Organized by TIFF and Breaking Through The Lens, the industry panel will feature female and non-binary trailblazers discussing financing as a tool to provide gender inclusive opportunities in the entertainment industry. Panelists will share their experiences with acquisitions, production and distribution and challenge the lack of diversity across the industry’s leadership.
The panelists include Amy Bear, board president of Women In Film, “Insecure” showrunner Dayna Lynne North, as well as Gerren Crochet of Endeavor Content, filmmakers Henry Alberto and Tanya Wexler. The pre-recorded panel will go live for festival pass holders on Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. Pt/1 p.m. Et.
“TIFF is proud to work closely with Breaking Through The Lens this year to increase opportunities for women in film, especially as Our Share Her Journey Initiative aligns with their organizational goals,