Women+Film Presents Women Leaders in Film: A Special Conversation with Ruth Vitale
90 Minute Running Time
An intimate conversation with a powerhouse of the film industry.
Ruth Vitale is the Executive Director of CreativeFuture, a broad-based creative community coalition that includes film and television companies, independent production and financing companies, unions, guilds, talent agencies, and other members and supporters of the creative community. CreativeFuture promotes the value of creativity in today’s digital age and embraces expanded audience access to content in ways that reward creativity. Vitale has been at the forefront of independent film production and distribution for more than three decades, including as Founder and Co-President of Paramount Classics and as President of Fine Line Features. During her tenure at these companies, she launched the careers of many successful filmmakers such as Paul Greengrass, Sofia Coppola, Scott Hicks, John Hillcoat, and Craig Brewer. Her films have won three Oscars and received 16 nominations as well as 18 Golden Globe nominations and two wins.