Selected Talks

ITIF and the U.S Chamber of Commerce – IP Stories: Innovating for a Better Future (A World IP Day Event)

Fabrice Guerrier was a special guest on the international stage of this World IP Day event. He spoke on his vision of Syllble as the future of fanbase social commerce and social entertainment. He explains why Syllble establishes a strong foundation for Transmedia storytelling by bringing underrepresented creators from around the world to produce new fictional universes together with the goal of building a more creator empowered and creator owned industry.

The Restorative Justice Life: Radical Restorative Reimagination

The Restorative Justice Life Show brings conversations and storytelling with Restorative Justice Practitioners, Circle Keepers, and others about how they bring Restorative Justice philosophy, practices, and values into their personal and professional lives. Fabrice Guerrier spoke on “Restorative imagination, creativity, and restoratively designing our collective futures.”

Real Things Living Show: Building Hopefulness

Real Things Living Show is about resilience. This is what you need to adapt and recover from difficulties in life. Real Things Living focuses on resilience and connection with others. Connection leads to ideas, to solutions, and to overall better health. Listen to Fabrice on why it’s important to empower others, remain hopeful and why creativity will save humanity in this full episode and a clip.

Real Things Living Show Clip — Storytelling to create change for the better

The Peers Project: Collaboration is Key

Fabrice shares how he created a business after identifying a gap in the market, how he’s disrupting the publishing industry and why we need to be listening to and reading diverse voices.

Future Tense at Slate and New America: Afrofuturism’s Reimagined Tomorrows

Since the release of Marvel’s Black Panther in 2018, Afrofuturism has become an almost household term: a powerful way to celebrate Black creativity and explore its political effects. But there’s much more to the Afrofuturist tradition than superheroes and kings, and it extends beyond film into literature, music, dance, and fashion—and even politics.

In a moment defined by the growing awareness and rejection of the systemic racism highlighted by the disparate impact of the pandemic and the killings of Black citizens by law enforcement, the project of imagining a future where Black people are surviving, thriving, and leading technological and social change is more urgent than ever. Black Lives Matter, and so do Black futures—to all of our futures.

Fabrice Guerrier joined Dr. Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, SAMMUS Rap Artist to discuss Afrofuturism as a movement, it’s significance for our evolving times and our shared collective futures. The conversation was moderated by Ytasha Womack, Author, Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture.

Street Pitch 2020 is presented biannually, it is a cross between “American Idol” and “Shark Tank” — with a panel of investors and experts who judge the pitches.

Fabrice pitched Syllble, his science fiction and fantasy production house in Street Entrepreneurs’ Street Pitch while he lived in Washington, D.C. Fabrice was one of seven founders from the DMV area that were peer selected out of 1,000 companies to pitch to a panel of judges, angel investors and community partners.