Recap: the #JULYMIXER with FilmBreak!

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Ms. In the Biz, FilmBreak and NewFilmmakers LA came together for an evening of networking under the stars!

photo by Aleksandr R. Kats Photography

photo by Aleksandr R. Kats Photography

On July 9th, “Ms. In the Biz” held our second joint mixer with FilmBreak, this time also partnering with NewFilmmakers LA. This evening event took place the SkyBar in Hollywood. The Hollywood setting of glitz and glam was the perfect compliment to the beautiful, ambitious, and diverse crowd that was attracted. With over 700 RSVP’s the event was packed with a great mix of new filmmakers, hollywood movers and shakers, and professionals in the entertainment industry from all backgrounds.

My highlights from the event included:

  • Taking in the beautiful sunset view of Los Angeles 
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photo by Aleksandr R. Kats Photography

  • Meeting up with Ms. In the Biz girls that I both knew and didn’t 
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photo by Aleksandr R. Kats Photography

  •  Seeing new media entertainment business happen right before my eyes

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  • And getting a chance to meet people from areas of the entertainment industry that I may not normally get a chance to come across.
Ms. In The Biz at Skybar

photo by Aleksandr R. Kats Photography

It is only fitting that with this social media savvy crowd that we have a twitter giveaway! One winning tweet from Lynn Chen received a $150 gift certificate to The Gorbals in Downtown LA, a restaurant co-owned by “Top Chef” Season 2 winner Ilan Hall. Congratulations!

When asking some of the attendees why they thought this was a great event, the general vibe of the event was that everyone was meeting so many interesting people who did varied things. The diversity of the crowd, bringing tech and new media entertainment professionals and “multi-hyphenates” together with traditional entertainment media professionals benefited everyone.

Ms. In The Biz founder Helenna Santos-Levy, myself, and Alexandra Boylan

Ms. In The Biz founder Helenna Santos-Levy, myself, and Alexandra Boylan

In addition, many found it creatively inspiring and re-energizing to hear about new projects, innovative plans for the future, and different takes on the entertainment world in general.

Did I mention the beautiful view?

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About Angelique Toschi

Angelique Toschi is a social media professional who is active in multiple social media communities. She uses her BA in English from UCLA and MA in Mass Communications, Advertising from Cal State Fullerton to help her create strategies and write social media content for various clients across multiple industries. Some of her current and former clients in the entertainment industry have included The International Academy of Web Television, web series “Lenox Avenue”, and Transmedia LA. She also currently handles social media and corporate communications for Shakey’s USA, Inc. (57 locations across the US).