Samsung Unveils New Three-Part Docu-Series Celebrating the Skateboarding, Breaking and Surfing Communities on the Road to Paris 2024

The short documentaries explore each sports iconic subcultures and their shared belief in openness


Samsung Electronics, a Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner, launched a new documentary series designed to spotlight skateboarding, breaking and surfing on the Road to Paris 2024. The series, produced in collaboration with the Street League Skateboarding (SLS), Pro Breaking Tour (PBT) and World Surf League (WSL), will feature three short docu-series: Concrete Dreams, Breaking Boundaries and The Next Wave.

The first in the series, Concrete Dreams, which spotlights the skateboarding communitys journey to the Olympics, is now live on Samsungs YouTube Channel and will be screened for fans at the SLS San Diego championship tour event on April 20. The breaking and surfing series will be released on April 25 and May 21, respectively, and premiere at PBTs Atlanta event and WSLs event in Tahiti.

Starring sport legends Shaun Tomson, Eric Koston and David Kid David Shreibman alongside Olympic athletes Johanne Defay (Surfing, France), Sky Brown (Skateboarding, Great Britain), Grace Sunny Choi (Breaking, U.S.) and many more, the project celebrates the communities that lie at the heart of each sport as they get set to open themselves to the world this summer.

This new project is a key part of Samsungs Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 campaign, Open always wins, which claims that with an open mind, anything is possible a motto these communities live by every day. Produced in collaboration with the SLS, PBT and WSL, the docu-series explores the iconic subcultures of each sport, their shared belief in openness and the impact that being part of the Olympic Games has on their communities past, present and future.

The synopsis of the skateboarding documentary unveiled today is as follows:

Concrete Dreams: From the birth of street skateboarding in the 1980s to its consecration at the Olympic Games Paris 2024, this is the story of a community built on one unspoken rulerespect. It encourages you to see the world in a different way, to go create and always get back up, no matter how often you fall.

The synopses of the next documentaries in the series are as follows:

Breaking Boundaries: As breakers get ready for their Olympic Games Paris 2024 debut, this is the story of a global community born from the streets and shooting for the stars. It is a celebration of breaking as an explosion of energy and soul that gives you a sense of expression and belonging and encourages you to do something weve never seen before.

The Next Wave: Surf legends and icons in the making share their story as they embark on their journey to Paris 2024. It is the ultimate love story between them and the ocean as they prepare to take that leap and a celebration of surf as a way of life, passed down to generations, and a culture that has not only survived but gotten stronger.

Samsung is excited to support the skateboarding, breaking and surfing communities on their incredible journey to Paris 2024, said Stephanie Choi, EVP & Head of Marketing of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics. Were honored to tell their stories and help shine light on these communities to wider audiences through this docu-series. We hope they inspire many to push boundaries, support each other and always stay open.

We were really excited to partner with Samsung on this docu-series and share our story and our culture with the whole world, said Tim Greenberg, WSL EVP, Content Strategy and Production. Surfing is unlike any other sport on the planet. This is such an amazing opportunity to open up our community and celebrate what brings us all together.

This is a big year for us and our sport. The future of women surfers is really bright, and the Olympic Games give us that long-term vision, said Johanne Defay (Surfing, France). They are a chance for us to really show the world what surfing is all about. Not only our skill on the waves but what we stand for as a community committed to giving back to our sport and our planet and The Next Wave truly honors that.

Everyone looks out for each other, thats the special thing about having this small community, said John John Florence (Surfing, U.S.). Its exciting to be able to open our community to the world with this documentary.

Finding skateboarding was like falling in love for the first time, said Rayssa Leal (Skateboarding, Brazil). Im so excited to share our story with this documentary and show young girls what skateboarding is all about.

Skateboarding is a chance for people to show 100% of themselves and really push their own limits, said Jagger Eaton (Skateboarding, U.S.). What if youre one morning away from making all your dreams come true? You never know how close you are to success. Hope you guys love the documentary as much as I did! Im stoked to share our journey with you.

Skateboarding is all about freedom, you can just pick up your board and go anywhere. Its like becoming a kid again, said Aurelien Giraud (Skateboarding, France). I hope our story inspires you to pick up that skateboard and enjoy the ride.

