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Producer Kerry David on "Inside Urban Hollywood" (July 19th, 2010 @ 6PM PST)

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Kerry David Kerry David spent the first 2 ½ years of her film career working in Business Affairs at Paramount Pictures. She left Paramount to spend the next three years working for, and traveling with, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman on such projects as Mission Impossible 2 and Eyes Wide Shut.

Kerry eventually left to start her own production company. Since she's won multiple awards at various film festivals and produced works for the likes of MGM and Lifetime Television including Agent Cody Banks and the sequel Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London.

Kerry’s next theatrical film will be the dramatic feature “Like Dandelion Dust” starring Mira Sorvino slated to be released on September 24, 2010. She is also currently filming “Making Miles – The Miles Davis Story” for HBO.

In 2001 Kerry founded the website www.IndieProducer.net, otherwise known as iP, a social networking community which helps educate, connect, and support new and emerging filmmakers. IP provides resources, entertainment news, interviews, and networking opportunities. iP is now in 111 countries and reaches 80,000 filmmakers worldwide.

David has been a guest speaker, panelist, and moderator at schools, writing groups, film festivals and film summits in the US and overseas. She writes articles for various magazines and websites and her article “Getting to the Yes” – outline how to navigate Hollywood has been purchased by over a thousand filmmakers. She’s is a voting member of the Producers Guild of America and British Academy of Film & Television Arts.