Monday, May 12, 2014

Women in Film & Television International Summit Arrives in Pittsburgh on May 16

This weekend, a number of movers and shakers in the media biz will be giving presentations and participating in the Women in Film & Television International Summit. Women in Film & Media - Pittsburgh is managing this occasional event, which brings together producers, writers, directors and all kinds of media professionals. Panelists include:

The summit will have a few dozen panels and presentation on many aspects of the media biz, including:

In addition to the conference, Pittsburgh's Opal Awards will be awarded at a reception on Saturday night. The reception opens at 7pm with a dessert reception. Director Catherine Hardwicke, WQED CEO Deborah L. Acklin, Pittsburgh Film Office's Dawn Keezer, and longtime Pittsburgh journalist Eleanor Schano will be honored during Opal ceremony.

You can register or buy Opal Award tickets online through midnight (EDT) on Wednesday, May 14. Conference registrations and Opal Award tickets will be available at the door beginning at noon on Thursday, May 15 in the 2nd floor Rotunda of the Westin Pittsburgh Convention Center. is a conference sponsor, and is sponsoring complimentary WIFI in the Westmoreland room on Saturday.

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