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CCW and LAEDC hosting the quarterly Digital Media + Entertainment Council Meeting on June 12, 2020

on the topic of “Reinventing Streaming: What is Hot, Hot, Hot!”

Sponsored by the Center for a Competitive Workforce, this virtual meeting included conversation on workforce needs in the DME industry.

Industry speakers provided expert insights on What’s Next for Streaming, amid one of the greatest surges ever in consumer demand for streamed content.  The global video streaming market size was pegged at USD 42.6 billion in 2019 and is expected to register a CAGR of 20.4% from 2020 to 2027. (Grand View Research)

The program also featured expert perspectives on Ascend LA and related efforts to assist micro-enterprises and businesses owned by women and people of color to gain footing in the DME industry.

Speakers included:

  • India Alston, CEO of Beam Creative Agency
  • Jeannette Zepeda, VP, Business Dev & Creative Services for Roundabout Entertainment
  • Hope Horner, CEO of Lemonlight
  • Tanua Thrash-Ntuk, Executive Director of LISC LA

The event brought together industry leaders from Digital Media + Entertainment, with college faculty and other stakeholders to address current challenges and opportunities.

Please contact Isabel Duran for more details,

Judy Kruger

Sr. Director of Industry Development, LAEDC

Richard Verches

Executive Director, CCW

Jessica Ku Kim

Sr. Director Workforce Development, LAEDC