Breaking is special. When Im dancing, its like nothing matters in the world except for me just being me, said Grace Sunny Choi (Breaking, U.S.). Theres going to be a lot of great opportunities coming out of the Olympic Games from the added awareness and hopefully also more parents wanting to put their kids into breaking. I hope this documentary makes you as excited as we are to share this culture with the world.

This was such an exciting project to be a part of, said American skateboarding icon and entrepreneur, Eric Koston, who lent his perspective to Concrete Dreams. Our sport has such a deep connection to film. To see these voices come together to celebrate our sport, our journey and our heritage is huge.

In addition to the screenings at SLS, PBT and WSL events, the docu-series will go live on Samsungs YouTube channel. Visit hereto watch Concrete Dreamsand check out the trailers for upcoming documentaries.

Samsung x Paris 2024: Open always wins – Concrete Dreams

About Samsungs Involvement in the Olympic Games
Samsung has been a Worldwide Olympic Partner since the Olympic Winter Games Nagano 1998. For over 25 years, athletes and fans have trusted Samsungs transformative mobile technology to share the Olympic spirit globally and continue to shape the digital future of the Olympic Games for Paris 2024 and beyond. The companys commitment to the Olympic Movement soon faces its fourth decade of partnership and extends through Los Angeles 2028. Samsungs purposeful innovations in the wireless communications and computing equipment category, including equipment that features artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality and 5G will change the way the world experiences the Olympic Games.

About Samsungs Involvement in the Paralympic Games
Samsung is a Worldwide Partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in the wireless communications and computing equipment category. Starting from Paralympic Winter Games Torino 2006, the company has proudly supported the Paralympic Movement and enabled athletes and fans around the world to share the excitement and inspiration of the Games through Samsungs transformative mobile technology. Samsungs commitment to the Paralympic Games will extend through to Los Angeles 2028 and be celebrated through innovative mobile and computing experiences powered by purposeful innovations in the wireless communications and computing equipment category, including equipment that features artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality and 5G.

About World Surf League
The World Surf League (WSL) is the global home of competitive surfing, crowning World Champions since 1976 and showcasing the worlds best surfing. The WSL oversees surfings global competitive landscape and sets the standard for elite performance in the most dynamic playing field in all of sports. With a firm commitment to its values, the WSL prioritizes the protection of the ocean, equality, and the sports rich heritage, while championing progression and innovation. For more information, visit

About Street League Skateboarding
Since its inception in 2010, Street League Skateboarding (SLS) has propelled street skateboarding from a collection of independent standalone events to a renowned global series. As pioneers of street skateboardings premium qualification system and competition format, SLS offers an amateur-to-professional pathway and creates thrilling live events across the globe. The SLS Championship Tour is recognized as the worlds premier professional street skateboarding competition. Events take place on custom-built, one-of-a-kind, SLS-certified plazas in major cities around the world, with the best in the sport competing for the highest stakes. For more information,

About Pro Breaking Tour
The Pro Breaking Tour stands at the forefront of elevating Breaking, hosting premier competitive events that celebrate the dance forms artistry, athleticism, and cultural heritage. Through our meticulously organized competitions, we aim to provide a dynamic platform for breakers to showcase their talents, while fostering a community rooted in respect, unity, and creative expression. Our mission is to spotlight the vibrancy of breaking on a global stage, encouraging growth and appreciation for this dynamic element of hip-hop culture. For more information, visit


Full Cast

Concrete Dreams
Sky Brown (Skateboarding, Great Britain), Team Samsung Galaxy
Jagger Eaton (Skateboarding, U.S.), Team Samsung Galaxy
Aurelien Giraud (Skateboarding, France), Team Samsung Galaxy
Rayssa Leal (Skateboarding, Brazil), Team Samsung Galaxy
Chris Cote, Journalist
Eric Koston, Professional skateboarder

Breaking Boundaries
Sunny Choi (Breaking, U.S.), Team Samsung Galaxy
Karam Singh (Breaking, Great Britain), Team Samsung Galaxy
David Kid David Shreibman, B-Boy
Ken Swift, B-Boy
ROOKIE, FlowXL, Breaking crew
Wonyoung Baek, Breaking legend
Cheoljong Jeong, Breaking legend
Chris CrosOne Wright, Breaking legend

The Next Wave
Johanne Defay (Surfing, France), Team Samsung Galaxy
John John Florence (Surfing, U.S.), Team Samsung Galaxy
Jack Robinson (Surfing, Australia), Team Samsung Galaxy
Shaun Tomson, Surf legend
Moana Jones Wong, Professional surfer
Leah Dawson, Surfer
Ashton Goggans, Journalist

Happy Go Leafy’s 420 Sale Features GetPure420 Coupon for 30% Off – Limited Time Only


Happy Go Leafy, one of the most popular and trusted providers of kratom products for wellness in the US, is making the news for its unbeatable 420 deals on kratom. The brand is offering 30% off on 17+ strains across its website to mark the 420 celebrations this year. The deal is starting on April 19th (Friday) and will remain active until April 21st (Sunday). You can use the coupon code GetPure420 to take advantage of the best 420 deals on kratom.

