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Directing TV Movies
Marianne Wunch, Ricki Maslar, and Taylor Harris, Tamar Halpern
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On The Small Screen
Lisa France and Neema Barnette
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Director's Intuition
Judith Weston, Daniela De Carlo
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Prisma Cannes Showcase
Emily Cohen Ibañez, Raquel Cepeda, and Larissa Lam
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The Write Stuff Mixer
Leah Meyerhoff, Elizabeth Kaiden, Julia Camara (In Transit) and Saila Kariat (The Valley), Catherine Craig (Suspended Belief), Christine Hoang (Fly Girl), and Nichole Abshire (Imposter Impersonator).
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From Shorts To Features
Cidney Hue (Ovum), Deb Shoval (AWOL), Erin Vassilopoulos (Superior), and Sonejuhi Sinha (Stray Dolls)
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Behind The Curtain
Erica Hart (Enemies of the State), Jennifer Ajemian (Feeling Through), Victor Vasquez (X Casting)
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Going Paperless
Valerie Weiss (Director of Mixtape, Outer Banks and Prodigal Son)
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Philadelphia Latino Film Festival Panel Discussion
Angela Tucker, Raquel Cepeda, Emily Cohen Ibanez, Chithra Jeyaram, Lorena Manriquez
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Music On Film Mixer
Catherine Joy, President of the Alliance for Women Film Composers, Leah Meyerhoff, founder of Film Fatales, and Composer Starr Parodi, board member and former president of Alliance for Women Film Composers
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Thinking Outside the Box
Jennifer Arnold (Younger), Jennifer Phang (Resident Alien), Kelly Park (Punky Brewster) and Ro Haber (Pride).
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Fix It In Prep
Catherine Hardwicke
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Raising Our Voices
Aisling Chin-Yee, Jennifer Tiexiera, Meena Nanji, and Nancy Schwartzman
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Spring Fling Filmmaker Mixer
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Walking Boldly
Emily Spivack (Worn Stories), Ilse Fernandez (Cyberwar), Mel Shimkovitz (High Maintenance), and Xan Aranda (My Love)
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Once in a Lifetime
Amber Fares, Eunice Lau, Laura Checkoway, and Rita Baghdadi
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Breaking the Mold
Emily Cohen Ibañez, Mariah Garnett, Olivia Peace, and Penny Lane
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Filmmaking on a Budget
Alana Barrett-Adkins, Claudia Cifuentes, Patricia Vidal Delgado, and Veronica McKenzie
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Film Fatales Social Mixer: Building Connections
Amy Marquis, Chelsea Hernandez, Donna Wheeler, and Rijaa Nadeem
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The Creative Spark
Anna Kerrigan, Christina Faith, Daniela De Carlo, and Jessie Barr
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Making The Leap
Ekwa Msangi, Laura Terruso, Lena Khan, and Leslye Headland
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All Eyes on Women
Amanda Trokan, Elise McCave, Jackie Sayno, Nele Willaert, Opal Hope Bennett, Sarah Lash, and Sophie von Uslar. Moderated by Alece Oxendine.
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Film Fatales Member Mixer
Gabrielle Zilkha, Jamie Burton-Oare, Renée Wilson, and Vaishali Sinha
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Stranger Than Fiction
Elan Bogarín, Lynne Sachs and Tiffany Hsiung. Moderated by Judith Helfand.
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Tales from the Field
Ciara Lacy, Elizabeth Lo, Jamila Wignot, and Jane Schoenbrun.
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Wander Darkly
Tara Miele and Sam Housman. Moderated by Maria Burton
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Reclaim the Frame
Leah Meyerhoff, Dominique Ulloa, and Shannon Baker Davi
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Elevate Your Brand
Dionna Chambers
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The Donut King
Alice Gu and Carol Martori. Moderated by Stephanie Wang-Breal.
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Nevertheless
Sarah Moshman, Paola Mendoza, Melissa Goodman and April Reign. Moderated by Melissa Gira Grant
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Deep Dive into Development
Bridget Stokes, Minhal Baig, Sarah Adina Smith, and Suzi Yoonessi
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Film Fatales Winter Party
Community Event
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Respect for Acting
Alysia Reiner, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Michelle Hurd, and Monica Raymund. Moderated by Elisabeth Subrin.
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Unconscious Bias Training
Challenge Consultancy
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Script to Screen
Dana Eden, Maytha Alhassen, Rola Nashef and Sahar Jahani. Moderated by Natasha Kermani.
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Directing Actors
Adrienne Weiss and actors Candice Jean-Jacques, and Ellie Foumbi
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Stunts on Screen
Deven MacNair, Eddie Perez, Janeshia Adams-Ginyard, and Marielle Woods. Moderated by Rebecca Murga.
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Documenting Politics
Alison Klayman, Lisa Cortés, Ramona Diaz, Yi Chen, Amy Adrion
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We Need to Talk About Horror
Eva Aridjis, Jennifer Reeder, Lou Simon, and Terrie Samundra. Moderated by Tricia Lee.
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Crowdfunding Town Hall
Liz Cook Mowe
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Micro-Budget Filmmaking
Diana Peralta, Julia Kots, Mariette Monpierre, Madoka Raine, and Maria Mealla
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Using Film for Social Change
Alex Stapleton, Fanny Grande, Jiayan “Jenny”Shi, and Reaa Puri. Moderated by Alahna Lark.
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Marriage Story
Avril Z. Speaks, Heather Rae, Kim Sherman, and Shruti Ganguly. Moderated by Ruth Du.
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Demystifying IMDbPro
Jed Shireman-Jones
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Building Trust in Documentaries
Ashley O’Shay, Valerie Red-Horse, Yoruba Richen, and Yu Gu. Moderated by Erika Cohn.
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Making or Breaking a Story
Alexandra Cunningham, Kitao Sakurai, Shoshannah Stern, and Marie Jamora.
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Work Life Balance
Débora Souza Silva, Kestrin Pantera, and Renée Wilson. Moderated by Tamara Perkins.
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Film Fatales Social Mixer
Leah Meyerhoff and Leena Pendharkar
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Commercial Directing
Bevan Mahaney, Rebecca Wray, Tamika Lamison, and Maya Washington.
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Directing for Television
Justin Marks, Kat Candler, Melinda Hsu Taylor, and Hanelle Culpepper.
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The Effects of VFX
Tchaiko Omawale, Rijaa Nadeem, Andrew Thomas Huang, Yasmin Dunn, and Zander Brocisky.
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Film Financing
Effie Brown, Emily Best, Nina Ameri, and Viviana Zarragoitia, Iram Parveen Bilal, and Lagueria Davis.
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Adaptation for FIlm & TV
Hannah KS Canter, Marilyn Fu, Samantha Dickinson, Stacy Osei-Kuffour, Whit Anderson, Drew Denny, and Suzi Yoonessi.
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Film Sales & Distribution
Adrienne Becker, Cela Sutton, Dene Anderberg, Orly Ravid, Alexandra Cuerdo, and Michelle Mower.
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Comedy in Film + TV
David Caspe, Jasmine Daghighian, Patti Lee, Sydnee Rimes, Nadine Truong, and Stefanie Black.
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Film + TV Publicity
Erica Tucker, Linda Brown, Ngoc Nguyen, and Sylvia Desrochers, Autumn McAlpin, and Natasha Kermani.
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Winter Party
Community Event
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Intimacy on Screen
Alexandra Creswick, Carly Weckstein, and Daniela De Carlo.
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Directing for Television
Rachel Feldman and Suzi Yoonessi.
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The Role of the Artist
Geeta Malik and Leah Meyerhoff.
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Community Check-In
Leah Meyerhoff and Viktoria I.V. King.
