A Neo Renaissance Gathering of Authors, Publishers, Film Script Writers, Songsmiths, Movie & Music Producers


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Forge Connections, Gain Insight & Get Noticed By Industry Experts To Unlock Your Gifting Of Creative Expression

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November 30th – December 1st – December 2nd

Join us for a 2-day experience in Dallas, Texas. Listen to insights from professionals and find inspiration in your craft through engaging keynote speeches and breakout sessions. Witness live art demonstrations and enjoy connecting with fellow attendees during meals and VIP sessions. Experience a movie screening and on the final day, get the chance to pitch your dream project to industry experts in areas such as business, film, scripts, books, music, and more.


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Nastia Liukin

As a five-time Olympic Medalist, Nastia Liukin has dedicated her life to discovering her unique passions and reaching for the gold both on and off the gymnastics mat. Whether she’s mentoring aspiring gymnasts, sharing her edgy personal style, adventuring to gorgeous destinations, or revamping her workout routine, she uses her story to encourage people to turn their own dreams into reality and hopes to inspire others to find their passions. Nastia’s unique American Dream story is a true testament that when you work hard and believe, good things will happen.

Carrie Lloyd

UK journalist and author of The Virgin Monologues, Prude, The Noble Renaissance (Harper Collins) and The Legacy Letters. Before becoming a pastor at Bethel Church in Redding California as well as a ‘pastor of pastors’ for Global Legacy’s Bethel Leader Network, she worked in the film and TV industry as a producer. These days she is an advocate for vulnerable children working on global campaigns such as The Orphan Myth Campaign, and is on the board of All In Fostering Futures charity. She’s a coach and foster parent, with her main vocation still being writing. She travels between her home town in Stamford, England and her home in Northern California. ‘The Carrie On…’ podcast started in 2017 and can be found on iTunes or Spotify. www.carrielloyd.live

Cary Solomon & Chuck Konzelman

Have been in the entertainment industry for thirty years. They have done feature projects for Warner Brothers, Paramount, Sony-Columbia and Marvel Entertainment. They have also placed original-concept TV pilots with CBS, Fox, New Line Television and Touchstone. . . and cable projects with TNT and HBO. Responding to a call from the Lord, Cary and Chuck left the secular entertainment field more than ten years ago. Since then, their filmed projects have included “What If?”, “The Book of Daniel”, “Do You Believe”, “God’s Not Dead”, ‘God’s Not Dead 2”, “Unplanned” and “Nefarious”. Their films have won numerous awards, and Pragerforce (the Millennial and Gen Z arm of Prager University) voted Unplanned as the #1 and God’s Not Dead as the #3 life-changing films of all time.

Cary and Chuck are the co-CEO’s of Believe Entertainment, and Soli Deo Gloria Releasing. They seek to conquer the culture for Christ through the media, believing there can be no evangelization without evangelization of culture.

Michael Mani

Grammy Award Winning Composer and Producer.
º Grammy Award – Instrumental Song of The Year – Supernatural Album featuring Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton.
º Owner of The JAM Music Production Studios in North Hollywood.
º SONY ATV – Writer / Producer: Quincy Jones, J-LO, Becky G, The Backstreet Boys, Dianna Ross, Mariah Carey, Tori Kelly, X Factor Winner Leona Lewis, Santana, Lady GaGa, Raven, The Saturdays, Westlife, Tech N9NE, Nick Cannon
º Discovered, signed and produced singing and rapping sensations, Tori Kelly and Becky G.
º Composer – Honda, Coca Cola, Apple, Empire, Pepsi Cola, Taco Bell, Hallmark, Imaginary Heroes, RIDE, Dangerous Women, Human, The Next Great Champ, Cake TV.

Tina Pugh

Has functioned in senior media and publishing leadership for over a decade, from serving as a producer for Sid Roth’s It’s Supernatural! to her current role as Destiny Image / Nori Media Group’s publicist and executive acquisitions agent. She is driven by a passion to see people clarify their message, articulate it dynamically and amplify it through the most impactful media outlets available. Tina enjoys life in Texas with her husband Ryan, three beloved sons and their conversational basset hound, Annie.

Victory Boyd

A 29 year old soulful singer-songwriter and performer originally from Detroit Michigan was signed personally by Jay-Z along with her family in 2016. In 2018 Victory released her debut album “The Broken Instrument.”
Victory established a reputation in elite circles of influence having performed private concerts for Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, George Lucas, and Tyler Perry. Kanye West recognized her prolific writings on her album “The Broken Instrument” and he asked Victory to help him create his first Gospel Album. Her work on “Jesus is King” led to Victory on to becoming a Grammy Award winning songwriter.

