Collaboration Award Gala This Thursday 10/24!

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THE 2013 

Please join us:

Thursday, October 24, 2013
6:30 pm
at Baruch Performing Arts Center's 
Engelman Recital Hall
55 Lexington Avenue, New York City

Tickets are only $20 for members
of any of our member orgs
as long as you buy them in advance.

The evening will feature:

Keynote Speaker:

Madeleine Smithberg, Emmy and Peabody Award winning co-creator and original producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and founder and president of Mad Cow Productions. Madeleine will share her experiences in collaborating with other women writers, as well as talk about her new collaborative female comedy entity Moo, which will showcase work of young comedy content producers and comediennes.

Awards presentations to:

Collaboration Award Winner
Jane Edith Wilson (SAG-AFTRA) 
and Grace Lee (Women Make Movies) 
for Janeane from Des Moines

This is the first time a film has been named Collaboration Award winner. A political mockumentary shot on the actual 2012 Republican campaign trail, Janeane from Des Moines seamlessly merges documentary film with fiction as it follows 'Janeane,' a vulnerably imagined member of the Tea Party, as she follows Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Perry, among others, seeking answers to her real world problems and begging them to save 'small American families' like hers.

Honored Finalist
Silent Witnesses (a play) 
by Stephanie Satie (AEA, SAG-AFTRA) 
and Anita Khanzadian (SDC)

Honorable Mention
The Island of No Return (a play) 
by Fengar Gael (DG, LPTW) 
and Lorca Peress (SDC, AEA, LPTW)

Network with amazing women in our member organizations and affiliate.

Also, not to be missed, an opportunity to WIN a one-hour consultation/conversation with Madeleine Smithberg (your ticket to the Gala automatically enters you to win this special opportunity)

On-site raffle of more than $2,100 in prizes including:

Tickets to Peter and the Starcatcher
Tickets to Becoming Dr. Ruth
Gift baskets from Mario Badescu Skin Care, 
Eve Pearl Cosmetics, Pamela's Potions, 
and Flawless Forever
Cooking lesson with Andrea Giardino
Free dance classes and group lessons from
Stepping Out Studios
Massages, design consultations, and lots more!

And six PRICELESS gifts - One-hour solo consultations with each of our award winners: Jane Edith Wilson, Grace Lee, Stephanie Satie, Anita Khanzadian, Fengar Gael, and Lorca Peress.

Don't miss out on this great night to meet and network with fabulous, talented women, hear their success stories, and win great prizes and one-of-a-kind mentoring consultations!

For more information, call 212-592-4511

We look forward to seeing you at the Gala!

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, a non-profit organization, represents more than 80,000 women and men in the performing arts and media through its member organizations and affiliates. The Coalition focuses the power of its member organizations and their memberships together and uses the combined strength to address issues of concern through advocacy, networking and educational events. Member organizations are: Actors Equity Association, Dramatists Guild of America, League of Professional Theatre Women, SAG-AFTRA New York Local,State Directors and Choreographers, New York Women in Film & Television, and the Writers Guild of America, East. Affiliates are: WomenArts, The Rehearsal Club, The Women's Media Center, Women Make Movies, Dancers Over 40 and Professional Women Singers Association.

For more information on the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, visit www.womenartsmediacoalition.org


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