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Monday, April 18, 2016

ArcLight Cinemas Presents The Women In Entertainment Workshop Series

ArcLight Cinemas Presents The Women In Entertainment Workshop Series

ArcLight Announces a New ­­­Workshop Series for Women in Entertainment May 17-19, 2016

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcLight Cinemas, a premiere movie-going destination is excited to announce the launch of the ArcLight Women in Entertainment Workshop Series. The events will take place from May 17-19, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. The workshops will be hosted by ArcLight's Executive Vice President, Gretchen McCourt and will feature some of the brightest and most creative leaders across film and television.

"As women, our leadership roles keep expanding and with them, the challenges we face in the entertainment industry. We want to be sure that we are not only shining a light on the most prevalent issues that women face in the industry, but also providing women with the tools to succeed," states Gretchen McCourt. "The launch of the workshop series is a developmental opportunity for emerging creative talent to learn from industry leaders in an intimate setting where they can freely ask questions and learn from these role models and their experiences."

This event series is designed to spark a more transparent and open dialogue that focuses on three areas of film and television: production, marketing and distribution. The event will provide a comfortable setting to gather friends of ArcLight and those women and men that are leaders in entertainment including; Susan Cartsonis (Storefront Pictures), Julie Lynn (Mockingbird Pictures), Gabriela Cowperthwaite ('Blackfish'), Carolyn Harris (Skydance Television), Theresa Won (Myriad Pictures), Jennifer Cochis (Los Angeles Film Festival), Dalia Ganz (Freeform, Disney-ABC Television Group), and Joseph Beyer (Sundance Institute) among others.

Please apply for tickets at The deadline for applications is May 6, 2016.

Each workshop will take place at Sonoma Wine Garden (395 Santa Monica Pier) from 12:30pm - 2:30pm PT.

About ArcLight Cinemas
ArcLight Cinemas, created by Pacific Theatres, a privately owned, Los Angeles based company with 60 years of theatrical exhibition history throughout California, Hawaii and Washington is a premiere moviegoing experience with an unparalleled commitment to bringing a variety of rich cinematic content to moviegoers in all markets. ArcLight Cinemas operates eight theaters in California including Hollywood, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks, El Segundo, Santa Monica, Culver City and La Jolla, as well as one theater in Bethesda, Md, Chicago and Glenview, Ill, with a new location in Boston for early 2018. ArcLight also owns and operates the historic Cinerama Dome and programs the TCL Chinese Theatre and IMAX in Hollywood. Pacific Theatres currently operates theaters in Los Angeles that include The Grove and The Americana at Brand in Glendale, Calif. Additional information about ArcLight Cinemas is available at

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