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Adapting to Paradigm Shifts
Marisol Gómez-Mouakad, Rijaa Nadeem, and Leah Meyerhoff
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Creating Your Own Work
Isidora Marras, Marta Cunningham, Susan Youssef, and Vanessa Parise. Moderated by Meera Menon
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Between Two Worlds
Jennifer Sharp, Maria Agui Carter, Moira Griffin, and Pratibha Parmar. Moderated by Angela Tucker.
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Gatekeepers and Gatecrashers
Elle Johnson, Janine Sherman Barrois, Lesli Linka Glatter, and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. Moderated by Shaz Bennett.
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Camera Phone Filmmaking
Hope Farley, Leslie Bumgarner, Richard Vialet, and Ted Melfi. Moderated by Rachel Feldman and Christine Swanson.
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Embracing What You Can Control
Jim Arnoff
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Parity Pipeline Info Session
Led by Film Fatales founder Leah Meyerhoff.
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Pivoting Through the Pause
Dawn Porter, Geeta Gandbhir, Jill Campbell, and Mariam Ghani.
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Navigating the Pivot to Virtual Film Festivals
Eric Sloss, Lela Meadow-Conner, Nina Ameri and Tiffany Boyle. Moderated by Dami Akinnusi Rock.
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A to Z Virtual Production
Ramaa Mosley and moderated by Hanelle Culpepper.
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Film Publicity and Marketing
Nuria Botella, Kalani Dreimanis and Christopher Sousa Ebels. Moderated by Sonia Sebastian.
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Authentic Authorship
Geeta Gandbhir, Lisa Valencia-Svensson, Smriti Mundhra, and Tamara Dawit. Moderated by Roxy Shih.
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Laugh Riot
Anna Margarita Albelo, Geeta Patel, Kimberly McCullough, Maureen Bharoocha. Moderated by Amy French.
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In the Writers' Room
Cherien Dabis, Nijla Mu'min, Sian Heder, and Vera Miao. Moderated by Deb Shoval.
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Storytelling Through Editing
Shannon Baker Davis, Miranda Yousef, Juli Vizza, and Caitlin Dixon. Moderated by Stacy Goldate.
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Power Networking Power Pitching with Jim Arnoff
Jim Arnoff
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Artists as Activists
Assia Boundaoui, Contessa Gayles, Grace Lee, and Marjan Safinia. Moderated by Sarah Moshman.
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Queer Cinema
Dawn Valadez, Daresha Kyi, Florencia Manóvil, and Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli. Moderated by Kami Chisholm.
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The Art of the Pitch
Catherine Eaton, Deborah Goodwin, Jessica Sanders, and Kate Tsang.
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Filmmaking in the Time of Corona
Adrienne Becker, Carrie Lozano, Effie Brown, and Favianna Rodriguez. Moderated by Darrien Michele Gipson.
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Black Voices Matter
Deborah Goodwin, Deborah Riley Draper, Laurens Grant, Maya Washington, and Rita Osei.
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Asian American Representation in the Time of COVID
Michelle Sugihara, Diane Paragas, Emily Ting, and Isabel Sandoval.
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Shaping a New Production Paradigm
Anu Valia, Dawn Wilkinson, DeMane Davis, and Maggie Kiley. Moderated by Tessa Blake.
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Directors Discuss Distribution as the World Shuts Down
Eliza Hittman, Ivete Lucas, Lara Jean Gallagher, Puloma Basu, and Sonejuhi Sinha. Moderated by Leah Meyerhoff.
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The Distribution Down Low
Christina Raia (Head of Education, Seed & Spark).
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Un-Locking Down
Adrienne Becker, Iram Parveen Bilal and Smriti Mundhra. Moderated by Leah Meyerhoff.
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Disabilities On Screen and Off
Ashley Eakin, Michele Spitz, Shari Bisnaught, and Tatiana Lee. Moderated by Nasreen Alkhateeb and Tchaiko Omawale.
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