Virtual Networking

Office Hours presented by AT&T Dream In Black

Executive Mentoring
Monday, Nov. 15, Tuesday, Nov. 16, Thursday, Nov. 18
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

AT&T Dream in Black helps to fuel your dreams and connect you to greater possibilities via one-on-one mentorship sessions with leading executives and creatives in film and television. Insider access will be given to select ABFF attendees, who will experience a unique opportunity to receive talk to industry executives and stakeholders, hear about their areas of expertise and ask questions about the industry.

Participating Executives include:

Monday, November 15th
  • LJ Simpson (Booked) – Content Acquisitions, HBO/HBO Max (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST)
  • Daria Overby (Booked) – Executive Director, Creative Diversity, Starz Entertainment (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST)
  • Alvin Bowles – Vice President, Global Marketing Partnerships, Facebook (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST)
Tuesday, November 16th
  • Roger Bobb (Booked) – CEO, Producer, Director, Bobbcat Films (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST)
  • Melissa Breaux & Adam Marshall (Booked), Partner & Talent Manager, respectively, Management 360 (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST)
  • Darrien Gipson (Booked) – Executive Director, SAGindie (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST)
Thursday, November 18th
  • Juanita Slappy (Booked) – Cadillac Multicultural Marketing (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST)
  • Erika Bryant (Booked) – Senior Creative Development Executive, Sony Pictures Television (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST)
  • Giselle Johnson – Creative Executive, Sony Screen Gems (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST)

AT&T 5G Fast Connections

Peer-to-Peer Networking
FRIDAY, NOV. 19
7:00 PM EST

AT&T 5G invites you to connect with others and to power the possibilities. The fast connections with other creators, will help to expand the networks for all during a virtual speed networking session. Each match will last 5 minutes where you can share upcoming projects, ideas, and uplift your fellow creatives in the industry.

HOW TO REGISTER
  1. Visit here to sign up
  2. Click “Sign Up” at the bottom to create your general login (takes less than 30 seconds)
  3. When prompted, enter our private event key to register: ABFF2021
  4. Proceed to click “Register for Event” and follow the guide
HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Step 1: REGISTER FOR THE EVENT

  • Click the “register here” bottom and use the event key ABFF2021 to register and complete your profile.

Step 2: CHECK IN – IT’S REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE

  • Within 24 hours of the event, you are required to “Check In” to validate your participation. Failure to “Check In” will result in not being scheduled any meetings. Don’t worry we will send your reminders.

Step 3: PARTICIPATE BY NETWORKING WITH OTHERS

  • 5 Minutes before the beginning of the event log back into the website app.speednetworking.com
  • Navigate to your specific event (Hint: scroll down on the home page to find your event) – select this
  • Within a minute or two of the event start time you will see “See Meeting Schedule” – select this
  • You will enter your schedule of meetings lobby. When it’s time for the first meeting, select “Join Video Meeting” and repeat for your second round. Don’t worry! It’s all automated and timed with everyone else.
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