of the business as a brand, and the brand’s physical presentation; client offerings; programs; events; promotions; Web site; marketing; advertising; publicist; social media managements; sponsorship vehicles; and creation of “your business Community” through multi-channel strategies for both traditional and new media to engender an engaging, interactive and sustainable customer experience.

We will to develop and create expedient, viable, replicable solutions to optimize your bottom line, raise your public profile and social perception while increasing the satisfaction quotient for your customers.

As a means for us to move forward I would like to begin the initial intake process for you as a Strategic Planning Client. To that end I would like you are to complete our on-line “Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire” on our website at:
http://ex-why.com/strategic-planning-client-questionnaire/.

Complete the form as thoroughly as you can so that we can move forward in an informed, intelligent way to achieve your stated goals.

If you like, please fill out the Website Design Client Questionnaire at: http://ex-why.com/website-design-client-questionnaire/ to give us a good idea of your website needs. This will help clarify your website goals, design ideas, features, budget, and timeline. The more details you can give us, the better we will understand your needs and be able to provide you with the best service possible. As always if you get stuck or have questions, please give us a quick call and we will be glad to help.
The things that I feel you needs to address on your website/blog are:
1) E-Commerce with PayPal and all top payment services (including charitable donations),
2) Forms completion,
3) Cloud Storage for documents with selective access,
4) Video Conferencing and Chat,
5) Client Services Web Chat,
6) Audio and Video Display,
7) Members Only and Private Pages access,
8) Blog Post latest news and messages

You should take the time while at the website to review a great source of information on our company here and more useful information on the following pages:
Social Media Management at: http://ex-why.com/branded-social-media-management/
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December 2011-January 2012 New Job Listings


EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Established Talent Management Company, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is looking to hire a seasoned Manager and or Agent for their rapidly expanding Below-The-Line Division. They are seeking candidates that are highly motivated, savvy and must come with an existing client list. Competitive salary & commission deal offered. All inquiries will be kept confidential. They are looking to fill positions in both their LA and NY offices. Minimum 5 years’ experience as Below-The-Line Agent or Manager. Please reply to btlmanager2011@yahoo.com with your CV and info.

Full Service Creative Agency with feature, commercial, music video and international video background looking for seasoned Production Manager. This person must be knowledgeable in the industry with ample production office / set experience. The ideal candidate will be proficient in the following: mac/pc, Microsoft Office, Photoshop/Illustrator, Final Cut, bookkeeping/light budgeting, scheduling, travel arrangements, phone etiquette (often internationally) and rolling calls. It is essential to work well under pressure. Please email cover letters and resumes to: jobs@adorecreative.com

In-House Manager/CEO needed for author and public speaker. Must have experience in publishing or entertainment, preferably in management, legal, or marketing. 7+ years project management experience required, plus strong communication, time management, organization, prioritization, and people skills. Duties include management, growth, and expansion of current businesses and projects; training and managing employees; evaluating and initiating new projects; and negotiating contracts and deals. Email ceoapplications@gmail.com with “Kennedy” in the subject line of your email.

ASSISTANT LEVEL
United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.

Talent management company seeks highly motivated assistant preferably with some entertainment industry experience. College degree required. Applicant must be articulate, highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Please send resumes and cover letters to talentmgmtasst01@gmail.com

Management company seeks qualified assistant to work for extremely busy talent & lit manager in the film and television department. Candidates must have at least one year previous agency or management experience. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, heavy travel, database upkeep (inEntertainment and Microsoft Office Suite knowledge is required), submitting Breakdowns, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients’ and manager’s lives. Manager is a partner at the firm.18 month commitment required. Send cover letter and resume to asstsearch9465@gmail.com

Feature film production company seeks experienced freelance story analysts. Applicants must have at least two years of experience writing coverage for a producer, network or studio. Please email resume, references, and two coverage samples (1 script, 1 book) to reads619@gmail.com

Assistant to SVP of Reality Development and SVP of Scripted Development at a television production company. Ideal candidate would have agency experience, and an interest in both scripted and unscripted programming. Duties include: rolling calls; scheduling; coordinating with production and post-production; research; and contributing to projects in development. Qualifications: Must work well under pressure, have strong organizational skills, personable, reliable. Photoshop and powerpoint skills a plus. Send resumes to troehl@fbwmedia.com

Executive Assistant to Senior production executive at Miramax needed. Minimum one year prior experience as assistant to either agent, manager or production exec required. Needs to be very proficient with Mac and PC. Must be interested in reading, development, and packaging. Must have great organizational skills, etc. Position starts sometime in January. Please send resumes to: asst.position2012@gmail.com

Leading online entertainment news website seeking Executive Assistant. 2+ years experience rolling calls, scheduling meetings, red-lining docs, extremely trustworthy, and able to work long hours with dynamic entertainment personalities. Someone from an agency would be ideal who wants to break into production as an assistant. Reply with resume to: coolentertainmentnews@gmail.com

Premiere celebrity talent agency is seeking an agent assistant. Candidate will support President and Head of endorsements/licensing. Experience in celebrity endorsements or marketing preferred. The candidate should be excellent at handling multiple projects while maintaining a strong sense of professionalism. Apply only if you have prior industry desk experience. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be an agent. Email your cover letter and resume to bkline@iaala.com

TV Chef and NY Times Bestselling Author seeks a creative, hard working, extremely reliable Assistant. You will provide production/culinary support for multiple TV shows, cookbooks, infomercials and her entire brand. Must have 2 years substantial production or agency experience and a strong interest in all things culinary. This is more of a production / kitchen assistant than personal assistant. If interested email resume and cover letter to chefsassistantjob@gmail.com

Principato-Young Entertainment seeks qualified assistant to work for a busy lit manager in the film and television department. Candidates must have at least one year previous agency or management experience. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, travel, heavy grid upkeep, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients’ and manager’s lives. The desk requires heavy coverage and notes writing; candidates should have thoughtful comments on scripts and a passion for reading material. Manager is a partner at the firm. Please send cover letters and resumes to asstsearch9465900@gmail.com

Seeking qualified assistant for Beverly Hills-based talent agent. Clients include TV/film actors, producers, athletes, and reality stars. Ideal candidate would wish to be an agent long-term, and a sense of humor, lateral-thinking skills, and an ability to multi-task would be beneficial. Prior agency experience required, inEntertainment proficiency a plus. Job would begin first week of January 2012. Please send all cover letters and resumes to agencyjob2012@hotmail.com.

Beverly Hills based talent management company seeks office assistant. Candidates must have a strong/friendly phone presence, excellent communication skills, be extremely detail oriented, and able to multi-task and prioritize. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: phones, scheduling, office management, client submissions, research, booking travel, script coverage, etc. Interest in talent management essential. Please email resume and cover letter to officeasstjob345@gmail.com

Beverly Hills talent agency looking for an energetic, motivated assistant to support a high-volume agent in our alternative/reality department. The ideal candidate is even-keeled, smart, multi-tasking, passionate about reality TV and attuned to pop culture. Must have an interest in comedy and light script coverage. Entertainment experience preferred. Email resume and cover letter to bh.talentagency@gmail.com

Exec Assistant needed for new production company in BH. Should be savvy, sophisticated & fashion oriented with impeccable phone & email etiquette, as you will be corresponding with high profile clients. 3+ years of talent agency and or production experience is a must. College degree is a must. Amazing opportunity to start with a great company from the beginning. $50k + DOE. Send resumes with “Start Up Assistant” in subject to jobs@thehelpcompany.com

British owned company is seeking an executive assistant to the CEO. Candidate needs to be presentable, polite, and able to multi-task in a high pressured environment as this person will work at the front desk. Attention to detail, diplomacy, great communication skills and an excellent work ethic are necessary. Responsibilities include managing the CEO’s calendar, travel, calls, order/pick up meals. Our company produces award winning reality and factual television. Please send resumes to Daniel: asstresumes2011@gmail.com

Fox Networks Group seeks a second assistant for the Chairman, Entertainment. The ideal candidate can handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. This is not a permanent assistant position, and the candidate must want to be a television executive. A high level of professionalism and confidentiality, a college degree, and one year of entertainment experience are required. Agency experience is highly preferred. Please send resumes to fngasst@gmail.com

Seeking an executive assistant for a Management / Production Company based in Los Angeles (Century City). Job responsibilities entail overall office upkeep, answering phones, maintaining busy schedule, rolling calls, scheduling meetings, travel, interacting with casting offices and clients and providing administrative support for the head of our talent department. Candidates should have 1-2 years agency/management experience. Please email resume and cover letter to: elevateasst@gmail.com

Looking for an assistant to join one of the faster growing comedy managements companies. Lots of room for advancement. Must have a passion for comedy and entertainment industry experience. Send resumes and cover letters to: comedyasst2011@gmail.com

TV Chef and NY Times Bestselling Author seeking a creative, hard working, extremely reliable Assistant. You will provide culinary and production support for multiple TV shows, the brand of cookbooks, magazine articles, infomercials, dessert line and more. Must have production or agency experience, a strong interest in all things culinary as this is more a kitchen assistant than personal assistant position. If interested email resume and cover letter to chefsassistantjob@gmail.com

PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS
Established TV/Commercial Director seeks Personal/Professional Assistant for one year commitment. Applicant must be multi-tasker, organized, hard working, computer savvy and love dogs. Strong Final Cut Pro editing skills required. Full time job – actors with auditions will not be considered. Must have car, cell phone and have no problem with combined personal/professional duties. Salary $575 weekly. Please send resume to assistant@whitedwarfprods.com

Author seeks personal/executive assistant with 5+ years experience. If you’d look forward to the stability and working relationship, send resumes to ceoapplications@gmail.com

Executive/Personal Assistant wanted. The job is 5 days a week, you must work from home and being on call is required. Cell phone & internet hot spot will be provided, but need to have good working laptop. Must be tech savvy and blogger experience is a big plus, as well as YouTube knowledge. Candidate will be in charge of schedule and other various duties and must be available to travel if needed. Please send back a resume, along with a picture, and blog URL if you have one.
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Worldly and eco conscious jewelry brand that has been in business for over 20 years is looking for an executive/personal assistant. You will be responsible for managing the personal and professional calendar, party planning, email & phone correspondence, sending gifts. The ideal person will have at least 3 years of executive assistant experience, must be very proactive and have a can-do attitude. Excellent written & verbal skills a must. $50k. Send resumes to asoucie@24seveninc.com

Established TV/Commercial Director seeks Personal/Professional Assistant for one year commitment. Applicant must be multi-tasker, organized, hard working, computer savvy and love dogs. Strong Final Cut Pro editing skills required. Full time job – actors with auditions will not be considered. Must have car, cel phone and have no problem with combined personal/professional duties. Salary $575 weekly. Please send resume to assistant@whitedwarfprods.com

ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.

Major talent agency is seeking a full-time intern for Corporate Communications Department. Excellent opportunity for learning about media relations in the corporate environment. Applicants must be highly motivated, organized, detail-oriented and self-starting. Interns will assist with office projects, administration, and special events. Strong computer, verbal and written skills are essential. This is a paid internship through June 2012. Must hold bachelor’s degree (any major) from accredited four-year college or university. Potential for full-time position. Please email to corpcommassistant@gmail.com to apply.

As the worldwide leader in entertainment public relations, Rogers & Cowan specializes in developing integrated marketing campaigns for entertainment, technology, and fashion/beauty clients. A Fall internship at Rogers & Cowan is intended to provide a true learning experience for the student along with the opportunity to observe public relations professionals in a business environment. It will provide familiarity with the public relations field and with the functions of a large agency. Email rcinternships@rogersandcowan.com for consideration. College credit only.

Screen Actors Guild-Los Angeles seeks a Communication Specialist with experience in media communications and public relations. Position is responsible for creating and supporting all marketing communications programs and initiatives. Undergraduate degree required. 3-5 years of related experience required. Combination of experience and education may be suitable. Writing sample required. $52,200 starting salary. Equal Opportunity Employer. For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to jobs@sag.org.

Los Angeles based PR and Marketing firm is looking for eager and hard-working interns to come in and help out at least two full days per week. Clients include those in the fashion, design, and entertainment fields. Tasks include answering phones, filing, research, occasional work-related errands, etc. Occasional attendance at events required as well. Internship is for school credit only. Please email resumes to matt@periodmedia.com

Los Angeles-based PR agency Konnect PR is seeking a full-time Account Executive with experience in lifestyle consumer products. Ideal candidate should have solid media relations, good writing skills, a Bachelor Degree in PR/ related field and minimum of 1-2 years of PR experience. Please send resumes and cover letters to mguzman@konnect-pr.com

Beck Media, a Santa Monica-based public relations agency serving the television and technology industries, seeks motivated, persistent self-starters with strong writing and multi-tasking abilities to intern at our office. Creativity and resourcefulness required. Duties include: media research, list building, event staffing, research and writing assignments, etc. Timing is flexible around classes, but we would prefer someone available for at least 4 hours/day, 4-5 days/week. Please apply to Jobs@beckmedia.com

Red Light Public Relations, a product placement and entertainment marketing firm in Hollywood seeks to fill the position of a Senior Account Executive. Qualified candidates must have prior entertainment/product placement/publicity backgrounds. Fashion PR showroom experience is a must and a strong list of contacts is a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@redlightpr.com

Public relations and marketing firm specializing in emerging brands and entertainment is looking for responsible and dedicated interns to start immediately and gain valuable hands-on experience with media and the mechanics of PR campaigns and strategy. We are looking for interns who have an active interest in social media and website design/management. Interest in creating social media strategies that build fan base, increase engagement and drive traffic. Must be an ambitious multi-tasker comfortable in a fast paced environment who can stay ahead of industry trends. Please send resumes to: spencer@workshopcollective.com

Red Light PR, a boutique fashion firm specializing in product placement, publicity, entertainment marketing and celebrity seeding seeks to fill positions in their internship program with potential transition to full-time employment. Qualified candidates should have excellent communication/people skills, prior experience in fashion PR field, and open schedule availability. Email resume and cover letter as soon as possible to internship@redlightpr.com

MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Independent Music Management firm seeks manager for music administration division. Position requires knowledge of music publishing administration, contract admin and database management. Knowledge of production company and record label a&r is useful, although not essential. This position requires at least 5 years of industry experience, preferably in music publishing. Ability to exercise self-motivation, stellar communication and people skills, and quality control is essential. Please send CV to: entjobla@gmail.com

TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS
Looking for the best Final Cut Pro Editors to join our New Media Breaking News team. Full time employment starts 2012. Must be extremely fast. We have daily and hourly turn around on our content. Great creative work environment. This is not a beginners position. Any and all other program experience a plus. Especially graphic design & Photoshop experience. Must live in LA. Email Resume & Reel to jamesthaffner@gmail.com

A major teen and young adult website is looking for a Social Media Intern (Communications major). Duties include cultivating a social media voice and connecting with our worldwide followers. Qualifications: Avid Twitter user; mastery of teen pop culture, awareness of emerging social media trends, and interest in new social media platforms. Please send resume to SocialMediaInternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit.

Beverly Hills talent agency looking for a social media/digital marketer for the tour marketing department. Duties include, contact gathering, itineraries, gathering ticketing links, policing appropriate websites, organizing client social media data, working with the PR department on daily breaks, and coming up with online/digital promotions or campaigns to be implemented nationally/tourwide and track the success of said campaigns. Ideal candidate has previous industry and/or tour marketing experience, detailed, organized, and extremely proactive. Please e-mail resumes to smyers@apa-agency.com

A major teen website is seeking a talent relations assistant intern (public relations or communications major) next semester. The job consists of researching upcoming events in the L.A. area, answering phones, and assisting the Senior Director of Talent Relations to book, oversee and distribute celebrity interviews. Qualifications: Broad knowledge of teen pop culture, knowledge of proper email etiquette, and friendly demeanor. Please send resume toTalentInternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit.

A major teen website is looking for an Editorial Intern next semester. Duties include researching breaking celebrity news, reporting to the Managing Editor, and writing news articles for the website. Qualifications: Strong writing skills; knowledge of AP Style, broad knowledge of teen pop culture, and experience using blogging platforms such as WordPress, Movable Type or Tumblr. Please send resume to EditorialinternSpring2012@gmail.com. This is an unpaid internship for college credit

A-list management company seeks a qualified web design and development coordinator. Responsibilities include assisting in maintenance of websites and apps for clients, executing marketing campaigns, and organizing and executing online publicity and grassroots newsletters. MUST be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, wire-framing, HTML, and CSS. E-mail cover letter and resume to Kristi@thecollective-la.com.

CEO of a large media/tech company which is on the cutting edge of video and technology production, seeks a motivated, creative executive assistant. Duties include heavy scheduling, travel coordination, research, administrative duties, creative brainstorming/projects with execs and anything to make sure the office runs smoothly. Candidates should be willing to dedicate 1-2 years to being a rock star assistant, after which, the possibilities for growth and promotion are endless. Agency/management experience preferred. Please send resumes to jaime.mennealy@inthemo.com

Interns needed to start immediately at HaHa Media, Inc, a web-based media company. We seek highly motivated, creative and intelligent interns who are eager to learn. This is a three-month internship, and interns must be available at least 2 days or 14-16 hours a week. Duties include learning how to effectively write for the web; aiding with research; and learning the nuts and bolts of search engine optimization. A sense of humor, organization and outside-the-box resourcefulness is a must, experience with social media is helpful. Please send cover letter and resume to nick@omdoubleg.com.

Production company with major deal to produce several original digital media series is seeking Production Coordinator/Office Manager for downtown LA office. Experience with development, production, post production, and social media preferred. Candidates should be creative, detail-oriented, work well under pressure, and possess strong communication skills. Salary, full time position. Please send cover letter and resume to: officemanager.coordinator@gmail.com

Maya Entertainment has exciting new internship opportunities within its Home Entertainment division. Duties include: online research, creating/updating Maya’s social media messaging, generating html sales newsletter, assisting with general office tasks (phones, filing, data entry). Knowledge of, or desire to learn about, the entertainment industry preferred. College credit. Skills: Microsoft Office, blogging, some web building, social networks and online marketing. Submit resume as PDF to: apply@maya-entertainment.com

Top digital-entertainment company is seeking assistant to the GM. Responsibilities include: managing calendar, rolling calls, travel, etc. This position provides the opportunity to actively engage in the programming strategy as well as participate in the business development of the network. Candidate will actively interface with the entertainment and production team to continue creating this innovating new-media destination. Ideal applicant will possess prior talent agency/production experience. Please send resumes to: digitalapplicant@gmail.com

Management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a diligent and ambitious candidate to work as a production intern in the Digital Studios department. Applicants must have extensive knowledge of social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, be very detail oriented and have an extended knowledge of YouTube and its back end. Experience with Final Cut Pro and Photoshop is a must. This internship is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the area of digital entertainment as well as develop your professional network and resume. E-mail cover letter, resume or reel to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com

CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)
Bi-Coastal (NY/LA) music management, celebrity and athlete endorsement firm is seeking an eager/hard-working intern to help out at least two full days per week. Clients include high-end celebrities and athletes in music, acting and lifestyle. Must be goal oriented and confidential. Tasks include answering phones, making outgoing calls, research, and basic office skills. Must be competent with Excel and Word. Internship is for school credit only. Please email resumes to ncokas@artistandathlete.com

Partner at talent agency seeking full-time assistant in Branding/Endorsement Dept. Job responsibilities include heavy phones, filing and standard office tasks, handling agent schedule, booking agent and client travel, etc. Position requires experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent writing ability, and professional phone etiquette. Great opportunity for growth. Agency, public relations, or management experience required. This is a New York based position. Please email resumes to agencyjob08@gmail.com.

Established Talent Management Company, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is looking to hire a seasoned Manager and or Agent for their rapidly expanding Below-The-Line Division. They are seeking candidates that are highly motivated, savvy and must come with an existing client list. Competitive salary & commission deal offered. All inquiries will be kept confidential. They are looking to fill positions in both their LA and NY offices. Minimum 5 years’ experience as Below-The-Line Agent or Manager. Please reply to btlmanager2011@yahoo.com with your CV and info.

