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The Business of Entertainment is proud to be affiliated with the following companies and institutions.  To learn more about affiliation opportunities, contact

Von Johnson & Associates, Inc. (VJA) is a boutique consultancy focused on the media and entertainment industry.  With offices near Hollywood and access to a world-class and globally connected talent pool, VJA specializes in project management, international post-production, media asset management and risk valuation.

VJA Consulting

Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is among the oldest institutions of higher education in Southern California and is committed to providing the highest level of professional and liberal arts education.  The integrated nature of Woodbury’s educational environment cultivates successful students with a strong and enduring sense of personal and social responsibility.  The 22-acre residential campus in Burbank, California is situated in the heart of an entertainment-rich neighborhood that includes The Walt Disney Company, NBC Universal, Warner Bros., ABC Television, Clear Channel Communications, DreamWorks Animation, Fotokem, Technicolor, Deluxe, Roundabout Entertainment and MyEyeMedia.

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry.

SMPTE members are spread throughout 64 countries worldwide. Over 200 Sustaining (Corporate) Members belong to SMPTE, allowing networking and contacts to occur on a larger scale. Touching on every discipline, our members include engineers, technical directors, cameramen, editors, technicians, manufacturers, designers, educators, consultants and field users in networking, compression, encryption and more.

SMPTE was founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field. Today, SMPTE publishes ANSI-approved Standards, Recommended Practices, and Engineering Guidelines, along with the highly regarded SMPTE Journal and its peer-reviewed technical papers. SMPTE holds conferences and local Section meetings to bring people and ideas together, allowing for useful interaction and information exchange.

The Business of Entertainment® LLC

150 So. Glenoaks Blvd. Suite 9160, Burbank, CA 91504


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The BOE Affiliates Program covers certain production, post-production and distribution costs not covered by event admissions.  We seek affiliates who are interested in promoting thought-leadership and professional adjacencies.  Our affiliates receive direct exposure and promotion with each BOE event plus opportunities to participate as guest presenters.

College of the Canyons University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA  91355

(661) 362 5900

The Small Business Development Center, a local resource of the Small Business Administration (SBA)  hosted by College of the Canyons, provides FREE professional, customized Small Business Consulting and low cost Training Workshops here in the San Fernando Valley.

The Small Business Development Center serving the San Fernando Valley provides free professional business advice and consulting to new and existing arts and entertainment industry small business owners on all business issues including:

Business startup and expansion            

Online and social media marketing

Business plan development                


Marketing and sales strategy               

Human resources and employment issues

Accounting and Finance                

Website development and ecommerce

To request an appointment or more information,

please call (661) 362 5900 or visit