Join visiting filmmakers and guests from Hollywood and beyond, as they share their best industry stories, mixing it up with each other and the audience.

“Actor Panel: How to Adjust to the Streaming Wars”

Friday, November 9th - 2:00pm - Screening Room



Behzad Dabu

known for:

  • How To Get away with murder

  • The Chi

  • The good place


Eric C. Lynch

Known for:

  • Black Lightning

  • Captive State

  • Chicago P.D.


Paige COllins

Known For:

  • Jessica

  • Chicago Fire

  • Mondo Hollywoodland


Tosin Morohunfola

Known For:

  • Black Lightning

  • Love is _

  • Chicago Med

“Producing while Female in 2018: Does the Glass Ceiling still EXIST?”

Saturday, November 10th - 1:15pm - Screening Room

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Caroline Von kuhn

  • Director of Artist Development at the SFFILM

  • co-Founder of the Points North Institute

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Lisa Cole

  • producer, writer & director for entities such as VH1, MTV, A&E, BET, The Gates Foundation and Sundance Institute

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Jeanne Marie spicuzza

  • award-winning author, performer and producer, actress, director, poet, painter and herbalist

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Lauren Lloyd

  • Producer

  • exec producer

  • studio executive

“Going Mainstream: Advancing Your Career as an Emerging Professional”

Saturday, November 10th - 11:00am - Screening Room

Sponsored By:

“Integrating LGBTQA+ Into a webseries/short and launching your career”

Saturday, November 10th - 12:15pm - Room H

Sponsored By:



Kyle Thomas

  • Film Director

  • Creative Director

  • Content Producer


Rosser Goodman

  • Director

  • Producer

  • Content Creator


Michelle Sam

  • Writer

  • british trained actress

  • Award winning filmmaker


Branden Blinn

  • Author

  • screenwriter

  • youtube content creator


RJ Aguiar

  • content creator

  • activist

  • social media pioneer