Sydney Park

WOC in Film

A natural and versatile actress, Sydney Park is quickly establishing herself as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after young talents. Park can next be seen in the Netflix comedy-drama film, MOXIE, directed by Amy Poehler. Which is set to release on March 3rd. Park will star alongside Hadley Robinson, Lauren Tsai, Josephine Langford, and Patrick Schwarzenegger. Later this year, as the leading role in Shawn Levy-James Wan’s Netflix horror film, THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE set to be released later this year. An adaptation of the book by Stephanie Perkins, the story sees the graduating class at Osborne High being targeted by a masked assailant, intent on exposing the darkest secret of each victim. On television, Park starred as “Caitlin Park-Lewis” in the Freeform spin-off series, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: THE PERFECTIONISTS; her performance was highlighted as “the standout of the young cast” (Variety). She is also known for her roles in AMC’s acclaimed series, THE WALKING DEAD, and hit Netflix series, SANTA CLARITA DIET opposite Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant.

9:30 - 10:45 AM PST

March 21st Day 2

WOC in Film

In recent years, Hollywood has seemingly become “more diverse”, dishing us Black Panther, Crazy Rich Asians, and Get Out. But progress can be deceiving, and while movies that represent the diverse face of America seem to grow in number, the number of people behind the camera fails to reflect the diversity lended onscreen. Join us as we discuss the challenges of being a woman of color in the film industry and spill the tea on the strides we must take to not only provide diversity, but inclusion, both on and off camera.