Monday, November 2, 2015

How Women Executives and Producers are Changing the Status Quo

The Industry Days program at the recent Chicago International Film Festival wrapped up with a panel featuring four female film professionals who shared their experiences in the business and their thoughts on the state of gender equality in filmmaking. The panel, dubbed "Power Players: How Women Executives and Producers are Changing the Business," was moderated by Ilyse McKimmie (Labs Director, Feature Film Program at Sundance Institute) and featured Rebecca Green (producer, "It Follows"), Alicia Sams (producer, "Amreeka"), and Amy Hobby (Tangerine Entertainment). A cautious optimism permeated the room as they discussed the issue. Below are some highlights of...

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