Join our Facebook! Group Chicks-Chat

SFIWFF and BAWIFM co-present: A Mentoring Panel

  • 12 Apr 2012
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • San Francisco Art Institure
  • 24


  • current BAWIFM members
  • Paid BAWIFM student membership
  • with current ID

Registration is closed

San Francisco international Womens film festival and BAWifm co-present:

 Free!  Free!  Free!

Think you need to move to Los Angeles or New York City to jumpstart your career in film? Think again! 

:This panel is free and open to the public, so register now!

The Bay Area landscape is ripe with many thrilling opportunities for women to make it big in the movies. In this special panel, co-presented by the Bay Area Women in Film & Media, you will meet 6 female movers and shakers in the film/media industry, whose success stories are living proof that there's no need to be in L.A. or NYC to make a career in film or media happen. 

Speaking as your mentors in this panel are: Lynn Hershman Leeson (Filmmaker/Historian), Martha Gorzycki (Associate Professor of Cinema at SFSU), Ryan Lynch (Story Manager at Pixar), Iris Malang (Art Director at Vector), and Ami Zins (Creative Consultant & Film Commissioner)

Featured Mentors:

Filmmaker and Historian: Lynn Hershman Leeson

An award-winning pioneer in new media, Lynn Hershman Leeson now teaches at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Associate Professor of Cinema, San Francisco State University: Martha Gorzycki

Since the mid 1980’s, Martha Gorzycki has worked as an animator/animation photographer for award winning independent filmmakers in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is an award winning animator/filmmaker and media artist. Her works explores aspects of visual culture and dreams and is exhibited nationally and internationally in festivals, galleries, LCD billboards and the web. She coordinates the animation program at San Francisco State University.

Pixar Story Manager: Ryan Lynch

Vector Art Director: Iris Malang

Iris is an artist from San Francisco, California who grew up on the beautiful islands of Hawai’i. Trained as an animator for 4 years and finding a home in the Game industry and strives to create beautiful works of art for mobile and social
gaming platforms. Aside from gaming Iris finds excitement in other activities such as hiking, running, painting, and
exploring a variety of other mediums.

Creative Consultant & Film Comissioner: Ami Zins

Date & Time: Thu, April 12, 2012 from 7 to 9pm

Location:  San Francisco Art Institute,  

800 Chestnut Street  San Francisco, CA 94133

This is a coed event but the focus will be on women in film and media!

Bay Area Women In Film & Media is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All contents © BAWIFM 2003-2015 unless otherwise noted.

Powered by Wild Apricot. Try our all-in-one platform for easy membership management