• Event Name:

    Creative Lab Hawaii – Web-Series Panel Discussion

  • Date:

    June 7, 2017

  • Time:

    7:00 PM

  • Location:

    The Modern Honolulu

    The Modern Honolulu
    1775 Ala Moana Boulevard
    Studio 1 - Second Floor
    Honolulu, HI 96815

Panel Discussion
About The Event


Creative Lab Hawaii Web-Series Panel Discussion is an event designed for individuals who are interested in learning more about web-series content.

Panelists include:

Avital Ash is a writer, actor, producer, director, and standup who has been creating content for over a decade. She wrote, directed, and starred in the acclaimed web series, “7p/10e,” which is currently going to pilot at CBS with the creators of “How I Met Your Mother” EPing. She wrote, produced, and starred in the to-be-released series “Pretty Vacant” for Maker Studios, and is currently writing a TV pilot for Super Deluxe with Principato-Young producing.

At age 20, Avital wrote, directed, and starred in a feature film, “Kaleidoscope,” which essentially served as her film school. She has amassed over 18 million views for digital content she has created and/or starred in, and can also be found doing stand-up around LA.

Shilpi Roy is the writer/director/producer of the award-winning web series “Hipsterhood,” financed by Blip Studios. “Hipsterhood” has achieved 2 seasons, winning “Best Comedy web series” in the LA Weekly Web Awards, and was also nominated for “Best Returning Series” at the prestigious IAWTV awards. She also directed the magician-comedy series “Disillussioned” which garnered a “Best Comedy Web Series” Award from the Hollyweb Film Festival, and was a guest director on the Emmy award-winning interactive web series “Emma Approved.”

A graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Shilpi has worked for notable giants in entertainment such as Warren Littlefield, former head of NBC, Aaron Kaplan of Kapital Entertainment, and Robert Greenwald of Brave New Films. She was selected to participate in Sony’s Diverse Director’s Program for TV directing, and also Film Independent’s Project: Involve for minority filmmakers. Shilpi currently has the comedy TV pilot “Brown Girls,” in contention at Freeform TV (formerly ABC Family) and is in pre-production on “Uphill,” her feature film writing and directorial debut.

Bernie Su – Bernie Su is a two-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning multi-platform series creator. In 2013 he co-created “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries,” an interactive adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, which earned the first Primetime Emmy Award for a YouTube distributed series. In 2015 he won his second Emmy with the series “Emma Approved,” a five-platform interactive re-imagination of Austen’s novel Emma. Most recently, Bernie co-founded Canvas Media Studios. A digital studio creating scripted franchise series designed for multi-platform audiences. Canvas’ first series “Vanity, was recently nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Digital Drama Series.

Valet Parking Available for $13.00

Questions? Write us at: creativelab808@gmail.com

Creative Lab Hawaii

Organizer of Creative Lab Hawaii – Web-Series Panel Discussion

Creative Lab Hawaii is a program founded and funded by the State of Hawaii – Creative Industries Division, additional funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Agency. It’s partners include the Writers Guild of America, West; the Producers Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild of America, the International Game Developers Association, among others. Our sponsors include The Modern Honolulu and Arthur’s Limousine/SpeediShuttle.



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