Women in Film Festival 2011 blog by Women In Film & Television Vancouver www.womeninfilm.ca

Saturday, October 9, 2010

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Be a SexMoneyMedia delegate for a day!
Full registration :  $250 CAD / One day registration: $145*
Student registration 
: $125 CAD / One day registration: $75*

You can now *be a delegatefor a day! For $145 (or $75 as a student - does not include the opening night reception and film on Thursday, October 14), you can attend a full day of *keynotes and panelson the Friday or Saturday. Industry game-changers, ground-breaking research, meetings, workshops and *master classes– don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to reshape the role of women in the media landscape.

Symposium Highlights and Updates:
Director Mina Shum joins Ingrid Veninger and Rachel Talalay (Director, Tank Girl, Bloodletting and Other Miraculous Cures) the day-long *Director’s Toolkit Master Classon Thursday, October 14.

Presented by WIFTV, Marquise Lepage, Filmmaker, Realisatrices Equitables, joins the “PLEASE ADJUST YOUR SET” and explores the possibilities for reorganizing independent media production in Canada to be more equitable, generating more original content. Moderated by: Sharon McGowan, Filmmaker, Chair, Film Production Program at UBC and featuring Madeline Di Nonno, Executive Director of See Jane and The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; Rita Deverell, CM., Broadcaster & Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies, Mount St. Vincent University and Jacqueline Levitin, Filmmaker, Professor (SFU).

REAL LIVES: REEL WOMEN OF CHINESE CINEMA” discusses women directors in China and their current... Moderated by Berenice Reynaud, and includes Louisa Wei, Filmmaker, City University (Hong Kong), Helen Leung, SFU, and Ning Ying, Filmmaker (China), on Friday, October 15.

Mercy Murugi, Producer, Hot Sun Films (Nairobi), joins the “INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS panel moderated by Kay Armatage, Filmmaker and University of Toronto, discussing the opportunities for independent feature length drama in the current global media environment along with directors Ning Ying and Rachel Talalay, and on Saturday, October 16.

Including award-winning director, Tracey Deer, “ABORIGINAL SCREEN CULTURE: WHAT IS IT?” unpacks the evolving definition of Aboriginal screen culture and locate the practice within dramatic film narratives. Moderated by: Dana Claxton, UBC, and includes Tantoo Cardinal, CM., Actress & Filmmaker and Shelley Niro, Filmmaker. Presented by the UBC Film Department, Friday, October 15.

 “CULTURE AND COMMERCE IN THE DIGITAL AGE": A Conversation with Canada’s Leading Women” keynote panel with Trina McQueen, Broadcast Journalist and former president of CTV Inc.; Rita Deverell, Broadcaster and Nancy's Chair of Women's Studies, Mount St. Vincent University; Rita Cugini, Commissioner, CRTC Ontario Region and Valerie Creighton, President & CEO, Canadian Media Fund on Friday, October 15. Presented by IATSE and CBC.

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