Happy Go Leafys Best Kratom Strains

Happy Go Leafy is home to some of the best kratom strains on the market right now. The brand offers a stellar variety across red, white, and green veins. If youre still looking for ideas on which kratom strain you should try without having to pay full price this 420 sale, here are some of the most popular kratom strains from HGL that demand your attention:

  1. Green Maeng Da Kratom
    Green Maeng Da kratom from Happy Go Leafy is a medium potency strain perfect for those who want a refreshing boost to their day while promoting relaxation and overall well-being.

    The strain is ideal for your mornings and afternoons and helps you get through your tasks while gradually relaxing your mind and body.

    This wonderful green vein kratom is available in capsule and powder form at Happy Go Leafy. You can choose either of them depending on your preference. The regular price of 252 grams of Green Maeng Da kratom powder is $79.99, but its available for only $55.99 during the 420 sale.

  2. White Maeng Da Kratom
    Happy Go Leafy also offers White Maeng Da kratom for those who like to start their day with an extra kick. This white vein kratom fills you with much-needed energy to get through the day. It also improves your focus and uplifts your mood to give you a good time.

    The brand only uses organic and pure kratom leaves to create its products. Thus, you cant go wrong with their premium white Maeng Da kratom.

    This energizing strain of kratom is available in powder and capsule form. The pack of 500 white Maeng Da capsules is $89.99, but they are just $62.99 during the 420 sale.

  3. Green Borneo Kratom
    If youre looking for a high-quality kratom strain that provides balanced effects and helps you remain functional throughout the day, Green Borneo Kratom is a must-try. This strain energizes you just enough to keep you on track and calms you down without locking you to the couch.

    It provides the best of both worlds and gives you the chance to experience life with a refreshed outlook. Happy Go Leafy makes it super easy to consume in both powder and capsule form. Every 1-2 tsp of their green vein kratom contains 2-5 grams of pure, powdered mitragynine.

    On regular days, you can get 1kg of their Green Borneo kratom powder at $199.99. However, its currently available at only $139.99 until the best 420 offers last.

  4. Red Malay Kratom
    Red Malay Kratom is another best-selling strain from Happy Go Leafy. Its the right match for people who want to take a pause from the hustle and bustle of daily life. This red vein kratom can help you unwind after a tiring day and give you full-bodied relaxation.

    If youre facing problems with sleep quality and duration or have issues with pain management, red Malay kratom could be your respite.

    The original price of 1,000 red Malay kratom capsules is $169.99, but you can get them now at an unbelievable price of $118.99. You can also try it in powder form if you prefer your kratom in beverages.

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Other Noteworthy Mentions to Try this 420 Sale

Apart from the best kratom strains mentioned above, Happy Go Leafy offers 13 other strains you should check out this 420 sale. For example, if you prefer the combined effect of kratom for relaxation or recreation, you can try the Trainwreck kratom strain in both powder and capsule forms.

If youre not a stickler for kratom strains and just want to enjoy the effects, kratom gummies and kratom shots from Happy Go Leafy would be great picks in this festive season. The gummies provide a potent dose of mitragynine while offering delectable flavors like Orange, Tropical, and Peach.

Kratom shots from Happy Go Leafy pack 150mg of mitragynine and offer a smooth grape flavor to provide better absorption and strong effects while tasting heavenly.

How to Activate the Best 420 Deals on Happy Go Leafy?

To activate the best 420 offers on your picks from Happy Go Leafy, simply add them to your cart and apply the coupon code GetPure420 during checkout.

These 420 deals on kratom are the right time to try those strains and products you never had the chance to buy or could not buy due to higher prices.

Remember, the sale starts on April 19th and will continue until April 21st. Thus, you can only benefit from this offer for a very limited time.

