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Pathways To The Industry For Trans and Nonbinary Filmmakers
Jul 23 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm PDT
FLUX + Women In Media’s ProudlyWiM Initiative joined forces for a panel and brunch, designed to enlighten and encourage our Trans and Nonbinary friends about working in the entertainment industry. Trans & Nonbinary crew discussed their pathways towards professional, sustainable physical production careers.
There are many creative and technical jobs for those who love the art and craft of storytelling. There is no one trajectory to success behind the scenes in film, television and related media. This was a fantastic chance to hear from people with varying degrees of experience, ask questions, and network.
Writer/Producer – Sydney Baloue He/Him Legendary, Tom Swift, The Vanishing Half
Visual Effects Supervisor – Cristin Pescosolido, She/Her Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Mare of Easttown, Good Omens
Camera Assistant – Celeste Cassidy She/Her Under The Influencer, Smashed
Camera Operator/Steadicam operator – Joey J. Haley, He/She Smashed, The Party (DND comedy web series), LA Opera Company – Lucia De Lammermoor, Here & Now
Gaffer – Kai Hirota Magee, He/Him Playland, Bitchy, Drag Isn’t Dangerous
Writer – Kam Alyse, They/Them CW’s Walker, The Fat One, The Strain
Producer/Showrunner – Scottie Jeanette Madden She/Her Proud in A Pandemic, Dude, You’re Screwed, The Ark
About The Connie Norman Empowerment Center
The Connie Norman Empowerment Center is the first facility of its kind nationwide serving Trans and Non-Binary individuals and communities of, by and for Trans and Non-Binary people. Our unique model provides comprehensive resources, training, support, and medical services for Transgender people living in Los Angeles.
Photos by Ashly Covington
Thank you to our vodka sponsor