Professional Directions: Women in Charge

Watch the recording of Professional Directions: Women in Charge

Join the Department of Performing and Media Arts for Professional Directions: Women in Charge on Friday, February 16, from 5:00 - 6:15 pm, in Conference Room 220, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. The event will be hosted by PMA Visiting Assistant Professor, Juanie Fowlkes.

Erin Jones-Wesley, Simone Harris, Chigo Menakaya, and Alexandria Whitner, four execs from Lionsgate, Proximity Media, Blackmaled Productions, and SpringHill Studios will join virtually to talk all things TV and Film development. They'll answer questions about developing taste, how to choose a good story, the process of taking a story from script to screen, and how they got started in the business. 


Erin Jones-Wesley - Creative Executive, Production & Development | Lionsgate

Simone Harris - VP of Television | Proximity Media

Chigo Menakaya - Creative Executive, Film and TV | Blackmaled Productions 

Alexandria Whitner - Coordinator | SpringHill Studios 

Seats are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. The event is free and open to the public. 

The Professional Directions series brings industry experts to campus to speak about their career journeys as screenwriters, playwrights, editors, producers, directors, theatre critics, dramaturgs, and more.

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Headshots clockwise from top left: Erin Jones-Wesley, Simone Harris, Alexandria Whitner, and Chigo Menakaya