Diverse Films Perform Better at the Global Box Office
New research shows diverse films perform better at the global box office: http://variety.com/2016/film/news/diverse-movies-global-box-office-study-1201736373/ Hollywood is a interesting case study for may of the issues facing companies and boards, from diversity, to globalization, to the impact of disruptive innovation. Mirrors many of the themes we discussed at the NACD Global Board Leaders' Summit with Batman producer Michael Uslan: http://blog.nacdonline.org/2015/10/advice-to-board-members-from-batmans-producer-look-east/
SXSW Film Talk: Parlay Your Skills Beyond the Screen
Check the talk that "27 Dresses" producer Erin Stam and I gave at SXSW Film: https://soundcloud.com/officialsxsw/parlay-your-skills-beyond-the
March 24, 2014 So honored to be a guest on Kevin Sampson's show "Picture Lock" talking about Women in Cinema with casting director Kimberly Skyrme, actress/singer/songwriter Tia Dae and film critic Nell Minow. View the full show here
Valentine for Boston
I co-produced this surprise flashmob organized by NEADS for a Boston Marathon bombing survivor. check out the video here
The video went viral literally overnight, garnering significant press coverage by national outlets including, MSNBC and The Boston Globe.
Silverdocs Panel: A Conversation About MINE
February 28, 2010 Amy King interviews Erin Essenmacher, producer of MINE and Scotlund Haisley, animal welfare leader at the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, MD.
January 15, 2010 By MANOHLA DARGIS - One from the heart, the documentary “Mine” relates yet one more wrenching, infuriating story about Hurricane Katrina and the devastation wreaked both by the storm and by human error and indifference. While many victims in the movie will look familiar — whether waving from their New Orleans rooftops after the levees broke in 2005 or talking about their ruined lives and homes afterward — the majority of the victims here have usually been seen only in the background, forlornly howling and wagging their tails...(read more here: http://movies.nytimes.com/2010/01/15/movies/15mine.html)