“People need to have opportunity, that’s what is going to make the whole industry grow and blossom.” – Ellen Page
Watch Ellen Page and Ian Daniel, co-creators of the new documentary series Gaycation, discuss their careers, the equality movement, and cultural attitudes towards LGBTQ people during their Keynote at the 2016 SXSW Film Conference.
Page, an Academy Award-nominated actress, continues to build upon her leading on-screen roles in both tentpole and art-house films such as Hardcandy, Juno, Whip It, Inception, X-Men, Freeheld and upcoming performances in Tallulah and Into the Forest, which she also produced. Ian Daniel is a writer, producer, filmmaker and curator in NY. Daniel is also the former Director of Artistic Programs at The Civilians, a theater company in NY that derives their work from intensive investigations into today’s vital questions.
Watch the video above for the entire inspiring SXSW Film Keynote with Ellen Page and Ian Daniel from Saturday, March 12, 2016. Browse more 2016 Keynotes, Red Carpets, Q&As, sessions and more on our YouTube Channel.
Get inspired by diverse visionaries from the ever-evolving world of film during nine days of screenings, compelling conference sessions, networking opportunities and more at SXSW Film 2016 from March 11-19 in Austin, TX.
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