Oct. Events Join AWM and Geena Davis at the 4th annual women in entertainment summit, plus digital hollywood and more

Join AWM SoCal at the 4th Annual Women in Entertainment Summit with Geena Davis, Thursday, October 11 at the Skirball Cultural Center

The Academy Award-winning actor and Chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media will provide insights from the Institute’s latest research.

The full day event (8am - 5pm) will feature a series of keynotes, panels and fireside chats with some of the industry’s most successful and progressive minds. Join Geena Davis, Raelle Tucker, Kristin Campo, and more inspiring speakers for a day of insight and discussion!

AWM members will receive a special $85 ticket price. Includes lunch and parking.

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General admission is $100.

Learn about women in the industry developing film, television & OTT (about women) followed by a power panel on best practices and tips for successfully negotiating salaries, contracts and more.

"Women in the Industry: Developing Film, Television & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production"

Alliance for Women in Media sponsored panel at Digital Hollywood

Wed., October 17, 3:50pm to 5:00pm, Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Moderated by:

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore, Moderator

Meet the panelists:

Wendy Sweetmore, Founder/CEO, networkBe (former Senior Exec. MGM/Mark Burnett Productions)

Raelle Tucker, Producer/Writer, True Blood, Jessica Jones, Sacred Lies

Linda Benjamin, COO & Head of Business Affairs, Covert Media

Jeanette B. Milio, President, Alliance Cinema

Evelyne Quellet, Chief Marketing Consultant, SAFIRA Entertainment Marketing

Speaker Bios and Session Information

RSVP. Space is limited! AWM Members and Digital Hollywood attendees are welcome.

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Following the above panel, you are invited to join AWM SoCal for a discussion with expert negotiators who will share successful strategies for women.

"Becoming a Master Negotiator: An Insider View from Power Players"

Wed., October 17, 5:30pm to 7:00pm, Haas Conference Center, Room 171, Skirball Cultural Center

Moderated by K.J. Matthews

KJ Matthews is a veteran journalist who has worked in the broadcast news business for nearly two decades. She started her career working as a reporter and producer for CBS, ABC, and FOX-TV affiliates nationwide. While crisscrossing the country, she wrote, produced, and reported on a historic vice presidential debate; landmark court cases; post-9/11 safety; and many other milestone events. She was also part of editorial teams that won both Peabody and Emmy Awards.

Her most notable work was seen on CNN. At the network she covered the media and entertainment landscapes for a decade. Her TV, film, music, media, and breaking news reports appeared on CNN, CNN International, and HLNtv on the following shows: “AC 360,” “The Situation Room,” “New Day,” “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon,” “Erin Burnett OutFront,” “Larry King Live,” “Nancy Grace,” and “Morning Express with Robin Meade.” She was also one of the producers for CNN’s award-winning special, “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute.”

Outside of broadcast news, she has also worked in TV syndication, writing and producing for the Emmy Award-winning show, “Extra.”


Meet the panelists:

Joel Eisenberg, Partner, Council Tree Productions

Julia Verdin, Veteran Filmmaker, Founder of Artists For Change

Dr. Raye Mitchell, CEO and founder of The Winning Edge Institute, Inc

Sandy Abrams, TheCEOm.com

Speaker Bios and Session Information

RSVP. Space is limited! AWM Members and Digital Hollywood attendees are welcome.

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