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All ages are welcome unless it has a MATURE rating. Those films need an adult to accompany anybody aged 17 or under.
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Saturday, July 1 • 13:00 - 14:00
Alliance of Women Directors presents "The Role of Women in Film Production"

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Join several of the women directors of this year's festival as they discuss their films and filmmaking in general. 
 

Moderators
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Kim Evey

Producer/Writer/Actress
Kim Evey is a producer, writer and actor who began her new media career creating and starring in Japanese talk show parody “Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show” for Sony’s Crackle.com. She brought Felicia Day’s groundbreaking series “The Guild” to the web, working as President of Production for... Read More →

Artists
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Calia Brencsons-Van Dyk

Caliativity Productions
Calia Brencsons-Van Dyk’s life has taken her from the Midwest to the East Coast and to Paris, Provence, South Africa, Las Vegas, the San Francisco Bay Area, and New York City. From a family of food lovers and artists, it was natural that Calia would find herself drawn to creative and culinary adventures. Having spent much of her childhood in the south of France, followed by later travels and studies, she speaks French, German, and Danish, and is certified in all three. Her minor in Theatre at Mills College won out over her International Relations major and steered Calia from her intention to pursue law and toward the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the world of the theatre, where she worked as an actor, writer, and public relations manager. She later spent time in England and France, sponsored by the International Theatre Institute completing a translation of the letters of Catherine the Great to Voltaire. Upon her return to the US, Calia was the Entertainment Chair for the Clinton-Gore campaign in Massachusetts, while working for McKinsey... Read More →
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Ciara Lacy

Director/Producer
Director and Producer Ciara Lacy is a native Hawaiian filmmaker whose interest lies in crafting films that use strong characters, and investigative journalism to challenge the creative and political status quo. She has produced documentary content for film and television, managed independent features, as well as coordinated product placement and clearances for various platforms. Her work has shown in theaters and has aired on PBS, ABC... Read More →
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Erin Derham

Filmmaker and Oral Historian, Blue Air Films
Filmmaker and Oral Historian, Erin Derham, is an international award winning Director who began her career editing and directing for PBS. After receiving an MA in History, she | founded History Boutique Films, and made Buskin’ Blues, a music documentary exploring the secretive lives of street performers. It won numerous awards, screened at film festivals all over the world, and was released for worldwide distribution in 2016. Her current films on the festival circuit are Julian Price, a historical documentary about an inspirational philanthropist, and Blue Air, a narrative short film following a young mother and child finding strength in the great outdoors. Erin has a career in storytelling, working with clients like PBS, Red Bull TV, MIT, NOAA and Echo Mountain Recording. Derham's passion for filmmaking is shown on screen by exploring the human experience and her creative fury is evident in all of her work. Music is an obsession, and becomes integral to her storytelling process, regardless of the topic. Currently, Derham is in production for her largest film yet, Stuffed, a feature length documentary, focusing on the art of taxidermy and the people who have chosen this unique profession around the world. Awards Include: Best Music Documentary, Best Director, Best Documentary, Staff Pick, and Audience Choice (all for... Read More →
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Kaleena Kiff

Producer
Producer Kaleena Kiff developed and produced the BAFTA award-winning feature film The Legend of Barney Thomson, which opened the 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival with a bang. The dark comedy stars Robert Carlyle, Academy Award Winner Emma Thompson, & Ray Winstone. Additionally in 2015, Kiff premiered the comedy feature No Men Beyond This Point at the International Film Festival Rotterdam where it received the UPC Top Ten Audience Award. At the Toronto International Film Festival, the film was picked up by Samuel Goldwyn Films after its North American Premiere. Sony Pictures Entertainment released the film worldwide in 2016. | Kiff is currently developing a slate of feature films and television projects in both Canada and abroad, including an Indo-Canadian co-production with the producers of The Lunchbox. In addition to producing feature films, Kiff has produced visual effects for a variety of U.S. television series, including... Read More →



Saturday July 1, 2017 13:00 - 14:00
Rembro Room Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman

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