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IGNITE featuring Erin Keating

Senior Development Manager of Snap Originals, Snap Inc.

12:30 pm – 1:50 pm Room: CEMA 101
Megan Elliott, (402) 472-2615,
Erin Keating leads development and production of Snap Originals, original shows created exclusively for Snapchat. She is responsible for helping to shape the creative strategy and execution of made-for-mobile shows for Snapchat’s 293 million daily active users.

Erin has helped grow Snapchat’s slate of exclusive shows to nearly 150 series over the past 4 years, focusing on scripted programming. Favorite projects include CBS’ James Corden’s Next James Corden, which garnered two Emmy Awards in 2018; Makeready’s drama Class of Lies, which received a 2019 WGA Award for best short form new media original, and Two Sides, which won the 2019 Streamy Award for best directing. This year, look out for mental health dramedy Everything’s Fine from Paul Feig’s Powderkeg, gonzo comedyTotal Badass Wrestling, and the upcoming e-sports thriller, Action Royale.

Erin joined Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, in 2017 from Big Beach TV, where she was the West Coast Executive and originated the half-hour dramedy Vida (Starz) and was Co-EP of the documentary Fatherless (Fusion) directed by Dawn Porter. Prior, she served as Director of Development and Production at IFC TV. In this role, she developed and oversaw the network’s brand-defining comedy series, including the Emmy-nominated, WGA and Peabody Award-winning Portlandia and Funny or Die’s The Spoils of Babylon. Erin has also been Director of Programming and Development at Magna Global Entertainment, where she oversaw the award-winning Johnson & Johnson Spotlight films on TNT.

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This event originated in IGNITE Colloquium.