Join us for an in person workshop on Thursday May 18th from 6-9 PM at NOVAC with Davida Chanel Baker on learning successful strategies for securing talent representation.

  • The workshop will cover:

  • Demystifying the roles of agents, managers and entertainment attorneys as talent representatives

  • Determining where you are in your career and what form of representation would be most helpful as your pursue your long-term goals

  • Developing solid material for representation queries that stand out and effectively represent your artistic brand film

  • Dynamic strategies to employ when traditional methods of securing representation fall flat

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NOVAC Members get a discount on all filmmaker workshops.


Davida Chanel Baker

After assisting her employers manage the careers of A-listers at some of the most notable talent management companies in the entertainment industry, DaVida Chanel Baker decided to follow her entrepreneurial endeavors. Launched in April 2018, Baker’s Etcetera and Company boasts a robust and diverse roster of working actors and multi-hyphenates. Her clients have booked a number of features, have appeared on major networks and streaming platforms as well as write, direct and produce their own projects. The Louisiana native attended Southern University (Baton Rouge)and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Baker moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in talent representation and production, landing jobs at some of Hollywood’s renowned management firms, including Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Handprint, and VCA. On the production side, Baker worked on major film and television productions, notably earning a multitude of production credits as a proud member of the Louisiana film industry. Baker trained at NOVAC, wrote, directed, and produced a series of short films, wrote and produced a stage play and taught drama and self development to youth. She is a board member of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and creatively is in post-production as a producer on the documentary, “Thibodeauxville: Race, Riot and Resilience”.