Los Angeles, Mar 23 (PTI) Women in Film has elected four new members to its board of directors, including Indian- American director Nisha Ganatra and Bela Bajaria, Netflix president of content, the organization has announced. Also Read - Indian-American Research Team Develops Phone-Based Saliva Test, Rewarded With Rs 73 Lakh
Additionally, executives Hannah Minghella and Rena Ronson are rejoining the board, all alongside Cathy Schulman, who is entering her third term as board president. Also Read - Interesting! Tokyo Installs Public Toilets With Transparent Walls Which Turn Opaque On Entering, Here's The Logic Behind It
Ganatra garnered a Golden Globe win for her work as director/producer of the Amazon series “Transparent.” Her other directing credits include “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Mr Robot,” and “Girls.” Also Read - Temperature at 'Death Valley' in US Soars to 54.4 Degrees Celsius, Hottest Since 1913
Bajaria was named vice president of content at Netflix in November 2016 after spending five years as president of Universal Television.
The new board members also includes Terry Curtin, who became the head of global theatrical PR for DreamWorks Animation last March and Laura W Gordon, whose Encino, California-based accountancy corporation, Gordon & Associates, represents elite entertainers, professional athletes, small business owners, executives, and high net worth individuals.
“The 2017 Women In Film Board of Directors is an enormously impressive group of the best and brightest people in Hollywood devoted to sustainable progress in the intersection between gender and media,” Schulman said.
“These industry experts will be invaluable in guiding WIFs continuing commitment to next generation thinking including the newly launched, ReFrame, a joint initiative with Sundance Institute, as well as ongoing WIF programs that provide strategic career support, enable artistic expression and elevate the conversation about inclusiveness,” she added.
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