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26 April 2011

From California to Cape Town: How Tv Reaches a Global Audience on Key health Topics

Health issues affect us all, and can make for truly dramatic storytelling.
So how can TV writers, and the wider creative community, portray health accurately in TV storylines?

Come hear top entertainment experts from Hollywood and South Africa speak about some ways they incorporate health information into powerful programming, and the impact that entertainment media can have for social good.

Dr. Neal Baer, Executive Producer, Law & Order: SVU, Panelist & Moderator
Harriet Perlman– Senior Executive, Soul City Institute for Health & Development Regional Programme
Carol Barbee – Consulting Producer, Hawaii Five 0
Makgano Mamabolo, Co Executive Producer, Puo Pha Productions
Jonathan Greene – Co Executive Producer, Law & Order: SVU
Harriet Gavshon – Executive Producer, Curious Pictures
Karen Tenkhoff – Development Partner, Walt Disney Feature Animation
Elsje Stark – Producer, Binnelanders
Sandra de Castro Buffington – Director, Hollywood, Health & Society

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Panel discussion – 4:30-7:00 PM
Followed by refreshments
The Market Theatre (Laager Theatre)
56 Margaret Mcingana Street,

Presented by:
Hollywood, Health & Society,
a program of the USC!Annenberg Norman Lear Center

RSVP by April 29 to

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