Our Guest Speaker on Wed June 13 will be the "one and only" Tommy Warren! A master of optimism and creativity, Tommy has been involved in the motion picture and media worlds for decades. His first experience in film was commercials and promotional videos, starting in the 70s. In the mid-90s Warren was recruited to work on the MGM feature "Red Corner," and he later moved to Paramount Studios where he held an office for several years, produced the award feature film "The Inner Circle," and began planning Spiderwood Studios.
Now a reality, Spiderwood Studios (http://www.spiderwoodstudios.com/) is a state-of-the-art, full service motion picture, music, and animation production facility with a 200-acre back lot located just outside Austin on the Colorado River.
Tommy wrote the original screenplays, "Flight of Magic," "The Orphan," "Hippy Binemy," "The Seed," and more, produced the feature film "Doonby," and Executive Produced "Something’s Gonna Live." He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the 33rd Annual Telly Awards, the Accolade International Competition (Winner, Excellence in Animation), Exceptional Merit in Media Awards, The Prestige Film Award, and the National Press Club Award.
In a nutshell, take advantage of this rare opportunity to get up-to-date insights from Tommy about both the business and the creative sides of filmmaking! And see why this man is such a unique, inspiring and knowledgeable artist and businessman. It all starts with the depth of his passion and the power of his vision and optimism! He sees all obstacles as challenges, dives in and succeeds! How? Find out! Join us on Wed June 13, network with us and experience the 'one and only' Tommy Warren!