fresh-off-the-boat2Nahnatchka Khan, creator for television/Executive Producer for the new comedy Fresh Off the Boat which airs Tuesdays on ABC and is produced by FOX, will be honored with a Visionary Award by East West Players at the Golden Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner and Silent Auction on Monday, April 20, 2015.

She is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts and began her career working for Disney Television Animation. She then went on to serve as an executive producer on the Fox animated show American Dad before creating her own series Don’t Trust the B—- In Apartment 23, which aired for two seasons on ABC, from 2011-2012.

“As a girl with glasses, I take special pride in receiving the Visionary Award from East West Players. It’s truly an honor to be recognized by this great organization,” said showrunner & executive producer Nahnatchka Khan.

Randall Park, Amy Hill, Nahnatchka Khan, Melvin Mar, and Samie Kim Falvey at Visual Communications’ Conference for Creative Conference (C3) at East West Players in 2014.

East West Players’ Golden Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner and Silent Auction will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Hilton Universal City, 555 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, CA 91608. The VIP Reception for table sponsors will begin at 5pm. No-host reception and silent auction will start at 6pm. The dinner and awards program will start at 7pm. Individual tickets are $200- $1,500. Full table sponsorship packages are also available. For more information on East West Players’ Golden Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner and Silent Auction, please contact East West Players at (213) 625-7000 or Development Manager Monika Ramnath at mramnath

[at]eastwestplayers.org.