Women in Focus Conference 2014

We are excited to announce a new panel addition to our impressive slate of studio executives: Erica Huggins, President of Imagine Entertainment!
Read more about Ms. Huggins on Deadline
. There is still time to register, if you haven’t already done so – conference registration closes Thursday, April 10.

Make your plans to join us for our
15th annual Women in Focus Conference
, highlighting the Business of Entertainment, on
Friday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Folino Theater.

Featuring a panel of the most prominent women in the film profession participating in an open discussion with students and the community regarding their personal experiences in the industry, this year’s panelists include:

Dede Gardner
, President of Plan B Entertainment

12 Years a Slave
World War Z
Tree of Life
Eat Pray Love
(2010) UPDATE 4/3: Ms. Gardner is unable to attend due to a scheduling conflict.

Sue Kroll
, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures

The Great Gatsby
Man of Steel
Dark Knight

Terry Press
, Co-president, CBS Films

Last Vegas
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Woman in Black
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

JoAnne Sellar
, Producer

The Master
There Will Be Blood
, Boogie Nights
, Magnolia

Dawn Taubin
, Chief Marketing Officer, DreamWorks Animation

Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014), The Help
The Dark Knight
(2008), the
Harry Potter
film series, returns as our panel moderator.

Registration for Chapman students will open today, Monday, March 17 at 12:00 p.m. Registration for the general public opens at noon on Tuesday, March 18. Tickets are complimentary and includes a complimentary hors d’oeuvres reception following the conference.

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