Panel Discussion with Melissa Houghton

Beloit College Graduate and
Executive Director, Women in Film & Video
Washington D.C.

Saturday, March 2, 2:30pm
Rooftop Room at the Hotel Goodwin
FREE Event — Limited seating, arrive early

As part of its celebration of Women In Film, you are cordially invited to attend a special event that features an expert in the field, a friend to female filmmakers everywhere, and quite notably…a 1981 graduate of our own Beloit College!


Melissa Houghton | Executive Director, Women in Film & VideoMeet Melissa Houghton

Melissa Houghton is the Executive Director of Women in Film & Video of Washington, D.C. – a nonprofit organization that supports women in the independent film industry by promoting equal opportunities, encouraging professional development, providing a network of information, and educating the public about women’s creative achievements.

She has been on the WIFV team since 2005, promoting talented women for leadership positions and bringing resources to independent film production. Among her many impactful contributions is WIFV’s Image Makers Program, which teaches high school students how to research, write, produce, direct, and edit public service announcements in support of nonprofit organizations. Melissa has experience in national outreach and supporting PBS-format documentaries reach national audiences and generating community engagement across the country. Her work ethic is unparalleled as she tirelessly promotes ideas, films and women filmmakers.


Women in Film & VideoPanel Discussion

— Saturday, March 2nd. 2:30pm
— Rooftop Room, Hotel Goodwin
— Tickets… FREE!

The event takes place on Saturday March 2nd at 2:30pm in the Rooftop Room at the Hotel Goodwin. Melissa will be conducting a panel discussion. The panel will include women whose films are being screened at BIFF 2019. Seating is limited, so arrive early. We strongly encourage all filmmakers in town for the festival to attend!

Presented By: Anonymous Donor