RYAN MURPHY TELEVISION

HALF INITIATIVE

HALF FEST

Half Fest is an a short film showcase for the participants in the Half Initiative Director Shadowing Program. Half Fest also includes panels on episodic directing, diversity and inclusion and have included the following panelists:

  • Erica Anderson (Writer, Producer)

  • Tessa Blake (Director, Writer, Producer; AFI Directing Workshop for Women)

  • Nelson Cragg (Director)

  • Lou Eyrich (Producer, Costume Designer)

  • Rachel Goldberg (Director)

  • Frank Gonzales (Directors Guild of America Diversity Programs and Committees) 

  • Moira Griffin (Fox Executive Director, Diversity & Inclusion)

  • Karen Horne (NBC Senior Vice President, Programming Talent Development & Inclusion)

  • Jennifer Lynch (Director)

  • Tina Mabry (Writer, Director, Producer)

  • Chris Mack (Warner Bros. Senior Vice President, Television Workshop)

  • Eryn Kruger Mekash (Producer, Makeup Designer)

  • Jeanne Mau (CBS Vice President, Entertainment Diversity)

  • Alexis Ostrander (Director)

  • Tanase Popa (Producer, Half Initiative Program Director)

  • N. Bird Runningwater (Sundance Director, Sundance Institute Native American and Indigenous Program)

  • Kirsten Schaffer (Women In FIlm Executive Director, Los Angeles)

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2018

2017