Cancellation Notice

Out of concern for the health and safety of our attendees, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts has canceled this year’s Women in Focus Conference, originally planned for April 3.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Thank you for your continued support of this event and Dodge College. We look forward to welcoming you back to future events once it is deemed safe to do so.


Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Join us for this year’s Women in Focus Conference on Friday, April 3 as we
highlight women who have been inspiring change within the entertainment industry.

Panelists for this year’s conference include:

Alana Mayo, Head of Production and Development, Outlier Society (“A Quiet Place”, “Annihilation”, “The Big Short”, “Selma”)

Anne Kenney, Television Writer and Executive Producer, STARZ (“Outlander”, “American Gods”, “ER”, “Greek”)

Annie Laks, Senior Vice President of Creative Content, Shondaland (“Up in the Air”, “Footloose”, “No Strings Attached”, “Flight”)

Sara Scott, Senior Vice President, Production Development, Universal Pictures (“Ted”, “Straight Outta Compton”, “Pitch Perfect”, “Get Out”)

The panel will be moderated by Dodge College Professor and award-winning film producer and director, Christine Fugate.

A networking reception will follow the discussion in Sound Stage B.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

The registration link has been removed. See announcement above.

The Women in Focus Conference is generously sponsored by Twyla Reed Martin, Sally Crockett, Leslie Cancellieri, Harriet Sandhu and Eve Kornyei.