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Women in Entertainment Announces Sixth Annual Summit

The 6th Annual Women in Entertainment Summit will be held in June 22, 2022 and well-known speakers such as Paul Feig, Alexandra Shipp, Karen Pittmanas well as Jeanne Mau

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Women in Entertainment (WIE) announced today that it will be holding its sixth annual summit on June 22, 2022 at Skirball’s iconic cultural center Los Angeles, California. WIE returns for the first time since 2019 with an updated itinerary that brings together some of the most iconic and creative minds in TV, film and media for a series of inspirational fireside talks and educational panel discussions.

Founded Rene Rossi (Relativity Ventures) as well as Gretchen McCourt, WIE brings together seasoned entertainment and marketing leaders to address a number of important and timely issues affecting women. This year’s panel discussion topics will include how creatives keep a favorite story relevant to growing and future audiences, how media companies are expanding their offerings to meet the needs of today’s consumers, how to negotiate IP rights and talent deals, and more. . .

“Our mission has always been to share knowledge with the incredible women who have built successful businesses in the world of entertainment and media,” she said. Rene Rossi, co-founder of Women in Entertainment. “This year we are once again stronger than ever – bringing together a group of very dynamic speakers and panel topics to put together an event that I am confident will help emerging professionals grow and develop their careers.”

Among the speakers of WIE 2022: Erika AndersonWest Coast director, The Slate Group; Casey Crileyco-CEO Magical Elves (The best cook, nailed it); Anjali MidhaCEO and co-founder of Diesel Labs; Teri Weiss, executive vice president of television development, Dreamworks Animation; Anastasia Puglisisenior vice president of Wolf Entertainment (FBI: Most Wanted, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit); Dana Blocksenior vice president of digital entertainment and consumer technology at Metro Public Relations; Alexandra MooreHead of Global Strategic Initiatives at Amazon Music; Jess Kessler, Head of Content and Author Marketing at Audible; Jennifer Brunsweigersenior director of content marketing at Shutterstock; Caitlin PowellVice President of Talent, Bright; Lisa Guerrero, Investigative journalist for Inside Edition; Jeanne Mau, Senior Vice President of Television Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at NBCUniversal; Iram Parveen BilalProducer (I will meet you there); Zakia Alexanderexecutive producer/showrunner (adults, hunters); Megan Townsend, Director of Entertainment Research and Analysis at GLAAD; Monica Transandes, Director of Spanish and Latin American media and representation at GLAAD; Linda Grasso, editor-in-chief of Ventura Blvd; Alexandra Shippactress (Barbie, tick, tick… BOOM!); Charmaine DegrateScreenwriter and Producer100); Susan Cartsonispartner and film producer of Resonate Entertainment (Feel the rhythm Carrie Pilby); Amanda Spain, Vice President of Long Form Acquisition at MSNBC Films; Tiawna Jacksonfounder and CEO of Jackson Agency; John MassPresident, Content Partners, LLC; Tomii Crumphead of talent and casting at NBCUniversal; Jenna Gates, Talent agent at the United Talent Agency; Hilary SeitzMichael, Literary Packaging Agent at WME; Julie Candelariaproducer and director of All About the 360, Inc.; Karen Pittman, actress (And just like that); Paul Feigactor and directorSchool for Good and Evil, Minx, Bridesmaids, Simple Favor); among others not yet announced.

Summit 2022 is sponsored by NBCUniversal Television & Streaming, Universal Studio Group, Metro Public Relations, Kendra Scott, hairdresser Azi Aishling, Sugar House Macarons, Whisps, Drink Vina, CORE Foods and Tito’s. Tickets can be purchased in advance through Eventbrite at https://bit.ly/2022WIESummit. Additional information can be found at womeninentertainment.com.

About women in entertainment
Women in Entertainment (501c3) brings together cutting-edge thinkers from all areas of the entertainment industry to find creative answers to a wide variety of questions.

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