As Marie Curie is nominated for a Nobel Prize, her affair with a married man creates a scandal that ruins her reputation and becomes the obstacle to the prize that will prove her a scientist in her own right.
Panels and Workshops
This “Tools of the Trade” expo will give aspiring filmmakers the opportunity to get up close and personal with today’s top film cameras and equipment.
Attorney Nicole Page will help guide participants through the legal landscape of filmmaking, including when to engage counsel and how to “decode” legal contracts related to filmmaking and the industry.
When most all films are made from the white male perspective, it not only reinforces that perspective, it also reinforces the invisibility of other perspectives. What does this systemic problem mean for the stories we tell and for the stories we are told?
Film financing is widely acknowledged as one of the most challenging aspects of the filmmaking process. This session will provide useful tips and strategies to find and pitch to investors and market your film for success.
Come learn from Patricia Riggen, a truly inspiring director who has directed films including the Chilean miners saga The 33, Girl in Progress, La Misma Luna (Under the Same Moon) and Miracles from Heaven.
The recent women’s march and opposition to the President’s Executive Order banning immigrants to the U.S. has unleashed activism across the nation. Please join us for a town hall discussion on how to harness this activism to build a new movement for social change.
This workshop will explore unconscious bias, how it manifests within the entertainment industry, and what the industry can do to overcome these barriers and create more opportunities for women.
This film uncovers the forgotten stories of women who were at the helm of Hollywood during its golden age. A panel following the film will ask why these remarkable women are overlooked, and how that impacts current conversations on gender inequity in the industry.