OCTOBER 18 – 22, 2023

Be Inspired. Learn. Network.

Film Panels

Social Impact Panel

Fri, Oct 12 | 11:00am | Pendry San Diego | Get Tickets

From social justice, to local empowerment to refugees, to a global crises, hear from the filmmakers that are telling the stories of our interconnected world.

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Melody Miller
Director/ Producer

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Thomas Morgan
Director/ Producer

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Cecilia Peck
Director/ Producer/ Actress

Unstoppable Women Panel

Presented By: Morgan Stanley

Fri, Oct 12 | 1:00pm | Pendry San Diego | Get Tickets

How women are making their unique mark in the entertainment and media industry.

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Naila Chowdhury
Director/ UCSD Chairman and Founder of Women4Empowerment

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Sandra Richards
Head of Global Sports and Entertainment/ Segment Sales at Morgan Stanley

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Business Side of the Business Panel

Sat, Oct 13 | 10:3oam | Pendry San Diego | Get Tickets

From production to distribution the filmmaking industry is complex and multifaceted. Our panel of experts will help you understand how to navigate the business side of film.


Stephen Gyllenhaal
Director/ Wirter


George Parra
Assistant Director/ Producer


Kyle Tekiela
Executive Producer/ Editor 

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Trevor White
Producer/ Director 

October 10th - 14th

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