AiF INDUSTRY PRESENTS
Working in the U.S.
How to Get the Right Visa, Manager &
Other Critical Issues
Kate Raynor and Associates
Talent Manager, Silver Lining Entertainment
Join us for a timely discussion about working in the U.S., from making sure you obtain the correct working visa, to managing expectations, and the benefits and disadvantages of being an Australian actor in LA.
KATE RAYNOR, Raynor & Associates
Kate Raynor is a U.S. Immigration attorney and founder of Raynor & Associates Law Firm. For 20 years she has specialized in immigration issues for the entertainment industry. She has represented actors from all over the world. Kate Raynor's dedication to her clients has earned her reputation as one of the top entertainment immigration attorneys in the United States.
Kate Raynor's clients include Oscar, Emmy, Logie, Golden Globe, Grammy, and BAFTA award winning actors, and the stars of Hollywood Blockbusters such as Lion, Terminator: Genesis, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Divergent, Hacksaw Ridge, and many more. Kate Raynor also represents television actors, hosts, and dancers starring in shows such as Walking Dead, Dancing with the Stars, America's Got Talent, The Originals, Vampire Diaries, Game of Thrones, Six, Jane The Virgin, among others and her corporate clients include CBS Television Studios, ROAR, Silver Lining Entertainment, Management 360, Luber Roklin, and many more
JEFF GOLENBERG, Silver Lining Entertainment
Mr. Jeff Golenberg serves as Co-Founder and Partner at Silver Lining Entertainment, a Los Angeles based management and production company. This year alone the company completed production on Mapplethorpe starring Matt Smith that will premiere at the Tribeca Film Fest and also wrapped production on Vincent D'Onofrio's directorial debut The Kid starring Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke and Dane DeHaan. Prior to SLE, he Co-Founded The Collective in 2005 where his primary initiative was to oversee the management of talent, producing television projects within The Collective Television Group, continue the evolution of The Collective Music Group, and to forge new relationships that supported the ongoing expansion of Collective Digital Studio's infrastructure. While there, he produced a number of successful shows including several Katt Williams projects such as Pimp Chronicles, American Hustle and It's Pimpin' Pimpin.' He began his management career as an executive at 3 Arts Entertainment. While at 3 Arts Entertainment, he produced several projects including, John Leguizamo's HBO special Sexaholix, and Sol Goode, starring Jamie Kennedy and Jared Leto. In 1997, before his move to 3 Arts Entertainment, he was a partner and Head of Talent at the prestigious Public Relations firm, Bragman, Nyman, Cafarelli, where he was responsible for creating and implementing strategic publicity campaigns for many of today's most celebrated talent including Cameron Diaz, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Tucker, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jennifer Connelly, LL Cool J, Jamie Foxx, Bon Jovi, MÖtley Crüe, and Hanson, among others.
RAQUELLE DAVID, Elevate Entertainment
Raquelle David is an Australian producer and literary manager based in Los Angeles at Elevate Entertainment with over nine years industry experience. Her multiple film credits have garnered a number of accolades including nominations for Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Australian Academy Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Award and Screen Producers Australia Award. Raquelle has worked for Goalpost Pictures, Seven Network, Screen New South Wales in Australia and Rhombus Media in Toronto, Canada, under the tutelage of producer Niv Fichman (THE RED VIOLIN, ENEMY, BLINDNESS).
KYLIE SPEER, Moderator
Kylie Speer is an Australian television host, writer and producer based in Los Angeles, CA.
Since relocating to the U.S. in 2013 as Channel 9 Australia's Entertainment Correspondent for live morning television program Today Extra, Kylie has secured roles on a number of entertainment programs including Music Host of the weekly television series NUB:TV (Sky TV, UK), Host of the BigPond Movie Channel (T-Box, AUS), Film Correspondent for Event TV (Event Cinemas, AUS) and her current role as Host/Correspondent on Movie Juice TV (Channel 9/GO!, AUS and TVNZ2, NZ). Kylie also works as a producer and writer from her L.A. base and in 2015 ran the U.S. production of FremantleMedia's Neighbour's 30th: The Stars Reunite documentary broadcast on Network Ten (AUS) and Channel 5 (UK). Kylie is also the editor of AURA, a bespoke industry journal published by AiF.
Wednesday, March 21st
Charlie's at Australians in Film
650 N Bronson Avenue
Los Angeles 90038