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Holiday Lunch Celebration 2018

December 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

$50 – $975

We are thrilled to honor women who are making a mark in the entertainment industry and paving the way for greater female participation above and below the line. Join us, and the folks who have worked with these remarkable women in raising a glass to them! Let’s celebrate these legendary women as they share their wisdom, leadership, and experience on a special panel as we close 2018 and look towards 2019.

2018 Honorees:

Producer Shelby Stone (The Chi, Bessie, The Queen Latifah Show, Lackawanna Blues)

Director Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Jennifer’s Body, The Invitation, Destroyer)

Hair Department Head Camille Friend (Black Panther, Captain Marvel, The Hunger Games, Django Unchained)

Cinematographer Quyen Tran (Camping, Here and Now, The Little Hours, Unbelievable)

Toast Masters:

Producer Nate Moore (Black Panther, Captain America, Captain America Civil War)

Editor Plummy Tucker (Lonesome Jim, Girlfight, Jennifer’s Body, The Invitation, Destroyer)

Producer Effie T. Brown (Dear White People, Real Women Have Curves, In The Cut, But I’m A Cheerleader)

Cinematographer John Simmons, ASC (Snoop Dogg music videos, Dog With a Blog, Dark Girls, Roseanne, Married With Children)


Noon – 12:30 PM registration

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM black carpet cocktail hour, silent auction

1:30 PM lunch served

1:30 Lunch served

1:45 Opening remarks

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Toasts, and panel with honorees

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM conclude silent auction, more socializing

Event Chairs

Kate Rees Davies, Elizabeth Blake Thomas, and Uzma Kang


Platinum Sponsor  Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor Bronze Sponsor
Script Pipeline


Lunch Choices

Please fill out your lunch choices here.


Early Bird Tickets are sold out. Premiere Tickets include VIP gift bags and stage side seating.

Women in Media VIPs and Premier ticket holders get a VIP gift bag.  Request WiM VIP Membership here.



December 15, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$50 – $975
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Taix French Restaurant
1911 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States


Women In Media