The 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced the participants of the wildly popular Creative Forces: Women in the Biz panel, which takes place on Saturday, February 7 at 11 a.m. at the Lobero Theatre, 33 E. Canon Perdido St..
Moderator Madelyn Hammond, President of Madelyn Hammond & Assoc. and Former Chief Marketing Officer for Variety, will guide this assembly of creative and powerful women discussing not only their own individual careers, but collectively what they have faced as women in the industry. Sponsored by Brooks Institute.
The panel features:
Bonnie Arnold (producer of the Academy Award-nominated How to Train Your Dragon 2 and newly-crowned co-President of Dreamworks Animation)
Carolyn Blackwood (executive producer, Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies)
Kristin Hahn (executive producer, Cake)
Rory Kennedy (director of the Academy Award-nominated documentary feature, Last Days in Vietnam)
Aneta Kopacz (director and writer of the nominated live-action short film, Joanna)
Joanna Natasegara (producer of Academy Award nominated documentary Virunga)
Kristina Reed (producer of the nominated animated short film Feast)
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