VIP members Tai Lynia Jones and Sade Robinson, had lunch with 17 year veteran Krystina Figg and WiM Executive Director Tema Staig for advice and connections, with a commitment to “paying it forward”.

Women In Media holds informal, curated lunches between our members and studio/TV/commercial/indie department heads currently in a position to hire or refer our members for upward mobility right now. We call this the #HireTheseWomen Initiative.

Since January 2018, we have given women a seat at the table with Johnny SimmonsNathaniel Miller, Krystina Figg, Nancy Schreiber, Ava Berkofksy, Quyen Tran, Joe White, Alan Caso, Cybel Martin, Kira Kelly, John Smith, Local 600‘s Xiomara Comrie and IATSE‘s Vanessa Holtgrewe.

#HireTheseWomen Events

#HireTheseWomen in Camera and G&E

WIM hosted a lunch at Canon to connect women in the camera, electric, and grip departments to working cinematographers.

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Canon Burbank, 3400 West Olive Avenue
Burbank, CA United States
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#HireTheseWomen With Alan Caso, ASC

We held an intimate #HireTheseWomen lunch with cinematographer Alan Caso, ASC at Canon in Burbank.

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#HireTheseWomen Lunch With Cinematographer Johnny Simmons

In Mid November, Women In Media will be taking a small batch, vetted group of our members to lunch with cinematographer, Johnny Simmons in LA.

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Prime Focus Networking Event

Women In Media members are invited to join us on February 27th for networking with a prime focus on Camera department keys, the people they hire in their crews, as well as people in a position to hire them such as producers and directors. 

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Free – $20.00
Zoom Meeting,

#HireTheseWomen Alumae

If you are in a position to hire or mentor any department, or would like to sponsor a lunch or event, please contact us.