GIRL POWER FILM + MEDIA SUMMIT
AND SHOWCASE 2021
Imagine This is back for its 4th edition of Girl power Film + Media Summit from March 13-14, 2021. Join us for an all virtual #GirlPowerSummit for two days of #panels, #workshops, #BYOB #networking, connections, and empowerment.
#GirlPowerSummit promises to inspire and empower the next generation of womxn in film and media with insightful conversations, motivating workshops, and impactful networking. Come join us and experience the POWER of womxn in entertainment.
Watch all live panels and workshops on our Youtube Channel
Virtual Happy Hour Networking, Please RSVP Here
SPEAKERS and workshops
Saturday, March 13th
1:00 pm EST - 1:45 pm EST
Panel 1: Behind the Scene Representation: Women in Speculative Fiction
Featuring Racheal Goldberg (American Gods, Raising Dion, Veronica Mars, Cloak & Dagger, Muted) Laura Belsey (The Walking Dead, Batwoman, Arrow, Queen of the South, Animal Kingdom); Sarah Walker (Warrior Nun, A Discovery of Witches); Melora Rivera (Black Lightning, Love Is, Being Mary Jane).
2:15 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Panel 2: Directing For TV: What Indie Filmmakers Need to Know
Featuring Sheree Folkson (Bridgerton, Another Life, American Horror Story); Sam Bailey (Grown-ish, The Chi, Mixed-ish); Claire Scanlon (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, GLOW, Black-ish, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt).
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Storytelling Redefined: Breaking Native and Indigenous Stereotypes
With Tracey Deer. An award-winning documentaries with Indigenous-owned Rezolution Pictures kicked off a collaboration that led to acclaimed dramedy Mohawk Girls, which ran for five seasons on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. As its co-creator, director, and co-showrunner, Tracey earned four consecutive Canadian Screen Award nominations for Best Direction and the TIFF Birks Diamond Tribute Award.
4:00 pm EST - 5:00 pm EST
Workshop 1: Presented by Backstage: Casting Your Film Virtually
5:30 PM EST - 7:00 PM EST
Virtual Happy Hour Networking
Enjoy a virtual edition of Girl Power Film + Media Summit happy hour on Zoom! An opportunity to network with creatives in the industry professionals to build invaluable connections. We will break off into smaller groups to meet and network with fellow entertainment creatives & professionals from all over the world! RSVP Link:
Sunday, March 14th
1:00 pm EST - 1:30 pm EST
Q&A Meet the filmmakers
2:30 pm EST - 4:00 pm EST
Workshop 2: Presented by ISA: Three Characteristics Your Script Must Have
Make your screenplay stand apart. Whether you are revising your script, writing your first draft, or creating ideas, this course gets you off to a fast start towards a marketable script. A screenplay must be attractive, moving, and fresh (original story, characters, dialogue, and action).
4:30 pm EST - 5:30 pm EST
Workshop 2: Jamie Monahan The Top 5 Secrets of Pitching Your Project
7:00 pm EST - 7:35 pm EST
Conversation: Landing Your First Job in Hollywood with Carole Kirschner
Director of WGA Showrunner Training Program & CBS Diversity Writers Program. Entertainment Career Coach. Author of Hollywood Game Plan.