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Wednesday, July 14
3:00pm - 3:45pm

TV for good: using the power of content to shift humanity

Wednesday, July 14
3:00pm - 3:45pm

TV for good: using the power of content to shift humanity

What role and responsibility do TV creators have in changing the world? From systematic racism to gender and LGBTQ+ rights to climate change, creators, producers and academics dive into the proven power of content to generate real, social change. Learn what role the industry needs to play in creating the systemic change that comes when insights meet influence.


Featuring:


Steven Canals

Co-Creator and Executive Producer, Pose (FX)

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Leslye Headland

Emmy-nominated Writer, Producer, Director

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J.J. Johnson

Emmy award winning Executive Producer, Director, Writer

Sinking Ship Entertainment

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Sierra Teller Ornelas

Co-Creator, Showrunner, Writer and Executive Producer, Rutherford Falls

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Moderating:


Elamin Abdelmahmoud

Host, CBC Popchat and Party Lines, Culture Writer, Buzzfeed News

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