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Women In Media: CAMERAderie Orientation

July 1, 2019 | By

WIM.logo.2The Women In Media CAMERAderie Initiative Orientation launched off at SIGMA Corporation in Burbank on Saturday, June 29, 2019. The orientation featured a jam-packed schedule with guest panelists, along with stellar breakout sessions led by industry professionals. The classes focused on Leadership, Camera, Production, Post Production, Sound, Composing, Script Supervision, and Art Department.

Sinead Clancy, Picture Credit: Ashly Covington

Sinead Clancy, Picture Credit: Ashly Covington

Women In Media Executive Director Tema Staig moderated the keynote speakers on “Leadership and Collaboration.” The five panelists comprised of Cinematographer Quyen Tran (The Little Hours, Mogadishu, Minnesota, Camping), Writer/Director Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World 1/2/3, Safety Not Guaranteed), Composer Germaine Franco (Coco, Tag, Little, Dora and the Lost City of Gold), Grip Krystina Figg (The Hateful Eight, Dunkirk, Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, Spider-Man 2), and Editor Evan Schiff (John Wick 2 and 3, Proud Mary, Southside With You).

L-R: Quyen Tran, Tran Colin, Trevorrow Germaine, Franco Krystina Figg, Evan Schiff, Photo Credit: Ashly Covington

L-R: Quyen Tran, Colin Trevorrow, Germaine Franco, Krystina Figg, Evan Schiff, Photo Credit: Ashly Covington

The block sessions are below:

Block 1:
Get Acquainted with your Camera: Benjamin L. Brown(Blackmagic Design)
Defining the Score: Composers Kathryn Bostic(Clemency), Alan Derian (Madam Secretary), Germaine Franco (Little)
Prepping for Production: Allison Vanoreand Jeff Vespa (CAMERAderie Producers).

Block 2:
Characteristics of your LensesMatthew Duclos(Duclos Lenses)/Kim Hogue (Tiffen).
Getting Remarkable Production AudioMark Edward Lewis (Cinema Sound).
Scheduling & BudgetingAllison Vanore (CAMERAderie Producer, Daytime Emmy Winner).

Block 3:
Production Design and Set Decoration: Sinead Clancy (Lethal Weapon).
Post Production WorkflowKerry MichellePaul Runyan, Evan Schiff (John Wick 2 and 3).
Producing Breakout Session: Allison Vanore.
Script Supervision Mini-Session: Roe Moore (Misfits).
Secrets to Hollywood SoundMark Edward Lewis (Cinema Sound).

The CAMERAderie Initiative Finalists:
Satinder Kaur Blood and Glory
Aisha Ford Cherry Lemonade
Maritte Go Illipino

Photo Credit: Ashly Covington

Photo Credit: Ashly Covington

The 3 CAMERAderie Initiative film projects move to physical production in July and post-production in August/September with a special screening slated for October 2019.

For complete details on the CAMERAderie Initiative or more information, please visit

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