Happy Go Leafy is among the best kratom vendors for premium kratom strains and products. The American Kratom Association (AKA) certified brand imports organic kratom leaves and produces capsules, gummies, powders, and shots in hygienic conditions while adhering to GMP guidelines.

Its offering the best 420 deals on kratom products with a flat 30% discount sitewide. However, this amazing offer only lasts 2 days and will expire on Sunday. So, rush to Happy Go Leafys website and get your loved kratom strains and products at unbeatable prices.


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Avance Clinical Showcases Clinical Excellence at World Orphan Drug Conference in Boston, April 23-25

North Carolina, USA & Adelaide, Australia, Apr 19, 2024 – (ACN Newswire) – Avance Clinical, the award-winning North American and Australian market-leading CRO for biotechs, will attend World Orphan Drug Conference in Boston (April 23-25, 2024) to share their rare diseases drug development expertise with biotechs (booth #730).

Avance Clinical CEO, Yvonne Lungershausen said that Avance Clinical is dedicated to advancing research and ensuring faster access to therapies that can make a significant difference in patients’ lives.  

“Avance Clinical has deep therapeutic knowledge of this area, completing over 50 trials in rare and orphan diseases globally in the last five years, including Fragile X Syndrome, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Rett Syndrome and Erythropoietic Protoporphyria,” she said. 

Central to the company’s success in this sector is collaboration with disease-specific advocacy groups, patient registries, and tailored recruitment strategies, to enhance patient enrolment and retention.  

Lungershausen said, “We have an extensive understanding of the unique challenges in managing small patient populations. Our patient-centric approach places patients at the heart of our operations, ensuring optimal care through the selection of experienced sites and clinics. 

“Avance Clinical engages with clients early in the planning process to tailor trial designs to accommodate the unique needs and challenges faced by patients with rare diseases, ultimately improving patient access to critical medicines,” she said. 

Avance Clinical is adept at crafting adaptive, patient-focused protocols that adhere to regulatory standards. The company’s innovative approach to study design, combined with over 26 years of experience in delivering FDA and EMA-quality data, positions Avance Clinical as a CRO capable of navigating the complexities of the regulatory landscape efficiently. 

Lungershausen describes Avance Clinical as a mid-sized, agile, and responsive CRO with a proven track record of swiftly advancing high-quality clinical programs. “This makes us an ideal CRO partner for rare disease-focussed biotechs,” she said.  

“Avance Clinical is focussed on accelerating drug development for its biotech clients, from preclinical stages through to Phase III,” she said. 

“This is our GlobalReady program and we have more than 90 biotech clients leveraging this unique, streamlined multi-region process. With a globalized strategy, we ensure efficiency every step of the way,” she said. 

“Biotechs are looking for a partner that can seamlessly help transition rapidly with high-quality data that is readily accepted by the FDA and other regulatory agencies. Our in-house global regulatory affairs team assists biotechs to navigate regulatory complexities with confidence and support our clients with FDA, EMA and TGA submissions,” she said. 

“In addition, our GlobalReady Site Partnership Network of over 1,250 highly qualified sites across the United States ensures maximum efficiency and effectiveness in our biotech’s clinical trials, particularly in rare and orphan indications,” she said. 

New analysis by market research leader Frost & Sullivan shows one of the major challenges for biotechs was finding the right biotech aligned CRO partner. 

“More than 60% of US biotechs experience delays seeking the right CRO partner to accelerate their drug development programs,” Lungershausen said. (See report here). 

The comprehensive report underscores the increasing biotech preference to collaborate with the right sized CROs that can accommodate the fast-paced nature of biotech demands. 

Executive Vice President, North America Operations, John Mann, will attend the conference in Boston alongside Avance’s team of clinical trial experts, including Senior Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Kevin Leach and Director of Business Development Clint Henry.

Visit Booth #730 to discuss your upcoming clinical trial, and find out more about the Avance Clinical Advantage, supporting biotechs globally in their clinical development programs.

Book a meeting with the team here 

Find out more: 

  • Learn about the GlobalReady model here  
  • For more information about the benefits of running your next study with Avance Clinical contact us  
  • Visit Booth #730 to discuss your drug development program at the World Orphan Drug Congress in Boston, April 23- 25 

Brawijaya University researcher develops honey-processing tech

MALANG, E. JAVA, Indonesia, Apr 19, 2024 – (ACN Newswire) – A researcher from the Faculty of Agricultural Technology of Brawijaya University, Anang Lastriyanto, has developed a technology for processing honey that is expected to provide added value to the product.

