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September 11, 2017

How Charles D. King Won Oscars And Made Millions With Multicultural Movies | Blueprint

Charles D. King made history as he rose from the mailroom of William Morris agency to its first African-American partner, spearheading the careers of everyone from Oprah and Tyler Perry to Missy Elliott and Janet Jackson. Here, he chronicles how he left WME to launch Macro, a multicultural media company responsible for Fences, one of 2016's biggest films.

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Blueprint
Blueprint
There are more ways than ever to "make it" these days, and like snowflakes, no two journeys are identical. On "Blueprint," a diverse range of influential people reveal the lessons they learned on their paths to success—direct to camera with no filter. From the origin stories of Lyrical Lemonade founder Cole Bennett and TV mogul Mona Scott-Young to the career pivot of rapper-turned-exec Lil Bibby, learn how small victories can add up to big wins. Also featured in the series: unconventional advice from Twitch's most popular streamer Hasan Piker and words of wisdom from Netflix CMO Bozoma Saint John. These are their blueprints—it's up to you to create yours.
  • Seasons: 2