May 19, 2001. Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
On Saturday, May 19, from 9 - 4 pm, WIA/LA will present "Financial Planning for Animation Professionals," a day long seminar to help animation people plan their finances in this rough time, with a stellar line up of financial and legal experts to help you make some often difficult decisions. The seminar will be held at Klasky-Csupo in Hollywood. Speaking at this seminar are Bjorn Hauerbach, Financial Advisor from UBS Paine Webber, Jim Rubin, Vice-President of MFS Investment Management Co., Steve Shonack, Attorney from Gunderson, Schlichter, Shonack, and Handel, and Mark Sargent and Chauthy Pham, from Insurance and Financial Services, Mass Mutual Financial Group. These are knowledgeable professionals who work regularly with people in the animation and entertainment business. They are acquainted with the peculiar ups and downs of our industry and can offer practical advice about how to budget for layoffs and still have money to put away for your future. The cost is $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Advance registration deadline is May 15. RSVP is REQUIRED, the Klasky Csupo guard must have your name. Please call (310) 535-3838 to reserve a space or send a check to Women In Animation LA, P.O. Box 251, Topanga, CA 90290.
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.