A researcher from the Faculty of Agricultural Technology of Brawijaya University, Anang Lastriyanto, with honey and powdered honey produced with the technology he developed, in Malang city, East Java, on Wednesday (April 3, 2024).
Anang Lastriyanto, a researcher from the Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Brawijaya University, produces honey and powdered honey with technology he has developed. (Image: ANTARA FOTO, 16/Apr/24)

According to Lastriyanto, his research took 3.5 years to produce powdered honey through an integrated process. “Not many people can create this technology on how to process honey into powder,” he says.

The first stage of the research, which was funded by the Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education Agency, involved developing the initial steps for the honey-processing process and producing a prototype of the tools used.

In the first year, honey was processed using pasteurization and rapid cooling or vacuum cooler methods, he informed. The development of the honey-processing process continued in the second year with the aim of increasing production to an industrial scale.

To increase production, pasteurization was used in processing, but the end product contained foam, indicating that the honey was not of good quality. “Honey becomes foamy when heated, so quality assurance and processing time are not necessarily guaranteed,” he explained.

However, Lastriyanto said, through rapid cooling after pasteurization, the problem of foam production during heating was resolved. In addition, the water content in the processed honey was reduced.

Thus, in the two years of research a number of processes were introduced, starting with pasteurization, rapid cooling, foam removal, and water content reduction. The four processes were integrated into a honey-processing technology, or “4 in 1” process.

“4 in 1 is a process of heating, cooling quickly, removing foam, and reducing water,” he said. He explained that in the third year of the technology’s development, the focus was on producing powdered honey, of which the most important process is formulation.

“In the process of (making) powdered honey, the most important thing is the formulation. We are targeting this formulation for acacia honey. Because breeders of acacia forest honey are facing hardship to market their products since prices have fallen,” he said.

The formulation process was carried out through a gradual process of research and evaluation of results. The formulation, which is currently being patented, was then continued with the heating process of the formulated honey.

Once heated, the mixture expands and then dries into lumps. The chunks are cooled, and then ground into powdered honey. “When exposed to heat, the mixture expands. The honey is protected by the (formulated) ingredients and becomes encapsulated,” he said.

Ultimately, in the course of his 3.5-year research, Lastriyanto managed to produce integrated processed honey, powdered honey, as well as a machine to process honey.

In the long term, powdered honey is expected to become a raw material for the industrial sector, both for domestic and international markets. The final product can also be used to supply needs in countries in Africa and Southeast Asia.

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Tides of Change, Waves of Hope: Art Exhibition Inspiring Ocean Conservation

 Izzy Church, acclaimed actor, writer, and artist, is thrilled to announce the endorsement of her company, 3rd Culture Productions, by the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 for the Tides of Change, Waves of Hope Art Exhibition. This endorsement marks a significant milestone, highlighting our initiative’s global importance and impact, which champions ocean conservation and inspires meaningful action for a brighter, more sustainable future.

“Dive into the transformative world of Tides of Change, where art intertwines with advocacy to commemorate the Ocean Decade,” says curator Izzy Church. “Through captivating exhibits, we delve into the heart of our oceans’ challenges, weaving tales of hope amidst tragedy. Join us in igniting waves of hope as we journey into the deep blue and chart a vertical course toward a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow.”

The Exhibition seeks to stimulate ocean science and knowledge generation to reverse the decline of the state of the ocean system, catalyze new opportunities for sustainable development of this massive marine ecosystem, and deliver science-based solutions to achieve the 2030 Agenda.

Tides of Change, Waves of Hope: Art Exhibition will be hosted by Art on the Ave, NYC creative spaces, situated on three levels within the bustling Fulton Center at 200 Broadway, New York, from April 1 to July 7, 2024. Open to the general public; the Exhibition is expected to attract the attention of over 15 million people who visit New York City’s financial district. This unique setting provides an ideal platform to showcase their participating artists’ profound talent and message on a global scale. Additional sponsors include the Reef Life Foundation.

The Exhibition features artworks by diverse artists, including Alfons Rodriguez, Annette Solakoglu, Craig Anthony Miller, George Goodridge, Ian Hutton, Izzy Church, Marten Kayle, Jamie Pomeranz, Selva Ozelli, and many more (the complete list is provided below).

