WMM Skills Building Film Workshop: NYC

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, Women Moving Millions in cooperation with GUCCI is pleased to be hosting a New York City workshop on Investing in Social Change Through Documentary Film. Participants will hear from experts on the many ways to engage in documentary film-making and investing. We will showcase powerful examples of films that have catalyzed social action and highlight projects that are in process. You will hear amazing stories, gain practical insights and tools to help you become a more strategic supporter of the causes you care about. These workshops are open to Women Moving Millions members, prospective members, partners and invited guests. We hope to see you there!

New York, NY
Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 8 am to 5 pm (Program begins at 9 am)
Hearst Tower: 300 West 57th Street (Entrance on 8th Avenue between 56th & 57th Streets)
Registration: $250 per person

Tentative Agenda Includes:
Why Women’s Stories Matter, An Overview of Documentary Films, From Idea to Movement, Case Studies and Discussions with Filmmakers, The Role of Funders and Breakout Sessions.

To view the full program, please click here.

Speakers/Facilitators Confirmed and Invited:
Julie Parker Benello, Co-Founder, Chicken & Egg Pictures*, Dan Cogan, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Impact Partners, Abigail Disney, Filmmaker & Philanthropist**, Geralyn Dreyfous, Co-Founder, Impact Partners, Lauren Embrey, President, Embry Family Foundation, Filmaker, Investor*, Anne Fulenwider, Editor in Chief, Marie Claire Magazine, Ryan Harrington, VP of Artist Programs, Tribeca Film Institute, Ruth Ann Harnisch, Founder, Harnisch Foundation, Investor*, Tabitha Jackson, Director, Documentary Film Program, Sundance Institute, Cara Mertes, Director, Ford Foundation’s JustFilms Initiative , Keri Putnam, Executive Director, The Sundance Institute, Jacki Zehner, Chief Engagement Officer, Women Moving Millions, Investor*

**As of 2/6/15 Please note workshop participants will vary per location
*Women Moving Millions Member

For questions or comments, please contact Andine at esutarjadi@womenmovingmillions.org.
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300 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019 United States
Entrance on 8th Avenue between 56th & 57th Streets
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