Coming Out 2020: A Celebration of Trans Filmmakers

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Showings

San Francisco Thu, Jan 9 7:00 PM
When checking out, you will be asked for the names and phone numbers for all members of your party.
Provincetown Film Society’s Coming Out 2020 Party
A Celebration of Trans Filmmakers

Hosted by Saint Joseph’s Arts Society, Ken Fulk, and Provincetown Film Society

This event will recognize the work of Pose executive producer, writer and director, Silas Howard and showcase the work of emerging talents Zach Barack from Spiderman: Far From Home and The Transparent Musical Finale and Zoey Luna of 15: A Quinceañera Story, The T Word, Pose, and the upcoming reboot of The Craft. Russell Boast, President of the Casting Society of America, will also present the Persistence of Vision Award to Ann Thomas, Principal and Founder of Transgender Talent, LLC, the only talent management company dedicated to casting trans talent.

To tackle some of the disparities in the industry experienced by transgender and nonbinary people, a portion of the proceeds from this event will support a year-round scholarship and mentorship program for emerging trans actors.
San Francisco Fri, Jan 10 10:00 AM
CHANGING THE CULTURAL NARRATIVE: TRANS STORIES IN U.S. ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA
A FREE forum hosted by Ken Fulk, Saint Joseph's Arts Society, and Provincetown Film Society This forum will bring together the artists and thought leaders who are helping to make this ground-breaking cultural shift happen and those who are interested in pursuing careers in the entertainment field. Panelists will explore the social, political, and economic factors that support these diverse stories and identify the challenges that trans and gender non-conforming artists must overcome in order to maintain viable careers.

Description

Panelists scheduled to appear for the Community Day Forum include: 

        • Alex Austin, entertainment attorney and founder of the Austin Law Group
        • Zach Barack, actor, Spider-Man: Far From Home and the Transparent Musical Finale
        • Russell Boast, president of the Casting Society of America 
        • Tina D'Elia, artist, actor, casting director, screenwriter and acting teacher 
        • Delia Danae Rawdon, Transgender actress, writer and performance artist 
        • StormMiguel Florez, Xicanx trans filmmaker and co-producer of MAJOR!
        • Stefano Gonzalez, producer, Transfinite 
        • Zoey Luna, actress, 15: A Quinceañera Story, The T Word, Pose and the upcoming reboot of The Craft
        • Honey Mahogany, activist, drag queen and co-founder of The Compton's Transgender Cultural District, the first legally recognized transgender district in the world
        • Kiana Moore, VP, Head of Epic Digital at Vox Media, Inc and Frameline board member
        • Kendra Neuberger, Transgender Talent, LLC.
        • André Perez, latinx educator, filmmaker, and community organizer 
        • Marc Smolowitz, producer & founder of 13th Gen Company
        • Ann Thomas, principal and founder of Transgender Talent, LLC
        • Tina Vaz, Head of the Artist in Residence and Analog Research Lab at Facebook
        • Sophie White, cinematographer and actor recently featured on Chicago Med



    Unable to participate in the Benefit, but want to contribute in a meaningful way?

    Donate to our
    SCHOLARSHIP & MENTORSHIP PROGRAM FOR EMERGING TRANS ACTORS

    SUPPORT PROVINCETOWN FILM SOCIETY'S YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMMING


    or Gift a Ticket to this Event!




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