Speaking Engagements

speaking engagements

Melissa Silverstein speaks about issues related to women and Hollywood all across the globe. Recent engagements include:

  • Film envoy for US State Department in India
  • Moderator of panels on women directors in London and at the Cannes Film Festival
  • Keynote presentation at IDFA in Amsterdam (largest documentary film festival)
  • Speaker on Why Gender Diversity is Vital in Hollywood and the Global Film Industry at film festivals and events across the globe.US: POW Fest, Portland, Oregon; Citizen Jane, Columbia, MO; Mill Valley Film Festival; Transforming Hollywood 7: Diversifying Entertainment at USC International: Ireland; South Korea; Austria; Chile; Japan; Germany; Canada; Sweden; Australia and Israel

Some highlighted engagements include:

A Conversation with Ava Duvernay
Cannes Film Festival – 2015
Strategies for Success: The Swedish Model for Gender Equity in Film
Strategies for Success: Event with Creative England

Other speaking engagements