Here at AFF, we acknowledge the magnitude of challenges facing artists in the industry. This year we are announcing our Diversity Focus Program with the mission to offset industry standards. In addition, we're thrilled to have so many incredible women joining us this October to share their work and inspiration with others.
  1. Marta Kauffman
    2016 Outstanding Television Writer Award Recipient
  2. Nancy Meyers
    2016 Distinguished Screenwriter Award Recipient
  3. Michelle Ashford
    Creator / Executive Producer: Masters of Sex; Writer: The Pacific, John Adams, 21 Jumpstreet (the TV series, not the reboot!)
  4. Wendy Calhoun
    Writer / Producer: Justified, Revenge, Nashville, Empire
  5. Paula Pell
    Writer: Sisters; Head Writer: Saturday Night Live
  6. Elizabeth Meriwether
    Creator / Executive Producer: New Girl; Writer: No Strings Attached
  7. ....and many more!
    An up-to-date, comprehensive list of all our confirmed panelists and awardees can be found here: