Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen - International Conference Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen

Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen: Equal Access in the Film and Television Industries

18-19 June 2018

Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen is an international conference hosted by the Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts, at the University of Greenwich, in association with the MeCCSA Policy Network, Nahemi, the Women's Film and Television History Network – UK/Ireland and Women and Film and Television UK. 

This international conference seeks to bring together scholars, practitioners, industry figures and students from around the world to explore the role of women on and off screen, with a particular focus on equal access. The aim is to find solutions, champion women and further the important discussions and debates as well as build connections between the academy and industry.


Confirmed keynote speakers include:

Liz Tucker – Chair of Women in Film and Television

Professor Miranda Banks – Associate Professor, Emerson College, Boston

Professor Heather Savigny – Professor of Gender, Media and Politics, De Montford University

Professor Linda Ruth Williams – Professor in Film Studies, University of Exeter

Professor Helen Wood – Professor of Media and Communication, University of Leicester

We are pleased to announce that our Call for Papers is now open and we welcome abstracts and submissions from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

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Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen is hosted by the Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities, University of Greenwich.