Founders: Sonia Jean-Baptiste and Ingrid Jean-Baptiste
Co-chairs: Adi Katz-Stein and Richard Stein
Introduction Remarks by NYC Film Commissioner, Julie Menin
Topic: “Women in Leadership Positions: How Did They Make it To The Top?”
Moderator: Ariel Wengroff (Chief of Staff and Executive Producer at VICE Media)
Speakers: Alysia Reiner, Dascha Polanco, Olivia Culpo and Michelle Rodriguez
11:00am: Check-in (Coffee, Light Bites will be served)
12:00pm: Opening Remarks
12:30pm: Panel Conversation
2:00pm: Networking Cocktail Event (full lunch will be served with unlimited cocktails)
Location will be provided after purchase.
Chelsea Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. CFF was founded by actresses Ingrid & Sonia Jean-Baptiste to give voice to the unheard by providing a platform to independent films and discovering new talents. Chelsea Film Festival Board of Directors consists of renowned industry insiders: Paul Calderon, Elizabeth Kemp, and John Patrick Shanley.
The Advisory Board includes: Adi Stein, Adrienne Stein, Bruno Chatelin, Georges Leclere, Jeff Bandman, Pascal Chemin, Michel Abramowicz, Michael Ruotolo, Pascal Bonifay, Patrick Braoudé, Patrick Timsit, Ron Agam, Thandeka Zwana, Thembi Mtshali-Jones, Wissam Chahine and more. The Chelsea Film Festival program highlights local & international feature-length, short films, documentaries and virtual reality from independent or emerging filmmakers. As Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, Founder of The Chelsea Film Festival, stated: “Making the World a Better Place by Giving a Voice to the Unheard”