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"Ned, I would love to stand here and talk with you - but I'm not going to."
Daron's Media Daily
By Daron Jenkins • Issue #11 • View online
“Ned, I would love to stand here and talk with you - but I’m not going to.”

If anyone is available and open to helping out a fellow entrepreneur with some event photos today at CCNY today 12:30-2pm. Many of you might already know Micah Brown of If you can help him by shooting a few photos of him during the event today, please contact Alex Sauer ASAP at
Be Sure to Tell him I sent you :)
Hey everyone! Just heard about an internship opportunity in NYC at Catalyst Fund!
Ideal candidate is African American or Latino and has start up experience (engineering, product, or marketing) and a technical background. They will also evaluate candidates who have some banking / management consulting experience or previously worked in venture / PE. Someone who is currently in an NYC based MBA program would be great.
As background, Catalyst Fund is a $20M fund dedicated to investing in African American / Latino founders. 77 deals over 4 years and goals to do 5 - 10 more this year (checks are $50k - $250k in seed stage).
Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
- deal sourcing
- diligence
- portfolio management
- website and social media updates
Reach out to me with your LinkedIN, CV, contact info and I will forward along to the appropriate person! (note: this is not for me, but for someone else. They will be in touch if they want to connect with you regarding this so no need to email me to find out the status of your inquiry)
Don’t forget to register (before March 10th to save 25%) for the next VR/360 Night! New speakers announced!
Confirmed Speakers:
RICHARD CUMMING, Founder/CEO | Two Goats
TOM WESTERLIN, Creative Director | NiceShoes
ADRIAN WINTER, VFX Supervisor | NiceShoes
TALIA MAZZARELLA, Editor | NiceShoes
Willie Jackson | Abernathy Magazine
Willie Jackson | Abernathy Magazine
DROP THE MIC PODCAST: Willie Jackson, Abernathy Magazine
Had an amazing conversation with the founder of Abernathy Magazine last week and I wanted to share it with you!!
Willie Jackson is an inclusion strategist who empowers thoughtful organizations and the leaders who run them. He is the President and CEO of Equity Impact Group, Founder, and Publisher of Abernathy Magazine, and a frequent writer and speaker on the topics of workplace equity, global diversity, and multicultural millennial leadership.
Twitter: @abernathymag
Willie Jackson’s Top 5 Favorite Comedies
Recommended Events
Great panel on Distribution is taking place next week, Tuesday Feb. 28th!
With OTT and digital distribution leading the charge, international and educational markets burgeoning, new physical formats being released, crowd-sourcing and self-distribution beckoning, there have never been more options available for contemporary filmmakers.
Distribution 101 hopes to inspire filmmakers to re-draw the roadmap with a panel of industry pros discussing the myriad distribution and funding options.
The panel will be moderated by Steven Beer, Partner at FWRV and will feature:
Jason Ward, CEO | Candy Factory Films
Roland Rojas, Co-founder/President | BidSlate
Caitlin Gold, Acquisitions & Programming | Seed & Spark
Mat Levy, Senior Director, Sales & Acquisitions | Passion River
Dani Leonard & Alex Cirillo, Co-founders of Film/Media Incubator | Big Vision, Empty Wallet
New York Film Loft hosts SYFI NEW YORK a one of a kind event where webisodic series producers can submit their sizzle reels and trailers to an audience of film/tv professionals and distributors.
Submit your content now HERE or visit
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Daron Jenkins

FIlm, TV & VR Guy | Comical Genius | Founder, NY Film Loft | LinkedIN: | Blogger @ | #Denzealot

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