NY film production company is seeking an Assistant for NY based VP of Marketing. This position is fast paced; candidates should have a focus in Marketing or Marketing assistant experience, and be an excellent multi-tasker with rock-solid administrative skills, phone skills and have knowledge of Photoshop and Adobe products. Also knowledge of Microsoft office programs. We are looking for someone quick, savvy and energetic. Please send resume to greattopassistant@gmail.com

Constellation, an online movie theater channel with offices in NYC, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic start-up environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines. Seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms. Send resume and cover letter to: contact@constellation.tv

GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER
Santa Monica Production Company seeks Front Office Receptionist for day time hours on Saturday and Sunday as well as early evening (5:30 PM to about 10 PM) on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Position will include, but not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, managing all aspects of company mail and shipping as well as other various clerical duties. Please email cover letter and resume to: sheri.ross@verizon.net

Red Granite Pictures is looking for a organized and enthusiastic receptionist to start immediately. Responsibilities include answering phones, preparing expense reports, scheduling meetings, ordering supplies, as well as reading scripts and writing coverage. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. Please email resumes to info@redgranitepictures.com, subject “Reception Opening.” This is a part-time position.

Bi-coastal talent agency is looking for an experienced Receptionist to start immediately. Duties include answering phones, greeting clients, and providing administrative support. Candidates must have experience on an entertainment industry desk, computer savvy, excellent phone etiquette, a strong work ethic, and the ability to learn quickly, multi-task, and be a team player with the right personality. Please email resume and cover letter to: dan@ksrtalent.com.

Boutique beauty agency is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and detailed orientated Receptionist/Assistant Agent. Candidates must be able to answer heavy calls, book travel, have excellent communication and organizational skills, a desire to learn the business and a high level of enthusiasm. Agency experience a plus. Great entry level opportunity to experience the entertainment world. Salary position & more details upon interview. Send cover letters and resumes to asia@eamgmt.com

INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)
The Research & Development/Studio Operations divisions of Marvel Studios are seeking interns interested in comics and film development. Proficiency in Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office are preferred. Interns will be largely responsible for film project research in addition to assisting with administrative tasks Internship runs from Jan to May/June and are 20 hours/week. Interns must receive course credit. Please email resume and cover letter to: marveldevelopmentintern@gmail.com. Attn: Development Internship Coordinator.

Thunder Road Pictures seeks sharp, creative interns passionate about Film and TV. Excellent analytical reading and writing skills necessary, as coverage is expected regularly. Our internship producing program teaches interns the steps taken to develop and produce feature films and television series in a fun, friendly work environment. Car required and all interns must be able to earn credit. Hours are preferably 2-3 full days a week. We are currently hiring interns for Winter/Spring 2012 (Jan-May). Please send cover letter and resume to noah.winter@thunderroadfilms.com

Momentum Entertainment Group, a future generation content studio, is looking for spring interns within the Alternative Department. 20-25 hours a week, willing to work around class schedules. Please email resume and cover letter to internshipmomentum@gmail.com. Students must receive class credit.

Underground Films is looking for interns for their trainee program to start right away. The position is unpaid. You will gain valuable experience and knowledge in the areas of management and production, as well as working in a creative environment. Intern will have the opportunity to attend development meetings, client meetings, generals and listen in on calls. Intern must be able to multi-task as duties include script reading, answering phones, scheduling and other general office duties. No previous experience needed. Please email resume and cover letter to Austin at austin@undergroundfilms.net

Working Title Films is searching for intern candidates for the Spring 2012 semester. WTF is looking for highly capable individuals who have a passion for film and a desire to learn. Candidates must be outgoing, smart self-starters who like to work hard and have fun. Junior and Senior applicants only. Lunch is paid. Please submit resume and cover letter to workingtitlehr@gmail.com with the subject – Internship.

Looking for a smart, hard-working intern to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties at Muse Entertainment, a production company located in Studio City. Position is unpaid. A great opportunity to learn how the development process works alongside high-level execs, as it’s a small office with large projects. Academic credit offered. Please contact museusafrontdesk@gmail.com to be considered.

Prime Universe Productions is looking for enthusiastic interns. We are a very busy production company with numerous projects in various stages of development. This is an extremely creative environment where interns can be as involved in the development process as they want to be. Very important to be a self-starter. Please email resume and brief cover letter to info@primeuniverse.com. Include ”Internship” in the subject line.

Film Rites, a production company founded by Steve Zaillian with a first-look deal at DreamWorks is looking for highly motivated interns to for the Spring 2012 semester. Interns will be exposed to daily operations, learning film development first-hand at an active production company. Duties include script coverage, actor/writer/director lists, administrative (copies, correspondence, phones), scheduling, creative meetings. Knowledge of film and strong writing skills are top priorities. This is an unpaid internship. Resumes should be sent to alex@filmrites.com

UTA writer client looking for an intern to help with research on several projects including two TV pilots and several feature scripts all in development. Must know Final Draft and have good proofreading skills. Hours are flexible, around 5-10/week. Unpaid. In return for their services, they will get career and relationship advice. A good opportunity for aspiring writers/producers to gain experience working with a successful writer. Please send resumes to hymsona@unitedtalent.com

Brand new financier/production company hiring a few interns to start immediately. While the job does not pay it’s a fantastic experience if you put in the work. Must commit to at least 6 months, 2 days a week. Reading on your weekends. We are making films. Duties include office duties (everything that entails). If you haven’t read at least 50 scripts and have no experience doing coverage do not send your resume. Email resumes to filminterns2012@hotmail.com

Academy Award-winning filmmaker seeks an intern for his production company, 2-3 days per week (M/W or M/W/F). Tasks include administrative work, but also a significant amount of development, brainstorming, and coverage. Send resumes to intern.intern.intern@gmail.com. Include a brief cover letter in the body of your email. Put the title of a book (with author) in the subject line. Must be a current college student able to receive credit.

Big Screen Entertainment Group is looking for young, motivated, and enthusiastic interns. Duties will include phones, emails, script coverage and general office support. The position will be 2-3 days per week, 12-15 hours total. We pay for lunch and reimburse for gas. This is a great opportunity to learn the development, production, and distribution sides of the business. Please send cover letters and resumes to adam@bigscreenent.com

Small but prevalent production company seeks creative, tech-savvy critical thinkers that don’t shy away from hard work and a do-it-yourself attitude. This internship revolves around coverage, office duties, and we are looking for individuals who shine in a fast-paced and creative environment. Applications could potentially be an animator, graphic designer, filmmaker, writer, web designer, etc. School credit only. Start January, 2012 (Spring Semester). Send cover letter and resume to ProdCo.Interns@gmail.com

Crucial Films, a busy production company for entertainment mogul Dr. Dre, seeks motivated interns starting in January 2012. Candidates must be fulltime students. Focusing on films/TV, this is a unique opportunity for a very hands on experience. Duties: handle phone calls, set meetings for executives, read and report on scripts. This is an unpaid internship, but will help you take your career to the next level. Send resumes to crucialfilms.asst@gmail.com

Endgame Entertainment is a film production and finance company seeking interns for its work based training program relating to the company’s creative development and business development departments. Interns will gain training and experience in phones, clerical duties, and script coverage. Previous knowledge of script coverage is appreciated but not required. Please send cover letters and resumes to internendgame@gmail.com. Unpaid. School credit only for Spring semester.

High level talent management/production company is seeking interns for the Fall semester. Applicant must be passionate about film industry and acting management with a good talent for script coverage, and must be proficient with answering phones, scheduling, and light office work. Internship is non-paid, and must be for college credit. Please email resumé and cover letter to mosaicinterns2011@gmail.com

Smokewood Entertainment is looking for an intern to assist in post production on their most recently wrapped film, Long Time Gone. Duties will include making runs, assisting with editorial needs and being a liaison between producers and editorial. This is a great opportunity to see how post production works on a feature film and to make connections with professionals in the industry. Please send cover letter and resume to: elizabethcohen3@gmail.com

Original Film seeks sharp interns passionate about film and eager to learn. Friendly work environment. Past interns have been hired. Responsibilities include reading, coverage, research, and general demands of an office. An excellent opportunity to learn in an active environment. 2-3 days/week preferred. Class credit available. Email resumes to intern@moritzfilm.com

Film finance company and its literary management subsidiary seek office interns for the winter/spring 2012 season. Duties will range from going on runs, general office tasks, backup reception / assistants, script coverage, and research projects. Availability required is 2 days a week M-F 9am – 7pm. School credit required, no exceptions. Candidates that do not meet these requirements need not apply. Please send attached cover letters and resumes to officeinterns@gmail.com

Bold Management & Production, a boutique management company representing artists in the areas of Talent, Literary and Music, seeks creative, outgoing, organized individuals for 3 day/week unpaid internships. Duties include but not limited to rolling calls, script coverage, project tracking, talent submissions, appointment scheduling, support with booking bands to local music venues, developing relationships with leading music blogs and general office duties. Email resumes to: assistant@boldmp.com> College credit given if applicable.

FilmNation Entertainment is a development and production company based out of Beverly Hills. This company is a great place to see the whole process of filmmaking, from development through delivery. Duties include heavy amounts of script reading and coverage as well as answering phones, and greeting clients. Interns are expected to be detail oriented, proactive, hardworking, and excited by this industry. Internship is unpaid. Parking is provided. Please email resumes and cover letters to laoffice@wearefilmnation.com

Global artist/brand management firm seeks motivated, hard-working interns available 3-5 days/week. Responsibilities include handling phones, merchandise and product inventory, in addition to general administrative duties. The ideal candidate is a team player who takes initiative and sees projects through to completion. This position requires a great deal of professionalism and attention to detail. Internships are unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume to assistant@jamincla.com

Intern for Pilot Presentation. Start immediately. January shoot. Prefer someone with production experience and Final Draft to assist with script compilation. Must be a team player to work alongside producers, cast, and crew. PC literate. Assist in various aspects of production, organizing office, phones. This could become a full time job when/if the show goes to series. Valley location. We’ll need someone 5 days/week. Small weekly stipend. themensroomtv@att.net

Steve Carr is currently looking for interns for his production company Rumpus Entertainment. Duties will be script coverage, general administrative tasks, and the occasional errand. This internship is for college credit. We ask that interns have a car, a laptop, and are available 2 days a week. Forward resumes and attachments in the body of an email to asst@rumpusla.com

Scenario, a new literary management and production company, offers interns a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience and earn great references by working with our writers, directors, and creative producers in the story development process doing story analysis, research, and notes. Part-time and full-time positions are available (including optional evening and weekend hours) for this unpaid internship. For more details, email internships@scenario-la.com

Color Force, Nina Jacobson’s production company, is currently seeking interns for the Spring. We are looking for motivated, self-starters who are eager to learn more about the development and production process to intern 2-3 full days per week. We are a small and hands-on company. In addition to general administrative tasks, our interns attend ideas meetings, write script coverage, and complete research projects. The internship is unpaid and college credit is required. Please submit a cover letter and resume to colorforceintern@gmail.com

Leading Reality Television Show is seeking interns to aid in the preproduction of our second season. Interns will work alongside world class talent as well as top level television producers. Responsibilities will include: research, correspondence, scheduling, and errands. Positions are unpaid however successful completion of internship will likely lead to employment. Fluency in Hebrew and English a plus. Please email resumes and cover letters to lalalandintern@gmail.com

OddLot Entertainment is looking for interns seeking hands-on experience in film development/production. Duties include covering scripts, participating in Weekend Read meetings, phone reception, errands, etc. We’re looking for candidates who are outgoing, organized, and have a hunger to learn the ins and outs of film production. While the internship is unpaid, we provide lunch. Please email your cover letter/resume to internship@oddlotent.com, Attn: Office Manager/HR, with subject line P&D Internship Spring 2012. 11/18
IM Global, the leading sales company and financier is seeking interns in the sales, acquisitions, and finance departments. Duties include: phones, reading scripts, other admin responsibilities in a fast-paced setting. Internship is unpaid but school credit available. Great opportunity to gain hands-on experience from one of the most successful companies in the field. Please send resume to:
imglobal2011@gmail.com

Boutique talent agency in Santa Monica seeks intelligent, creative and computer-savvy intern with a great attitude and an interest in learning the industry. You will be involved in talent submissions, coverage, answering phones, assisting with contracts, filing, as well as other general administrative duties. Two full days (10am-5pm) a week minimum. Internship is unpaid, but school credit available. We are a small company so our interns get a real hands-on experience and an extraordinary education. Please submit cover letter, resume and availability to glickasst@glickagency.com

Myriad Pictures is a Santa Monica based development, production and film sales company. Interns tasks include reading, coverage, participation in weekend read meetings, general office duties, errands, covering desks, and research. Applicants should be capable, motivated, responsible, detail-oriented, and proficient in Word/Excel/Outlook. This is an incredible opportunity to experience multiple aspects of the film industry. This internship is unpaid, and participants must be eligible to receive academic credit. Flexible schedule. Please send resume and cover letter to juliana.dacunha@myriadpictures.com

Production Company, with films in development, is looking for an intern to start as soon as possible. Duties include: answering phones, scheduling, writing script coverage, and various other jobs. You will get the chance to work closely with the CEO and see firsthand how a production company is run. Please send cover letter and resume to PantheonAsst@gmail.com

Busy film producer seeks part-time assistant or intern, depending on experience. Ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized, and has great communication and computer skills. Responsibilities include clerical duties, and participating in development, production and post-production. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese a major plus. Please forward resume and cover letter to janetyang1@gmail.com

Miss World, a documentary film produced and directed by Cecilia Peck is seeking an unpaid intern to start immediately and work 2-3 days a week on post-production (flexible schedule.) Ideal candidate will be proactive, energetic, and possess very strong computer, research, and writing skills. You may receive school credit. Please send your resume and cover letter to cecilia@linordocumentary.com

A small independent production company is seeking interns for an exciting documentary on music art and film now entering post-production. This a great way to get hands on film/TV skills as you will be assisting the Editor with transcription and tape logging. Unfortunately the position is unpaid, but future opportunities with the company may be available. Please send a pdf of your resume and a cover letter to documentaryartmusic@gmail.com

An A-list management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a diligent and ambitious intern interested in working in the television development. Tasks include answering phones, managing schedules, working with client, and going on runs. This is a great opportunity to gain work experience in the management area of the entertainment field as well as develop your professional network and resume. Previous desk experience is preferred but not required. This internship is not paid. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com

Four By Two Films is currently seeking reliable interns with an interest in comedy, writing, development and production. Responsibilities include script coverage, phones, office management, project research, and occasional runs. This is a non-paid internship. College credit necessary. Ideally looking for 2-3 day/week commitment. Please email resumes and cover letters with your availability to: internapp1@gmail.com

River Road Entertainment is seeking reliable, enthusiastic interns for winter/spring. Responsibilities include: script coverage, projects (writer/director lists, research), and administrative support (phones, copies). Contribute in creative meetings, and learn the development process firsthand. Candidates should have strong interest in feature film development, superior writing skills, and great taste! Send resume, cover letter and coverage samples, if available to resumes@rivroad.com. Credit required.

Talent-based feature production company with a focus on comedy is currently seeking reliable interns with an interest in writing, development and production. Responsibilities include script coverage, phones, office management, project research, and occasional runs. This is a non-paid internship. College credit necessary. Ideally looking for 2-3 day/week commitment. Please email resumes and cover letters with your availability to: internapp1@gmail.com

Mandate Pictures seeks interns for its spring semester film development internship program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: reading and evaluating script, book, and article submissions, updating script and DVD databases, pitching material to executives, attending weekly staff meetings, compiling film festival grids, researching short films and up-and-coming talent, and covering executives’ desks/phones when relevant. The internship also involves a Q&A dinner with Mandate’s creative executives and intern seminars on film finance and film marketing. Candidates must be eligible to receive college credit. Send resume and cover letter to mandatepicturesinternship@gmail.com

Intrigue Entertainment seeks interns for the winter/spring term. We are currently in Studio City, but will be relocating to the westside early next year, and interns are expected to be available at both locations. Duties include conducting project research, writing coverage, and general administrative tasks. Ideal candidates will be professional and be committed to at least three days a week. Candidate must supply his/her own laptop and should have their own transportation. Position is unpaid.
Email cover letter and resume in the body of the email, with subject line “Internship” to:
info@intrigueent.com

Interns needed immediately for a comedy pilot presentation for AMC. Interns will spend time in the production office as well as on set. Internship begins immediately. Shoot starts November 15th and lasts 4 days. Applicants must have a car and a valid drivers license. Send resume to: intern@op-ent.com

Samuel Goldwyn Films is looking for hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include film festival prep, script reading and screening movies coverage, research, and general office needs. We are looking for someone to commit to 2 or more days/week in our Beverly Hills office. Students must be enrolled in a recognized academic institution. Please email resumes to margot@samuelgoldwyn.com

Lawrence Bender Productions seeks Fall & Spring Session interns with a motivated attitude to start immediately as well as for our next intern session. Heavy reading, answering phones, runs and the opportunity to sit in creative meetings. Must have a car, all mileage reimbursed. Hours: 9am-7pm, 2-3 days a week. Please send resumes and cover letters as attachments to: lbproductionsinterns@gmail.com

Katalyst Films’ Production Department seeks bright, qualified interns for the Spring semester 2012. Interns must receive college credit and commit to at least 2days a week. An interest in production is desired; duties include supporting the Vice President of Production, organizing and prepping shoots, dealing with logistics, helping to facilitate communication and assisting with basic finance processes. Please submit a brief cover letter with a resume (PDF attachment preferred) to productionintern2011@gmail.com

Blumhouse Productions is looking for 4 creatively-minded, enthusiastic, and intelligent interns to be a part of a growing company in the heart of Hollywood. Responsibilities include coverage, office duties, and you will have the chance to get creatively involved with our current projects as well! Students with film/tv production degrees are preferred! Please email all resumes to blumhouseproductions@gmail.com

Angry Films is looking for highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of script libraries, script coverage, regular office duties and phones, spending one on one time with producers assisting them, and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car and have the ability to multitask and be organized. Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume in body of email to angryfilmscal@gmail.com

Practical Pictures is looking for interns (unpaid, starting Jan 3rd). Hands-on interfacing with the producer bosses in a small company– you’ll need some experience (phones, computers). We’re in post on AMERICAN REUNION (PIE), releasing 4/16/12. We also have development projects at every studio. If you’re able to work 2 full days, please email resumes to practicalintern@yahoo.com

Vuguru, an independent Beverly Hills-based studio funded by Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company and Rogers Media, seeks motivated interns. Selected applicants will have an opportunity to work alongside executives in Development, Production, Post Production, Distribution, Marketing and Legal. Unpaid/academic credit only for the Spring 2012 semester. Positions available beginning mid-December2011. Minimum four days per week. Must have car. Resumes to internshipv@gmail.com. Please specify department of interest. No cover letter required.

Beverly Hills literary management company seeks efficient, intelligent, creative interns to start immediately. Duties include but not limited to script coverage, phone duty, office duties, running errands, scheduling, and research. Candidates should be creative thinkers, great multi-taskers and possess excellent communication skills. These are non-paying, part-time internships but will be an amazing opportunity for anyone willing to learn to about the industry. Please send cover letter and resumes to fall.internships.la@gmail.com

The Gersh Agency seeks dedicated interns for year-round internships for our Talent, Motion Picture Literary, Television and Comedy departments. Responsibilities include reading/covering scripts for consideration, rolling calls, actor submissions, and general office duties. Furthermore, our internship provides the opportunity to shadow Assistants and Agents in their day-to-day activities. Interns are required to work with us 1-2 days a week and supply evidence of school credit. To apply, please email your resume to: hr@gershla.com. Be sure to include a short paragraph detailing your interest in our Internship Program.


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Orgone
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Orgone Los Angeles?Funk / Soul / Afro-beat??or·gone (ôr’gon) ?n. A universal life force, a cosmic unit of energy, the creative force in nature.

Los Angeles based band Orgone is many souls with a cosmic connection, a natural creative force and musicians who have played together for years. They are self schooled and continue to shape their musical voice as a solid unit of guys who hang, spin records and jam out their shared inspirations. With a rooted sense of funk, soul, afrobeat, deep rhythms and an intimate understanding of dj culture as well as each others’ individual talents, Orgone seamlessly slides through multiple styles and dynamic performances. The group continuously injects whatever they play with a heavy brand of raw funk power.

