About Us

A Networking Event for Writers, Producers & Directors 

A Conversation on Producing, Selling and Developing Faith-Based Films

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
7:00-8:30PM PST

Space is Limited!
$60 Live Zoom  |  $60 Recorded Zoom
(Members, send your RSVP to the dedicated email address.)

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Remote/Virtual Location
Join us on Zoom via video/audio. RSVP above for access code to the live event. Recorded Video is avail, but you must register for access.

About the Speaker
Doug Shaffer is the producer of 5000 Blankets produced by AFFIRM Films, the industry leader in Faith-based films and a division of Sony Pictures. Doug is an accomplished film and television producer with over 15 years’ experience successfully delivering complex projects on-time and on-budget. Born in Philadelphia but raised in Chicago, Doug received a B.S in marketing from Illinois State University before getting his M.F.A in film producing from The American Film Institute. Known for his humor, "Midwest" work ethic and positive "can do" attitude.  Doug loves documentaries and horror movies.  Currently, he is seeking inspirational feature scripts to produce. 


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Founded in May 2005, BReaKiNG iNTo HoLLyWooD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Admission cost is tax deductible. Upon receiving your RSVP, a confirmation email will be sent within 48 hours. Acceptable payments for the event include Check/Credit/Debit via the Paypal link above OR via Money Order payable to "Breaking into Hollywood" and send to 9595 Wilshire Blvd. 9th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

*Our organization has a no refund policy. (i.e. We do not offer refunds-- not even for participant no-shows, speaker/topic changes or other unforeseen circumstances.) We do however offer event credits when appropriate, upon board approval. Children under 16 are free if accompanied by a paying adult.

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