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Creative Neighbors meets regularly in and around northeast Los Angeles. Each event features short presentations from local creatives, followed by drinks and friendly schmoozing.

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Upcoming Events

We’re back in person!
This month’s Creative Neighbors talks

Thursday, February 16th // 7:00 – 10:00pm

at Frogtown Brewery // 2931 Gilroy St, Los Angeles, CA 90039

This month’s speakers curated by Mo McMasters.

Featured Speakers

Process // Writer/producer Mark Melara gives insight into how a TV pitch is sold.

Creative Crush // Animation technical director Satish Goda is really into Blender Studio’s open short film Charge and shares how it has improved his work.

Project // Illustrator Mo McMasters shares the development for their most ambitious project yet: designing their own tarot deck.

Recent Talks

June 9, 2022

Artist-designer Schessa Garbutt shares their projects collaborating with a robot (an Axidraw v3) to create patterns and art prints that look hand-drawn.

June 9, 2022

Illustrator Ellie Cota shares how her childhood shaped her intuitive cat drawings.

May 12, 2022

Producer Liz Maupin gives insight into creating a documentary that uncovers the dark truths surrounding a secretive, nameless cult that traumatized her.

How our events work

Speakers come from our local creative community and give 5-7 minute talks on the following segments:


A breakdown of a project they’ve made or are working on.


The nitty gritty details of how they do what they do.


Something they’ve learned and think would help others.

Creative Crush

Someone or something they love or find inspiring.

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