Do you have a television pitch that you are working on and would like immediate feedback from industry professionals? BRIC is offering a Practice Your Pitch session where you will have 3 minutes to pitch your idea and then get feedback on how you might improve your pitch.
Come prepared to pitch your idea to television professionals including Michael Pinckney, Squeaky Moore, Rashidi Hendrix, and a live audience!
RSVP here to secure your spot: BRICartsmedia.org/pitch
Mr. Hendrix is an award winning music executive, tech entrepreneur, and producer. He currently is a co-founder in the start-up app Laugh.ly and partner for the production management holding company Metallic Entertainment, Inc., that includes Metallic Management, Metallic Pictures and Motion Music Publishing/BMG Music Publishing venture. Hendrix is the co-founder and Chief Content Officer for Laugh Radio, which is a unique streaming standup comedy platform tech start-up. Since their recent launch of Laugh.ly, the app has garnered more than 100,000 installs and was #2 App in the Applestore, as well Laugh.ly being rated in the prestigious top 15 start-ups in Silicon Valley. Prior to Laugh.ly, Hendrix was a successful producer who has worked on close to 200 hours of programming, including series Kitchen Nightmares (FOX), Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood (Oxygen), MTV Awards (MTV), The Apprentice (NBC), Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC), Orange is the New Black (Netlfix) and The Mo'Nique Show (BET). In addition, Metallic management clients includes music artist and 2 X Grammy winning songwriter Kendra Foster, as well as TV talent that produce & direct series like Criminal Minds (CBS), NCIS:LA (CBS).
Michael BoogieVision Pinckney
Michael has over 10 years of experience as an assistant director on films and television series such as “Inside Man”, “Top Five”, “Broad City”, “The 25th Hour”, “7th Heaven”, “The Best Man”, “Law & Order”, and the academy award nominated film «Precious». Michael made his feature film directorial debut with “You’re Nobody til somebody kills you”, a gritty crime thriller Executive Produced by Spike Lee and distributed by Lionsgate. He won an award for Excellence in Media from The Black Men’s Film Conference for his HIV film “The Candy Store” and toured the film festival circuit with films from his short film collection. He’s directed a variety of digital series from “SoleKings”, “Black Actress” to “The Colors of Love” in addition to Producing the award winning digital series “For Colored Boys — Redemption” starring Tim Reid.
“One woman, many faces, one creator, many talents," is how Squeaky Moore likes to describe herself. Regarded as the pitch guru for independent content creators. Squeaky is a mompreneur, content creator, producer, director, writer, and actress. She freelances as a development and pitching consultant and strategist. Squeaky’s mission is to enlighten, uplift, and inspire. Her career path—one designed to artistically address socially conscious issues, invoke discussion for the greater good, and to teach and inspire — lies at the very core of who she is, and is continually reflected in her work. Some of Moore’s recent directing and producing credits include, “64,” a project on father absent homes that she executive produced and assist directed, “Father’s Day?”, also produced by Squeaky that addresses the effects of absentee fathers; which debuted on the launch of Magic Johnson’s, Aspire TV Network. The Positive Controversy,” a show in which she developed and is the show-runner, and her latest film project, “Face of Darkness — Journey to Healing,” a documentary film that explores depression and suicide in the African American communities. She recently authored a book for content creators after journeying to pitch her film and television projects 100 times. The book, #100Pitches: Mistakes, I’ve Made So You Don’t Have To, is a film and television pitching guide geared towards independent content creators about the do’s and don’ts, and strategy of pitching television and film projects.