Filmmakers at the Prince: #WCW – Working Crew Women

/Filmmakers at the Prince: #WCW – Working Crew Women

november, 2016

29nov6:30 pm8:00 pmFilmmakers at the Prince: #WCW - Working Crew Women

Event Details

Women in non-traditional (for women) production jobs today

A woman in a technical crew position on a film crew can be a rare sight.  Our expert panel will share insights on barriers of entry and opportunities for women in technical crew work.  Learn from actively working professionals on the work they do, the training and strategy it took to land their role, the obstacles they encountered and the examination of how to open more doors for women.

Karyn Gerred, Executive Director, the Resource Exchange and former Scenic Painter
Hillary Hanak, Director of Photography, 360 Virtual Reality camera tech & Gaffer
Mechelle LaVelle, Director of Photography & Steadicam Operator
Danielle Lewis, Sound Engineer
Jennifer Schoenwald, Gaffer/Lighting Technician

MODERATOR: Diane Walsh, PWIFT boardmember & Director of Writing for Film & TV, University of the Arts


Admission FREE, but must RSVP.

Seats will go fast!


(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Prince Theater

1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Greater Philadelphia Film Office

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The Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) is a "film commission" representing southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

We are a member of the Association of Film Commissions International (AFCI). GPFO, first established in 1985 as a part of Philadelphia city government, continues to reside within city offices.

In 1992, we became a regional economic development agency, incorporating in 2000 as the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation.


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