WIM Holiday Lunch Celebration 2018 Gallery

On December 15th, 2019, Women In Media honored those who are making a mark in the entertainment industry and paving the way for greater female participation above and below the line. We celebrated these legendary women as they shared their wisdom, leadership, and experience on a special panel as we looked towards 2019.

This year’s honorees were 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) and Cinematographer Quyen Tran (Camping, Here and Now, The Little Hours, Unbelievable)

Our toastmasters were Producer Effie T. Brown (Dear White People, Real Women Have Curves, In The Cut, But I’m A Cheerleader), Producer Nate Moore (Black Panther, Captain America, Captain America Civil War), Editor Plummy Tucker (Lonesome Jim, Girlfight, Jennifer’s Body, The Invitation, Destroyer), Cinematographer John Simmons, ASC (Snoop Dogg music videos, Dog With a Blog, Dark Girls, Roseanne, Married With Children)

Read Executive Director, Tema L. Staig‘s keynote speech here.

Photos by Ashly Covington