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Women In Film’s Kirsten Schaffer Looks to ReFrame Inclusion at Mia

Women In Film’s Kirsten Schaffer Looks to ReFrame Inclusion at Mia

Kirsten Schaffer, executive director of Women In Film, Los Angeles, heads to Rome’s Mia Market this week to join key representatives of the Italian media as they push for systemic changes in the local entertainment industry.

On Oct. 21, Schaffer will be joined at Mia by Paul Feig and prominent Italian bizzers on a panel, hosted by Women In Film, TV & Media Italia, that will present the tools of ReFrame, the organization promoting a formal action plan to achieve gender parity in film and TV.

Schaffer said the group’s goal in Rome is to see how the strategies adopted by industry leaders in the U.S. can be applied locally. “We’re not bringing ReFrame to Italy,” she said. “We’re sharing our tools and our knowledge with that industry for them to adapt as they see fit.”

Established in 2017, ReFrame is a joint partnership between Women In Film and the Sundance Institute.

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