[PAST EVENT] Putting the People Puzzle Together - the Importance of Talent, with Dr. Sheri K. Bias ?97

February 1, 2019
1pm - 2:30pm
Swem Library, Reeder Media Center
400 Landrum Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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The ?show business? industry can be complex to navigate, and understanding how talent fits into the people puzzle of a production is paramount to laying the foundation for success. Talent is an essential component, amongst many other important pieces of the overall management of the production project. This session will discuss the role of talent in productions, understanding relationships and the importance of networking, as well as tips and tricks for success in the local industry.


Sheri Bias has 30 years of experience in Human Resources and possess a Ph.D. in Human and Organization Systems from The Fielding Graduate University and an MBA from William & Mary. She has served as casting director for feature films such as Captain Philips, Field of Lost Shoes, To Have and To Hold, and most recently The Trump Prophecy. Additionally, she has cast TV shows such as Unmasked, as well as providing talent to A Haunting, Wicked Attraction and Fatal Attraction reenactments. Her client list includes such organizations as Virginia Lottery, Walmart, Pizza Hut, GEICO, Bon Secours, NASCAR, YMCA, Water Country USA, Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion. She currently is the Agency Director and Owner of Liquid Talent based in Richmond, Virginia.

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