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Sunday, October 16 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Chicks with Bics

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Women make up a small percentage of writers in Hollywood, and working toward a full-time career in the industry requires a lot of flexibility and persistence. While this can certainly lend itself to a demanding journey, female artists are continuously changing the landscape of film and television for the better. Come chat with these devoted ‘chicks with bics’ about their stories, viewpoints, and advice.

Moderators
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Kelly Fullerton

writer The Fosters (S1-2), Next Caller, Awkward (S1-2)
Kelly Fullerton has written for The Fosters S1-2, Next Caller and Awkward S1-2. In addition to writing, Kelly is thrilled to be a story consultant and teach as part of the professional program at the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television as well as in the MFA screenwriting program at Hollins University. Kelly received her M.F.A. in screenwriting from UCLA as part of the television showrunner track and received her BA in theatre arts... Read More →

Panelists
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Jacque Edmonds Cofer

writer/producer Martin, Living Single, Moesha; creator/showrunner Let's Stay Together, Reed Between the Lines
Jacque Edmonds Cofer attended Princeton University, graduating with an A.B. in Politics. She also earned an M.B.A. at the Harvard Business School. | | After her graduation from HBS she left corporate life to become a television writer and producer. Her first network television-writing job was on “Martin.” Within two years, she had risen to supervising producer. After “Martin,” she was the co-executive producer of... Read More →
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Christina Hodson

writer Shut In (2016), Untitled Transformers Stand-Alone (2018), Unforgettable (2017)
Christina Hodson transitioned from development executive to screenwriter in 2012 and has started to make a name for herself writing muscular, female-driven stories in traditionally male dominated genres. | | Her first screenplay, psychological thriller SHUT IN, was on the 2012 Black List and was recently produced by Lava Bear and EuropaCorp, directed by BAFTA award winner Farren Blackburn, starring Naomi Watts and Jacob Tremblay. It comes... Read More →
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Pamela Ribon

writer Moana, Smurfs: The Lost Village, Untitled Wreck-It Ralph Sequel, Bears, Samantha Who?; comic book writer Rick and Morty, SLAM!
Pamela Ribon is a screenwriter, TV writer, comic book writer, author, and best-selling novelist (Why Girls are Weird, You Take It From Here). She has worked with Walt Disney Animation Studios as a writer on Moana and is writing with Phil Johnston (director/writer) on the upcoming sequel to Wreck-It Ralph. She has written for Sony Animation Pictures (Smurfs: The Lost Village). In the comic book world, Pamela has written issues of Rick and Morty... Read More →
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Amy Talkington

writer/director The Night of the White Pants; writer Valley Girl, The Fierce Rejects, The Ice Queens, Brave New Girl; co-writer Avalon High; author Liv, Forever
Amy Talkington is a screenwriter, director, and author. Amy wrote and directed the feature film “The Night of the White Pants” as well as six short films which won multiple awards and played festivals all over the world, including Sundance. As a screenwriter, Amy has numerous studio projects in development including “Valley Girl,” which is in pre-production at MGM. She is currently writing “The Fierce Rejects&rdquo... Read More →


Sunday October 16, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel Room

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