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Wednesday, October 17 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Advancing Women Cinematographers | Panel & Industry Mixer

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Come out for an evening of networking and a discussion around collaborative pathways for the professional development and placement of women cinematographers in Hollywood motion pictures. Sponsored by ZEISS, inside the fabulously redesigned Hotel Figueroa, adjacent to L.A. LIVE - enjoy your complimentary first cocktail on us, provided by White Claw Hard Seltzer, Ving vodka and Fort Pointe beer. 

Moderator:
Danna Kinsky (Cinematographer)

Panelists:
Marianne Williams(ICFC / cinematographer) — Marianne is a cinematographer based in Los Angeles producing narrative, fashion and advertising media in California and abroad. She received her MFA from AFI Conservatory, where she later served as adjunct faculty, and is a member and Instagram coordinator for the International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC). Marianne is driven by a passion for visual communication, exploration and a want for change
Kate Rees Davis(AWD) — Kate is an award-winning director with experience in narrative features, short film, music videos and commercials. As a directing graduate of UCLA, her love and enthusiasm of the craft of filmmaking is infectious. Five of her shorts have screened at Cannes. She was one of the first independent filmmakers to shoot on 4K with the Sony F65 and as a result, has had her work distributed on the Sony 4K TV.
Jen McGowan(Film Powered) — Jen is an active member of The Alliance of Women Directors and Film Fatales. McGowan created Filmpowered.com, the online skill-sharing site for women in Film & TV. The site was named Best in LA of 2016 by LA Weekly, featured in Indiewire, included in the Sundance Women's Initiative Resource List and supported by the PGA, WGA, ICG and others. She is a Film Independent Fellow, was a finalist for the Clint Eastwood Filmmakers Award, recipient of the Alliance of Women Directors Breakout Award for Excellence in Directing and was included on Vulture's list of Women Directors Hollywood Should Be Hiring.
Gretchen Warthen() —
Additional panelists to be announced!


Wednesday October 17, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Hotel Figueroa Tangier