October 26, 2015 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Please join us Monday, 26 October for the annual Women in Technology Luncheon, hosted by the HPA Women in Post and SMPTE. Held in conjunction with SMPTE 2015, in the Vantage room at the Hollywood and Highland Center, the luncheon will feature a conversation between Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), and Carolyn Giardina of The Hollywood Reporter. Boone Isaacs and Giardina will touch on topics including the evolution of the Academy and the industry as a whole. Attendees will have the opportunity to join in the dialogue in an intimate setting.

Boone Isaacs is currently serving her third term as president of AMPAS and has been a respected motion picture marketing executive for more than 30 years. For the past nine years, she has headed CBI Enterprises Inc. and has consulted for companies such as MTV Films, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, Lionsgate, The Weinstein Company, and Sony Entertainment. Boone Isaacs previously served as president of theatrical marketing for New Line Cinema, where she oversaw numerous box office successes. Prior to that she served as executive vice president of worldwide publicity for Paramount Pictures. She was inducted into the NAACP hall of fame in 2013 and received an honorary doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2015. Beginning this month, she will serve as an adjunct professor at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

Registration Instructions

  • For those not attending SMPTE 2015, you will still have to register for the luncheon through the conference website. Select the registration item “Special Event Ticket Only” and then on the next page, select the ticket “HPA Women in Post and SMPTE Present: Women in Technology Luncheon.”
  • If you would like to attend SMPTE 2015, please register for that admission item and then add a ticket for the luncheon on to that registration.
  • If you are already registered for SMPTE 2015 and want to add a ticket to this luncheon, please click “Already Registered?” (at the top right of this page) and enter your confirmation number. Then, click to Modify your registration so you can add a ticket to the luncheon.

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