ESSENCE Hollywood House LA Returns: Here’s GU’s Must-See Activations

Get in, Gen Z; we’re going to Hollywood.

ESSENCE has cultivated hubs for every creator. For Fashion lovers, there’s Fashion House in September; for music obsessors, there’s Essence Festival; and for the entertainers of today, there’s Hollywood House. The day-long celebration returns to Los Angeles next month to bring together emerging film and television creatives in the land of the big break: Hollywood. 

With this years theme being Scripting Reel Change, Hollywood House has opportunities to dive into your dream and take the next step towards your debut. Whether you’re into the “behind the scenes” roles of directing, writing, producing, and visual storytelling or want to star in front of the camera through acting. GU is bringing its Gen Z flair to a few activations worth popping in. 

Craft your skills through Office Hours, where you can learn about copyrighting your work, understanding the audition process, perfecting your pitch, and taking steps to owning a production companyPlus, our speed mentoring returns where you’ll have the chance to meet and chat with industry professionals for the inside scoop on breaking in. 

After all the fun, take a break and sit in during our Vitamin G panel as GU Founder Rechelle Dennis chats with the most prominent Gen Z actors in balancing wellness and their careers. Learn how these onscreen professionals juggle caring for mental health, long hours on set, and sticking to your worth. Amongst the daylong panels and activities, you’ll leave Hollywood House with a new network of opportunities and a boost in followers to connect and create. 

Hollywood House takes place on March 8 from 10 AM – 6 PM PT. Head to ESSENCE to snag your free tickets. Don’t miss out on an exciting day full of industry insiders that might offer you your big break. 

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