Columbia University: The PremiereIthaca College: The Library Elon University: Movie Life School of Visual Arts: Just One Bite University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA): Frozen in Time The Empowering Women in Filmmaking live conversation takes place on Saturday, March 10, at 3:30 p.m. at the Comcast Social Media Lounge in the Austin Convention Center. Sponsored by Coca-Cola Regal Film (CCRF), the chat focuses on themes of female empowerment as found in Blockers, the state of affairs for women in Hollywood, and supporting aspiring female filmmakers. Guests include: From Universal Pictures' Blockers:
- Kay Cannon (Director)
- Geraldine Viswanathan (Actress)
- Gideon Adlon (Actress)
- Aviva Kleiner, who is on the panel representing the Coca-Cola and Regal Films program, has spent the last decade dedicated to developing filmmaking platforms for students and professionals. These programs include STAYFREE® Girls in the Director's Chair, Mary Kay Inspiring Stories, and the Coca-Cola Regal Films program.
- Brett Levner, who is on the panel representing the Coca-Cola and Regal Films program, was the first female winner of the Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker Award program. Levner produced many popular MTV reality shows and won a Comedy Central Award for Best Comedy Screenplay. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Film at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.