Canadian musician Kinnie Starr goes on a quest to find out why only five percent of music producers are women despite bold advances in other industries. Through conversations with some of the leading talents and voices in the field including Melissa Auf der Maur (Smashing Pumpkins, Hole), Sara Quinn (Tegan and Sara) and others, Play Your Gender asks what it takes for a female producer to make it in the music industry.
Q&A session to follow with subject Kinnie Starr
Stephanie Clattenburg is a writer-director with over 12 years of experience in the film and television industry. Her first feature-length film, a documentary about gender bias in the music industry titled Play Your Gender had its world premiere in Canberra, Australia, in October 2016. The film was awarded the Edith Lando Peace Prize, “which goes to the film which best utilizes the power of cinema to further the goal of social justice and peace” from the Reel 2 Real Film Festival in Vancouver. It also won “Best Music/Art Documentary” at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. She also works as a videographer and radio technician at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She is also a professional musician, having been a drummer in a variety of projects.