Sunday, October 30, 2022Time:
11:00AM - 12:00PM ESTLocation:
ICA/ Boston Seaport Studios, 100 Pier 4 Blvd, Second Floor
Participants will learn about the skills and knowledge needed to be in the creative C-Suite in Hollywood and traditional and non-traditional approaches to getting there. The workshop will be interactive as participants will practice pitching themselves as future executives and/or a project for development.
About Fanshen Cox
Award-winning playwright, actor, producer & educator, Fanshen Cox has dedicated her life and career to contributing to social change through storytelling and other actions.
As the SVP of Development and Impact at Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's Pearl Street Films, Fanshen co-authored the Inclusion Rider, announced by Frances McDormand at the 2018 Oscar Awards, and now adopted for use by production companies and studios in Hollywood, and the fashion and music industries.
She also co-created and co-hosts the Webby-nominated podcast Sista Brunch
-highlighting Black women and non-binary people thriving in media and entertainment. Fanshen continues this work now as President of TruJuLo Productions
-dedicated to uplifting stories that speak the truth in pursuit of justice in service of love.
Fanshen served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cape Verde, West Africa, and has been honored with the Peace Corps’ Franklin H. Williams Award, Peace Corps Fellows and Hollywood Foreign Press Association scholarships, an Exemplar of Humanity Centered Media award by Media Done Responsibly and Distinguished Alumni Awards from CSULA and Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds a BA in Spanish and Education, an MA in TESOL, and an MFA in TV, Film and Theatre.