At the core of the band is a rhythm section comprised of close friends who have played together for more than 10 years. Having grown artistically as a unit they function as one organic and intuitive whole. The orginal 5-member band started out by putting their own gritty takes on tunes by the likes of the JBs, the Meters, Booker T. and the MGs, Grant Green and Funkadelic among many others. They quickly gained underground respect and die hard fans. With their searing live sets and original instrumentals, Orgone soon released their debut self titled CD, “Orgone,” in 2002. The result was a collection of all original down home, transcendental, tough and gritty funk instrumentals.

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Watch video of al-Hakim and exposed Govenor Jerry Brown Covering for Judges, DA, City Attorney’s from Oakland and San Leandro that he was suppose to Investigate 4 Fraud! Watch the story with video and documents at:
http://tinyurl.com/ljk8av

Unlike the late, great Gil Scott-Herron said, you can watch the OCCUPY RE-EVOLUTION from the comfort of your home or away on our 24/7 live television feed from OCCUPY OAKLAND and the other OCCUPY Movements around the world on the Nowtruth.org website here:

http://nowtruth.org/occupy-oakland-occupy-wall-street/

Crooked former Oakland City Attorney John Russo was forced to resign from a constant three year barrage of fact laden reports of fraud and corruption by Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim, has been appointed the Alameda city manager position sources have confirmed. You can view the 2009 video of former Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s Political Suicide- Must Resign!

al-Hakim has over 87,000 signatures and implores everyone to click on any one of the links and sign the Petition To The Honorables President Barack Obama and United States Attorney General Eric Holder to raise it’s investigation of corruption involving then Attorney General Jerry Brown, Oakland City Attorney John Russo, former Oakland and current San Leandro City Attorney Jayne Williams, former District Attorney Tom Orloff, and current District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley.
http://ex-why.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/

http://nowtruth.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/

http://superstarmanagement.com/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-obama/

http://amwftrust.org/petition-to-the-honorable-president-barack-hussein-obama-ii/

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Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu
with The Cannabinoids

The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Day: Fri, Dec 9, 2011
Showtime: 9:00 PM
Doors open: 8:00 PM
Erykah Badu was born Erica Wright in Dallas, Texas, in 1972. By the age of 14, Erykah was free-styling for a local radio station alongside such talent as Roy Hargrove, who, incidentally, was a talented beat-boxer back in the 80’s and who is now a very successful session musician in his own right. In her early youth, she decided to change the spelling of her name from Erica to Erykah, as she firmly believed her original name to be her ‘slave’ name. The term ‘kah’ signifies the inner self, which, when translated from Muslim, means ‘can do no wrong’. Her surname, Badu, derives from an Arabic word which means ‘to manifest truth and light’. After completing her theatre studies at university in 1993, Erykah Badu decided to concentrate on her music. She began to teach children how to sing and dance, whilst also performing in a hip-hop act with her cousin entitled Erykah Free. The following year Erykah met Tim Grace, of Legacy Entertainment. He listened to a demo once and decided to sign the young hip-hop duo without further hesitation. He then successfully managed to book Erykah Free to open for such established hip-hop crews as A Tribe Called Quest and Arrested Development. Erykah began recording the Baduizm set in 1996 and worked with such talented producers as ?love and Richard Nichols of The Roots, James Poyser and N’dambi. February of 1997 couldn’t possibly have been a bigger year for Erykah. Her debut album was released and it achieved platinum status in under a month; her live shows received continual praise and her popularity increased dramatically. Erykah Badu had finally arrived on the big stage. Erykah Badu inevitably drew close comparisons to the legendary Billie Holiday. The formers blend of old soul, jazz and hip-hop, fused with a hypnotic flow is capable of stirring the deepest emotions, and Erykah’s place amongst today’s elite female soul artists of the world is already well and truly assured.

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The High School Tour

Snoop Dog & Wiz Khalifa

The Warfield
982 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Day: Mon, Dec 12, 2011
Showtime: 8:00 PM
Doors open: 7:00 PM
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The Velveteen Rabbit
Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson.
November 26, 2011, at 2 p.m.

Novellus Theater at YBCA
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street)
San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
415.978.ARTS (2787)

ODC/Dance — one of America’s most exciting contemporary dance companies, returns to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to present their 25th season of this beloved Bay Area production.

Brimming with with, festive costumes, madcap characters and the perfect amount of holiday cheer, ODC/Dance is proud to present Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real. Emotionally told though music, dance and a powerful narration recorded by Bay Area actor Geoff Hoyle, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love.

For more information go to http://www.odcdance.org, for Group Sales 10+ contact groupsales@odcdance.org or call 415-678-5956, for Family Pack discounts call YBCA Box Office at 415.978.2787 (Closed Mondays) The “Milk & Cookies post-performance party in the YBCA FORUM on Sun, Nov 27th must be ordered separately from the 2pm performance.

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Fela

November 15, 2011 -December 11, 2011
8:00PM

Curran Theatre
445 Geary St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Fela! is presented by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the first time they’ve produced a Broadway show. Fela! was created by Bill T. Jones. Jones choreographed, wrote the play book for, and directed Fela! Jones created his own dance company, has won a MacArthur Genius Award, a Harlem Renaissance Award, an Obie, and a Tony, among many other honors.

Fela! documents the incredible true story of Fela Kuti, a musician from Nigeria who pioneered Afro beat music, and who fought for civil rights and against political corruption in his native country.

Fela was initially going to be a doctor, but decided to be a musician instead, fusing many different styles and the sounds of his native country into what eventually became known as his own distinct and complex style of music, Afrobeat.

The Political Struggles of Fela

Fela first started calling his music Afrobeat in the late sixties, and as his career progressed, his music got more political, much to the chagrin of the Nigerian government, who attacked the commune where Fela lived, destroying his studio, and beating him badly (Fela’s mother was killed during the attack).

But this didn’t quiet Fela or his music, which continued to infuriate the government. Fela also tried to run for President in Nigeria’s first elections in over ten years. When Fela died in 1997, over a million people came to the funeral chanting “Fela will live forever,” and a shrine was built in his honor.

It has been said that hip-hop would not exist without Fela’s music, and he was also described as a combination of James Brown, Muhammad Ali, and Bob Dylan. Eventually Fela’s music was re-released, and several musical shows showcasing his story and life hit the stage (recently a movie from Focus Features about the life of Fela was made for release in 2010).

Fela! was first performed off-Broadway in 2008, and it was a huge success, hitting Broadway the following year, with the help of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jay-Z, and several other producers. The music of Fela has also been provided by Antibalas, a modern nine-piece afrobeat band. Fela! of course also features the incredible legacy of music he left behind, and his musical and political legacy still live on strong.

The Triumph of Fela

The musical Fela! is an incredible explosion of music, color and culture. The website http://www.felaonbroadway.com notes, “Please be advised that Fela! has loud sound effects, smoke and haze effects and strobe effects. “The Broadway experience can be like sitting with blinders on,” the creator of Fela! told Billboard. “This is a show you enjoy as much with your body as with your mind. It’s free and communal.”

Fela! is presented by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the first time they’ve produced a Broadway show. Fela! was created by Bill T. Jones. Jones choreographed, wrote the play book for, and directed Fela! Jones created his own dance company, has won a MacArthur Genius Award, a Harlem Renaissance Award, an Obie, and a Tony, among many other honors.

Fela! has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, and has won three: Best Choreography, Best Costume Design for a Musical, and Best Sound Design for a Musical.

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The Duke Ellington Orchestra
Sun, Dec 11, 2011 8:00pm
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco , CA 94199
$15 to $68- Half price for ages 17 and under
Conductor/Performers
The Duke Ellington Orchestra

The music of Duke Ellington defies any strict categorization. Call it Jazz, call it Swing, call it Big Band. But whatever you call it, call it the music that will make you want to dance in the aisles of Davies Symphony Hall! Don’t you dare miss The Duke Ellington Orchestra in a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’ concert of music from the great Ellington songbook, including holiday hits and some of his best loved tunes. One happenin’ night only!

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Colors of Christmas

FEATURING
Peabo Bryson
Jennifer Holliday
Lea Salonga
Ben Vereen
With
San Francisco Symphony

Tuesday, December 13-15, 2011
8:00 pm at

Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
It’s a night like no other and a holiday tradition at Davies Symphony Hall. Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Lea Salonga and Ben Vereen celebrate at the annual Colors of Christmas concerts with the San Francisco Symphony, with director Jeffery Williams and the A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir, performing traditional Christmas favorites and their individual hits. Hear these sensational singers perform their pop hits and Christmas favorites in a memorable concert sure to keep you clapping.

Peabo Bryson
vocals

Peabo Bryson
Peabo Bryson is one of the premier male vocalists in contemporary music and with twenty-five years of music-making to his credit. Peabo Bryson is expanding his creative horizons as a producer and songwriter….

Jennifer Holliday
vocals

Jennifer Holliday
Born October 19, 1960, Riverside, Texas, Jennifer Holliday is a two-time Grammy Award®-winning African-American singer and actress. Some of her works include: * 1983 Feel My Soul #31 U….

Lea Salonga
vocals

Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga-Chien is a Filipina singer and actress. She is best known for originating the lead role of Kim in the musical Miss Saigon, for which she won the Olivier, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theatre World awards….

Ben Vereen
vocals

Ben Vereen
Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. H…San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony
Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience…

A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir
Jeffery Williams, director

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Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble

Day: Sat, Dec 24, 2011
Showtime: 7:00 and 9:00 PM
Doors open: 6:00 PM
SLIM’S
333 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-0333

The principal purpose of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Ensemble is to employ black gospel music to express the power of spirit and bring a message of faith, hope, love and joy to the country and to the world, to exemplify through interfaith, multi-racial and multi-cultural membership the principles of equality, justice, peace, unity and cooperation and to serve as a model for what is possible among all people. Please join us at Slim’s for our annual Christmas tradition!

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ZONGO JUNCTION/ TURKUAZ

Day: Thur, Dec 29, 2011
Showtime: 9:00 PM
Doors open: 8:00 PM
SLIM’S
333 11th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-255-0333

Zongo Junction embodies the wealth of Brooklyn’s musical diversity, by melding traditional West African rhythms with Funk, Jazz and Soul from the U.S. Heavily influenced by Nigerian superstar, political activist and afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, the 13-piece ensemble gets audiences riled up and dancing at every show they put on.

The band was conceived in early 2007 by drummer Charles Ferguson and original keyboardist, Adam Coopersmith while the two attended the New School in New York City. When Charles returned from a six-month trip to Ghana, where he studied African highlife music and traditional xylophone technique, he teamed up with Adam and 11 other musicians to form Zongo Junction. The name comes from the bus stop from which Charles lived off of while living in Accra, Ghana.

The band was well received from the start. Their club debut at Public Assembly (formerly the Galapagos Arts Center) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in July was a huge success, and led to a monthly residency for the duration of the year. Since then, the band has performed at some of New York’s most illustrious venues including the Knitting Factory and Le Poisson Rouge as well as Williams College in Williamstown, MA and the Elbo Room in San Francisco where they played a sold out show the night before New Year’s in 2009.

The core of the band was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been playing music together virtually since they were all still in diapers. Five members of the band were part of the prestigious Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble (alumni include: Joshua Redman, Peter Apfelbaum, Will Bernard, Benny Green) and twice toured Europe. All members moved to New York after High School to attend music programs at The New School and New York University.

Turkuaz is comprised of Brooklyn’s funkiest and brightest. The two founding members, Taylor Shell and Dave Brandwein, met at Berklee College of Music in Boston. As members of the Galaxy Smith Digital Media Collective (Galaxysmith.com) they are now kicking things into high gear with their 8 – 13 piece (depending on the occasion) high energy funk band. Influences range from the Talking Heads to James Brown – P-Funk to Jamiroquai – creating a show which is an eclectic mix of funk influences and sounds from all over the board. When the group takes their party to the stage it certainly is a spectacle to be remembered.

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Start YOUR OWN FREE FOOD Program

From the great success that we have had with our Free Food Programs established in the 1950’s by my Parents, Aaron and Margaret Wallace, we have since been instrumental in the founding and supplying of other free food service organizations around the country.
With the demand for our help in creating these organizations being driven by the skyrocketing need for the services, we have decided to open up our efforts to all interested in starting a food pantry for the needy.
We can provide access to the training necessary to qualify your organization and partner you with the local organizations and businesses that can support your efforts. Contact us and we will help you through the RED TAPE and push your program to success!
Here’s some new videos for the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Social Services Programs. The first is the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Free Food Program Celebrity Giving Back

The second one is Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Kids Celebrity Gift BackPacks.

You can view the following Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation, SemiFreddi’s, Trader Joe’s, Little Ceasar’s Pizza, Marshawn Lynch’s “Fam1ly F1rst” and Leon Powe’s “Fresh Start Oakland”:

Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 1

Santa Fe Elementary Little Caesars Pizza Part 2

You can listen to or download many of the Public Service Announcements for our partners that were broadcast over national radio on the page “A& MWF Supports Inter-Faith Multi-Cultural Events” at: http://amwftrust.org/a-mwf-supports-inter-faith-multi-cultural-events/. We have provided and we have produced videos from some of them as well.  We will do one for any of our partners that work with us.

Alameda County Community Food Bank!

The Alameda County Community Food Bank is looking for new member agencies that will provide food bags and/or hot meals to Alameda County community members year-round.

We are especially interested in new member agencies that are:

Open during high-need times of afternoon, evening, and/or weekend hours
Serving clients in high-need areas of:
Downtown Oakland/Chinatown (94612 zip code)
West Oakland (94607 zip code)
East Oakland-Eastlake area (94606 zip code)
East Oakland- Elmhurst area (94603 zip code)
East Oakland- Fruitvale area (94601 zip code)
San Leandro & San Lorenzo area
Tri-Cities area (Fremont, Newark, Union City)
Benefits of Membership
Membership gives your agency:

Free & low-cost food (including free farm-fresh produce)
Free trainings & skill-building sessions
Opportunities to apply for grants to increase agency capacity
Access to free nutritional education services, Food Stamp (CalFresh) outreach services, and the emergency food referral Helpline
To become a Member Agency, your organization must:

Be a non-profit, charitable organization that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. (Other 501c organizations, such as 501c5, do not qualify).
Operate an emergency food program, such as a food pantry, hot meal program/soup kitchen, or emergency shelter that is open to walk-in clients.*
Distribute food regularly for at least 3 months prior to applying for membership.
Provide food directly to individuals and families in need. At least 51% of your clients must be low-income.
Distribute Food Bank food at no charge. Your agency may not ask for donations from clients for food.
Not require clients to work or to attend any religious activities in exchange for food or meals.
Be willing to follow Food Bank regulations such as (but not limited to) submitting monthly food distribution reports and taking food safety training once per year.
* Please note: The Food Bank is not accepting new non-emergency programs at this time. Non-emergency programs include day care sites, afterschool programs, rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, and residential programs.

New Member Agency Application Process:

Contact the Food Bank’’s Agency Services staff to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership. You can email us at agency (at) accfb.org or call us at 510-635-3663 ext. 365.
Agency Services staff will work with you to determine your eligibility
Attend a series of 2 trainings. At least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency must attend EACH of the trainings. We welcome (and highly encourage) agencies to bring more than 2 staff/volunteers to attend each training.
Note: The last round of training dates for 2011 has already passed. The next round of training dates will be sometime in January – March 2012. Please contact us to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership so that we can contact you when these dates have been scheduled.
Submit a New Member Agency Application. Applications can only be submitted after at least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency have completed all 2 trainings.
Complete a successful site visit at your agency. Food Bank Agency Services staff will visit your site to see your program, facilities, and review food safety policies.
Applications will be reviewed by the Agency Relations Committee. The Agency Relations Committee, a Food Bank board committee of staff and volunteers from current member agencies, will review and select member agencies eligible to join the Food Bank. Decisions are usually made within 6-8 weeks from the training dates.
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FREE Business Strategic Plan

Are you interested in growing your business?
We are offering a FREE Business analysis and will discuss your needs for an overall Strategic Plan including a Website upgrade with a national media campaign, after you have completed the Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire on our website and schedule a meeting to contract our services and move forward to SUCCESS!

We can mount a media campaign for you with events and advantages your business offers to potential clients as the centerpiece of that effort. This could not only provide exposure and build your new brand, but could also build your business development with corporate sponsors, business partners, non-profit organizations and donors.

You could be your own special BRAND within and without the business campaign! This will not detract from the business campaign in any way and inevitably lead to other business opportunities, and a very effective social position that will allow you to achieve more business goals!

We will be integrally involved in creating the campaign concept with you as both a separate branded entity and the business brand. We would develop them within the overall brand platform and defining a tangible brand experience across the myriad offerings of the business services and social activities. Our work will touch on all aspects of the business as a brand, and the brand’s physical presentation; client offerings; programs; events; promotions; Web site; marketing; advertising; publicist; social media managements; sponsorship vehicles; and creation of “your business Community” through multi-channel strategies for both traditional and new media to engender an engaging, interactive and sustainable customer experience.

We will to develop and create expedient, viable, replicable solutions to optimize your bottom line, raise your public profile and social perception while increasing the satisfaction quotient for your customers.

As a means for us to move forward I would like to begin the initial intake process for you as a Strategic Planning Client. To that end I would like you are to complete our on-line “Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire” on our website at:
http://ex-why.com/strategic-planning-client-questionnaire/.

Complete the form as thoroughly as you can so that we can move forward in an informed, intelligent way to achieve your stated goals.

If you like, please fill out the  Website Design Client Questionnaire at: http://ex-why.com/website-design-client-questionnaire/ to give us a good idea of your website needs. This will help clarify your website goals, design ideas, features, budget, and timeline. The more details you can give us, the better we will understand your needs and be able to provide you with the best service possible. As always if you get stuck or have questions, please give us a quick call and we will be glad to help.
The things that I feel you needs to address on your website/blog are:
1) E-Commerce with PayPal and all top payment services (including charitable donations),
2) Forms completion,
3) Cloud Storage for documents with selective access,
4) Video Conferencing and Chat,
5) Client Services Web Chat,
6) Audio and Video Display,
7) Members Only and Private Pages access,
8) Blog Post latest news and messages

You should take the time while at the website to review a great source of information on our company here and more useful information on the following pages:
Social Media Management at:  http://ex-why.com/branded-social-media-management/
Publicist Services at: http://ex-why.com/publicist-services/
New Client Questionnaire at:  http://ex-why.com/new-client-questionnaire/

There is much work to do and we are committed and prepared to work with you and look forward to our attaining success beyond your wildest dream!

Thank you again for allowing us to help you as we look forward to many more successful efforts!

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The Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation(A&MWF) is a non-denominational, multi-cultural,100% volunteer financed and operated relief organization that provides FREE food, medicine, clothing, educational and employment opportunities, mental and physical health referrals, legal aid, shelter and other necessities to individuals, children, families, and organizations who lack these essentials for any reason. We provide private school and college admissions educational opportunities; assists with referrals for job training and placement; rental assistance; social services assistance; homelessness assistance; mental and physical health assistance; medical assistance and legal aid assistance referrals FREE for ANYONE whom has the need at the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation website.Providing The Necessities For Success In Life

A&MWF, a public services organization based on GIVING AND SHARING, has created a 100% volunteer self-operated, self-supported, self financed model defined by developing the marketplace of a network that features high-performing results in the invaluable areas of: youth development; elementary, secondary and college education; poverty alleviation; mental and physical health medical services; social services, as well as other economic-empowerment programs for individuals, families; and small businesses.

A&MWF delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to over 4,000 individuals- children, families, and organizations per month who lack these essentials and is pioneering a new trend, as government and community funds grapple with the recession and the challenges of raising funds, WE have forged an awareness and sustained an effort to connect those in dire need with service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups with these causes. We have taken community foundations and moved into social networking, reaching beyond static “bricks and mortar” to interactive Web sites to serve as a dynamic virtual clearinghouses or “town square” that holds conversations between those in NEED and their local charities, citizens, donors, and volunteers.

A&MWF has made it easy and effortless for service providers, donors, volunteers and nonprofit groups to connect with those in NEED, as we have received more individuals needs profiles submitted on this site. The profiles include their contact information, information about their needs, desired solutions, pleas for their need satisfaction, and a listing of opportunities to achieve their solution. We also have profiles submitted of individuals as prospective donors or volunteers, include information about the causes that interest them.

If you or someone that you know needs Quality of Life Aid, PLEASE fill out the form below so that we can determine the best way to assist them.

Anyone can register at http://AMWFTRUST.ORG by submitting an online request form in a strictly confidential submission and they can also feel free to call the number (510) 394-4101 as well.

