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Sunday, November 1 • 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 of 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
avatar for Leigh Stein

Leigh Stein

Moderator
Leigh Stein is the author of three books, including the novel The Fallback Plan, which made the "highbrow brilliant" quadrant of New York Magazine's approval matrix. She co-directs the literary nonprofit organization Out of the Binders, dedicated to increasing the diversity of voices in the media and literary arts through bicoastal conferences for women and gender non-conforming writers called BinderCon. Her memoir Land of Enchantment is... Read More →

Panelists
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Tess Morris

writer Man Up
Tess has been writing since she could walk (not 100% true) and her first words were ‘Elvis is the King!’ (100% true). Her latest screenplay, the romantic comedy MAN UP, made the 2011 Brit List, was picked up by Big Talk Pictures, co-produced by Studio Canal and BBC Films and released in 2015 directed by Ben Palmer and starring Simon Pegg and Lake Bell. Tess is currently writing original screenplay TEXTBOOK BEHAVIOUR for Big Talk/BBC... Read More →
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Pamela Ribon

Writer at Walt Disney Animation Studios; bestselling author; writer Romantically Challenged, Samantha Who?, Hot Properties
Pamela Ribon is a screenwriter, TV writer and bestselling author. In addition to writing upcoming features for both Walt Disney Animation Studios and Sony Pictures Animation, Pamela has adapted her popular novels for both film and television, and developed original series and features for ABC, ABC Family, Sony, Warner Bros., Disney Channel and 20th Century Fox Productions. She has been a consultant for both film and television, including... Read More →

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Sunday November 1, 2015 11:30am - 12:45pm
The Driskill Hotel, Citadel Room