SFTV Key Players: Freeform

Monday, September 26, 2022 5pm to 6pm

**This event is geared towards Graduate Students but open to all. If this event is full, and you are a grad student, email sftvevents@lmu.edu. This is an interactive, on camera event. Please come ready to participate. Research the guest in advance and come with 1-2 questions you have for them. To join the event, you'll need to submit a question on Zoom in advance.**

The Key Players series connects SFTV students to gatekeepers and key decision makers in the industry through an informal, small group meetings. The goal is for students to gain industry insight from experts to prepare them for life after film school. 

Join us for an intimate conversation with Kirsten Creamer (Executive Director of Current Series, Freeform) to learn more about: 
· Her impressive journey from intern to executive at Freeform and any advice she has for that path
· Her advice for staffing and setting yourself apart 
· What shows she is currently working on and what Freeform is looking to do in the future
Followed by a Q&A!

RSVP ON LEO: https://leo.lmu.edu/event/8137901

GUEST BIO: 

Kirsten Creamer is an Executive Director of Current Series at Freeform, the young adult network for Walt Disney Television. Joining the network as an intern and rising through the original programming ranks, Kirsten knows that entertainment can do more than just entertain. She takes pride in championing authentic voices, inclusive storytelling, and sharing original stories that help shape and define youth culture. As a creative executive, Kirsten has ensured excellence on more than 375 episodes of television. She has overseen such series as two-time Emmy-nominated “grownish”, fiercely feminist and brand-defining hit “The Bold Type”, GLAAD Award-winning “Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments”, and steered fan-favorite multi-cam “Baby Daddy” and Peabody Award-winning “Switched at Birth” to the 100 episodes milestone. In addition to her extensive television experience, Kirsten is also a mentor for Disney’s Writing Program, a trained workshop facilitator, and has led her department’s internship program for the past eight years, identifying and supporting the next generation of industry talent. Originally from Petaluma, California, Kirsten graduated cum laude from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts with a Bachelor of Arts in Screenwriting. She currently resides in Burbank, California

 

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