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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

Online Creative Talks
Thursday, November 18th // 8:00 – 9:30pm

Featured Speakers

Project // Character Designer Ricky De Los Angeles shares the journey of making his first self-published art book, “Dibujitos,” from concept to reality, and lessons learned along the way.

Lesson // Architect Tracy Stone shares how she faced down an ethical dilemma and made peace with her response.

Recent Talks

Mark Melara
October 28, 2021

Lesson // Screenwriter Mark Melara shares what he’s learned about pitching (and almost selling) an animated series.

Chandra Thomas
October 28, 2021

Process // Writer-actor-producer Chandra Thomas gives insight into working as a writer in a television writers’ room.

Greg Gunn
September 18, 2021

Creative director Greg Gunn shares what he’s learned about hitting your creative peak.

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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