Lee Daniels Entertainment (an entertainment production company founded by Academy Award-Nominated Director, and Writer and Producer, Lee Daniels) announces an exciting new diversity focused creative workshop in partnership with REPRESENT by OMV. The three-day, all-travel-inclusive creative development experience with roundtrip airfare provided by American Airlines, launches today with a call to action via all Lee Daniels Entertainment and REPRESENT social media and will run through August 31st.
The career workshop, which take place September 25th and go through September 28th in Los Angeles, CA, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that gives aspiring creatives from underrepresented backgrounds an inside look at the entertainment industry under the mentorship of experienced and acclaimed professionals. Chosen individuals will be provided with an invigorating itinerary filled with various workshops including meetings and exciting experiences with Lee Daniels Entertainment and REPRESENT by OMV executives, studio visits and an exclusive trip to the working set of an upcoming Lee Daniels Entertainment Television production.
“It has been my goal to create opportunities for diverse creatives and to tell inclusive stories. I have always been about giving all creatives a chance and the Lee Daniels Entertainment Creative Workshop is another step in driving Diversity and Inclusion in Hollywood.” – Lee Daniels
“Lee Daniels is a legendary storyteller and creative professional, whose work reflects the depth and breadth of what is possible when talent has the opportunity to thrive. We’re thrilled to partner with Lee Daniels Entertainment in expanding that opportunity to a new generation of creatives, whose stories can and will reflect the rich diversity of our world.” – Kathryn Schotthoefer, CEO of Original Media Ventures