“What Could Possibly Go Wrong?” (Salon Rose)

Women photographers, filmmakers, and authors often have an education that lacks any legal training. They begin their artistic professions as freelancers or on short term contracts. This discussion will be led by two lawyers, one French and the other English-speaking and offers a basic understanding of rights and contracts. It will address challenges particular to […]

“Writing Nature: From a Female POV—How it could save the world” (Salon Rose)

How do female writers portray nature in works of fiction and essays? How does culture color that perspective? Nature writing has long been the domain of primarily white male writers. Today, women are staking their claim on the genre in original ways. How does their perspective enrich what the Scottish author Kathleen Jamie has called […]

“Inventory and Exchange, the State of Affairs” (Salon Jaune)

How can we overcome obstacles to make women’s work about nature better funded and more visible? What are the budgets allocated to women in the television industry, the publishing world, and the world of photography? What are the possible problems and prejudices encountered and how have these industries changed over time? Established industry professionals will […]

“The Feminine Perspective” (Salon Rose)

What is particular about the perspective that women bring to films, photographs, writing and art about nature and the wild world? Are there subjects that interest women, which are not addressed by men? Do women look at the wild world differently? This panel will explore the unique, innovative, and often collaborative approach women creators employ […]

“Women in the Field, Barriers and Solutions” (Salon Jaune)

What is it like to be a woman on an all-male shoot? What physical and technical barriers are challenging and what technical advice do professionals have for women who are starting out? This panel includes sound engineers, cinematographers and photographers that can address a wide range of technical questions, and discuss how they’ve developed unique […]