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Last week, they brought you the business of feature films with Lubin Dean Braun. Now the AEM Industry Network is getting down to the digital age with Rick Dorfman, talent manager for JB Smoove and SNL’s Rachel Dratch.

In this era of digital age, phone calls are no longer the way of doing business to get someone a gig.

On Tuesday, April 22, join the Arts and Entertainment Management Industry Network for a discussion on Managing Talents in the Digital Age with Rick Dorfman from 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. in W-622 in One Pace Plaza on the NYC Campus.

A partner of Converge Media Group, Rick Dorfman manages a roster of talented clients including JB Smoove from Curb Your Enthusiasm and Rachel Dratch from Saturday Night Live. He has been a staple int he comedy community for more than 20 years and participated in the success of stars such as Ed Helms, Dave Chappelle, Wanda Sykes, Dane Cook, and Darrel Hammond.

For the past five years, Dorfman has specialized in producing branded entertainment content for companies such as Reebok, Microsoft, Pepsi, Gilette, and Verizon, and partnered with JB Smoove and media mogul Russell Simmons to create, an urban comedy website where users can view, create, and post content.

Currently, Dorfman is producing a television show for the Madison Square Garden Network and content for Paramount Pictures and The Economist.

If you want to know about how the digital age has affected the talent management industry, this is a good presentation to attend.

For more information about the event, contact the Industry Network publicity and marketing team:

Addison O’Donnell—
April Gabrielli—
Jacqueline Kelleher—
A&E Management Professor Chris Ramos—