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We custom design, write, direct, produce, perform and provide all talent for the motion picture or television project, stage play, entertainment event, commercial ads, film trailers, soundtracks, the jingle, voice overs, and all promotions associated with the product.
We are developing jobs for actors, producers, directors, casting directors, and writers in the entertainment, commercial advertisement, stage, film and television fields.
To that end , our management agency would like you to provide us with a list of your castings calls that might fit this description for consideration in placement for jobs that you have.
We would be interested in any roles for anyone of our 10,000 Professional Athletes, Entertainers, Celebrity, Musicians, and Actors direct email recipients; our over 270,000 list members; and our over 21 million total readers of the publications we submit to.
As you can tell from our roster of talent, our Casting Division has a unique advantage in all forms of casting. With the growing popularity of ‘film and music video-style’ products, we have found that directors and producers value our ability to call in seasoned, serious talent from the film and television industries to add depth and quality to performances in stage, film, television and commercials.
More than two decades of feature film, television and commercial casting experience has provided us with strong relationships with agents, managers and talent which helps us to find the necessary talent to create innovative, creative and one-of-a-kind artistic product.
We can send Photos, Bios, videos, Comp Cards, CV with samples of work and salary requirements, where necessary. We are members of the Casting Society of America (C.S.A.), Independent Film Producers (I.F.P.), Screen Actors Guild (S.A.G.), and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) to list a few.
There are some good entertainment industry job listings on the “Casting Page” with Executive jobs in Sports and Entertainment with casting calls, auditions, and internships on the front page at http://eX-whY.com!

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November-December 2011 New Job Listings

EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Television / feature film production company is seeking a Creative Executive. Must have one to two years’ experience in TV. Responsibilities include script coverage, compiling writer/director/actor lists, research and writing detailed notes.  Must be familiar with TV writers and showrunners and the general TV development landscape.  Executive will be expected to bring in projects and work across both TV (scripted and reality) and Features.  Will also assist two senior development executives with some administrative tasks (scheduling/research) when necessary.  Send cover letter and resume to tvfilmexecjob@gmail.com

The Robert Simonds Company (Culver City) Veteran producer Robert Simonds seeks Creative Executive to assist in development of star-driven scripts. New venture startup backed by private equity firm TPG. Salary commensurate with experience. Please forward cover letter and resume for consideration to rsasst@rscfilms.com

Beverly Hills-based TV Production & Distribution Company seeks Director of International Distribution.  Minimum of 2 years’ experience in worldwide sales of TV programming required.  Most qualified applicant will be driven, organized, with existing contacts around the world.  Please send resume and cover letter to:  TVDistCo@yahoo.com

A west-side entertainment company seeks Accounting Manager to work with the Controller and CFO.  Salary $50K to $65K. Responsibilities: supervision of accounts payable, preparation and analysis of cost reports compared to budget, journal entries, account reconciliations, financial close, ad hoc reporting, and special projects. The ideal candidate will have an accounting degree with 2-4 years of experience. CPA, prior film company experience, or familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics AX would be a plus. Email resume to temporary email address pwiowarnert@dunflimblag.mailexpire.com

Bi-Coastal Talent Management is seeking an experienced talent manager for its Los Angeles office. Experience at either a management office or talent agency is a must. A client list that comes with you is a major plus. We are also open to applicants with agent or manager assistant experience who have established industry relationships. We will also consider a creative deal with “small shop” or sole proprietor manager with a great list and desire to join a well-respected bi-coastal team at a respected management firm. Send resumes to jeff@mksd.com

The Association of Talent Agents, is looking for a full-time Executive Coordinator/Office Administrator.  Provide daily administrative support to the Executive Director. Coordinate events, meetings and seminars. Create and maintain Board Meeting “Minutes”. Computer literacy using MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) & Website HTML skills a plus. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Minimum of three years experience supporting a high level executive. Benefits include medical, 401(k), vacation. Email resume to Shellie@agentassociation.com

Busy commercial production company in Culver City, Los Angeles seeks Staff Bidder/Production Manager. Ideal candidate will have commercial bidding or production managing experience.  Responsibilities will include bidding, bid research, systems management, supervision of freelance crews, and assisting Executive Producer. Please email resume, and a cover letter describing your history in commercial production and your personal goals. Please forward your information to staffpmjob@gmail.com

A boutique Talent Agency is interested is seeking an on-camera Commercial Talent Agent or a Youth Talent Agent for immediate openings. We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated, agent to provide day to day submissions, pitches, negotiations as well as to help meet the department’s future expansion goals. Great relationships with casting directors. We are a cozy, pleasant, friendly, hip workplace. Name your email “Talent Agent Opening(your name/phones) and send to talentagencyopening@gmail.com

Leading independent reality Production Company, based in Los Angeles, seeks Manager of Development to join its innovative and growing department. Key qualities include solid writing skills, strong work ethic, and sharp intellect. Applicants must have experience researching, developing and formatting original program ideas, and have a sincere interest in non-scripted television.  Ability to shoot, edit, and run shoots a plus. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to development.mgmt.job@gmail.com

Leading talent & literary management company is looking for a mailroom supervisor. Must have knowledge of office machines and be technologically savvy. Knowledge of Avaya phone system a plus. You will set up headsets for employees, program phones, supervise shipping, maintain the Xerox & binding machines, order supplies, coordinate requests from assistants and assign runners.  Please send your resume in pdf format to 0475jobs@gmail.com

Seeking a Director of Business Development and Sales for Los Angeles office to head the acquisition of new business and grow existing client relationships and accounts.  Super! Alright! is a creative agency/production company that produces commercials, Film + TV, and all types of new media for top-tier brands and clients. Candidates must have a proven track record in business development, both in initial outreach to prospective clients as well as negotiation and deal closure. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Please send resumes to: jobs@superalright.com

ASSISTANT LEVEL

United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. http://www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.

Busy television production company with studio term deal seeks an assistant who wants to learn about the TV/film industry.  Candidate should be driven, computer literate, detail-oriented and creative with strong communication skills.  Entertainment experience and excellent computer skills are mandatory. Agency experience preferred. Responsibilities include heavy phones, scheduling and office management.  Email resumes/cover letters to ttc_jobs@yahoo.com

Seeking highly-motivated office assistant for boutique TV and film literary management company, not a production or development job. Requirements: industrious, tough, self-starter, multi-tasker with can-do attitude who can work independently and who is available to start by mid-November and make one-year commitment. Similar entertainment office experience highly preferable (phone sheet, submissions, scheduling, filing, logs, etc.).  $500 to $550/week depending on experience.  Limited benefits. Send resume and cover letter to Field Entertainment to  hiring@fieldentertainment.net

2nd assistant position available for high level executive at a major studio. We need an energetic person with a great attitude who has the ability to keep up with an extremely busy, fast paced office. Responsibilities include full calendar duties, planning all travel and putting together extensive/detailed itineraries, expenses, rolling calls and some personal work. Ability to work quickly and precisely is important. Collaborative and “no task too small” mentality is a must. Please send resumes to: asst2needed@gmail.com

Management Company Alchemy Entertainment is seeking an experienced assistant for its manager/president.  Candidate must be able to work extremely well in a fast paced environment and be able to handle a busy desk. At least one year of agency desk experience or casting director experience preferred.  Looking for someone who wants to get into talent management.  Please send resumes to TalentMgmtAsst@gmail.com

Boutique literary agency is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and detailed orientated Assistant to support agents.  Must be able to work well in a fast paced deadline driven environment. Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, a desire to learn the business and a high level of enthusiasm. Great entry level opportunity to experience the entertainment world. Send resumes to littalentjob@gmail.com

Mandate Pictures is seeking a 2nd Assistant to the President Nathan Kahane.  This is a demanding position with growth opportunities for the right person.  Must be detail oriented, comfortable in a high pressure work environment, and possess the mental fortitude to handle large amounts of personal responsibilities coupled with administrative tasks.  A great work ethic, positive energy, and passion for creative development are a must.  Please send resumes to: mandateassistant@gmail.com

Seeking Junior Manager or experienced, mature Assistant to become Junior Manager within 6 months. Opportunity for further growth within the company. Looking for someone who is able to hold their own at a Broadway opening or a set visit for Film and TV, able to participate in signing of new clients, and covering existing clients. Company is a respected, high profile boutique management company that is growing quickly. Salary negotiable based on experience. Resume/Cover letter required. Send to managementsearch2011@gmail.com

Boutique Talent Management Company seeks Assistant.  Must have genuine interest in the entertainment industry and working with talent.  The following are a must; absolute attention to detail, ability to multi-task, self-starter with excellent communication skills.  Previous agency or management experience required. Excellent growth potential. Salary + Benefits. Please email talentmgmtasst2011@gmail.com with your resume and cover letter.

High level boutique commercial talent agency is seeking an agent assistant with desk experience. Candidate will support President and Head of endorsements/licensing. Experience in celebrity endorsements or marketing a big plus. This is not an entry level position. We are looking for someone with agency experience that we can grow. We are looking for someone who has the potential to be an agent. Please only apply if you have prior industry desk experience. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be an agent. Email resumes to bkline@iaala.com

Media Rights Capital (MRC) is seeking an assistant for the office of Co-CEOs Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu. This is a demanding position with growth opportunities for the right candidate. Must be detail oriented, comfortable with a high-pressure work environment and be proficient in handling assistant duties such as managing heavy phones and scheduling. Ideal candidate will have some relevant entertainment experience. Bachelors degree required. Please submit a resume and cover letter to recruiter@mrcstudios.com

Hollywood based talent management company seeks assistant to 2 managers. Previous industry experience and college degree required. Candidates must have a strong/friendly phone presence, excellent communication skills, be extremely detail oriented, and able to multi-task and prioritize. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: phones, scheduling, office management, client submissions, research, booking travel, script coverage, etc. Please email cover letter and resume to talentasstneeded@gmail.com

Leading reality/game show production company has immediate opening for an Executive Assistant. This position will handle administrative duties for Executive Producer/President. The position will also assist the development team with research, presentations, sizzle reels, and projects as needed.  Candidates should have 1-2 years of experience in entertainment and/or supporting a busy executive/producer. College degree required.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits package, and a great working environment. bparrish@stonetv.com

The Ant Farm Broadcast Department seeks a Producers Assistant with 1-2 years’ experience, a college degree and who is experienced, reliable self-starter for Producer.  Mac, Excel, Word and Entourage proficient.  Knowledge of the post production process, tape formats, budgets, storyboards, research and finishing required.  Must be able to work very long hours under pressure.  Send cover letter, resume and salary history:  jobs@theantfarm.net.  Must include in email subject line:  Job Code: PA/B-UTA

Seeking a full time Executive Assistant for the Executive Producer of a daily television talk show.  Looking for someone that is extremely organized, detail oriented, can manage others and always has a smile on their face. Fast pace work environment and long hours. Ideal candidates will have past experience as an assistant.  Experience in television is a plus.  Please send resumes to LCEPassistant@gmail.com

Shine International seeks a Sales Team Assistant. In addition to standard assistant duties, this position will be responsible for analyzing deals/agreements, tracking negotiations, and inputting closed deals into the company’s rights-manager software. The Executive Assistant must build and maintain relationships within the company and facilitate communications with colleagues in the US and the UK, as well as with clients from around the world.  Must speak French or Spanish. (Tri-lingual a plus.) Please email cover letter and resume to hr@reveillellc.com. Indicate job title in subject.

Seeking Executive Assistant to report directly to the Executive Producer of a daily television talk show. This is a fast paced, busy work environment. Must be able to manage others, work late nights, and early mornings on show days.  Ideal candidates will have past experience as an assistant.  Experience in television is a plus.  We need to fill this position immediately.  Please send resumes to LCEPassistant@gmail.com.

SU2C Production hiring assistant to two Producers and serves as a liaison to other departments.  Candidate should have the ability to multi-task with strong interest(s) in production, music, entertainment, marketing, and vanquishing cancer.  Job responsibilities include: phones, scheduling, media management, research, booking travel, expenses/accounting, and managing interns. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and some knowledge of  Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop- a plus. Send resumes to: jobs@standup2cancer.org

Growing Film/TV production company seeks an assistant/creative executive who has a strong background both creatively, and also in business. Agency experience preferred. A driven, highly-organized, self-starter who can work under pressure and maintain focus in a flexible environment is a must. Opportunities for growth within the company. Email resume and coverletters to: productionjob77@gmail.com

Award-winning film Producer / Director in Santa Monica looking for Executive Assistant.  Must have entertainment industry experience.  Should have an understanding of development, business affairs and production and be interested in an entrepreneurial environment.  Job requirements include office management, executive assistant duties, script development, production and post-production, and overseeing a small charitable foundation.  Understanding of Mac and web-hosting a plus. Submit resume to apply@stananddeliver.com

Top Below-the-Line Agency in Santa Monica seeks an assistant to the head of commercial department. Must have a strong phone presence and strong computer skills, including working w/Mac OS and MS Word.  This is a great opportunity for someone to have exposure to all aspects of the area of representation.  The ideal candidate would have a good understanding of production and would desire to work towards becoming an agent.  Looking to interview candidates this week.  Must love dogs! Email resumes to belowline@yahoo.com

Fashion oriented celebrity website is seeking a fulltime Writer/Editorial Assistant.  Looking for an employee to help develop stories based on current entertainment news, proofread articles, and search for photographs that bring engaging and fun articles to life. Position is entry-level with great benefits.  Offices located in West Hollywood.  Early schedule, 6am start time, Monday-Friday.  Email resume, cover letter, and relevant writing samples to AssistEditor2010@gmail.com

Top management company is seeking an experienced assistant for a partner/manager. Candidate must be able to work extremely well with high-profile clients in a fast paced environment and be able to handle a busy desk.  At least one year of agency/management desk experience preferred.  Looking for someone who is motivated for a career in talent management. Please send resume to: mgmtassist2011@gmail.com

A 2nd assistant position is opening up at a high level production company where the producer has a digital side of the company, but you will also have access to the film side of the company. The position requires rolling calls, heavy scheduling, process expenses, help with digital presentations and submissions, read scripts write notes, research and read the trades, update writers/directors/financier lists. Must be computer savvy (Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook; Filemaker Pro; knowledge of Adobe is a plus). Send resumes to assistant2@emjag.net

Film & music director is looking for a part-time assistant from now until the end of the year (approx. 20 hrs/wk). You will be expected to manage cast lists, do research, post tumblr updates, and organize the director’s work and schedule during the preproduction of a high profile music video. Experience with a 5D camera for documentation is a plus but we can train you if need be. Knowledge of modern art history is also a major plus. Please provide a brief, three sentence, description of yourself along with your resume. Email resumes in PDF format to: filmmusicasst2011@gmail.com

CEO at prominent film school is in search of an experienced Executive Assistant. Looking for a computer proficient, educated positive person with a great attitude. Must take on any and all assignments with enthusiasm and dedication. This is a full-time, paid position. Please email resumes and cover letters to lshack@lafilm.com

COO/CFO of a studio-affiliated production/finance company is looking for an executive assistant. Candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented with an ability to maintain high levels of accuracy while handling multiple tasks.  Understanding of basic accounting concepts via education and/or experience is required. Duties include general office and mild accounting .  Experience with MAS 200 Accounting Software a plus.  Computer system literate – proficiency in the use of MS Word and Excel.  Please e-mail resume and cover-letter to assistant.financial@gmail.com

Boutique talent and literary management company seeks a full time, executive assistant for president of the company.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: heavy phones, making travel arrangements, scheduling, arranging auditions, script reading, coverage and correspondence. Prefer candidate with interest in graduating to full time manager as promotion is guaranteed for the right person (if becoming a manager is not your goal, this is not the job for you).  Minimum of 1 year agency experience a must.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Please send cover letter and resume to managementasst123@yahoo.com

Executive Vice-President of a studio-affiliated production/finance company is looking for an executive assistant. Candidates must be motivated self-starters, love to read, and able to manage a busy desk including heavy phones, travel, scheduling, have a keen understanding and passion for the motion picture business, as well as extensive knowledge of screenwriters, directors, agents, producers and actors.  Please e-mail resume and cover-letter to assist.assistant@gmail.com

Management 360 is seeking an assistant for one of our talent partners. Ideal candidates have an excellent educational background and a minimum of one year paid desk experience at a talent agency or management company. Must have excellent skills (rolling calls, travel, client schedules, attention to detail, etc.) and have a strong desire to be a talent manager. If you do not meet all these qualifications, please do not apply. Send resumes as an attached pdf file to jobs@management360.com

Independent television/film/digital production company seeks experienced executive assistant to Head of Sales and our Head of Business Affairs.  The ideal candidate must have prior experience supporting senior level executives on the business side, including functional business areas such as Business Affairs, Sales, Finance, or Human Resources.   Candidates must have 1-2 years of experience as executive assistant to a senior executive(s) at agency/studio/network.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Please send resumes to careers@bermanbraun.com and write “Sales and Business Affairs Executive Assistant” in the subject line.

Telepictures Productions Inc. is seeking an Executive Assistant IV to provide administrative support to the President of the division. As part of executive offices, it is a very fast-paced production environment acting as liaison with Telepictures Productions executives to ascertain current status of various projects and on all division activities. Extensive executive assistant experience and Macintosh, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook required. Please submit your resume as an attachment and cover letter to wberecruitment@warnerbros.com

PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS

Film Financier (Beverly Hills) Personal Assistant wanted for a high profile film financier and family. Someone very organized, great researcher, knows calendaring, scheduling, making travel arrangements, and ambitious to be part of a growing, exciting company. Responsibilities include working out of a home office handling the estate, home life, family life, and social events for the family. Full time job, 9-6:00 PM with some flexibility. College degree. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume, cover letter, and pic for consideration to rsasst@rscfilms.com

A very busy TV producer and showrunner with a deal at a major studio seeks a part-time personal assistant.  This is for a go getter fresh out of college.  If you think you have too much experience to do something like this than you probably do.  You will have the opportunity to make some invaluable contacts and there is the possibility for this to turn into a full time position in the new year.  Please submit resumes and a brief cover letter to tvproducerassist@gmail.com with the words Personal Assistant in the subject line.

The job will be M – F/9-5. You will be responsible for all the errands, shopping, and some driving. Creative person that has done events and a lot of gift buying, wrapping, and shipping. Must be good to help manage the house and petty cash. Great w/ excel and computer. Calendar skills are very important as you will be interfacing with the husband’s (producer/actor) office. Approximate 52K plus health insurance. You must be great w/ kids but there are nannies. jobs@thehelpcompany.com

Personal assistant needed for busy TV producer. Daily responsibilities include shopping for groceries, furniture, and gifts, property management, occasional clerical work. Part time, typically 20 hrs/week. Applications should be focused, thorough, detail oriented, and smart. Must be able to start immediately. Send resumes and references to assistant.job338@gmail.com

A-List Actor seeks first personal assistant. Duties include personal/work scheduling, handling errands, general multi-tasking and personal assistant duties. Must be able to tolerate a high demand of work and be willing to travel. Previous personal assistant experience is required, starting salary 35K: Please email resume as a PDF and cover letter to persassistant11@gmail.com

Top film and tv production company looking for a personal assistant for an A-list director. Candidates must be motivated, hard-working, responsible, resourceful, and an exceptional multi-tasker. Duties will include, but are not limited to, scheduling meetings, planning personal events, handling all aspects of travel, and other common tasks associated with being a personal assistant. Both a bachelor’s degree and valid passport are required. Email cover letter and resume to alistdirector@gmail.com

Looking for Personal Assistant to high profile individual. Previous experience and degree preferred. World-wide travel. Candidate will be creative, resourceful, positive, a go-getter, find no job too big or too small. Must have good communication skills, be able to complete projects in a timely manner. This position is for a personal assistant. Duties include errands such as organizing, shopping, packing for trips, mailing packages etc. Room for promotion. References required . Send resumes to: assistantpositionemail@gmail.com

ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.

