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JenLA is the primary springboard destination for all Jewish LA based professionals working in the entertainment Industry. Our mission is to create a community that engages our members’ Jewish identity, brings together both secular and religious Jews across all denominations, and creates an environment where members support and guide each other in navigating through the Industry.
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Doug Mankoff is the CEO/Founder of Echo Lake Entertainment, which encompasses production, financing, and management. He founded the Enterta...
As a television writer/producer, her credits include Black-ish, Ben and Kate, Trophy Wife, Happy Endings, Ugly Betty, and Andy Barker, PI. Her four seasons on Will & Grace have earned her three Emmy award nominations. Additionally, she is a founding member of the Unusual Suspects, a non-profit organization, which teaches youths in juvenile hall and […]
“Dealmaking & Relationships” Marc Graboff, former head of television at NBCUniversal, former president of Core Media (creators of American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance) and incoming head of Discovery Studios. Mar 18, 2015asymonds
Craig Emanuel’s practice includes representation of high level writers, directors, actors, producers and production companies in all aspects of motion picture and television transactions, both at the studio and independent levels. Mr. Emanuel is also involved in the negotiation of strategic distribution relationships with the major studios including licensing of digital media content. Mr. Emanuel has a […]
Sabrina has worked in current programming at CBS for five years, helping to oversee the creative direction of The Mentalist, Criminal Minds and The Big Bang Theory. She started her career in TV in New York, working at Oxygen during the first couple of years of the network and moved on to work in post-production […]
Josh Feldman is responsible for overseeing the film division for Hasbro Studios, working on both live-action and animated properties to be developed into film. He also works closely with the TV development team. Feldman recently partnered with the toy giant’s entertainment arm to develop Magic: The Gathering which is set up at Fox. He previously […]
“Emotional Survival in the Industry” Director Brad Silberling is known for directing large studio blockbusters such as Land of the Lost, Lemony Snicket, City of Angels, Casper, etc as well as smaller personal films such as 10 Items or Less. He is married to actress Amy Brenneman and has two kids. Sep 25, 2012asymonds