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Women in Animation to Hold Director’s Club Panel on March

The professional non-profit organization focused on bringing together a global community of animation professionals, Women in Animation (WIA), will be launching its March tentpole event, “Directors’ Club,” at the Cinefamily on March 9th, under the sponsorship of Six Point Harness and Mondo Media. The “Directors’ Club” is an elite panel of women directors of animation discussing a wide variety of topics related to animation across all genres.

WIA’s “Directors’ Club” will be held on Sunday, March 9th and is proudly co-presented by Animation Breakdown, as one of their monthly animation showcases at The Cinefamily (611 N. Fairfax Ave). Doors open at 6:30 pm with the panel presentation beginning at 7:00 pm PST. The panel will feature esteemed directors, including Lauren Faust (My Little Pony, The Powerpuff Girls, Wander over Yonder), Emily Hubley (The Toe Tactic, Pigeon Within), Yvette Kaplan (Zack & Quack, King of the Hill, Beavis and Butthead), Lauren Montgomery (Wonder Woman, Green Lantern: First Flight), Rebecca Sugar (Steven Universe, Adventure Time) and Lauren MacMullan (Academy Award-nominated Get a Horse, The Simpsons). Moderated by director, storyboard artist, write and voice actor Conrad Vernon (Shrek, Monsters vs. Aliens).

Following the panel, Animation Breakdown will screen a curated selection of animated shorts, past and present, all directed by women. Selections include Lori Damiano’s Lord I: The Records Keeper (2013), Kathy Rose’s Pencil Booklings (1978), Emily Hubley’s Set, Set, Spike! (2002), Faith Hubley’s Northern Ice, Golden Sun (2002), the world premiere of Amy Ketchum’s Two Ghosts (2014) and more. Afterward, there will be a reception sponsored by Six Points Harness and Mondo Media. WIA’s “Directors’ Club” event is open to the public and tickets may be purchased directly through Cinefamily’s website. WIA members will be able to purchase tickets at a discount.


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