Small marketing and branding company within the entertainment industry with fortune 50 clients is looking to hire a high-powered office manager.  Job includes keeping the office and clients organized, interfacing with billing and staying on top of projects in progress.  We are looking for someone who is energetic, a good problem solver, multidimensional and professional.  3-5 years’ experience handling a high volume office required.  Experience with mac platforms and programs preferred.  Email a brief cover letter and resume to ask@protagonist.tv

Entertainment Fusion Group, EFG PR, a full service fashion, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle PR Firm with offices in NY and LA is looking to hire an Account Supervisor/Senior Account Exec in Fashion/Beauty and Lifestyle in the LA office. Looking for long-term candidates who want to learn and grow with the agency. Qualifications: Minimum of 4 years experience in beauty/fashion/lifestyle PR; Excellent client management skills; Self-starter as well as a team player; Ability to perform within a fast-paced, multi-priority setting and a passion for the PR industry; Strong relationships across multi-media platforms. EFG PR offers a competitive salary and unlimited room for growth. Please email resumes to towens@efgpr.com

Entertainment Fusion Group, EFG PR, a full service fashion, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle PR Firm with offices in NY and LA is looking to hire an Account Coordinator in Fashion/Beauty in the LA office.  Looking for long-term candidates who want to learn and grow with the agency. Qualifications include: Must have experience as an intern/assistant at a PR agency in Beauty/Fashion and/or Lifestyle; Client Relations Skills; Must be savvy in building and managing media lists/contact database; Thorough knowledge of fashion and entertainment industries; must be able to identify celebrities and fashion trends. Please email resumes to towens@efgpr.com

Hollywood based Advertising Agency/Production Company looking for a hardworking and dependable intern available at least 2-3 days a week. No pay but chance to advance and fun, educational working environment. Must be interested in film and television production as well as creative.  Qualified candidates will be brought in for interviews. Extra work days will be paid Adore Creative is an international advertising and creative services Agency. Great research and computer skills a plus. Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@adorecreative.com.

Boutique Talent Management and Brand Marketing Company looking to immediately hire Marketing/Brand executives with an extensive rolodex of contacts and relationships in the brand world to sponsor A-List Celeb Events. Candidates should be extremely aggressive and have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to pitch materials and secure deals. Depending on experience, your own office may be provided. Please send resume and cover letter to jobzlisitingla@gmail.com

REV New Media is seeking for two marketing interns to help out with day-to-day operations. This position will consist of involvement in all aspects of the business including: reaching out to online publications, social media networking, link exchanges, and more.  These positions will consist of working very closely with the CEO of the company. Position is unpaid, but hours are flexible (at least 16 hours per week) those hours must be between the hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, M-F. College credit is provided. Send cover letters and resumes to press@revnewmedia.com

Partner at high-profile PR firm seeking coordinator.  Must have prior desk experience, is a quick-learner, self-starter, reliable, detail oriented, organized, great at multi-tasking and follow up.  Microsoft programs, good communication skills and common sense a must. Duties include phones, scheduling, handling client press kits, client requests, light pitching etc.  Office in West Hollywood.  Interested applicants please send resume/cover letter to coordinatorprjob@gmail.com

Busy boutique PR Firm seeks organized, self-starter with excellent communication skills for the position of: Assistant to a Partner. This is not an entry level position; applicants must have Public Relations and administrative experience. Duties include maintaining schedules for A List clientele as well as that of a partner at the firm. Roll calls, research projects and contacts, provide general public relations and personal assistance support, where required. Bachelor’s degree and strong computer skills required. To submit your resume email: pr4assistant@aol.com

42West is seeking an assistant to the Deputy Head of Talent. Candidates must be extremely detailed, organized, possess a high level of initiative, and have the ability to multi-task and be resourceful.  Candidates with at least 1 year experience in entertainment will be considered.  Daily duties include: rolling calls, managing publicist’s calendar, servicing press clippings, updating press kits, booking hair and make-up, creating client travel and publicity schedules.  We are looking for someone who is willing to make at least a 1 year commitment.  Please email resume and cover letter to Elizabeth.Cain@42West.net

B|W|R Public Relations is seeking an account executive for its Corporate/Lifestyle division.  Bachelor’s degree in PR, Communication or a related field required, and 2+ years’ experience preferred.  Must be able to work directly with clients, to execute campaign tactics on a daily basis, solicit stories, field media inquiries and track results.  Experience required in planning and participating in client events, from photo shoots to press conferences. Submit resumes to bwraeposition@gmail.com

Entertainment PR Firm seeks assistant with prior work experience. Must be extremely organized, self-motivator, prolific writing skills, and outgoing.  Must have paid experience in PR or as an assistant. Responsibilities will include assisting the partners of boutique Film PR agency with film festivals, premieres, press junkets and more. Heavy computer and internet work.  Room for advancement within in company. Please send salary requirements with resume to filmpublicistjob@aol.com

PR and marketing firm specializing in emerging brands and entertainment is looking for responsible and dedicated interns to start immediately and gain valuable hands-on experience with media and the mechanics of PR campaigns and strategy. Credit-only interns who have an active interest in all forms of public relations and marketing, specifically social media and website design/management. Applicants must be a dedicated, reliable, articulate, and personable. Must be able to commit to at least 10-15 hours per week.  If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to spencer@workshopcollective.com

Entertainment marketing company seeks energetic, ambitious, self starter to join our team and learn the business.  Fast paced creative environment.  Responsibilities include project management, event production, research and administrative support. Successful candidate must be detail oriented, have strong communication skills, able to multitask and interface with clients and talent.  Superior organizational skills, Microsoft Office, Photoshop preferred.  West Hollywood location.  Email resume and cover letter toentmarketing8957@gmail.com

Nancy Seltzer & Associates entertainment public relations agency in Los Angeles seeks an intern. This person’s duties include, but are not limited to: scheduling, answering phones, working on various projects, updating lists, organization, client interface, helping with events and red carpets.  Excellent verbal and writing skills are a must. Must be, organized, able to multi-task and be computer literate. Internship is unpaid, though there is room to advance in the company. Please contact via email to agerson@nsapr.com

MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

Network Music Reality Show seeks a PA to support the Music Department with preparing lyrics and sheet music, making reference CDs, reviewing cue sheets, researching writers/publishers, making runs and other assorted office duties. Candidate needs to be proficient with Macs, Word/Excel, iTunes, internet research and burning CDs.  5 days weeks (days vary / weekends included). Please send resume and cover letter to: musiclicensingjob@gmail.com

Unpaid Intern: Bulletproof Entertainment, run by one of the top music producers/supervisors in the motion picture and soundtrack industry, is in need of interns to assist with scanning, video editing, reachout, our CD library & iTunes database, record production, computer graphics, as well as some light office duties. Requirements: strong interest in music and film industries and strong proficiency with Mac/Apple software. Email resume and brief letter to apply@bulletproofentertainment.com

TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS

EQAL is a leading social media company that builds digital “influencer” networks around celebrities and brands.  The Department Coordinator will provide significant administrative support to the Chief Content Officer as well as other department executives.  Responsibilities include including managing calendars, answering emails, answering phones, filing, expense reports and managing travel.  Will also serve as a ‘utility player’ and complete special projects including: writing, copyediting, pitch deck design/development and project tracking. Bachelor’s Degree required.  Send resume and cover letter to medianetworks-resume@eqal.com and specify you are applying for Dept Coordinator position.

Job opening for a Social Media Manager at a small TV production company.  Manage website, blog, and social media accounts. Mostly in-office but could have some telecommute hours as well.   We have two on-air television shows and more projects in the development stage.  Great opportunity to grow with the company and get plenty of experience.  Must take direction well, be tech-savvy and have excellent writing skills.  Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: jobs@inzaneentertainment.com

CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

A very busy casting office working on three different studio movies simultaneously and located in Hollywood is seeking a smart, un-paid intern immediately.  Intern duties will include editing and uploading audition footage, sorting submissions, helping out with phones and other administrative and research tasks.  Experience with iMovie preferred and knowledge of CastIt is a plus.  Must have your own laptop computer.  The internship is for college credit i.e. only students will be accepted. This is a great learning experience for someone who wants to get into casting after college.  Send cover letter / resume to nysmcasting@gmail.com

Demo/McCarthy Casting seeks casting interns to work on a feature film starting immediately. Tasks include phones, sorting submissions, scheduling appointments and general office support. A great way to break into and learn about casting. Flexible days/hours, college credit available. Please email resumes to demomccarthy@gmail.com

NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)

Dimension Films is seeking an assistant in production/development in the New York office. This is a highly demanding position with plenty of opportunity for advancement. Must be dedicated, focused and proficient in handling assistant tasks – phones, scheduling, etc. Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of script coverage a must.  Bachelors degree required. Please submit a resume and cover letter to dimensionfilms4@gmail.com

Scott Rudin Productions is looking for an NYC-based assistant in Scott Rudin’s office. Ideal candidates will need to be intelligent, driven, organized, and thick-skinned. This is not an entry-level position.  To be considered you must have at least a year of assistant experience in film, theatre, television or in an agency. Must know standard industry phone etiquette, have some knowledge of Broadway theatre and be very familiar with the film/tv industry power-players including writers, directors, talent and agents. Please send resume and cover letter to: srpjobsny@gmail.com

Busy NY PR Department at cable network seeks a temp assistant who will complete 200+ Emmy entries, collect support materials and book nominee travel and accommodations for various high profile award ceremonies.  Candidate should be computer literate, detail oriented with strong communication skills and professional email etiquette.  Two years entertainment experience is mandatory. Responsibilities include heavy data entry, airfare, car and hotel bookings.  Email resume and cover letter to: Katherine.meyer@showtime.net

NY based film production company seeking Production Finance / Physical Production Coordinator. Should be self-motivated, with strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. Strong verbal and written communication with ability to work extended hours during peak periods.
Necessary Experience: Coding, logging and processing check requests, wires and invoices. 1-2 years feature film/ TV accounting experience. 1-2 years assisting an executive. Bachelor’s Degree and proficient in Excel. Please E-Mail resumes to greattopassistant@gmail.com

New York based film production company is seeking a seasoned assistant for a top level executive. Candidates should have a keen interest in the entertainment business, an awareness of the key players and companies, and the requisite skill set of an experienced assistant.  The position is demanding and requires long hours and occasional travel. Please send resumes to greattopassistant@gmail.com

Constellation, an online movie theater channel with offices in NYC, launching in November, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic startup environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines.  Seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms.  Send resume and cover letter to: contact@constellation.tv

GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER

Fast paced, high profile production company seeking hard working, resourceful general office assistant. Must be able to handle heavy call volume, operate with a polite demeanor, and have own car. Responsibilities will include – but are not limited to, – receptionist responsibilities, script coverage, runs, filing, personal errands for principals, and general office support. Candidates with desk, production, or high volume office experience will be considered first. Please send resume and two references with contact information to: prodofficeasst@gmail.com.

Santa Monica Production/Distribution company seeks full time Front Office Receptionist.  Candidate must be outgoing and energetic with a positive attitude and excellent phone etiquette.  Position will include, but not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, managing all aspects of company mail and shipping as well as other various clerical duties. Salary: $500+ a week.  Medical after 90 days probation.  Please email cover letter and resume to: 90404.accts@gmail.com

Part-Time bookkeeper needed for boutique Talent Management and Development Company.  Must have prior industry experience.  Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Possibility for full time position. Email:lmg@lanemanagement.com

INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)

Benderspink is seeking highly motivated candidates for an unpaid internship to start immediately for a 3 month minimum commitment. Interns will receive first hand exposure into the day-to-day operations of a leading production management firm. Duties include: script reading & coverage, executing daily office tasks, and covering assistant desks and reception. In addition, interns will participate in weekly idea pitch meetings with company associates. Interested applicants should send resumé and cover letter to benderspink1@gmail.com.

Film/ TV/ Commercial Production Company at Paramount seeks a creative intern.  Must be available at least two days a week and ideal candidates will possess knowledge of Photoshop and other graphic design programs and a tenacity for reading scripts.  Candidate must supply his/her own laptop.  We have two films in post production two more in pre-production.  Position is unpaid, but college credit is available.   Send cover letter and resume to dtish@envisionma.com with “Office Internship” in subject line.

Red Hour Films is looking for qualified and eager interns. Duties will include reading scripts, answering phones, running errands and providing overall support to executives and assistants. Candidates should have experience with script coverage, have knowledge of the comedy/film world, and be willing to learn. Unpaid but college credit is available. Please email resume, cover letter, and sample script coverage to internships@redhourfilms.com

Small World IFT, a boutique international television company, is seeking interns to start immediately in its Hollywood office. Must be smart, hard-working and highly motivated, and should have an interest in both international television distribution and creative development.  Candidates with strong writing and researching skills a plus.  Interns should be prepared to commit 2-3 days per week for this unpaid internship (college credit can be provided).  Candidates must have car and personal laptop.  Please email cover letter and resume to: morgankrajewskI@smallworldift.com

A-List director seeking interns. Must be thick skinned, organized, work  well under pressure, and be extremely detail oriented. Looking for multi-taskers who are computer savvy and have exceptional communication skills.  Open availability and reliable transportation are a must. This is an unpaid internship; only includes reimbursement for gas and expenses. If interested please e-mail resumes to: build.application@gmail.com

Red Granite Pictures is looking for enthusiastic, hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include answering phones as needed, script reading/coverage, research, assisting executives and assistants, errands, and/or general office needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. We are looking for interns who can commit to 2 or more days/week in our Hollywood office. Please email resumes to info@redgranitepictures.com. Non-paid internship – college credit only.

American Work, Inc. is writer/producer Scot Armstrong’ s production company. We have a first look producing deal with NBC Universal and have features in development at Paramount and Sony. We are looking for interns to both help out around the office and also assist creatively. This includes answering phones, photo copies, reading scripts, helping out with writers/directors lists, etc.   We are a small production company and work as a team, so it is a great opportunity for the right person. Please email resumes to mm@americanworkinc.com

La Minitura Kids seeks qualified interns to assist Sales and Production. Previous experiences is preferred but not required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the Apparel Industry. This is a great opportunity to learn from the best and in a great environment. Microsoft Office software is mandatory. The ideal candidate is a student that can work 3-5 days a week. This position is unpaid but will be given school credit if a student. Please send resumes to LaMinInternship@gmail.com

Two television producers at NBC/Universal are seeking highly motivated interns to begin 11/14. The position will consist of involvement in all aspects of the business including script reading/coverage, research, phones, distribution and desk coverage. Position is unpaid but hours are flexible (16 hours per week) and college credit is provided. Applicants should possess strong communications skills, a desire to learn and a passion for scripted television. Please send cover letters and resumes to pttdintern@gmail.com

Seeking Interns for Elevate Entertainment; Management / Production company based in Los Angeles (Century City). Job responsibilities entail overall office upkeep, answering phones, interacting with casting offices and clients, and script coverage. Candidates should be interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. Interns must be reliable, thick skinned, punctual, work well under pressure and be proficient with both MAC and PC. Knowledge of MS Office a must.  Please email resume and cover letter to: elevateasst@gmail.com

Seeking a driven and efficient management intern for a bi-coastal boutique talent management and production company. Candidate must be articulate, personable, and able to multitask, as you will assist four managers, in addition to liaising with our New York office. Duties include: answering phones, general office duties, scheduling meetings, occasionally driving clients to auditions, script coverage, and assisting with talent management. This is an unpaid internship.  Please send all resumes to: intern.job.opening@gmail.com

A Santa Monica-based television and film Production Company with a first-look studio film deal is looking for smart, hard-working interns to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties. Position is unpaid, but hours are flexible (approx. 2 days/week) and college credit is provided. Candidates should have professional manner, strong work ethic, and positive attitude. If interested, please contact: nicole.blume@josephsonent.com

Boutique Talent Management Company with A-list clients seeking eager interns to start immediately. Must be able to handle heavy phones and other administrative duties.  Candidate should be motivated, professional, organized, and computer literate. Interest in talent management is a plus.  Please send cover letter and resume to Shannon@managementsac.com

Echo Lake Entertainment, an independent production company and film financier with a management division, is seeking interns to work in their Beverly Hills office. Looking for an intern to start immediately.  Interns should be prepared to commit 2/3 days per week for 3 months for this unpaid internship. Resumes and cover letters can be emailed to contact@echolakeproductions.com

REV New Media is seeking for two production interns to help out with day-to-day operations. This position will consist of involvement in all aspects of the business including: screening and logging tapes, research, delivery to other production companies, assisting in production coordination, attending celebrity events, and more. You must live in Los Angeles or a very short commute away. Position is unpaid, but hours are flexible (at least 16 hours per week) those hours must be between the hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, M – F. College credit is provided. Send cover letters / resumes to press@revnewmedia.com

Venice-based Literary and Talent Management company seeks interns to start immediately.  Interns will get to be hands on and are encouraged to ask questions and contribute creatively.  Responsibilities include: clerical support, phones, script coverage, and research. Candidates should have strong interest in feature and television development and should be receiving school credit.  Unpaid. Please send resumes and cover letters to TheBlackBoxGuys@gmail.com

Office of a Feature Director seeking intern while in prep for Major Fox Picture. To start immediately – Mid November possibly longer (TBD) Must have own car (will reimburse mileage) and personal laptop.  Offices are on The Lot in West Hollywood.  Please contact Luke: lukezf@gmail.com   10/21
GreeneStreet Films is looking for development interns in our Beverly Hills office. Job will entail coverage of scripts and manuscripts, notes on projects currently in development, research and general office assistance. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be a writer or learn the business. Must like dogs.  Please send resumes to gstreetintern11@gmail.com.  This is an unpaid position.

A-list record label and management company in Beverly Hills seeks a bright, motivated intern to help with administrative tasks. Duties include phones, helping with promotional mailings, coordinating travel, organizing information, and other duties as assigned. Previous desk experience preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to receive school credit as the position is unpaid. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com

Talent-based feature production company with a focus on comedy is currently seeking reliable interns with an interest in writing, development and production. Responsibilities include script coverage, phones, office management, project research, and occasional runs. This is a non-paid internship. College credit necessary. Ideally looking for 2-3 day/week commitment. Please email resumes and cover letters with your availability to: internapp1@gmail.com

Television and feature production company helmed by prominent director seeking readers for script coverage. No pay but credit available. Please send resumes to incahootsprod2@gmail.com

A busy West Hollywood based film financier and production company require a part time intern immediately. Duties include office work and script coverage. Candidates should be enthusiastic, computer literate and detail-oriented. This is a great opportunity to learn and see how independent films are financed.  Position is unpaid, candidates must have script coverage experience. Please email cover letters, availability and resumes to:    Receptionusa@futurefilmgroup.com

The Walt Becker Company, an independent film and television production shingle, is seeking interns for the fall semester. Position is unpaid and consists of heavy script reading/coverage, phones, office management, and occasional runs (though a car is not required).  Interns get a chance to cover desks as well as work directly with development executives.  A great opportunity to see the inner workings of a small but active production company.  Please send resumes and a short cover letter to beckerintern@gmail.com

Boutique talent management company seeks organized, upbeat and well-read interns to start immediately. Duties include but are not limited to maintaining office organization, updating client lists, script coverage, creating database management, and some filing. Experience with script coverage and an interest in management a plus but not required. Must be able to multi-task. Please send resume and cover letter to tlntmgmtintern@gmail.com

Busy actor/producer based Production Company on the Sony lot is currently seeking interns.  Looking for hardworking and bright students to assist with all aspects of company functions including development (reading, coverage, and research), general office tasks (answering phones, maintaining script database). Mileage and lunch paid for. School credit required.  Please email materialintern@gmail.com with resumes.

