Diverse Women In Media Forum
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Registration - Starts at 1pm
Networking Coffee Social - 1:30PM
Welcome Remarks - 2:00PM
Time : 3:00PM
A producer’s job is never done: from the inception of an idea to its execution, producers are hands-on at all stages of the creative process and beyond. These incredible women are not only creating powerful content and assembling all-star teams for their projects, but they are working towards creating content that engages diverse audiences everywhere.
Frida Torresblanco (CEO, Braven Films)
Sandra Condito (SVP of International Productions, Sony Pictures Entertainment)
Stephanie Allain (CEO & Founder, Homegrown Pictures)
Moderated by: Elisa Osegueda (Assistant Managing Editor, Entertainment Tonight Online)
Write About it, Be About it Panel
Time : 4:30PM
In the last few years the industry is seeing a shift in the way they tell stories about women slowly we are seeing an increase in the number of speaking roles and lead roles. These powerhouse women in film and television have not only created inspiring work with strong diverse characters at the center, but have also created works that focus on stories represented of themselves, their cultures, and highlight voices that are not often told.
Adele Lim (Film Screenwriter & TV Writer-Producer, "Crazy Rich Asians")
Nkechi Okoro Carroll (Executive Producer/Showrunner, "All American")
Tanya Saracho (Creator/Showrunner/Executive Producer, “Vida”)
Carolina Paiz (Writer & Executive Producer, "Orange is the New Black")
Moderated by: Claudia Puig (President, Los Angeles Film Critics Association/ Film Week Critic, KPCC)
The Complete Package: Executives Panel
Time : 6:00PM
Here are executive leaders bringing together great stories to life by connecting the right directors, cast, and producers to create content that resonates with various audiences. Learn how to have fresh takes on projects and keep audiences hungry for more diverse content.
Poppy Hanks (Senior Vice President, Development & Production, MACRO)
Stacey Carr (Director Original Unscripted Development, Endemol Shine North America)
Marta Fernandez (Senior Vice President, Original Programming, Starz)
Moderated by: Rebecca Sun (Senior Reporter at The Hollywood Reporter)
(By Invitation Only)
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