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Chanel Comes Together for Women in Film

Marisa Tomei and Katie Holmes. Photo: David X Prutting/BFA.com

青青青国产在观免费2018“This is a call for action,” the CEO of Tribeca Enterprises, , said to a crowd of 100 female film-industry leaders at Locanda Verde Monday afternoon. “We cannot be passive as women storytellers. It is imperative for all of us to raise our voice and use our power to make change.”

Her impassioned speech kicked off the luncheon for the 5th Annual Through Her Lens Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program. The three-day workshop, in collaboration with Pulse Films, invites ten rising filmmakers to attend master classes and peer-to-peer sessions in efforts to build relationships within the industry and nurture the next generation of female filmmakers. “It is about mentorship,” said actor and attendee Glenn Close青青青国产在观免费2018. “The more producers, the more writers, and the more directors who are open to women, the more we’ll be able to do, and the bigger impact it’ll make.”

Among the younger attendees was and actor , fresh off a red-eye from celebrating ’s Breakthrough Director win at the Hollywood Film Awards. “The incredible thing about Olivia is the way she put her cast together,” Dever said, referring to Booksmart. “She didn’t say, ‘I need a bunch of women on my movie.’ She said, ‘We need people who are passionate and who are best for the job, and a lot of those people just so happened to be women.’ It’s about equal opportunity.”

Reflecting on her own start in the business, actor Zazie Beetz spoke fondly of her agent, who doubled as a mentor and support system at the start of her whirlwind breakout with series and . “It’s lovely to connect with and meet other women in the industry,” Beetz said. “We’ve all had different experiences and I just hope that I can impart what I’ve learned and pass it down.”

青青青国产在观免费2018See who else came out to support women in film in the photos below.

Angela Simmons and Keke Palmer. Photo: David X Prutting/BFA.com
Glenn Close and Kaitlyn Dever. Photo: David X Prutting/BFA.com
Zazie Beetz. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com
Diana Agron and Hailey Gates. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage/Getty Images
Tonya Lewis Lee, Julie Dash, and Mara Brock Akil. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage/Getty Images
Marie Louise Khondji. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com
Jill Kargman and Alexandria Shiva. Photo: David X Prutting/BFA.com
Dede Gardner and Sam Taylor-Johnson. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage/Getty Images
Eliza Scanlen. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com
Kelsey Asbille. Photo: David X Prutting/BFA.com
Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com
Chanel Comes Together for Women in Film