The Stories We Are Afraid to Tell w/ Jenni Konner

Join Executive Producer Jenni Konner (GIRLS, IT’S ME, HILARY: THE MAN WHO DREW ELOISE and SUITED) to discuss the importance of telling personal stories. A select group of SYSFF filmmakers will join in the conversation and get feedback on their stories.
Jenni Konner (Executive Producer) is a writer, director and producer best known for executive producing and writing GIRLS, which ran for six acclaimed seasons on HBO. Over the course of its run, GIRLS was nominated for two Emmys for Outstanding Comedy Series and won the 2013 Golden Globe for Best Comedy Television Series as well as the 2013 BAFTA for Best International Show. She also wrote and directed the limited series CAMPING for HBO. Konner began her career as a writer on Judd Apatow’s celebrated television series, UNDECLARED. Her additional producing credits include the HBO documentaries IT’S ME, HILARY: THE MAN WHO DREW ELOISE and SUITED. She currently resides in Los Angeles, where she runs her production company, I Am Jenni Konner Productions.
Moderated by: Erin Brown Thomas