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The Schmooze - Cleveland's Premier Networking Event for the Entertainment Industry
By: HobbsStyle Casting & Production Company
The Schmooze is about building individual brands, forming powerful relationships and moving Cleveland's entertainment industry forward. There will be announcements of upcoming casting calls, industry news and movie trailers shown from local filmmakers.
"We're building a Hollywood Mid-West environment and I'm looking forward to being a big part of that movement. Networking and meeting with like-minded individuals is vital to making that happen", says Mike Berry, President of Skip Thomas Productions and director of "Hey, Mr. Postman" premiering in the Spring of 2018. Berry has featured several of his movie trailers in past Schmooze events.
"I try to make every Schmooze event", says Miranda Smith who works in the industry as an actress, wardrobe supervisor and production coordinator. "I have made so many important connections. It's not always what you know, but who you know."
The Schmooze will take place on May 24, 2018 at The Bop Stop at The Music Settlement, 2920 Detroit Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113. Doors open at 5:30pm. Please send rsvp to clevelandcasting@
ABOUT TINA HOBBS
Tina Hobbs is owner of HobbsStyle Casting & Production which houses all of her production services. She received her Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Cleveland State University and received her first taste of the entertainment industry as an actress in various film and theater projects. She quickly became interested in working behind-the-scenes which prompted her to become a casting director and producer.
Since 2011, her company has cast and produced numerous projects including feature films, short films, television shows, music videos and theater productions. Specializing in independent film, Tina hosts the bi-annual "Schmooze" which is a widely attended networking event designed to connect industry professionals.
Tina has over 21 years of analytical and strategic planning experience and is a member of African American Women in Cinema (AAWIC). She also teaches Media and Arts classes at Cuyahoga Community College for aspiring filmmakers. Tina is dedicated to developing quality global entertainment.