(New York, NY--September 21, 2017) The Blue Collar Post Collective
(BCPC) will be participating as an education partner during this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in New York, a trade event for people of all areas of the broadcasting and entertainment industry. As the conference expands again from Las Vegas to New York this October, BCPC will be taking part on October 19th, moderating and producing a roundtable discussion titled “Get Ahead and Stay on Top: How to Fast Track Your Career”. The event, oriented around short break-out sessions with focused table hosts, will be providing media professionals with tips and tools for navigating the New York production scene.
BCPC NY’s Vice President Ryan Penny, will be hosting the event. “At its core, BCPC supports emerging talent by facilitating connections. No one is better at bringing industry pros together than NAB, so it’s a natural fit. We’re looking forward to a lively and fun event that will start a lot of conversations,” states Ryan.
Those who would like to attend NAB NY can register for a free pass using the discount code EP04.
Table topics include:
“Broadening vs. Specializing Your Skill Set”
hosted by Ethan Anderson (Freelance Editor) and Brian Golding
(Editor/Post Supervisor at Alucia Productions).
“Staying Healthy and Motivated”
hosted by Ana Cipolla
(colorist) and Natasha Livia Mottola (Documentary Editor and BCPC NY Event Producer/Meetup Coordinator)
“Contract vs. Full-Time vs. Working for Free”
hosted by Amy Leland Hemphill
(Editor, CBS Sports Network) and Derek Haager (colorist, Sharp Entertainment)
“First Year in New York”
hosted by Briana Kay Stodden
(Post Production Assistant) and Jackie Basse
(Assistant Editor, She’s Gotta Have It
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About the Blue Collar Post Collective
The Blue Collar Post Collective is an accessible and focused grassroots 501(c)3 non-profit organization, supporting emerging talent in post production. Their goal is to foster an all-inclusive community and to provide unique opportunities for their members to develop professionally. There are no prerequisites or membership fees to join the BCPC. It is a group of over 5000 post-production professionals who want to share their experiences and support each other. It appeals to those who have questions about getting started in post, people looking to advance in their careers, and professionals who want to connect with more of their peers. The BCPC holds monthly meetups and organizes events focused on offering alternative educational and career development opportunities with no barriers to attend. Not only are they building networks for emerging talent, but they work to strengthen the ties between the group and the wider community, through collaborative partnerships, advocacy, social events and innovative programs.