AICP Spotted
Give Us Thirty Seconds, We'll Give You The Industry
April 8, 2014
In This Issue
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
AICP VETERANS OUTREACH INITIATIVE HOSTS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL JOB FAIR
AICP RELEASES UPDATED GUIDELINES FOR LIVE ACTION PRODUCTION
TOWN HALL EVENT TO DISCUSS ALL THINGS TALENT
YOUNG DIRECTOR AWARD CALL FOR ENTRIES
NEWS FROM THE CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL TELEVISION AWARDS
LETTER OF THE LAW
NEW YORK EARNED SICK LEAVE ACT [UPDATE]
BUSINESS AFFAIRS
NEW PRODUCTION REGULATIONS IN ARGENTINA
MEMBER SERVICES
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
AMP PLAYLIST
SKY FERREIRA TO PERFORM, GREY'S TOR MYHREN TO PRESENT AT 2014 AMP AWARDS
HAPPENINGS
April 25th, 2014- AICP Awards Shortlists Revealed

April 30th, 2014 - AICP Town Hall on Talent

June 10th-12th, 2014 - AICP Week

July 10th, 2014 - AICP Show in Detroit

July 21st, 2014 - The 2014 Madison Ave. Open

July 23rd, 2014 - AICP Show & Next Awards - Los Angeles

September 9th, 2014 - AICP Show & Next Awards - San Francisco

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COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
AICP VETERANS OUTREACH INITIATIVE HOSTS ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL JOB FAIR

Now entering the third year of its Veterans Outreach Initiative, the AICP hosted its second Jobs Seminar in Los Angeles (and fourth overall!) on March 20th at Caviar Content in Hollywood.  Since the Veterans Outreach Initiative began in November 2012, 22 veterans have been placed with 20 AICP member companies.

CARE Committee Chair, Jessie Nagel (Hype!), who participated in the Seminar said after event, “It was as if you were going to hire someone for an entry PA or office position, and the candidates were all in the "to interview" or "yes" folders.  And, on top of it, they are all veterans.  In other words, this is not a case of having to sacrifice quality for the sake of good.”  Five veterans have been placed with 4 member companies since last month’s Seminar.

Fifteen candidates came well prepared -- many are in film school and/or have specific film & television experience, not to mention an eagerness to learn and do more.  Partnering with the AICP was the Veterans in Film & Television, an educational and networking nonprofit for current and former members of the military working in the entertainment industry, hosting various programs, events, and a growing 1,500+ membership.

Jasper Thomlinson, Managing Director at Caviar kicked the evening off with an engaging overview and discussion of the commercial production industry, and what the candidates can expect when placed with a production company.  Casey Jones, President & CEO of Her3sy, who himself is a Marine Veteran, gave motivational remarks on how the skill sets they acquired while serving our Country are in many ways a perfect fit for the fast-paced production environment.   

The second part of the Seminar featured a “speed interviewing” workshop where 15 veterans interviewed with 8 member companies; always a great exercise in precision questioning, coupled with a brief opportunity to make a good impression.

With this in mind, the AICP encourages your company’s participation in future VOI events.  If your company is interested in offering a fellowship now, you don’t have to wait for the next Seminar!  On request, we will share with you resumes of veterans interested in placement, and you can decide who to interview, and where to place them.  If nothing else, you'll have exposed them to your company and you'll be exposed to someone interested in our industry.  If you would like to review resumes or get more involved in AICP’s Veterans Outreach Initiative, please contact David Phelps at davidp@aicp.com.

Thank you again to Caviar for hosting.  Be sure to check future issues of Spotted for more information on the next Veterans Job Seminar!

  

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