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Directing for Television and Film with Karyn Kusama

Join award-winning filmmaker Karyn Kusama for an in-depth conversation about directing for film and television.

After winning the top prize at Sundance with her breakthrough debut Girlfight in 2000, Karyn Kusama has had a distinguished career in film and television. She is currently an executive producer of Showtime’s Yellowjackets, for which she was nominated for an Emmy for the pilot episode. Prior to that, she helmed the Golden Globe-nominated film Destroyer. Other credits include feature films The Invitation, Jennifer’s Body, and Aeon Flux, and television episodes for The Mysterious Benedict Society, Dead Ringers, The Consultant, In Treatment, Halt and Catch Fire, The Outsider, Billions, and The Man In The High Castle.


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Event Information

Friday, April 5, 2024

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St, 2nd Fl
Chicago, 60602 United States


This event is free and open to the public.

Networking mixer to follow at Adamus at the Silversmith Hotel (10 S. Wabash). Cash bar.


Cinema/Chicago is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment at all our programs and events. All event venues are fully wheelchair accessible, with no-step entrances or ramp access and elevators. All venues offer wheelchair-designated spaces, companion seating, easy-access theater seating, and accessible restrooms. For accommodation requests, please email us at access@chicagofilmfestival.com, call us at 312-683-0121, x108, or complete our Accommodation Request Form.

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