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cgpbadgeJamie DeRoy, CPG Advisory Board Member, had six shows among the 2019 Tony Award nominees.

jamiederoyShe also was the recipient of 5th Spirit of Achievement Award for her lifetime of achievement as a tour de force in the world of Broadway.  In addition, she brought her long-running Jamie deRoy & friends variety show to the Milton Berle Room of the Friar’s Club Monastery and hosted a jam-packed evening of entertainment. Friars were treated to great music and comedy by her guests for the evening including Jared Bradshaw, (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Jersey Boys), Steve Hayes, David Buskin, multi-award winning singer-songwriter, Sophie Buskin, Willy Falk, (Miss Saigon, Starlight Express, Les Miserables), Angela LaGreca, Multi-award winning Musical Comedienne, and Charlotte Maltby, (The Sound of Music, Starting Here, Starting Now) Read more at: and


cgpbadgeWilliam Nix has been tapped by Nadim Naaman, Dana Al Fardan and Ali Matar to produce their theatrical stage musical "Broken Wings" in North and South America.

William Nix has been tapped by Nadim Naaman, Dana Al Fardan and Ali Matar to produce their theatrical stage musical "Broken Wings" in North and South America. An autobiographical account of Kahlil Gibran’s first love, Broken Wings is an adaptation of the iconic poet’s 1912 masterpiece.

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cgpbadge netflixlatinnetflixSteve Solot, CPG Advisory Board Member has joined Netflix

Steve Solot, CPG Advisory Board Member has joined Netflix and is responsible for its Production Policy, Latin America, Spain & Portugal. See:

cgpbadge Elliott Nix has joined Creative Projects Group as a member of its Board of Advisors.

He is currently Head of YouTube Ad Sales – Retail, Consumer Electronics & Telecom and makes presentations for Google such as "How A Smart Video Strategy Can Supercharge Performance" at the Elite Digital Summit | Video Marketing. As video creative becomes the norm rather than the exception, performance marketers must learn to prioritize video for increasing ROI. Join Pete Roper from Google as he discusses the key tips for developing a video advertising strategy based on performance. See: and

cgpbadgehrw2William Nix Moderating LA Human Rights Watch Film Club Screening Panel

Join us for a special screening of The Blood Is at the Dorrstep, a powerful documentary takin ga behind the scene look at one of America's most pressing human rights struggles. On Sunday, January 28th, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. at New Roads School in Santa Monica. Through the story of Dontre Hamilton, an unarmed African American man who was killed by the police, The Blood Is at the Doorstep takes a powerful and constructive look at police brutality and race in the United States.

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cgpbadgecgpbadgeCreative Projects Group welcomes new CPG Advisory Board Members

Creative Projects Group welcomes Kathryn Linehan, Douglas Warner, Michelle McIntosh, Paul Brooks, Elliott Nix  and Mitchell Block as new CPG Advisory Board Members. Details on each of them are contained in their bios (see: Each one of these outstanding professionals adds a new dimension to our organization's roundtable of talented creative individuals and executives.

cgpbadgepgalogoPGA Education Committee "Social Change Marketing and Distribution" Seminar

PGA Education Committee Members, Kate McCallum, Anne Marie Gillen, and William Nix are producing a PGA WEST EVENT entitled "Developing & Marketing Projects for Social Impact." It will be held at the Annenberg School of Journalism on the USC Campus, courtesy of the Hollywood Health and Society, on the evening of Thursday, February 8th, 2018.

The event will focus upon Storytelling, the arts and media have the power to create social change and transformation on an individual, local, national and global level. This seminar will feature organizations and institutions who support the creative community through providing experts, resources and education addressing relevant issues, and producers and production companies dedicated to creating cause-related films, documentaries and television content. You'll learn about resources available to creators, and also gain insight into opportunities and strategies for development, funding and marketing meaningful content.

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sciencerawsciencesm.pngcgpbadgeWilliam Nix and Michelle McIntosh Producing 2017 Raw Science Film Festival in Santa Barbara

William Nix and new Creative Projects Group Advisory Board member, Michelle McIntosh, are working with Festival Founder/CEO Keri Kukral, as Producers of the 2017 Raw Science Film Festival The Festival honors films on science and technology worldwide. Categories include fiction and non-fiction for both students and professionals. Cash prizes are awarded. Animations and infographics are welcomed. The film screening and awards ceremony takes place the iconic Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara, California on January 6th. Two new additions to the 4th Annual RSFF this year are a special VIP Reception the night before the Festival and a series of panels and workshops being held at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on Sunday, January 7th. The event is poised to continually elevate science media to the highest stages.

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cgpbadgeengage2nd Annual iEMC "Engage: Navigating Hollywood's Shifting Landscape" Symposium at the AFM

Engage is the Pepperdine Alumni Affairs and Pepperdine's Institute for Entertainment, Media, and Culture (iEMC) signature diversity and inclusion event where creative entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to learn from high profile industry professionals. William Nix and new Creative Projects Group Advisory Board member, Kathryn Linehan, are producers of the Program, along with Pepperdine Professor Joi Carr and Quincy Newell of Code Black Films.

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cgpbadgelatc9th9th Annual LATC LA Immersion Program Presentation

Steve Solot, Founder and President of the Latin American Training Center, and Creative Projects Group Advisory Board Member, and Kate Lyra are leading the October 30-November 7, 2017 intensive LA Immersion Program, which is open to filmmakers, media managers, lawyers, professors, executives and government officials from all over the world. The program is designed to connect participants with virtually all aspects of the industry in Los Angeles and provide multiple opportunities to present film and television projects to independent producers, investors and distributors in Hollywood. William Nix is presenting an extensive overview entitled "Trends and Transformations in the Entertainment and Media Business" to the group as part of this Program.

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