A full service film production company is seeking a highly motivated intern. The position will consist of everything from reading scripts and writing coverage to helping the staff prepare for meetings and sometimes covering desks.  There is a lot of opportunity to learn everything about the film production process from the ground up.  Candidates must be able to multi-task, learn quickly and perform tasks in a positive and expedited manor.  Strong communication skills required.  The position is unpaid, but gas will be reimbursed.  Please send resume to praymondla@gmail.com

Independent television/feature/new media production company in Los Angeles seeks office interns to start immediately. Applicants must be able to receive school credit.  Required availability is two days per week, M-F 10AM-6PM. Duties will include general office tasks, conducting research for projects in development, light errands, and providing creative input. Applicants should be proficient with Mac computers and have their own laptops to bring to the office.  Please send cover letters and resumes as attachments to christine@hypomaniacontent.com

Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment is seeking conscientious and enthusiastic interns to support our Production department.  Interns will also be exposed to Marketing, Distribution and other divisions of the company.  This internship is designed to prepare interns to enter the Entertainment Industry workforce, and is focused on teaching script coverage and analysis, film awareness as well as general office duties.  Please send all resumes to vrpeinternship@gmail.com

Film/TV producer seeks intern to handle office duties Tuesdays and Thursdays. Duties include phones, scheduling meetings, handle calendar, travel booking, etc.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and word.  Please be organized, professional and trustworthy individual who is eager to participate in development and production.  This internship can apply towards college credit. If interested please send resume to: epulella@gmail.com

Millennium Films is looking for development interns in our main office off Wilshire Blvd. Job will entail coverage of scripts and manuscripts, notes on projects currently in development, research and general office assistance. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to learn the business. This is an unpaid position.  School credit necessary.  Please email millenniumfilmsintern@gmail.com

Award winning agency and production company is seeking 2 interns to work with an award-winning costume designer and stylist on a television promo shoot.  This is a great opportunity.  Candidate must be professional, motivated, flexible.  Basic experience in fashion world a plus.  Non-paid internship starts immediately and will continue on to October, 22 2011.  Please send brief email why you would be perfect and your resume in the body of an email to production3@bpg.tv

Worldwide film production, finance and sales company based in West Hollywood seeks interns interested in learning about global theatrical marketplace.  Focus is on presales, financing, and festivals.  Part-time and full-time welcome.  Business school students encouraged to apply. Should be Mac capable and have excellent office skills including Microsoft Office. Must be receiving credit.  Send resume to internships@essential-ent.com.

Fluent Entertainment, a Beverly Hills based international film production/financing Company aligned with a major studio, has a part-time internship position available (1-3 days/week). Ideal candidate should be interested in the international film marketplace, researching, culling and learning individual territory trends, talent, information and data. Must be computer and excel literate and language skills would be helpful. Please forward cover letter and resume to:  info@fluent-ent.com

Frederic Golchan Productions, associated with Radar Pictures, is searching for a development/office intern.  This is a great hands on experience as you will be working directly with Mr. Golchan.  You will work on specific projects as well as coverage, rolling calls, scheduling, etc.  College credit is available.  Lunch/parking is paid/reimbursed.  Must commit 2-3 days a week.  Email resume and cover letter to asstgolchan@gmail.com and fgfilm@aol.com

Frederic Golchan Productions, associated with Radar Pictures, is searching for a Mandarin Chinese speaking development/office intern.  You will work on specific projects, as well as coverage, rolling calls, scheduling, etc.  You will work directly with Mr. Golchan.  Specific projects are compensated and college credit is available.  Lunch/parking is paid/reimbursed.  Must commit 2-3 days a week.  Email resume and cover letter to asstgolchan@gmail.com and fgfilm@aol.com

Boutique law firm, which offers comprehensive legal services. Excellent opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about the legal ins-and-outs of the entertainment industry or business transactions. In search of bright, enthusiastic, reliable law or college students, who are eager to learn and are interested in pursuing a career in entertainment law. Good organization skills, attention to detail, high computer proficiency. Please send resume and cover letter to entlawjob1@gmail.com

A busy independent production company seeks an in house Creative Development Intern to assist with our day to day development and operational needs.  Applicants must have transportation to and from West Hollywood. We provide great references upon successful completion.  We are seeking thick-skinned interns who can multi-task and take initiative in chaotic situations!  Send resumes to opportunities@eclecticpictures.com

Point Grey Pictures, which released its first film this fall to critical acclaim, is seeking one intern in a fast-paced and open working environment. Position is unpaid but with several projects in development, our intern will be involved with every aspect. Duties include administrative tasks, covering scripts and assisting executives. Applicants best suited will have a strong work ethic, knowledge of film & tv, proficiency with Word & Excel and most importantly, a positive attitude. Prior experience is not necessary, though liking dogs and having your own transportation is. Submit cover letter and resume to pointgreypictures@gmail.com

Talent management company is looking for a new intern. The company manages actors, writers and directors in film and television and develops features and TV series.  Opportunity for advancement for somebody interested in representation. Must have college degree or be currently enrolled. E-mail cover letter and resume to internforsei@gmail.com

Talent Agency Film/TV, Literary, Print, Voice Over & Commercial Divisions seek College Interns for School Credit. Ideal for Communications/Marketing/Film/Business & Television majors. Will work closely with Agency reps, resume must be text only and inside email, not attachment. Please send resumes to info@affinityartists.com and title your email Film/Tv/Commercials Agency Intern (your name)(your city)(your phones).

Boutique Agency looking for interns who have interned in an agency or management company before. Must know phones, computers, have knowledge of the industry and be great with people skills. Please send your resumes to agencyintern8981@gmail.com
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    Dr. Kenya Numan and her organization “Stepping Together as well as Abdul-Jalil al-Hakim and the Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation were recently honored in Miami, Florida and Port Au Prince, Haiti last month for the Relief Missions that they have sent to Haiti since the earthquake.
Abdul-Jalil and crew are currently up for an EMMY with “OUT. The Glenn Burke Story”, and have already won several honors for it and expect more.
Special “Thanks” to all that have supported our efforts over the years!FREE tickets to:
Goapele, Thurs., 11/17@10 pm, Sun., 11/20 @7 pm, Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
David Grisman Quintet, Sat., 11/12 @10 pm, Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
David Grisman / Frank Vignola
Duo, Sun, 11/13 @6 pm,  Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
Amiri Baraka, Roscoe Mitchell
, Genny Lim and Ishmael Reed Band, Mon. 11/14, @8 pm, ,Yoshi’s- San Francisco,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco;
Tank, Fri. 11/18 @10 pm, Yoshi’s-
San Francisco,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco;
The Velveteen Rabbit, Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson, Sat., 11/26 @2 p.m., Novellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street), San Francisco, CA
Fela!, Produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, 11/15 – 12/11 @8pm, Curran Theatre, 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Colors of Christmas, featuring Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Lea Salonga, Ben Vereen with A.M.E. Oakland Mass Choir and San Francisco Symphony, December 13-15, 2011, 8:00 pm, Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco , CA 94199

The tickets will be awarded upon promoter conditions via our Text, Twitter or website, so DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL, and if you haven’t already, you should join us on:
Text “I Want Tickets to (name of show)” with your name and email address to: (510) 394-4501; Twitter at: http://twitter.com/xzwhy , http://twitter.com/ajalil , http://twitter.com/nowtruth , http://twitter.com/amwft
http://twitter.com/win2012elect , or go to the websites at: http://Superstarmanagement.com , http://Ex-Why.com/  , http://AMWFTRUST.Org/  or http://NowTruth.Org/  and make your request on the “I WANT TICKETS” page.

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The second one is Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation Kids Celebrity Gift BackPacks.

You can view the following Santa Fe Elementary School’s Peace March with Aaron & Margaret Wallace Foundation, SemiFreddi’s, Trader Joe’s, Little Ceasar’s Pizza, Marshawn Lynch’s “Fam1ly F1rst” and Leon Powe’s “Fresh Start Oakland”:

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You can listen to or download many of the Public Service Announcements for our partners that were broadcast over national radio on the page “A& MWF Supports Inter-Faith Multi-Cultural Events” at: http://amwftrust.org/a-mwf-supports-inter-faith-multi-cultural-events/. We have provided and we have produced videos from some of them as well.  We will do one for any of our partners that work with us.

Alameda County Community Food Bank!

The Alameda County Community Food Bank is looking for new member agencies that will provide food bags and/or hot meals to Alameda County community members year-round.

We are especially interested in new member agencies that are:

Open during high-need times of afternoon, evening, and/or weekend hours
Serving clients in high-need areas of:
Downtown Oakland/Chinatown (94612 zip code)
West Oakland (94607 zip code)
East Oakland-Eastlake area (94606 zip code)
East Oakland- Elmhurst area (94603 zip code)
East Oakland- Fruitvale area (94601 zip code)
San Leandro & San Lorenzo area
Tri-Cities area (Fremont, Newark, Union City)
Benefits of Membership
Membership gives your agency:

Free & low-cost food (including free farm-fresh produce)
Free trainings & skill-building sessions
Opportunities to apply for grants to increase agency capacity
Access to free nutritional education services, Food Stamp (CalFresh) outreach services, and the emergency food referral Helpline
To become a Member Agency, your organization must:

Be a non-profit, charitable organization that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. (Other 501c organizations, such as 501c5, do not qualify).
Operate an emergency food program, such as a food pantry, hot meal program/soup kitchen, or emergency shelter that is open to walk-in clients.*
Distribute food regularly for at least 3 months prior to applying for membership.
Provide food directly to individuals and families in need. At least 51% of your clients must be low-income.
Distribute Food Bank food at no charge. Your agency may not ask for donations from clients for food.
Not require clients to work or to attend any religious activities in exchange for food or meals.
Be willing to follow Food Bank regulations such as (but not limited to) submitting monthly food distribution reports and taking food safety training once per year.
* Please note: The Food Bank is not accepting new non-emergency programs at this time. Non-emergency programs include day care sites, afterschool programs, rehabilitation centers, treatment centers, and residential programs.

New Member Agency Application Process:

Contact the Food Bank’’s Agency Services staff to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership. You can email us atagency (at) accfb.org or call us at 510-635-3663 ext. 365.
Agency Services staff will work with you to determine your eligibility
Attend a series of 2 trainings. At least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency must attend EACH of the trainings. We welcome (and highly encourage) agencies to bring more than 2 staff/volunteers to attend each training.
Note: The last round of training dates for 2011 has already passed. The next round of training dates will be sometime in January – March 2012. Please contact us to let us know about your interest in Food Bank membership so that we can contact you when these dates have been scheduled.
Submit a New Member Agency Application. Applications can only be submitted after at least 2 staff/volunteers from your agency have completed all 2 trainings.
Complete a successful site visit at your agency. Food Bank Agency Services staff will visit your site to see your program, facilities, and review food safety policies.
Applications will be reviewed by the Agency Relations Committee. The Agency Relations Committee, a Food Bank board committee of staff and volunteers from current member agencies, will review and select member agencies eligible to join the Food Bank. Decisions are usually made within 6-8 weeks from the training dates.
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We are offering a FREE Business analysis and will discuss your needs for an overall Strategic Plan including a Website upgrade with a national media campaign, after you have completed the Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire on our website and schedule a meeting to contract our services and move forward to SUCCESS!

We can mount a media campaign for you with events and advantages your business offers to potential clients as the centerpiece of that effort. This could not only provide exposure and build your new brand, but could also build your business development with corporate sponsors, business partners, non-profit organizations and donors.

You could be your own special BRAND within and without the business campaign! This will not detract from the business campaign in any way and inevitably lead to other business opportunities, and a very effective social position that will allow you to achieve more business goals!

We will be integrally involved in creating the campaign concept with you as both a separate branded entity and the business brand. We would develop them within the overall brand platform and defining a tangible brand experience across the myriad offerings of the business services and social activities. Our work will touch on all aspects of the business as a brand, and the brand’s physical presentation; client offerings; programs; events; promotions; Web site; marketing; advertising; publicist; social media managements; sponsorship vehicles; and creation of “your business Community” through multi-channel strategies for both traditional and new media to engender an engaging, interactive and sustainable customer experience.

We will to develop and create expedient, viable, replicable solutions to optimize your bottom line, raise your public profile and social perception while increasing the satisfaction quotient for your customers.

As a means for us to move forward I would like to begin the initial intake process for you as a Strategic Planning Client. To that end I would like you are to complete our on-line “Strategic Planning Client Questionnaire” on our website at:
http://ex-why.com/strategic-planning-client-questionnaire/.

Complete the form as thoroughly as you can so that we can move forward in an informed, intelligent way to achieve your stated goals.

If you like, please fill out the  Website Design Client Questionnaire at: http://ex-why.com/website-design-client-questionnaire/ to give us a good idea of your website needs. This will help clarify your website goals, design ideas, features, budget, and timeline. The more details you can give us, the better we will understand your needs and be able to provide you with the best service possible. As always if you get stuck or have questions, please give us a quick call and we will be glad to help.
The things that I feel you needs to address on your website/blog are:
1) E-Commerce with PayPal and all top payment services (including charitable donations),
2) Forms completion,
3) Cloud Storage for documents with selective access,
4) Video Conferencing and Chat,
5) Client Services Web Chat,
6) Audio and Video Display,
7) Members Only and Private Pages access,
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We encourage and insist that you get yourself together and join SuperStars Network for all your needs and feel confident once again that your business is in the best hands, Yours! Call me collect. This is the wisest decision you could ever make.

We are members of the Casting Society of America (CSA), Independant Film Producers (IFP), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Producers Guild of America (PGA), and Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI)

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Respectfully,
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President
(510) 394-4601

November-December 2011 New Job Listings

EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Television / feature film production company is seeking a Creative Executive. Must have one to two years’ experience in TV. Responsibilities include script coverage, compiling writer/director/actor lists, research and writing detailed notes.  Must be familiar with TV writers and showrunners and the general TV development landscape.  Executive will be expected to bring in projects and work across both TV (scripted and reality) and Features.  Will also assist two senior development executives with some administrative tasks (scheduling/research) when necessary.  Send cover letter and resume totvfilmexecjob@gmail.com

The Robert Simonds Company (Culver City) Veteran producer Robert Simonds seeks Creative Executive to assist in development of star-driven scripts. New venture startup backed by private equity firm TPG. Salary commensurate with experience. Please forward cover letter and resume for consideration torsasst@rscfilms.com

Beverly Hills-based TV Production & Distribution Company seeks Director of International Distribution.  Minimum of 2 years’ experience in worldwide sales of TV programming required.  Most qualified applicant will be driven, organized, with existing contacts around the world.  Please send resume and cover letter to:  TVDistCo@yahoo.com

A west-side entertainment company seeks Accounting Manager to work with the Controller and CFO.  Salary $50K to $65K. Responsibilities: supervision of accounts payable, preparation and analysis of cost reports compared to budget, journal entries, account reconciliations, financial close, ad hoc reporting, and special projects. The ideal candidate will have an accounting degree with 2-4 years of experience. CPA, prior film company experience, or familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics AX would be a plus. Email resume to temporary email address pwiowarnert@dunflimblag.mailexpire.com

Bi-Coastal Talent Management is seeking an experienced talent manager for its Los Angeles office. Experience at either a management office or talent agency is a must. A client list that comes with you is a major plus. We are also open to applicants with agent or manager assistant experience who have established industry relationships. We will also consider a creative deal with “small shop” or sole proprietor manager with a great list and desire to join a well-respected bi-coastal team at a respected management firm. Send resumes to jeff@mksd.com

The Association of Talent Agents, is looking for a full-time Executive Coordinator/Office Administrator.  Provide daily administrative support to the Executive Director. Coordinate events, meetings and seminars. Create and maintain Board Meeting “Minutes”. Computer literacy using MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) & Website HTML skills a plus. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Minimum of three years experience supporting a high level executive. Benefits include medical, 401(k), vacation. Email resume to Shellie@agentassociation.com

Busy commercial production company in Culver City, Los Angeles seeks Staff Bidder/Production Manager. Ideal candidate will have commercial bidding or production managing experience.  Responsibilities will include bidding, bid research, systems management, supervision of freelance crews, and assisting Executive Producer. Please email resume, and a cover letter describing your history in commercial production and your personal goals. Please forward your information to staffpmjob@gmail.com

A boutique Talent Agency is interested is seeking an on-camera Commercial Talent Agent or a Youth Talent Agent for immediate openings. We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated, agent to provide day to day submissions, pitches, negotiations as well as to help meet the department’s future expansion goals. Great relationships with casting directors. We are a cozy, pleasant, friendly, hip workplace. Name your email “Talent Agent Opening(your name/phones) and send to talentagencyopening@gmail.com

Leading independent reality Production Company, based in Los Angeles, seeks Manager of Development to join its innovative and growing department. Key qualities include solid writing skills, strong work ethic, and sharp intellect. Applicants must have experience researching, developing and formatting original program ideas, and have a sincere interest in non-scripted television.  Ability to shoot, edit, and run shoots a plus. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to development.mgmt.job@gmail.com

Leading talent & literary management company is looking for a mailroom supervisor. Must have knowledge of office machines and be technologically savvy. Knowledge of Avaya phone system a plus. You will set up headsets for employees, program phones, supervise shipping, maintain the Xerox & binding machines, order supplies, coordinate requests from assistants and assign runners.  Please send your resume in pdf format to 0475jobs@gmail.com

Seeking a Director of Business Development and Sales for Los Angeles office to head the acquisition of new business and grow existing client relationships and accounts.  Super! Alright! is a creative agency/production company that produces commercials, Film + TV, and all types of new media for top-tier brands and clients. Candidates must have a proven track record in business development, both in initial outreach to prospective clients as well as negotiation and deal closure. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Please send resumes to: jobs@superalright.com

ASSISTANT LEVEL

United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required.www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.

Busy television production company with studio term deal seeks an assistant who wants to learn about the TV/film industry.  Candidate should be driven, computer literate, detail-oriented and creative with strong communication skills.  Entertainment experience and excellent computer skills are mandatory. Agency experience preferred. Responsibilities include heavy phones, scheduling and office management.  Email resumes/cover letters tottc_jobs@yahoo.com

Seeking highly-motivated office assistant for boutique TV and film literary management company, not a production or development job. Requirements: industrious, tough, self-starter, multi-tasker with can-do attitude who can work independently and who is available to start by mid-November and make one-year commitment. Similar entertainment office experience highly preferable (phone sheet, submissions, scheduling, filing, logs, etc.).  $500 to $550/week depending on experience.  Limited benefits. Send resume and cover letter to Field Entertainment to  hiring@fieldentertainment.net

2nd assistant position available for high level executive at a major studio. We need an energetic person with a great attitude who has the ability to keep up with an extremely busy, fast paced office. Responsibilities include full calendar duties, planning all travel and putting together extensive/detailed itineraries, expenses, rolling calls and some personal work. Ability to work quickly and precisely is important. Collaborative and “no task too small” mentality is a must. Please send resumes to: asst2needed@gmail.com

Management Company Alchemy Entertainment is seeking an experienced assistant for its manager/president.  Candidate must be able to work extremely well in a fast paced environment and be able to handle a busy desk. At least one year of agency desk experience or casting director experience preferred.  Looking for someone who wants to get into talent management.  Please send resumes to TalentMgmtAsst@gmail.com

Boutique literary agency is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and detailed orientated Assistant to support agents.  Must be able to work well in a fast paced deadline driven environment. Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, a desire to learn the business and a high level of enthusiasm. Great entry level opportunity to experience the entertainment world. Send resumes to littalentjob@gmail.com

Mandate Pictures is seeking a 2nd Assistant to the President Nathan Kahane.  This is a demanding position with growth opportunities for the right person.  Must be detail oriented, comfortable in a high pressure work environment, and possess the mental fortitude to handle large amounts of personal responsibilities coupled with administrative tasks.  A great work ethic, positive energy, and passion for creative development are a must.  Please send resumes to: mandateassistant@gmail.com

Seeking Junior Manager or experienced, mature Assistant to become Junior Manager within 6 months. Opportunity for further growth within the company. Looking for someone who is able to hold their own at a Broadway opening or a set visit for Film and TV, able to participate in signing of new clients, and covering existing clients. Company is a respected, high profile boutique management company that is growing quickly. Salary negotiable based on experience. Resume/Cover letter required. Send to managementsearch2011@gmail.com

Boutique Talent Management Company seeks Assistant.  Must have genuine interest in the entertainment industry and working with talent.  The following are a must; absolute attention to detail, ability to multi-task, self-starter with excellent communication skills.  Previous agency or management experience required. Excellent growth potential. Salary + Benefits. Please email talentmgmtasst2011@gmail.com with your resume and cover letter.

