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

SCHEDULE 

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.

Watch Girl power Film + Media Showcase Official selection here

What to expect:

Mindfully crafted agenda that will cover a range of topics by a collection of the most brilliant, badass women who are passionate about motivating the next generation creatives.

  • Free admission to Girl Power Film + Media Summit

  • Panels with women in film + media to inspire and empower the next generation of creatives while having enough time to mingle and network.

  • Industry led workshops

  • Speed Networking

Event Policies

The agenda is subject to change without advance notice.

By registering for a ticket to attend this event, you are giving Girl Power Film + Media Summit permission to take photos/record you. If you would not like to be photographed or videotaped, please send a formal email to our event team.

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