The Tides of Change: Art Exhibition Inspiring Ocean Conservation launch will take place on Earth Day:

Earth Day 2024’s theme, “Planet vs. Plastic,” underscores global efforts to combat plastic pollution. Over 400 million tons of plastic are produced every year for various applications.

About 3rd Culture Productions:
3rd Culture Productions Is a cross-cultural platform for creative success. Founded by Izzy Church, a Manhattan-based actress, writer, and artist. Through 3rd Culture, Izzy spearheads multiple projects in film, literature, and Art.
Website: (3rdCultureCreative dot com)

About Art on the Ave NYC:
Art on the Ave NYC showcases the work of local artists in vacant storefronts in high-visibility locations, amplifying underrepresented voices and inspiring hope and positive change. Founded by Barbara Anderson
Website: (Art on the Ave NYC dot com)

About Reef Life Foundation:
Reef Life Foundation’s mission is to turn the tide against marine degradation and climate impact, fostering an appreciation for the inherent value of the ocean and nurturing healthier oceans for future generations. The organization believes in a holistic approach to achieve this goal.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) with the aim of promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, arts, sciences, and culture. It has 194 member states and 12 associate members, as well as partners in the non-governmental, intergovernmental, and private sector. Headquartered in Paris, France, UNESCO has 53 regional field offices and 199 national commissions.

For media inquiries, interviews, or additional information, please contact:

Marten Kayle
GammaState Media

+1 (520) 472-1119

Artists Featured in the Exhibition:

– Alfons Rodriguez
– Annette Solakoglu
– Craig Anthony Miller
– David Scott Holloway
– Fatma Kadir
– KY Fina Yeung
– George Goodridge
– Gustavo Fernandez
– Hava Mizrachi
– Ian Hutton
– Ilhan Sayin
– Izzy Church
– Jamie Pomeranz
– Jim Richards
– Leslie Jean Bart
– Luca Goly
– Marten Kayle
– Matty Austin
– Mehmet Kuran
– Mene Liondos
– Rose Studer
– Selva Ozelli
– Semine Hazar
– Stirling Brenna
– Yana Toyber
– Zinnia Gutowski

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Marten Kayle



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Meet a Scientologist “Rises Above the Noise” with Branding Genius David Brier

 Scientology Network’s Meet a Scientologist, the weekly series spotlighting the everyday lives of Scientologists from around the world and all walks of life, announces an episode featuring branding expert David Brier.

Meet a Scientologist airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Scientology Network.

David Brier is one of the most sought-after branding experts today. In today’s competitive marketplace, he transforms global brands and helps startups establish their identities with his philosophy of “rising above the noise.” Hailed across the business spectrum for creating an authentic voice for their brands, David is empowering tomorrow’s leaders with the rules of branding … and how to break them.

About David Brier

Born in Brooklyn, New York, David Brier always showed a passion for art. As an art student in college, this budding illustrator experienced a transformative moment that would take him from artist to entrepreneur. He went on to establish himself as a designer, winning multiple awards and landing high-profile projects – like designing the prestigious year-end cover for Rolling Stone. David came to realize the power of branding to help businesses “rise above the noise,” bringing their brands exponential growth. Since then, his branding philosophy has been adopted by countless businesses across the globe, while his work has been featured in major publications such as Adweek, Forbes, The Huffington Post and The New York Times. Now a bestselling author and recipient of over 300 industry awards, David maintains the legacy of his nickname “The Brandfather.”

The Scientology Network debuted on March 12, 2018. Since launching, the Scientology Network has been viewed in over 240 countries and territories worldwide in 17 languages. Satisfying the curiosity of people about Scientology, the network takes viewers across six continents, spotlighting the everyday lives of Scientologists; showing the Church as a global organization; and presenting its social betterment programs that have touched the lives of millions worldwide. The network also showcases documentaries by Independent filmmakers who represent a cross section of cultures and faiths, but share a common purpose of uplifting communities. Scientology Network’s innovative content has been recognized with more than 125 industry awards, including Tellys, Communitas and Hermes Creative Awards.

Broadcast from Scientology Media Productions, the Church’s global media center in Los Angeles, the Scientology Network is available on DIRECTV Channel 320, DIRECTV STREAM, AT&T U-verse and can be streamed at, on mobile apps and via the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.

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Erin Banks



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