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Inspiring change across the country.

The founders of the film challenge, Katrina Medoff and Tracy Sayre, are available for speaking engagements. Please contact for possible topics and availability.

Where to find us...

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Creative Solutions Virtual Q&A

May 7, 2020

Katrina and Tracy share the story of their grassroots initiative that has now served 700 women on two coasts in this Q&A moderated by Nancy Schreiber, ASC.


Reading FilmFest

Nov. 2, 2019

Katrina and Tracy head to Pennsylvania to discuss the state of women in film and share how the film challenge is making waves.

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Lean Startup Conference

Oct. 23-25, 2019

Katrina is heading to San Francisco to present lessons learned from the film challenge and how those lessons can be applied to other non-profits and startups.

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Chelsea Film Festival

Oct. 14, 2019

Katrina moderated Chelsea Film Festival's "How to Stand Out from the Crowd" panel at Soho House, featuring Javicia Leslie, Lana Young, STW Talent Agency and Morgan Marcell.

Guerilla Filmmaking

Oct. 6, 2019

Katrina and Tracy spoke to an audience of filmmakers about how they pooled resources to make 24 short films in less than 18 months.


Women in Sound Panel

Sept. 21, 2019

Katrina and Tracy moderate this panel of  female sound mixers, editors, and designers at Gotham Sound.

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Brooklyn Silent Film Festival

September 5, 2019

Tracy is a guest judge for this collaborative festival where musicians perform live music for short silent films.


Nevertheless, She Filmed

March 10, 2019

Katrina and Tracy give one of their signature lectures at Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture.


Celebrating Creative Minds

February 18, 2019

Katrina and Tracy host workshops on representation in film and on generating solutions for gender-based issues for over 200 highschool students for the Webb school in Claremont, CA.

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Nevertheless, She Filmed

January 27, 2019

Katrina and Tracy give one of their signature lectures at the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester.

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NYC Independent Film Festival

December 5, 2018

Katrina moderates a women-in-film discussion with women who are making  a difference in the industry, including Naomi McDougall Jones. Watch the panel here.

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Shorts Night Film Fest

March 18, 2018

Katrina and Tracy join a panel of filmmakers to discuss producing on a tight budget. 

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