We are ELATED to announce our partnership with BRIC Foundation. BRIC Foundation has one main goal: to increase representation in Entertainment, Gaming, Media and Tech. By strategically engaging with leaders across these industries, along with Government and Education Partners, BRIC strives to Break, Reinvent, Impact and Change the foundations of these businesses and create inclusive opportunities for women and underrepresented people to be successful.
The 2022 BRIC (Break, Reinvent, Impact and Change) Virtual Summit will be happening February 11th and 12th. The Summit’s goal is to bring a community of thought provokers together from different facets of the entertainment, media, gaming and tech industries to collectively solve how we support and nurture up-and-coming talent – as it pertains to women and underrepresented groups who have an interest in being creative leaders.
The BRIC Summit will be packed with engaging speakers and solutions-driven workshops for industry professionals and up-and-coming talent, providing access and education from experts in the field representing the world’s most iconic entertainment brands.
FEBRUARY 11, 2022: Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, musician and co-founder of KidNation, an interactive platform for children to enjoy kid-centric, educational entertainment, will deliver the opening keynote address. Attendees will hear research from the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the state of our industry. Additional speakers include ESPN’s Marsha Cooke, Aldis Hodge (Black Adam), and New York Times Best Selling Author, Lindsey Pollack. There will also be a special invite-only C-suite session for senior leaders from studios to gain additional insights while attending a workshop with their peers. Sign up here.
FEBRUARY 12, 2022: Educators, Parents, and Professionals in early stages of their career will find a variety of helpful workshops including a BRIC Creative Academy session, an Art Jam, a Careers in Animation panel, and Portfolio Reviews from some of the leading Animation, Visual Effects and Gaming Studios. Additional programming includes Grant Writing 101 for Teachers, Careers in VFX, Careers in Games, and a Film Festival Submission Panel led by Larry Laboe from New Filmmakers LA. Free to the public. Sign up here.
For more information, visit BRIC Summit 2022's website here.