WLAC Talks – Creative Edge Returns April 27

Actors from hit shows, award-wining television writers and producers, a blockbuster game developer and other creatives will share their stories and celebrate creative thought at the 3rd Annual WESTTalks: The Creative Edge Conference at West Los Angeles College on Saturday, April 27 from 10:00am – 3:00pm.

The Creative Edge is West’s crowd-pleasing version of TED Talks and will feature a diverse lineup of speakers whose credits include “Black-ish,” “Modern Family,” “Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger,” “Frasier,” AMC’s “Dietland,” FX’s “Mayans M.C.,” “Overwatch” and “Call of Duty.” Topics will include: Building Creative Teams; Favor Your Failures; The Gift Of Boredom; Maintaining The Creative Career; and The Tao Of Maybe. Additionally, a panel will reflect on the slow but steady growth of diversity in entertainment and what remains to be done.

   DAN O’SHANNON………………………………Multi Emmy Award-Wining Writer/Producer

   JOSEPH RAYMOND LUCERO, Actor…….“Mayans M.C.”

ANYA ADAMS, TV Director………………..“Black-ish” “Fresh Off The Boat”

JOY KECKEN, TV Writer/Producer……..“The Wire,” “Cloak & Dagger” (pictured above)

WARREN HSU LEONARD, TV Writer/Producer…..“How to Get Away with Murder,” “Power”

JOY NASH, Actor……………………………..“Dietland”

CHACKO SONNY, Game Developer…..”Overwatch,” “Call of Duty”

WESTTalks is open to the public. Suggested donation is $15 which includes parking and a light lunch. Children under age 17 and West students and employees get in free. For more information and tickets, visit www.WLAC.edu/Creativity.

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