Date(s) - 08/06/2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
CBS Studio Center
Special Guest: Manager & Producer Erik Kritzer
Hosted by: Actor & Producer Shun Lee
WHEN: Sunday, August 6, 2017 • 7 pm – 9:30 pm
WHERE: CBS Studio Center, 4024 Radford Ave., Studio City, Room MPR-6
COST: Donations Encouraged • RSVP Required
The next Greenhouse Studio is coming up soon! Our guest this month is Erik Kritzer, a manager and producer who has helped guide some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. He’s going to share all his knowledge on what it takes to have a long-lasting and world-changing career in Hollywood. You don’t want to miss it, so register now!
In 1987, Erik Kritzer started his career in the mailroom at the William Morris Agency. Working as an assistant for legendary agents Ed Limato (Denzel Washington, Mel Gibson, Richard Gere) and then Sue Mengers (Richard Pryor, Barbra Streisand, Christopher Walken), Erik worked at WMA for six years knowing he wanted to eventually transition into management. When Phyllis Carlyle offered him a position as head of talent at her management/production company, Erik finally found his niche representing clients such as Willem Dafoe, Benecio Del Toro, and Michael Rooker. In 1997, Erik started his own company called Kritzer Entertainment located in Beverly Hills. The company was acquired by Immortal Entertainment, a music/film/production company. With Immortal, Erik continued to represent artists such as Ron Perlman, Esai Morales, Chuck Norris, Chevy Chase and Burt Reynolds. Erik then started LINK Entertainment which he has owned for 13 years with partners, Ben Levine and Brian Wilkins. The company today has 14 managers and 25 employees. Steadily expanding their production department, LINK has produced shows such as Amazon’s Hand of God and features All I See Is You, Sony’s upcoming Accident Man, as well as The TriBeCa Film darling, Dog Years, and has over 64 clients on TV shows. After 30 years in the business, Erik still loves working with artists and creating opportunities for them to showcase their talents.
The Greenhouse Studio is open and free of charge any and all creative professionals, although your registration is required, and a donation is suggested and very much appreciated. Donations can be made at the door or at our Eventbrite registration page.
IMPORTANT: Because this event is on the studio lot, you must register before 5 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017, so that we can get you on the CBS Studios security list. Each guest should register separately and with his/her own full name. Because we are anticipating a full house for this event, preference will be given to people who have either attended a Greenhouse event before or who are actively in the creative industries. To attend, please register with your full name as soon as possible by clicking below and registering at Eventbrite!
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
There are some good folks at the CBS Security Gate who are going to check to make sure you’re on their security list, so bring a government-issued photo ID with you to show ’em. A driver’s license or passport will work; your headshot won’t. There is no age limit – you can be as old as you want. Heck, you can even lie about your age if you want, although we don’t really see the point. Young’uns can come, but we will be filming this event, so if they tend to get squirrelly, it might be good to find a sitter for the evening. Same goes for your spouse – we know they can get a little antsy too.
What are my parking options getting to the event?
The ladies and gentlemen at the security gate will direct you to where you should park, but since it is the weekend, typically you can park anywhere that doesn’t say it is reserved “24/7”. Please obey all rules for handicapped parking, such as: “Don’t do it if you’re not.” And it ain’t a bad idea to arrive just a few minutes early in case you have to walk from your parking spot to the event building.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can get any questions answered at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember that as the event gets closer, we all get busier with event details, so it takes a little longer to respond to emails. We give ourselves an “E” for effort though. That’s the beauty of being able to grade yourself.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Nah, let’s save some trees. With a name like “The Greenhouse,” we should probably be concerned about things like that. Of course, if you do bring the printed ticket, there are plenty of uses for it. Go up to our host Shun Lee and ask for his autograph. He’ll look puzzled, but we’re pretty sure he’ll do it. We understand it is worth something on eBay.