The Writers Guild Foundation, in partnership with the Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Hollywood Bureau and the Muslim Bar Association of Southern California, hosts a panel with writers, actors, and practicing entertainment law attorneys on the legal and business side of the entertainment industry.
Panelists will explore the issues they have confronted in the process of protecting their work, plus share some do’s and don’ts for creatives of all backgrounds and all career stages navigating the industry as it strives to become more inclusive.
Opening and Closing Remarks by Sue Obeidi, Muslim Public Affairs Council.
Yasmine Abdel-Aal, Partner at Kaufman-Abdel-Aal, LLP
Iram Parveen Bilal, Writer/Director (Dho Dala: The Sin Washer, Josh, Poshak)
Sumair Khan, Entertainment Attorney at Sheppard Mullin
Farhoud Meybodi - Founder of Cadre and Co-owner of Wayfarer Entertainment
Munis Rashid - Writer, (S.W.A.T., Poppy)
Pej Vahdat, Actor (Empire, Arrow, Bones)
Moderated by Sireen Sawaf of the Muslim Bar Association of Southern California.
Reception hosted by Muslim Public Affairs Council will immediately follow the event.
Doors open at 7pm. Event starts at 7:30pm.