High level boutique commercial talent agency is seeking an agent assistant with desk experience. Candidate will support President and Head of endorsements/licensing. Experience in celebrity endorsements or marketing a big plus. This is not an entry level position. We are looking for someone with agency experience that we can grow. We are looking for someone who has the potential to be an agent. Please only apply if you have prior industry desk experience. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be an agent. Email resumes to bkline@iaala.com

Media Rights Capital (MRC) is seeking an assistant for the office of Co-CEOs Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu. This is a demanding position with growth opportunities for the right candidate. Must be detail oriented, comfortable with a high-pressure work environment and be proficient in handling assistant duties such as managing heavy phones and scheduling. Ideal candidate will have some relevant entertainment experience. Bachelors degree required. Please submit a resume and cover letter to recruiter@mrcstudios.com

Hollywood based talent management company seeks assistant to 2 managers. Previous industry experience and college degree required. Candidates must have a strong/friendly phone presence, excellent communication skills, be extremely detail oriented, and able to multi-task and prioritize. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: phones, scheduling, office management, client submissions, research, booking travel, script coverage, etc. Please email cover letter and resume to talentasstneeded@gmail.com

Leading reality/game show production company has immediate opening for an Executive Assistant. This position will handle administrative duties for Executive Producer/President. The position will also assist the development team with research, presentations, sizzle reels, and projects as needed.  Candidates should have 1-2 years of experience in entertainment and/or supporting a busy executive/producer. College degree required.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits package, and a great working environment. bparrish@stonetv.com

The Ant Farm Broadcast Department seeks a Producers Assistant with 1-2 years’ experience, a college degree and who is experienced, reliable self-starter for Producer.  Mac, Excel, Word and Entourage proficient.  Knowledge of the post production process, tape formats, budgets, storyboards, research and finishing required.  Must be able to work very long hours under pressure.  Send cover letter, resume and salary history:  jobs@theantfarm.net.  Must include in email subject line:  Job Code: PA/B-UTA

Seeking a full time Executive Assistant for the Executive Producer of a daily television talk show.  Looking for someone that is extremely organized, detail oriented, can manage others and always has a smile on their face. Fast pace work environment and long hours. Ideal candidates will have past experience as an assistant.  Experience in television is a plus.  Please send resumes to LCEPassistant@gmail.com

Shine International seeks a Sales Team Assistant. In addition to standard assistant duties, this position will be responsible for analyzing deals/agreements, tracking negotiations, and inputting closed deals into the company’s rights-manager software. The Executive Assistant must build and maintain relationships within the company and facilitate communications with colleagues in the US and the UK, as well as with clients from around the world.  Must speak French or Spanish. (Tri-lingual a plus.) Please email cover letter and resume to hr@reveillellc.com. Indicate job title in subject.

Seeking Executive Assistant to report directly to the Executive Producer of a daily television talk show. This is a fast paced, busy work environment. Must be able to manage others, work late nights, and early mornings on show days.  Ideal candidates will have past experience as an assistant.  Experience in television is a plus.  We need to fill this position immediately.  Please send resumes to LCEPassistant@gmail.com.

SU2C Production hiring assistant to two Producers and serves as a liaison to other departments.  Candidate should have the ability to multi-task with strong interest(s) in production, music, entertainment, marketing, and vanquishing cancer.  Job responsibilities include: phones, scheduling, media management, research, booking travel, expenses/accounting, and managing interns. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and some knowledge of  Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop- a plus. Send resumes to: jobs@standup2cancer.org

Growing Film/TV production company seeks an assistant/creative executive who has a strong background both creatively, and also in business. Agency experience preferred. A driven, highly-organized, self-starter who can work under pressure and maintain focus in a flexible environment is a must. Opportunities for growth within the company. Email resume and coverletters to: productionjob77@gmail.com

Award-winning film Producer / Director in Santa Monica looking for Executive Assistant.  Must have entertainment industry experience.  Should have an understanding of development, business affairs and production and be interested in an entrepreneurial environment.  Job requirements include office management, executive assistant duties, script development, production and post-production, and overseeing a small charitable foundation.  Understanding of Mac and web-hosting a plus. Submit resume to apply@stananddeliver.com

Top Below-the-Line Agency in Santa Monica seeks an assistant to the head of commercial department. Must have a strong phone presence and strong computer skills, including working w/Mac OS and MS Word.  This is a great opportunity for someone to have exposure to all aspects of the area of representation.  The ideal candidate would have a good understanding of production and would desire to work towards becoming an agent.  Looking to interview candidates this week.  Must love dogs! Email resumes to belowline@yahoo.com

Fashion oriented celebrity website is seeking a fulltime Writer/Editorial Assistant.  Looking for an employee to help develop stories based on current entertainment news, proofread articles, and search for photographs that bring engaging and fun articles to life. Position is entry-level with great benefits.  Offices located in West Hollywood.  Early schedule, 6am start time, Monday-Friday.  Email resume, cover letter, and relevant writing samples toAssistEditor2010@gmail.com

Top management company is seeking an experienced assistant for a partner/manager. Candidate must be able to work extremely well with high-profile clients in a fast paced environment and be able to handle a busy desk.  At least one year of agency/management desk experience preferred.  Looking for someone who is motivated for a career in talent management. Please send resume to: mgmtassist2011@gmail.com

A 2nd assistant position is opening up at a high level production company where the producer has a digital side of the company, but you will also have access to the film side of the company. The position requires rolling calls, heavy scheduling, process expenses, help with digital presentations and submissions, read scripts write notes, research and read the trades, update writers/directors/financier lists. Must be computer savvy (Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook; Filemaker Pro; knowledge of Adobe is a plus). Send resumes to assistant2@emjag.net

Film & music director is looking for a part-time assistant from now until the end of the year (approx. 20 hrs/wk). You will be expected to manage cast lists, do research, post tumblr updates, and organize the director’s work and schedule during the preproduction of a high profile music video. Experience with a 5D camera for documentation is a plus but we can train you if need be. Knowledge of modern art history is also a major plus. Please provide a brief, three sentence, description of yourself along with your resume. Email resumes in PDF format to: filmmusicasst2011@gmail.com

CEO at prominent film school is in search of an experienced Executive Assistant. Looking for a computer proficient, educated positive person with a great attitude. Must take on any and all assignments with enthusiasm and dedication. This is a full-time, paid position. Please email resumes and cover letters tolshack@lafilm.com

COO/CFO of a studio-affiliated production/finance company is looking for an executive assistant. Candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented with an ability to maintain high levels of accuracy while handling multiple tasks.  Understanding of basic accounting concepts via education and/or experience is required. Duties include general office and mild accounting .  Experience with MAS 200 Accounting Software a plus.  Computer system literate – proficiency in the use of MS Word and Excel.  Please e-mail resume and cover-letter to assistant.financial@gmail.com

Boutique talent and literary management company seeks a full time, executive assistant for president of the company.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: heavy phones, making travel arrangements, scheduling, arranging auditions, script reading, coverage and correspondence. Prefer candidate with interest in graduating to full time manager as promotion is guaranteed for the right person (if becoming a manager is not your goal, this is not the job for you).  Minimum of 1 year agency experience a must.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Please send cover letter and resume tomanagementasst123@yahoo.com

Executive Vice-President of a studio-affiliated production/finance company is looking for an executive assistant. Candidates must be motivated self-starters, love to read, and able to manage a busy desk including heavy phones, travel, scheduling, have a keen understanding and passion for the motion picture business, as well as extensive knowledge of screenwriters, directors, agents, producers and actors.  Please e-mail resume and cover-letter toassist.assistant@gmail.com

Management 360 is seeking an assistant for one of our talent partners. Ideal candidates have an excellent educational background and a minimum of one year paid desk experience at a talent agency or management company. Must have excellent skills (rolling calls, travel, client schedules, attention to detail, etc.) and have a strong desire to be a talent manager. If you do not meet all these qualifications, please do not apply. Send resumes as an attached pdf file tojobs@management360.com

Independent television/film/digital production company seeks experienced executive assistant to Head of Sales and our Head of Business Affairs.  The ideal candidate must have prior experience supporting senior level executives on the business side, including functional business areas such as Business Affairs, Sales, Finance, or Human Resources.   Candidates must have 1-2 years of experience as executive assistant to a senior executive(s) at agency/studio/network.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Please send resumes to careers@bermanbraun.com and write “Sales and Business Affairs Executive Assistant” in the subject line.

Telepictures Productions Inc. is seeking an Executive Assistant IV to provide administrative support to the President of the division. As part of executive offices, it is a very fast-paced production environment acting as liaison with Telepictures Productions executives to ascertain current status of various projects and on all division activities. Extensive executive assistant experience and Macintosh, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook required. Please submit your resume as an attachment and cover letter to wberecruitment@warnerbros.com

PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS

Film Financier (Beverly Hills) Personal Assistant wanted for a high profile film financier and family. Someone very organized, great researcher, knows calendaring, scheduling, making travel arrangements, and ambitious to be part of a growing, exciting company. Responsibilities include working out of a home office handling the estate, home life, family life, and social events for the family. Full time job, 9-6:00 PM with some flexibility. College degree. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume, cover letter, and pic for consideration to rsasst@rscfilms.com

A very busy TV producer and showrunner with a deal at a major studio seeks a part-time personal assistant.  This is for a go getter fresh out of college.  If you think you have too much experience to do something like this than you probably do.  You will have the opportunity to make some invaluable contacts and there is the possibility for this to turn into a full time position in the new year.  Please submit resumes and a brief cover letter totvproducerassist@gmail.com with the words Personal Assistant in the subject line.

The job will be M – F/9-5. You will be responsible for all the errands, shopping, and some driving. Creative person that has done events and a lot of gift buying, wrapping, and shipping. Must be good to help manage the house and petty cash. Great w/ excel and computer. Calendar skills are very important as you will be interfacing with the husband’s (producer/actor) office. Approximate 52K plus health insurance. You must be great w/ kids but there are nannies.jobs@thehelpcompany.com

Personal assistant needed for busy TV producer. Daily responsibilities include shopping for groceries, furniture, and gifts, property management, occasional clerical work. Part time, typically 20 hrs/week. Applications should be focused, thorough, detail oriented, and smart. Must be able to start immediately. Send resumes and references to assistant.job338@gmail.com

A-List Actor seeks first personal assistant. Duties include personal/work scheduling, handling errands, general multi-tasking and personal assistant duties. Must be able to tolerate a high demand of work and be willing to travel. Previous personal assistant experience is required, starting salary 35K: Please email resume as a PDF and cover letter to persassistant11@gmail.com

Top film and tv production company looking for a personal assistant for an A-list director. Candidates must be motivated, hard-working, responsible, resourceful, and an exceptional multi-tasker. Duties will include, but are not limited to, scheduling meetings, planning personal events, handling all aspects of travel, and other common tasks associated with being a personal assistant. Both a bachelor’s degree and valid passport are required. Email cover letter and resume to alistdirector@gmail.com

Looking for Personal Assistant to high profile individual. Previous experience and degree preferred. World-wide travel. Candidate will be creative, resourceful, positive, a go-getter, find no job too big or too small. Must have good communication skills, be able to complete projects in a timely manner. This position is for a personal assistant. Duties include errands such as organizing, shopping, packing for trips, mailing packages etc. Room for promotion. References required . Send resumes to: assistantpositionemail@gmail.com

ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

Major talent agency is looking for an experienced, Manager to Director-level publicist (with knowledge of corporate PR preferred) to work alongside head of corporate communications. Candidate must have trade and business press experience, as well as minimum 5+ years working at PR agency, studio or network. Candidates should have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to write press materials under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Growth potential. Position reports to head of corporate communications but will also interface with senior management. Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and all customary benefits offered. Please fax resumes and cover letters to 310-205-5608. No calls please.

Small marketing and branding company within the entertainment industry with fortune 50 clients is looking to hire a high-powered office manager.  Job includes keeping the office and clients organized, interfacing with billing and staying on top of projects in progress.  We are looking for someone who is energetic, a good problem solver, multidimensional and professional.  3-5 years’ experience handling a high volume office required.  Experience with mac platforms and programs preferred.  Email a brief cover letter and resume to ask@protagonist.tv

Entertainment Fusion Group, EFG PR, a full service fashion, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle PR Firm with offices in NY and LA is looking to hire an Account Supervisor/Senior Account Exec in Fashion/Beauty and Lifestyle in the LA office. Looking for long-term candidates who want to learn and grow with the agency. Qualifications: Minimum of 4 years experience in beauty/fashion/lifestyle PR; Excellent client management skills; Self-starter as well as a team player; Ability to perform within a fast-paced, multi-priority setting and a passion for the PR industry; Strong relationships across multi-media platforms. EFG PR offers a competitive salary and unlimited room for growth. Please email resumes to towens@efgpr.com

Entertainment Fusion Group, EFG PR, a full service fashion, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle PR Firm with offices in NY and LA is looking to hire an Account Coordinator in Fashion/Beauty in the LA office.  Looking for long-term candidates who want to learn and grow with the agency. Qualifications include: Must have experience as an intern/assistant at a PR agency in Beauty/Fashion and/or Lifestyle; Client Relations Skills; Must be savvy in building and managing media lists/contact database; Thorough knowledge of fashion and entertainment industries; must be able to identify celebrities and fashion trends. Please email resumes to towens@efgpr.com

Hollywood based Advertising Agency/Production Company looking for a hardworking and dependable intern available at least 2-3 days a week. No pay but chance to advance and fun, educational working environment. Must be interested in film and television production as well as creative.  Qualified candidates will be brought in for interviews. Extra work days will be paid Adore Creative is an international advertising and creative services Agency. Great research and computer skills a plus. Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@adorecreative.com.

Boutique Talent Management and Brand Marketing Company looking to immediately hire Marketing/Brand executives with an extensive rolodex of contacts and relationships in the brand world to sponsor A-List Celeb Events. Candidates should be extremely aggressive and have top-notch written and oral communication skills, including ability to pitch materials and secure deals. Depending on experience, your own office may be provided. Please send resume and cover letter to jobzlisitingla@gmail.com

REV New Media is seeking for two marketing interns to help out with day-to-day operations. This position will consist of involvement in all aspects of the business including: reaching out to online publications, social media networking, link exchanges, and more.  These positions will consist of working very closely with the CEO of the company. Position is unpaid, but hours are flexible (at least 16 hours per week) those hours must be between the hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, M-F. College credit is provided. Send cover letters and resumes to press@revnewmedia.com

Partner at high-profile PR firm seeking coordinator.  Must have prior desk experience, is a quick-learner, self-starter, reliable, detail oriented, organized, great at multi-tasking and follow up.  Microsoft programs, good communication skills and common sense a must. Duties include phones, scheduling, handling client press kits, client requests, light pitching etc.  Office in West Hollywood.  Interested applicants please send resume/cover letter tocoordinatorprjob@gmail.com

Busy boutique PR Firm seeks organized, self-starter with excellent communication skills for the position of: Assistant to a Partner. This is not an entry level position; applicants must have Public Relations and administrative experience. Duties include maintaining schedules for A List clientele as well as that of a partner at the firm. Roll calls, research projects and contacts, provide general public relations and personal assistance support, where required. Bachelor’s degree and strong computer skills required. To submit your resume email: pr4assistant@aol.com

42West is seeking an assistant to the Deputy Head of Talent. Candidates must be extremely detailed, organized, possess a high level of initiative, and have the ability to multi-task and be resourceful.  Candidates with at least 1 year experience in entertainment will be considered.  Daily duties include: rolling calls, managing publicist’s calendar, servicing press clippings, updating press kits, booking hair and make-up, creating client travel and publicity schedules.  We are looking for someone who is willing to make at least a 1 year commitment.  Please email resume and cover letter toElizabeth.Cain@42West.net

B|W|R Public Relations is seeking an account executive for its Corporate/Lifestyle division.  Bachelor’s degree in PR, Communication or a related field required, and 2+ years’ experience preferred.  Must be able to work directly with clients, to execute campaign tactics on a daily basis, solicit stories, field media inquiries and track results.  Experience required in planning and participating in client events, from photo shoots to press conferences. Submit resumes to bwraeposition@gmail.com

Entertainment PR Firm seeks assistant with prior work experience. Must be extremely organized, self-motivator, prolific writing skills, and outgoing.  Must have paid experience in PR or as an assistant. Responsibilities will include assisting the partners of boutique Film PR agency with film festivals, premieres, press junkets and more. Heavy computer and internet work.  Room for advancement within in company. Please send salary requirements with resume tofilmpublicistjob@aol.com

PR and marketing firm specializing in emerging brands and entertainment is looking for responsible and dedicated interns to start immediately and gain valuable hands-on experience with media and the mechanics of PR campaigns and strategy. Credit-only interns who have an active interest in all forms of public relations and marketing, specifically social media and website design/management. Applicants must be a dedicated, reliable, articulate, and personable. Must be able to commit to at least 10-15 hours per week.  If interested, please send a resume and cover letter tospencer@workshopcollective.com

Entertainment marketing company seeks energetic, ambitious, self starter to join our team and learn the business.  Fast paced creative environment.  Responsibilities include project management, event production, research and administrative support. Successful candidate must be detail oriented, have strong communication skills, able to multitask and interface with clients and talent.  Superior organizational skills, Microsoft Office, Photoshop preferred.  West Hollywood location.  Email resume and cover letter toentmarketing8957@gmail.com

Nancy Seltzer & Associates entertainment public relations agency in Los Angeles seeks an intern. This person’s duties include, but are not limited to: scheduling, answering phones, working on various projects, updating lists, organization, client interface, helping with events and red carpets.  Excellent verbal and writing skills are a must. Must be, organized, able to multi-task and be computer literate. Internship is unpaid, though there is room to advance in the company. Please contact via email to agerson@nsapr.com

MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

Network Music Reality Show seeks a PA to support the Music Department with preparing lyrics and sheet music, making reference CDs, reviewing cue sheets, researching writers/publishers, making runs and other assorted office duties. Candidate needs to be proficient with Macs, Word/Excel, iTunes, internet research and burning CDs.  5 days weeks (days vary / weekends included). Please send resume and cover letter to: musiclicensingjob@gmail.com

Unpaid Intern: Bulletproof Entertainment, run by one of the top music producers/supervisors in the motion picture and soundtrack industry, is in need of interns to assist with scanning, video editing, reachout, our CD library & iTunes database, record production, computer graphics, as well as some light office duties. Requirements: strong interest in music and film industries and strong proficiency with Mac/Apple software. Email resume and brief letter toapply@bulletproofentertainment.com

TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS

EQAL is a leading social media company that builds digital “influencer” networks around celebrities and brands.  The Department Coordinator will provide significant administrative support to the Chief Content Officer as well as other department executives.  Responsibilities include including managing calendars, answering emails, answering phones, filing, expense reports and managing travel.  Will also serve as a ‘utility player’ and complete special projects including: writing, copyediting, pitch deck design/development and project tracking. Bachelor’s Degree required.  Send resume and cover letter tomedianetworks-resume@eqal.com and specify you are applying for Dept Coordinator position.

Job opening for a Social Media Manager at a small TV production company.  Manage website, blog, and social media accounts. Mostly in-office but could have some telecommute hours as well.   We have two on-air television shows and more projects in the development stage.  Great opportunity to grow with the company and get plenty of experience.  Must take direction well, be tech-savvy and have excellent writing skills.  Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: jobs@inzaneentertainment.com

CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)

A very busy casting office working on three different studio movies simultaneously and located in Hollywood is seeking a smart, un-paid intern immediately.  Intern duties will include editing and uploading audition footage, sorting submissions, helping out with phones and other administrative and research tasks.  Experience with iMovie preferred and knowledge of CastIt is a plus.  Must have your own laptop computer.  The internship is for college credit i.e. only students will be accepted. This is a great learning experience for someone who wants to get into casting after college.  Send cover letter / resume to nysmcasting@gmail.com

Demo/McCarthy Casting seeks casting interns to work on a feature film starting immediately. Tasks include phones, sorting submissions, scheduling appointments and general office support. A great way to break into and learn about casting. Flexible days/hours, college credit available. Please email resumes to demomccarthy@gmail.com

NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)

Dimension Films is seeking an assistant in production/development in the New York office. This is a highly demanding position with plenty of opportunity for advancement. Must be dedicated, focused and proficient in handling assistant tasks – phones, scheduling, etc. Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of script coverage a must.  Bachelors degree required. Please submit a resume and cover letter todimensionfilms4@gmail.com

Scott Rudin Productions is looking for an NYC-based assistant in Scott Rudin’s office. Ideal candidates will need to be intelligent, driven, organized, and thick-skinned. This is not an entry-level position.  To be considered you must have at least a year of assistant experience in film, theatre, television or in an agency. Must know standard industry phone etiquette, have some knowledge of Broadway theatre and be very familiar with the film/tv industry power-players including writers, directors, talent and agents. Please send resume and cover letter to: srpjobsny@gmail.com

Busy NY PR Department at cable network seeks a temp assistant who will complete 200+ Emmy entries, collect support materials and book nominee travel and accommodations for various high profile award ceremonies.  Candidate should be computer literate, detail oriented with strong communication skills and professional email etiquette.  Two years entertainment experience is mandatory. Responsibilities include heavy data entry, airfare, car and hotel bookings.  Email resume and cover letter to: Katherine.meyer@showtime.net

NY based film production company seeking Production Finance / Physical Production Coordinator. Should be self-motivated, with strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. Strong verbal and written communication with ability to work extended hours during peak periods.
Necessary Experience: Coding, logging and processing check requests, wires and invoices. 1-2 years feature film/ TV accounting experience. 1-2 years assisting an executive. Bachelor’s Degree and proficient in Excel. Please E-Mail resumes to greattopassistant@gmail.com

New York based film production company is seeking a seasoned assistant for a top level executive. Candidates should have a keen interest in the entertainment business, an awareness of the key players and companies, and the requisite skill set of an experienced assistant.  The position is demanding and requires long hours and occasional travel. Please send resumes to greattopassistant@gmail.com

Constellation, an online movie theater channel with offices in NYC, launching in November, is seeking dedicated fall interns to assist in areas including film research, PR/marketing, and social media. Interns will be exposed to a dynamic startup environment and will learn about the changing landscape of film distribution on the front lines.  Seeking students who are well-organized, personable, ambitious, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and proficiency in social media platforms.  Send resume and cover letter to: contact@constellation.tv

GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER

Fast paced, high profile production company seeking hard working, resourceful general office assistant. Must be able to handle heavy call volume, operate with a polite demeanor, and have own car. Responsibilities will include – but are not limited to, – receptionist responsibilities, script coverage, runs, filing, personal errands for principals, and general office support. Candidates with desk, production, or high volume office experience will be considered first. Please send resume and two references with contact information to: prodofficeasst@gmail.com.

