‘Are You Series: Industry day - Diversity & Equality in fiction’

10 Dec.'21
- 14:00

How to improve access and well-being of diverse workers in the audiovisual sector

Although prohibited by law and sanctioned by the penal and the labor code, gender-based and sexual violence - and all forms of violence, including harassment and discrimination - are common in the workplace. The Elles font des Films and Wanda collectives are working on various actions and measures with the support of various institutions. Bozar will give them the floor as well as the institutions and associations that work alongside them to increase the impact of their proposals. 

With the participation of Bénédicte Linard, Vice-President and Minister for Youth, Health, Culture, Media and Women’s Rights.


14:00 > 14:45 Prevention and training: how can employers, funders and co-producers ensure the safety of all workers on and off location? How should responsibilities be shared? EN
Introduction by Paye Ton Tournage 
Round table with Elles font des films, Sandrine Brauer (producer and member of the collective 50/50) Mediarte, UPFF

14:45 > 15:45 Intimacy coaching: myths and facts about a new profession EN/FR
Interview with Olivia Troy - intimacy coordinator (NYC) EN
Round table with Salomé Richard (actress), Laurent Micheli (director) and Palomé Garcia Martens (Costumer, training in coordination intimacy) FR

16:00 > 17:00 Workshop on stereotypes and bias in fiction writing and directing EN
with Dr. Mary Harrod (University of Warwick)

17:00 > 18:00 Presentation of political support and 2022 action plans of Elles Font Des Films & Wanda. Followed by a work session on how to join forces to increase the impact of the actions in progress in many federations and institutions EN
Intro by Ministers (or representative) 
Presentation by Wanda & Elles Font des Films
Round table with EFDF, RTBF, Screen Brussels, CSA, Mediarte

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