2009 Festival Schedule

All events are open to the public unless otherwise specified.



Thursday, February 26
  • 4:00-5:30 PM - Smart Talk: Women and Film in the Blogosphere Moderated by Melissa Silverstein of Women & Hollywood.
    (721 Broadway, 9th floor)
  • 6:30 PM - Advanced Screening: SUNSHINE CLEANING from director Christine Jeffs, featuring a Q&A with producer Peter Saraf
    (Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St., Rm. 200)


Friday, February 27
  • 1:00-3:00 PM - Docs in the Works: Pitching to Executives from IFP, POV, and Chicken and Egg Pictures
    (721 Broadway, Rm. 006)
  • 3:30-5:30 PM - Writers to Watch: Staged Readings of Screenplay Finalists with actors from from the StoneStreet Studio
    (721 Broadway, Golderberg Theatre, 7th Floor)
  • 7:00 PM - Filmakers to Watch: Fusion's Film Competition Finalists
    (Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St., Rm. 200)
  • 10:30 PM - After Party / Networking Event
    (Location TBA)


Saturday, March 1
  • 12:00 PM - A Conversation with Maryse Alberti (The Wrestler)
    (NYU students by invitation only)
  • 3:00 PM - New York Premiere of Alexis Krasilovsky's documentary on women cinematographers, SHOOTING WOMEN
    (721 Broadway, Rm 006)
  • 5:00 PM - Women Behind the Camera: Goddesses Who Do It! Panel moderated by Sandi Sissel, ASC, with Nancy Schreiber, ASC, Valentina Caniglia, Claudia Raschke-Robinson, Kate Phelan, and more
    (721 Broadway, Rm. 006)
  • 7:00 PM -Closing Reception
    (721 Broadway, Lower Lobby)



2008 Festival Schedule



Thursday, February 28
  • 3:00-5:00 PM -A Conversation with Denise Di Novi: Master Class in Producing
    (721 Broadway, Rm. 108) Open to NYU only. Reservation recommended, please email fusionreservations@gmail.com
  • 6:30 PM - Exclusive Sneek Peek Screening: STOP-LOSS from director Kimberly Peirce
    (Cantor Film Center, Rm. 200)


Friday, February 29
  • 1:00-3:00 PM - Docs in the Works: Pitching to Executives from IFP, POV, and Chicken and Egg Pictures
    (721 Broadway, Rm TBA)
  • 3:30-5:30 PM - Writers to Watch: Staged Readings of Screenplay Finalists with actors from from the StoneStreet Studio
    (721 Broadway, Dean's Conference Room, 12th Floor)
  • 7:00-10:00 PM - Filmakers to Watch: Fusion's Film Competition Finalists
    (Cantor Film Center, Rm. 200)
  • 10:30 PM - After Party
    (BarFry, 50 Carmine Street at Carmine and Bleecker)


Saturday, March 1
  • 1:00-3:00 PM - From "SNL" to "Gossip Girl": Women Directors, Writers, Producers, and Executives Share their Stories
    (721 Broadway, Rm 006)
  • 3:30-5:30 PM - How to Get an Agent: A Conversation with Agents and Managers
    (721 Broadway, Rm 006)
  • 6:00-8:00 PM - A Celebration of the Life and Work of Adrienne Shelly with Special Guests Andy Ostroy, Paul Rudd, and Ally Sheedy
    (721 Broadway, Rm. 006)
  • 8:00-11:00 PM -Closing Reception
    (721 Broadway, Lower Lobby)