Industry Events

AWD’s Galas and Salons bring together industry players and members to discuss solutions for gender parity and inclusivity.

Check out our calendar for upcoming industry events and support our sponsors and community partners.

Past events include:

Gala honoring Ilene Chaiken, Greg Berlanti and the We Do It Together organization for their work toward gender parity in the entertainment industry. AWD member Jen McGowan was awarded the Alliance of Women Directors Breakout Award for Excellence in Directing.

Salon with Director & Senior Staff Attorney at the ACLU of Southern California, Melissa Goodman, to discuss solutions to pressing issue of lack of gender equality in Hollywood.

American Film Market (AFM) panel highlighting how women-driven stories can expand audiences and profitability. Moderated by Wendy Calhoun, panelists included AWD member Jen McGowan, Geena Davis, Jim Whitaker and Catherine Hand.