November 17, 2020
Womxn Owning It Virtual Fireside Chat with Lydia Dean Pilcher – By Women, About Women: Creating Female Driven Content for All Audiences
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Join us for the November Womxn Owning It Virtual Fireside Chat on Tuesday, November 17th at 5 PM EST via Zoom with Lydia Dean Pilcher, founder of Cine Mosaic.

Synopsis

Audiences around the world are waiting for more female-driven stories to be told on screen. Join us on Tuesday, November 17th at 5 PM EST for our November Womxn Owning It Fireside Chat, where we’ll speak with Lydia Dean Pilcher who has successfully created female driven content for international audiences for over 20 years. She'll discuss the wide span of female-driven projects she’s brought to life, projects that include Academy Award nominated Cutie and the Boxer and her directorial debuts Radium Girls (starring Joey King), followed by A Call to Spy (IFC Films). She'll also discuss how she advocates to tell female stories and gets buy in from investors and decision-makers to get those projects made. After this Fireside Chat you'll feel empowered to create and share your female-driven content with the world!

 

ABOUT LYDIA DEAN PILCHER:

Lydia Dean Pilcher is an American film and television director and producer, and founder of Cine Mosaic, a leading independent production company with extensive international experience.

Pilcher began her career directing documentaries and in 2018 she co-directed the upcoming feature, Radium Girls, starring Joey King and Abby Quinn and executive produced by Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner. Radium Girls premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and is currently in a Theatrical & Virtual Cinema release, before it moves to Netflix. She also, recently  directed the feature, A Call to Spy, a female-driven World War II spy thriller based on the true stories of Noor Inayat Khan, Vera Atkins, and Virgina Hall, currently in release with IFC Films.  

As a two time Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominated producer of over forty feature films, she has worked with auteur directors including Gina Prince-Bythewood, Wes Anderson, Katja von Garnier, Barry Levinson, Ritesh Batra, Kathryn Bigelow, George Wolfe, and twelve films in a longstanding collaboration with internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair. Their most recent work includes the feature, “Queen of Katwe” for Disney and the six hour mini-series for BBC/Netflix, “A Suitable Boy” set in India, based on the novel by Vikram Seth.

Pilcher is a longtime environmental activist, and has taught a class she designed on Audience and Cultural Strategy, at NYU Graduate Film & Television. She co-authored, “The Ms. Factor: The Power of Female Driven Content.”

Date & Time

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST

Reserve Deadline: November 18, 2020

Location

Virtual Online

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