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Matt Fraction - 2019 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Matt Fraction
Matt Fraction Eisner Award-winning comics writer Website Matt Fraction is a New York Times-best-selling writer of comics like Sex Criminals (winner of the 2014 Will Eisner Award for Best New Series, the 2014 Harvey Award for Best New Series, and named TIME Magazine's Best Comic of 2013), Satellite Sam, ODY-C, and Hawkeye (winner of the...
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Jeff Gomez - 2019 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Jeff Gomez
Jeff Gomez Producer, transmedia, story world development, and brand narrative Website Jeff Gomez is a leading expert in the fields of brand narrative, story world development, creative franchise design, and transmedia storytelling. He specializes in the expansion of entertainment properties, premium brands, and socio-political themes into highly successful multi-platform communications and international campaigns. Jeff's pop...
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Kelly Sue DeConnick - 2019 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Kelly Sue DeConnick Eisner Award-nominated comics writer @kellysue Kelly Sue DeConnick is a comics writer best known for surprise hits like Carol Danvers' rebranding as Captain Marvel and the Eisner-nominated mythological western, PRETTY DEADLY. The latter was co-created with artist Emma Ríos. DeConnick's most recent venture, the sci-fi kidney-punch called BITCH PLANET, co-created with Valentine...
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Schuyler Telleen - 2019 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Schuyler Telleen
Schuyler Telleen Emmy Award-winning Production Designer and Graphic Designer LinkedIn Schuyler Telleen is a 2-time Emmy Award-winning Production Designer and Graphic Designer. Production Design credits include Portlandia (2 Emmy wins), Shrill (both filmed in Portland), American Vandal and Trinkets. Graphic Design credits include Mad Men, Veep, Parks and Recreation, and Glee. In addition to his...
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Susan Hoffman - 2019 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Susan Hoffman
Susan Hoffman Chair, Wieden+Kennedy LinkedIn Website In 2018 Susan Hoffman received the Clio Lifetime Achievement Award for her creative work in the advertising industry. Susan is the current Chair of Wieden+Kennedy, one of the most respected independent agencies in the business. She has intermittently served as Executive Creative Director for the Portland, New York and...
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Bill Miller - 2019 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Bill Miller
Bill Miller Grammy Award-winning Native American recording artist, singer/songwriter, visual artist, and world-class native flute player Website Bill Miller is a 3-time Grammy Award-winning Native American recording artist, performer, songwriter, activist, painter, and world-class native flute player. Over the entirety, Miller has produced over a dozen albums, received three GRAMMY® Awards, numerous Native American Music...
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Ken Davenport - 2019 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Ken Davenport
Ken Davenport Tony Award-winning Broadway Producer @kendavenport LinkedIn Ken Davenport is a 2-time Tony Award-winning Broadway producer whose credits include Kinky Boots (Broadway - Tony Award, National Tour, Toronto, Australia, and West End),Once On This Island (Tony Award), Groundhog Day (Tony nomination), Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening (Tony nomination), It’s Only a Play, Macbeth starring...
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Ruth E. Carter - 2019 Portland Creative Conference speaker
Ruth E. Carter
Ruth E. Carter Academy Award-winning Costume Designer @iamRuthECarter Ruth E. Carter is an Academy Award-winning (and 2-time Academy Award-nominated) Custom Designer. Ruth’s unparalleled ability to develop an authentic story through costume and character has made her one of the most sought after and renowned costume designers today. She is the 2019 Academy Award winner for...
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​Mercedes Rose and Paige McKenzie - 2018 Portland Creative Conference (Cre8con) speakers
Paige McKenzie & Mercedes Rose (2018)
Paige McKenzie & Mercedes Rose Actors, Producers, Writers Mother & Daughter Creative Team Website YouTube Channel Book series ​Mercedes Rose and Paige McKenzie are mother and daughter as well as producing partners under the name Coat Tale Productions. Started in 2010, Coat Tale Productions produces content for the web, film and television as well as the...
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Richard Ting - 2018 Portland Creative Conference (Cre8con) speaker
Richard Ting (2018)
Richard Ting EVP, Global Chief Design Officer @flytip LinkedIn Agency Website As EVP, Global Chief Design Officer, Richard unifies all of R/GA’s design disciplines to foster even greater integration between R/GA’s capabilities including Mobile IoT, Social, Commerce, Prototype Studio, Experiential, and Data Science & Visualization. Richard is also responsible for growing and evolving R/GA’s data...
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