Second Annual Women in Animation World Summit Unspools in Annecy

  • Variety
Annecy, France— Women in Animation (Wia) and Les Femmes s’Animent (Lfa) will celebrate the second annual Women in Animation World Summit in partnership with the 2018 Annecy International Animation Festival and Mifa Market. The event will take place on Monday, June 11 at the Impérial Palace hotel.

Wia will also receive the 2018 Mifa Animation Industry Award. It’s the first time such acknowledgment has been granted to an organization or institution.

The day-long symposium features panels and discussions. The first panel will be devoted to “Inclusion and Intersectionality.” Moderated by Julie Ann Crommett, VP of multicultural engagement at Walt Disney Studios, the event will include input from head of studio, Ellation, and Wia president Marge Dean, Corinne Kouper, director of development at TeamTO and Lfa president, and Mickaël Marin, managing director of Citia, which organizes the Annecy Festival.

A second panel will be also hosted by Crommett, which will focus on
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