Santa Monica Production/Distribution company seeks full time Front Office Receptionist.  Candidate must be outgoing and energetic with a positive attitude and excellent phone etiquette.  Position will include, but not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, managing all aspects of company mail and shipping as well as other various clerical duties. Salary: $500+ a week.  Medical after 90 days probation.  Please email cover letter and resume to:90404.accts@gmail.com

Part-Time bookkeeper needed for boutique Talent Management and Development Company.  Must have prior industry experience.  Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Possibility for full time position. Email:lmg@lanemanagement.com

INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)

Benderspink is seeking highly motivated candidates for an unpaid internship to start immediately for a 3 month minimum commitment. Interns will receive first hand exposure into the day-to-day operations of a leading production management firm. Duties include: script reading & coverage, executing daily office tasks, and covering assistant desks and reception. In addition, interns will participate in weekly idea pitch meetings with company associates. Interested applicants should send resumé and cover letter to benderspink1@gmail.com.

Film/ TV/ Commercial Production Company at Paramount seeks a creative intern.  Must be available at least two days a week and ideal candidates will possess knowledge of Photoshop and other graphic design programs and a tenacity for reading scripts.  Candidate must supply his/her own laptop.  We have two films in post production two more in pre-production.  Position is unpaid, but college credit is available.   Send cover letter and resume todtish@envisionma.com with “Office Internship” in subject line.

Red Hour Films is looking for qualified and eager interns. Duties will include reading scripts, answering phones, running errands and providing overall support to executives and assistants. Candidates should have experience with script coverage, have knowledge of the comedy/film world, and be willing to learn. Unpaid but college credit is available. Please email resume, cover letter, and sample script coverage to internships@redhourfilms.com

Small World IFT, a boutique international television company, is seeking interns to start immediately in its Hollywood office. Must be smart, hard-working and highly motivated, and should have an interest in both international television distribution and creative development.  Candidates with strong writing and researching skills a plus.  Interns should be prepared to commit 2-3 days per week for this unpaid internship (college credit can be provided).  Candidates must have car and personal laptop.  Please email cover letter and resume to: morgankrajewskI@smallworldift.com

A-List director seeking interns. Must be thick skinned, organized, work  well under pressure, and be extremely detail oriented. Looking for multi-taskers who are computer savvy and have exceptional communication skills.  Open availability and reliable transportation are a must. This is an unpaid internship; only includes reimbursement for gas and expenses. If interested please e-mail resumes to: build.application@gmail.com

Red Granite Pictures is looking for enthusiastic, hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include answering phones as needed, script reading/coverage, research, assisting executives and assistants, errands, and/or general office needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills required. We are looking for interns who can commit to 2 or more days/week in our Hollywood office. Please email resumes toinfo@redgranitepictures.com. Non-paid internship – college credit only.

American Work, Inc. is writer/producer Scot Armstrong’ s production company. We have a first look producing deal with NBC Universal and have features in development at Paramount and Sony. We are looking for interns to both help out around the office and also assist creatively. This includes answering phones, photo copies, reading scripts, helping out with writers/directors lists, etc.   We are a small production company and work as a team, so it is a great opportunity for the right person. Please email resumes to mm@americanworkinc.com

La Minitura Kids seeks qualified interns to assist Sales and Production. Previous experiences is preferred but not required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the Apparel Industry. This is a great opportunity to learn from the best and in a great environment. Microsoft Office software is mandatory. The ideal candidate is a student that can work 3-5 days a week. This position is unpaid but will be given school credit if a student. Please send resumes to LaMinInternship@gmail.com

Two television producers at NBC/Universal are seeking highly motivated interns to begin 11/14. The position will consist of involvement in all aspects of the business including script reading/coverage, research, phones, distribution and desk coverage. Position is unpaid but hours are flexible (16 hours per week) and college credit is provided. Applicants should possess strong communications skills, a desire to learn and a passion for scripted television. Please send cover letters and resumes to pttdintern@gmail.com

Seeking Interns for Elevate Entertainment; Management / Production company based in Los Angeles (Century City). Job responsibilities entail overall office upkeep, answering phones, interacting with casting offices and clients, and script coverage. Candidates should be interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. Interns must be reliable, thick skinned, punctual, work well under pressure and be proficient with both MAC and PC. Knowledge of MS Office a must.  Please email resume and cover letter to: elevateasst@gmail.com

Seeking a driven and efficient management intern for a bi-coastal boutique talent management and production company. Candidate must be articulate, personable, and able to multitask, as you will assist four managers, in addition to liaising with our New York office. Duties include: answering phones, general office duties, scheduling meetings, occasionally driving clients to auditions, script coverage, and assisting with talent management. This is an unpaid internship.  Please send all resumes to: intern.job.opening@gmail.com

A Santa Monica-based television and film Production Company with a first-look studio film deal is looking for smart, hard-working interns to read scripts, write coverage, and assist with day-to-day duties. Position is unpaid, but hours are flexible (approx. 2 days/week) and college credit is provided. Candidates should have professional manner, strong work ethic, and positive attitude. If interested, please contact: nicole.blume@josephsonent.com

Boutique Talent Management Company with A-list clients seeking eager interns to start immediately. Must be able to handle heavy phones and other administrative duties.  Candidate should be motivated, professional, organized, and computer literate. Interest in talent management is a plus.  Please send cover letter and resume to Shannon@managementsac.com

Echo Lake Entertainment, an independent production company and film financier with a management division, is seeking interns to work in their Beverly Hills office. Looking for an intern to start immediately.  Interns should be prepared to commit 2/3 days per week for 3 months for this unpaid internship. Resumes and cover letters can be emailed to contact@echolakeproductions.com

REV New Media is seeking for two production interns to help out with day-to-day operations. This position will consist of involvement in all aspects of the business including: screening and logging tapes, research, delivery to other production companies, assisting in production coordination, attending celebrity events, and more. You must live in Los Angeles or a very short commute away. Position is unpaid, but hours are flexible (at least 16 hours per week) those hours must be between the hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, M – F. College credit is provided. Send cover letters / resumes topress@revnewmedia.com

Venice-based Literary and Talent Management company seeks interns to start immediately.  Interns will get to be hands on and are encouraged to ask questions and contribute creatively.  Responsibilities include: clerical support, phones, script coverage, and research. Candidates should have strong interest in feature and television development and should be receiving school credit.  Unpaid. Please send resumes and cover letters toTheBlackBoxGuys@gmail.com

Office of a Feature Director seeking intern while in prep for Major Fox Picture. To start immediately – Mid November possibly longer (TBD) Must have own car (will reimburse mileage) and personal laptop.  Offices are on The Lot in West Hollywood.  Please contact Luke: lukezf@gmail.com   10/21
GreeneStreet Films is looking for development interns in our Beverly Hills office. Job will entail coverage of scripts and manuscripts, notes on projects currently in development, research and general office assistance. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be a writer or learn the business. Must like dogs.  Please send resumes to gstreetintern11@gmail.com.  This is an unpaid position.

A-list record label and management company in Beverly Hills seeks a bright, motivated intern to help with administrative tasks. Duties include phones, helping with promotional mailings, coordinating travel, organizing information, and other duties as assigned. Previous desk experience preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to receive school credit as the position is unpaid. E-mail cover letter and resume to thecollectiveintern@gmail.com

Talent-based feature production company with a focus on comedy is currently seeking reliable interns with an interest in writing, development and production. Responsibilities include script coverage, phones, office management, project research, and occasional runs. This is a non-paid internship. College credit necessary. Ideally looking for 2-3 day/week commitment. Please email resumes and cover letters with your availability to:internapp1@gmail.com

Television and feature production company helmed by prominent director seeking readers for script coverage. No pay but credit available. Please send resumes to incahootsprod2@gmail.com

A busy West Hollywood based film financier and production company require a part time intern immediately. Duties include office work and script coverage. Candidates should be enthusiastic, computer literate and detail-oriented. This is a great opportunity to learn and see how independent films are financed.  Position is unpaid, candidates must have script coverage experience. Please email cover letters, availability and resumes to:   Receptionusa@futurefilmgroup.com

The Walt Becker Company, an independent film and television production shingle, is seeking interns for the fall semester. Position is unpaid and consists of heavy script reading/coverage, phones, office management, and occasional runs (though a car is not required).  Interns get a chance to cover desks as well as work directly with development executives.  A great opportunity to see the inner workings of a small but active production company.  Please send resumes and a short cover letter to beckerintern@gmail.com

Boutique talent management company seeks organized, upbeat and well-read interns to start immediately. Duties include but are not limited to maintaining office organization, updating client lists, script coverage, creating database management, and some filing. Experience with script coverage and an interest in management a plus but not required. Must be able to multi-task. Please send resume and cover letter to tlntmgmtintern@gmail.com

Busy actor/producer based Production Company on the Sony lot is currently seeking interns.  Looking for hardworking and bright students to assist with all aspects of company functions including development (reading, coverage, and research), general office tasks (answering phones, maintaining script database). Mileage and lunch paid for. School credit required.  Please email materialintern@gmail.com with resumes.

A full service film production company is seeking a highly motivated intern. The position will consist of everything from reading scripts and writing coverage to helping the staff prepare for meetings and sometimes covering desks.  There is a lot of opportunity to learn everything about the film production process from the ground up.  Candidates must be able to multi-task, learn quickly and perform tasks in a positive and expedited manor.  Strong communication skills required.  The position is unpaid, but gas will be reimbursed.  Please send resume to praymondla@gmail.com

Independent television/feature/new media production company in Los Angeles seeks office interns to start immediately. Applicants must be able to receive school credit.  Required availability is two days per week, M-F 10AM-6PM. Duties will include general office tasks, conducting research for projects in development, light errands, and providing creative input. Applicants should be proficient with Mac computers and have their own laptops to bring to the office.  Please send cover letters and resumes as attachments to christine@hypomaniacontent.com

Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment is seeking conscientious and enthusiastic interns to support our Production department.  Interns will also be exposed to Marketing, Distribution and other divisions of the company.  This internship is designed to prepare interns to enter the Entertainment Industry workforce, and is focused on teaching script coverage and analysis, film awareness as well as general office duties.  Please send all resumes tovrpeinternship@gmail.com

Film/TV producer seeks intern to handle office duties Tuesdays and Thursdays. Duties include phones, scheduling meetings, handle calendar, travel booking, etc.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and word.  Please be organized, professional and trustworthy individual who is eager to participate in development and production.  This internship can apply towards college credit. If interested please send resume to: epulella@gmail.com

Millennium Films is looking for development interns in our main office off Wilshire Blvd. Job will entail coverage of scripts and manuscripts, notes on projects currently in development, research and general office assistance. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to learn the business. This is an unpaid position.  School credit necessary.  Please email millenniumfilmsintern@gmail.com

Award winning agency and production company is seeking 2 interns to work with an award-winning costume designer and stylist on a television promo shoot.  This is a great opportunity.  Candidate must be professional, motivated, flexible.  Basic experience in fashion world a plus.  Non-paid internship starts immediately and will continue on to October, 22 2011.  Please send brief email why you would be perfect and your resume in the body of an email toproduction3@bpg.tv

Worldwide film production, finance and sales company based in West Hollywood seeks interns interested in learning about global theatrical marketplace.  Focus is on presales, financing, and festivals.  Part-time and full-time welcome.  Business school students encouraged to apply. Should be Mac capable and have excellent office skills including Microsoft Office. Must be receiving credit.  Send resume to internships@essential-ent.com.

Fluent Entertainment, a Beverly Hills based international film production/financing Company aligned with a major studio, has a part-time internship position available (1-3 days/week). Ideal candidate should be interested in the international film marketplace, researching, culling and learning individual territory trends, talent, information and data. Must be computer and excel literate and language skills would be helpful. Please forward cover letter and resume to:  info@fluent-ent.com

Frederic Golchan Productions, associated with Radar Pictures, is searching for a development/office intern.  This is a great hands on experience as you will be working directly with Mr. Golchan.  You will work on specific projects as well as coverage, rolling calls, scheduling, etc.  College credit is available.  Lunch/parking is paid/reimbursed.  Must commit 2-3 days a week.  Email resume and cover letter to asstgolchan@gmail.com and fgfilm@aol.com

Frederic Golchan Productions, associated with Radar Pictures, is searching for a Mandarin Chinese speaking development/office intern.  You will work on specific projects, as well as coverage, rolling calls, scheduling, etc.  You will work directly with Mr. Golchan.  Specific projects are compensated and college credit is available.  Lunch/parking is paid/reimbursed.  Must commit 2-3 days a week.  Email resume and cover letter to asstgolchan@gmail.com andfgfilm@aol.com

Boutique law firm, which offers comprehensive legal services. Excellent opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about the legal ins-and-outs of the entertainment industry or business transactions. In search of bright, enthusiastic, reliable law or college students, who are eager to learn and are interested in pursuing a career in entertainment law. Good organization skills, attention to detail, high computer proficiency. Please send resume and cover letter to entlawjob1@gmail.com

A busy independent production company seeks an in house Creative Development Intern to assist with our day to day development and operational needs.  Applicants must have transportation to and from West Hollywood. We provide great references upon successful completion.  We are seeking thick-skinned interns who can multi-task and take initiative in chaotic situations!  Send resumes to opportunities@eclecticpictures.com

Point Grey Pictures, which released its first film this fall to critical acclaim, is seeking one intern in a fast-paced and open working environment. Position is unpaid but with several projects in development, our intern will be involved with every aspect. Duties include administrative tasks, covering scripts and assisting executives. Applicants best suited will have a strong work ethic, knowledge of film & tv, proficiency with Word & Excel and most importantly, a positive attitude. Prior experience is not necessary, though liking dogs and having your own transportation is. Submit cover letter and resume topointgreypictures@gmail.com

Talent management company is looking for a new intern. The company manages actors, writers and directors in film and television and develops features and TV series.  Opportunity for advancement for somebody interested in representation. Must have college degree or be currently enrolled. E-mail cover letter and resume to internforsei@gmail.com

Talent Agency Film/TV, Literary, Print, Voice Over & Commercial Divisions seek College Interns for School Credit. Ideal for Communications/Marketing/Film/Business & Television majors. Will work closely with Agency reps, resume must be text only and inside email, not attachment. Please send resumes to info@affinityartists.com and title your email Film/Tv/Commercials Agency Intern (your name)(your city)(your phones).

Boutique Agency looking for interns who have interned in an agency or management company before. Must know phones, computers, have knowledge of the industry and be great with people skills. Please send your resumes to agencyintern8981@gmail.com

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Omar Sosa Afreecanos Quartet, Fri. and Sat., November 4-5, 2011, 10:00 pm, Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
Leela James,
Sat & Sun., 10/28-29 @10 pm, Yoshi’s- San Francisco,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco;
Average White Band (AWB) Wen., 11/9 @10 pm, Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
David Grisman Quintet, Sat., 11/12 @10 pm,
Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
David Grisman / Frank Vignola
Duo, Sun, 11/13 @6 pm Yoshi’s- Oakland, 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland Ca 94607;
Rachelle Ferrell, Sun. 11/6 @7pm, The Rrazz Room at Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102;
Hot 8 Brass Band, Mon. 11/7 @8 pm, ,Yoshi’s- San Francisco,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco;
Amiri Baraka, Roscoe Mitchell
, Genny Lim and Ishmael Reed Band, Mon. 11/14, @8 pm, ,Yoshi’s- San Francisco,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco;
Tank, Fri. 11/18 @10 pm, Yoshi’s-
San Francisco,1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco;
The Velveteen Rabbit, Choreographed and directed by KT Nelson, Sat., 11/26 @2 p.m., Novellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street), San Francisco, CA
Fela!, Produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, 11/15 – 12/11 @8pm, Curran Theatre, 445 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102 The tickets will be awarded via our Text, Twitter or website, so DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL, and if you haven’t already, you should join us on:
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Ise Lyfe

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Yoshi’s Oakland

510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

Hometown spoken word and hip-hop artist One night only – Live Band

“Yes No Maybe” by: Ise Lyfe

One of the nation’s greatest young performers and writers performing live at the legendary Yoshi’s Jazz Club. Paying homage and adding his twist to the classic and powerful music of Fela Kuti, Nina Simone, Gil Scott Heron, Tupac Shakur, and Billie Holiday.

“Essentially, these five artist best represent the core of my artistic inspiration and embody a standard of both content and    skill that I am always aspiring for. I’m excited to be performing back in myhometown at such a great venue to honor these giants.”
Ise Lyfe

Recently appointed Commissioner of Arts and Cultural Affairs in his hometown of Oakland, CA, Ise Lyfe is one of the nation’s premier Spoken Word Artist and Emcee’s. His 2006 debut album, ”spreadtheWord” allowed him to mettle with a national audience, and the release of his second LP, “Prince Cometh” received rave reviews from critics and fans alike. Unaffected by the sophomore jinx theory, it’s safe to say the response across the board was nearly 100% positive…

Ise first gained national recognition competing in national poetry slam competitions in his late teens. In 2001 he won the National Poetry Slam Competition, skyrocketing his popularity amongst the ever growing Spoken Word/Hip-Hop Theatre audience.  He has been featured on Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam on HBO. He has also shared the stage with Gil Scott-Heron, Dave Chappelle, Lauryn Hill, Talib Kweli, Dead Prez, E-40, Harry Belafonte, Mos Def, Malcolm Jamaal Werner, KRS-One, Martin Luther, Saul Williams, Ben Harper, Erykah Badu, Zion I, and The Coup to name a few.

However, Ise Lyfe is simply different than anyone else in his genre or league of peers. Period.

Just in his twenties with nearly ten years of national and international stage performing and recording experience, he transcends the common narrative on and off stage. An award winning poet, emcee, performer, and educator, this young man is sure to be the impact we all speak of wanting, but rarely see realized….

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Omar Sosa Afreecanos Quartet

1unknownname

Yoshi’s Oakland

Yoshi’s Oakland
510 Embarcadero W
Oakland Ca 94607

, 2011
10:00 pm

Omar Sosa Quartet

Five-time GRAMMY-nominated composer and pianist Omar Sosa returns to Yoshi’s Oakland with his regular rhythm section of Childo Tomas from Mozambique on electric bass, and Marque Gilmore, now from Stockholm, on drums and electronics, plus special guest saxophone and flute player from Cuba, Leandro Saint-Hill.  Leandro was part of the groundbreaking recording sessions at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City in 2008 that resulted in two GRAMMY nominations for Omar’s genre-bending CD release, Across The Divide.

At Yoshi’s Oakland, Omar will be featuring new material from his current recording-in-progress, entitled Afri-Lectric.  This CD project is loosely inspired by the music of Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue recording, and evolved from a commission Omar received from the Barcelona Jazz Festival to prepare a tribute to the famous CD on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

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