HPA Member Pop-Up Virtual Happy Hour

Join us for a pop-up virtual happy hour focusing on what happened at the 2024 HPA Tech Retreat! Learn about the hits, the misses, the innovation, and the fun.

Moderated by HPA committee members James Blevins and Lina Sánchez, this casual conversation will explain the nature of the Tech Retreat, catch you up on what you might have missed this year, and let you know what to anticipate so you can get involved next year. This is your chance to connect with other HPA Members and ask questions.

  • Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This is a free event for HPA Members

  • Registration required
  • Not an HPA Member? Join Now!

James Blevins (Moderator)

James Blevins, Co-Founder of MESH, is a Media and Entertainment Industry Consultant. Previously, James was a Post-Production Supervisor for Lucasfilm Productions, after having spent four and half years at Netflix, the world’s fastest growing studio,where the job of post production and distribution intertwined in a spectacular way. Time spent at Disney and 15 years in the VFX industry prepared James to take advantage of Netflix’s approach to production technology, identifying efficiencies and helping define new processes, standards, and workflows. James is a proud member of some of the finest institutions in film and television production and distribution and credits his passion to enable all the disciplines of storytelling with keeping him young and vivacious.

Lina Sánchez (Moderator)

Lina is an experienced post production and entertainment professional. Her visionary perspectives and her ability to work in two different languages and countries have given her the opportunity to work on various prominent and global projects across a variety of formats with studios including Netflix, Disney and Fox Entertainment. Lina, with her passion for storytelling and technology, works everyday to develop and execute projects with the highest standards of quality and to inspire people to change the world through audiovisual means.

Lina’s ability to connect with different people and cultures make her a valuable asset to the industry. She currently works as a Marketing Post Producer for Fox Entertainment, and has served as a Co-chair of the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA)’s Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP) as well as their Networking, Education and Technology Program (NET), both of which have been designed to offer mentoring, education and community engagement for people of the entertainment industry.

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