GUEST OF HONOR

Jill Soloway

Jill Soloway is the creator of Amazon Studios' Golden Globe Award and GLAAD Media Award-winning TRANSPARENT, a dark, deep, silly family television series about boundaries, love and secrets.

Soloway won the U.S. Dramatic Directing Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival for her first feature, AFTERNOON DELIGHT, which was released by Cinedigm/Film Arcade. She recently founded WIFEY.TV, a channel/brand for women. Soloway is a three-time Emmy® nominee for her work writing and producing SIX FEET UNDER.

She co-created the theater experiences THE REAL LIVE BRADY BUNCH, MISS VAGINA PAGEANT, HOLLYWOOD HELLHOUSE and SIT 'N SPIN, and co-founded the community organization East Side Jews. She lives with her family in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Soloway will serve as Artist-in-Residence for the incoming 2015 participants.

Photo credit: Emily Shur