Inspired by frequent requests to “pick” her brain over coffee, Emmy-nominated filmmaker Xan Aranda hosts a dynamic workshop covering topics explored during her past decade of public speaking at universities, film festivals, workshops, and as a consultant. DETAILS & SIGN-UP HERE
Panel Discussion: Navigating a Successful Career in Hollywood
with Xan Aranda, Destin Daniel Cretton, Charles D. King, Franklin Leonard, and Katie Nehra.
Moderated by DeVon Franklin
The Academy established Academy Gold in 2017, a new entertainment industry-wide summer internship and mentoring program that expands opportunities for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities.
Friday, June 23: 6:00-7:30 PM
NALIP Media Summit "Signature Conversation"
"The women behind the upcoming HBO series Room 104 engage in a signature conversation to discuss their experience and the process of putting together an anthology series set inside a hotel room. They will also share insights on the present and future of the role women play across media and what are the next steps."
Xan Aranda (Executive Producer, Room 104)
Amy Gravitt (Executive VP, HBO Programming)
Melonie Diaz (Actress, Room 104 Episode #1 "Ralphie")
Moderated by Kelly Edwards (Head of Talent Development, HBO)
The Other: Documenting Marginalized Stories
Los Angeles Film Festival
Panelists Sydney Freeland (Deidra & Laney Rob a Train), Valerie Red-Horse Mohl (Mankiller), Amy York Rubin (Boxed In), Xan Aranda (Room 104) and Marvin Lemus (Gente-fied) will shine a light on how these filmmakers and storytellers work within, and around, the current systems to be seen and heard.
Xan Aranda, Mauricio Mota, and Rachel Mills
SXSW: An extension of our popular Mentor Sessions, our Round Table Sessions not only allow attendees to learn from the industry experts that sit at each of the three tables in this session but they also allow attendees to learn from the questions and experiences of their peers as well. This Round Table Session will bring together industry experts and SXSW attendees for an enlightening discussion on production.
Sign up via the online schedule or the SXSW GO app to guarantee yourself a seat at the table. Online signups for these popular sessions will open in mid-February. Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before the session to guarantee their spot. Walk ups will be allowed onsite if there are any drop outs.
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