After working on “Jesus is King” Victory felt compelled to create her very own gospel album “Glory Hour” released in Spring 2023 and she is slated to tour arenas in select markets this Fall and Winter season as a supporting act for Lauren Daigle.

Nick Poe

Writer and publisher, having overseen the publication of over 300 titles and multiple bestsellers under his imprint Tall Pine Books. He is also the founder of The Inroad, an educational platform centered around the craft and business of writing. He lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children.

S. Blake Kanicka

Grammy-winning composer, producer, and engineer, as well as a creative director and consultant whose credits include Google, Apple, Disney, for KING & Country, Victory Boyd, Unplanned, and Kanye West.

Chris Turner

“I am a visual storyteller best known for my colorful abstract paintings. Working primarily in acrylics, my goal is to uncover the truths that lie within each canvas.
My work is in many private collections throughout the United States and has been selected for juried competitions by internationally recognized museum curators at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
My art business has been designated as a “Trusted Art Seller” with The Art Storefronts Organization, which means you can shop with confidence, and know that I stand behind the quality and value of my products.”

Hannah Aaron

“I’m a Christian artist based in Dallas, Texas.
In 2020, I received my Master’s degree in Drawing and Painting from the University of North Texas. I have been a painter for seventeen years and within the last seven years, I’ve had the privilege of painting at many types of events. My wedding paintings have been featured in magazines such as Style Me Pretty, Magnolia Rouge, Mod Wedding, and 7 Centerpieces.”

Jeff Crilley

Retired from TV news after 25 years in the business to start the country’s first “all journalist” PR firm. During his career he made hundreds of national news appearances including CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX News, The Discovery Channel, Good Morning America and The CBS Early Show.

Thursday November 30th

6:30 PM VIP I – Dinner and Reception (Speakers and Presenters will be attending)

Friday December 1st

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Alpha Networking Breakfast (Included with general admission)
9:00 AM Welcome and Official Kickoff
9:30 AM Mainstage Speaker
10:50 AM Mainstage Speaker
11:45 AM Attendees released for lunch on their own (unless they are registered for VIP II Lunch)
11:45 AM VIP II Lunch (Speakers and Presenters will be attending)

1:15 PM Mainstage Speaker

Breakout Session Rooms: Songwriting, Creative Writing, Publishing, Screenwriting
2:30 PM First Breakout Session
3:40 PM Second Breakout Session
4:50 PM Third Breakout Session

6:30 PM – 7:45 PM Attendees released for dinner on their own (unless they are registered for VIP III Dinner)
6:30 PM – 7:45 PM VIP III Dinner (Speakers and Presenters will be attending)

8:00 pm Movie Screening – Ballroom

Saturday December 2nd

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Omega Networking Coffee (Included with general admission)
9:00 AM Mainstage

Breakout Session Rooms: Songwriting, Creative Writing, Publishing, Screenwriting
10:15 AM Fourth Breakout Session
11:30 AM Fifth Breakout Session

12:30pm-1:45pm Lunch Break

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM Panelist Session followed by Closing out Mainstage

2:40 – 5:00 PM Present Your Masterpiece “Pitch Sessions”
Room 1: Chuck and Cary
Room 2: Blake and Brittany
Room 3: Tina and Nick
Room 4: MBA Team

General Admission – $497

Location: Marriott Westlake
Airports DFW and Love Field
Hotels: Marriott Westlake
(we will provide information for booking)

Please Note:
For the VIP experiences listed below only one option is available per customer.
Your VIP ticket includes your cost of admission.

    • Present Your Masterpiece “Pitch Session”: Your moment to present your magnum opus to industry experts. This session offers you a platform to share your work with individuals who can provide invaluable feedback for your idea, song, manuscript, or cinematic vision. They will offer strategic guidance, and fresh perspectives, all of which are instrumental in advancing your artistic endeavor.
      º Session Options (space will be limited, sign up for the list to stay informed for when these sign ups become available)!
      ∙ Chuck and Cary (Screenwriting) Pitch your script of film concept to film producers
      ∙ Blake and Brittany Kanicka (Music Producer) Pitch your song to a music producer
      ∙ Tina Pugh and Nick Poe (Books and Publishing) Pitch your book idea/concept to publishers
      ∙ MBA-(Entrepreneurship and Business) Pitch your business to attend MBA with a chance of being featured on The Accelerator

Sign up to be informed when the pitch session registration goes live


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