JUDGES OF 2023
Bruce Nahin was, as a young lawyer, involved in the creation, development and expansion of the World Famous Chippendales Dancers He also worked backstage for a major concert promoter in Los Angeles during the early 1980’s. The City of Santa Clarita appointed him as one of the two founding film committee members for the newly formed city where Nahin established himself in the fields of film permits, set logistics, and site management. He was instrumental in the establishment of the City of Santa Clarita as the major area for filming in Southern California. He practiced law for almost thirty years with an emphasis in Entertainment law, especially in music and live entertainment and in the 2000’s transitioned to become an executive producer, business affairs consultant, ,and producer in films and television. He also acts in film and TV from time to time. He is no longer a member of the California State Bar nor a practicing lawyer. . Nahin became a co founder of Janick Entertainment, a film production company, specializing in quality female empowered independent films. Nahin also is a partner in Entertainment Support Services, a firm providing Business Affairs Consulting in Production, Development and Distribution to Film, TV and Music. He loves mentoring young people in Film, TV, music, live entertainment and modeling and is involved with One Church LA..a church established to serve young Hollywood, He also lectures at various film schools in the Southern California area, and a judge of several film festivals. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America, The Television Academy, and SAG/AFTRA.