Discipline, Perseverance: Black (F) Stunt Performer


Zina Johnson

Keisha Tucker

This panel session will be a positive, informative discussion regarding being a part of the little know segment of talent in the Film & Television Industry, The Black, Female Stunt Performer. The panel will share knowledge from this unique perspective to inform and get rid of many assumptions & misguided information that are prevalent. Insight that will serve aspiring stunt performers & film makers. Diversity is important. Having the experience and perspective of others can inform creativity, help in problem solving and expand your audience.
Topics: How you got into stunts; Opportunities for female POC stunt performers; The assumption of talent based on your race & gender; The different conversations you have with Hair & Make-Up, wardrobe and catering; Why Diversity is important.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced