The Women's Film Festival 2016: PWIFT Panel
How Can We Make Female Media Makers in Philly More Visible to the People Who Hire?
Join PWIFT and the Womens Film Festival for a conversation and brainstorming session with:
David Dunn, Executive Producer/Director and Co-founder of All Ages Productions
David Dunn is one of the co-founders of All Ages Productions. As a director he has worked for clients such as: Sailor Jerry Rum, Lily Pulitzer, Hendricks Gin, Britta/Mavea, Health Republic, Dockers, DIAL for Men, TYR, Warby Parker, CHOP and many others. Davids personal works have shown in galleries and festivals nationally. He has completed two US tours of his work video work and over six tours of his performance work. He is also a co-founding member of the Copy Gallery, an alternative arts exhibition space, and the Small Change Experimental Film Screening Series in Philadelphia. David was also a member of the renowned art collective Space 1026 and has shown work with them in venues such as the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, Bravinlee Gallery in NY, and LoBot Gallery in Oakland, California.
Maureen Schultz, Owner/Executive Producer, Sweet Spots Productions
Maureen Schultz is an experienced content creator strategically positioned at the crossroads of traditional TV, digital content and social media. She skillfully guides shows and cross-media projects from initial concept to top honors and awards.
Whether producing a broadcast TV series, a YouTube channel or a social media campaign, Maureen engages audiences by merging compelling storytelling with new forms of video and technology.
Combining her multifaceted production experience with digital strategy skills, Maureen creates effective and entertaining content for Sesame Workshop, Disney, Discovery Health, Animal Planet, and other prestigious clients.
Maureens proven expertise across all phases of production enables her to bring together and lead the best talent for any project. Her work has garnered multiple awards, among them an Emmy, Telly and BDA Promax.
Unlike some industry folks, Maureen is proud to admit she watches a lot of TV and constantly monitors digital and social media channels. Its not just a job, its a lifestyle, after all.
Aaron Spence, Chief Business Development Officer for BoatHouse Pictures
Aaron currently serves as the Chief Business Development Officer for BoatHouse Pictures. In 2012, Andre Saballette, Mario Maiale, and Aaron began BoatHouse with $100 and a very big dream: toengage a community of storytellers in Philadelphia helping bring their visions to life. In his capacity as a cofounder & CBDO, Aaron seeks to forge partnerships with those interested in working with a unique creative film organization, building a strong local business community, supervising the logistical needs for clients, and leading the strategic planning for the company at large. He is a proud graduate of both West Catholic Preparatory High School and La Salle University. Aaron serves on the boards of several local community organizations including the West Catholic Alumni Association Board of Governors, The Overbrook Park Church of Christ, and The HER Project, where he serves as Chairman of the Board.
Likes: Great food, amazing restaurants, fine fashion, classically styled timepieces, writing instruments, fine cooking apparatuses, traveling to unique locales to take elongated strolls along the sandy shores of far flung places.
Dislikes: Foolishness, ill fitting suits, bad hygiene, old ways of thinking, and putting butter in the fridge.
Jacqui Sadashige, Senior Lecturer for the Critical Writing Program at the University of Pennsylvania
Jacqui Sadashige (Moderator) received her BA from Amherst College in English and Fine Arts, an MA in English from Indiana University, and her MA and PhD in Classical Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Jacqui is currently a Senior Lecturer for the Critical Writing Program at the University of Pennsylvania where she teaches writing seminars that address race and popular culture, with an emphasis on film. Her scholarly interests focus on the ways in which popular culture reflects and refracts our views on race, gender, and species. In addition to teaching and writing about popular culture, Dr Sadashige is also a staff member of the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, a local fitness professional, and an Elephant Ambassador for the Save Elephant Foundation in Thailand.
University of Arts, Caplan Recital Hall (View)
211 South Broad Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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