With innovative insight, extensive industry experience, keen business perspective, and executive production expertise, Ty Johnston-Chavis has been a confident voice in television, film, and entertainment for over 20 years. As a teacher and collaborator, she has encouraged the creativity and wonder of future generations of content creators. As founder and CEO of T.Y. Entertainment, she works consistently with high profile film, television, and new media production. Ty is an international leader, producer, and founder of The Atlanta Pitch Summit, a respected annual conference and networking marketplace where content meets distribution, allowing content creators to pitch their ideas to key executives and get their projects greenlit by TV and film companies such as BET, Lifetime, FOX, Harpo Films, MGM, and Nickelodeon. Accustomed to driving operational efficiency as well as profit, Ty has worked closely with film veterans such as Mark Koops, award-winning filmmaker Tracey Edmonds, and executive producer and creator Mona Scott-Young. Ty also has worked as a professor with American Intercontinental University and The Art Institutes, teaching courses on digital film, video, and audio production. Ty is a graduate of the UCLA Professional Producers Program, and will be receiving her MFA in digital filmmaking from Anaheim University. Ty is married and a proud mother of four. She and her husband own and operate five highly acclaimed restaurant locations in Atlanta, Georgia.