One-On-One Private Meetings
with Participating WHW/LAFTV Guest Speakers or Panelists
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
private one-on-one meetings with WHW/LAFTV guest speakers or panelists are
signature feature of Sandra Lord's events.
These unparalleled opportunities
are highly sought-after and consideration is given only to "promising" WHW/LAFTV members or event attendees
whose submissions impress us the most. Whenever our speakers are able to participate,
we always post that notification in our email blasts and on our
websites. So, check our official email notices/updates carefully.
WHW & LAFTV MEMBERS
GET PRIORITY CONSIDERATION
WHW and LAFTV Members as well as non-members have benefited from these
Private networking time with a guest speaker or
(whichever is most convenient for the guest speaker/panelist.
Note: If you want to be considered for the lunch meeting and you
meet the criteria, be prepared to host – that is, pick up the tab for lunch.)
Wanting to meet privately with a panelist or guest
speaker simply to "pick" his or her brain is not reason enough for this
opportunity. Our guest speakers and panelists are professionals of the highest
caliber with extremely hectic schedules, who want to give their time to
someone who is "ready" and/or "proactive." Therefore, this
unique opportunity to
meet privately with a panelist or a guest speaker is open only to
promising writers, producers, directors, actors and others with decent credits, who need -- and are prepared for
the "invaluable guidance" to get to the next level.
The private one-on-one meetings are not for beginners,
neither are they opportunities for unsolicited pitches.
Please bear that in mind when you submit. If you are granted an
opportunity to pitch, we'd expect you to adhere to legal protocol and
follow standard procedures in that regard.
submit for MORE than one person, please state WHY for each one and
in order of preference, in case your first choice is assigned to someone
TO NOTE!!! You are one of many applicants submitting and vying for
the same opportunity — to be considered for the private meeting with the
guest speaker or panelist. Your submission DOES NOT GUARANTEE, NOR
ENTITLE YOU to, the private meeting. If you feel it is your “right” to
receive the meeting, please do not submit.
DISCLAIMER: These opportunities are educational and informational
purposes only. Being selected for a private meeting with a guest speaker
or panelist does NOT guarantee any specific results, particularly as it
pertains to your obtaining employment, recognition, representation,
development, production or distribution deals or any other business
opportunity or contract/deal in the entertainment industry or related
Send us your:
one page cover
detailing your (a) credits (b) why you would
like to meet with a
guest speaker or particular
panelist -- if we have a panel, you MUST SPECIFY the person for whom you'd
like to be considered (if you have more than one, please identify in
order of preference AND state why for each person) and (c) why you feel you are the best candidate for this opportunity.
NOT SEND US YOUR REELS, TREATMENTS,
SCRIPTS, OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY -- SIMPLY SEND US
ONLY WHAT WE
REQUEST ABOVE. THANKS.
If you have already
made your payment for the
event in question and would like to
be considered for this unique opportunity, you may send us your
information, before the prepaid reservation deadline. Our Women Helping
Women™/LAFTV team will review the submissions and decide upon the lucky candidate(s).
The winner(s) will be announced at the event. We will provide the "winner(s)" with contact information for the
guest speaker or panelist at the event,
but winners will be responsible for following-up and scheduling their private
Due to the
volume of submissions, we are NOT ABLE TO OFFER FEEDBACK on individual
submissions, before, during or after the event.
EMAIL the required materials by the
deadline by clicking on this link:
Please PASTE the materials within the BODY of the email
(SORRY, WE WILL NOT OPEN ATTACHMENTS):
WHAT WE ASK IN RETURN:
The only thing we ask in return for this valuable
opportunity we are providing is, after you’ve met with the Women Helping
Women™ guest speaker or panelist, to send us feedback (in the form of a note/letter/email),
within one week of your meeting…and kindly keep us updated as to any
further developments. Thank you.
WHW/LAFTV Admin Team