meet our director
Erin Bagwell is a filmmaker and feminist blogger residing in Brooklyn, New York. In 2013 she founded Feminist Wednesday, a feminist storytelling blog. In the summer of 2014 she launched a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $100,000 in funding to produce her first feature length film Dream, Girl. In May 2016, Dream, Girl screened at the White House as part of the United State of Women Summit followed by a sold out screening at the iconic Paris Theater in New York City.
Erin’s story has been featured in Forbes, TED, Vogue, and The Washington Post and she was named one of Oprah’s SuperSoul100 a list featuring extraordinary individuals that live life intentionally, create great social impact, and bring inspiration to others.
In 2017, Erin was selected to be part of the American Film Showcase, which is part of the U.S. Department of State in coordination with U.S. embassies and consulates. They send American documentarians on trips to various countries around the globe to engage with audiences. Through her work with the showcase, Erin has travelled to Tajikistan and Egypt to screen Dream, Girl and lead filmmaking workshops.
Back at home, Erin co-hosts a weekly podcast called BeaverTalk with Diana Matthews, where they give Hollywood unsolicited advice about feminism. Episodes are released every Feminist Wednesday.
Dream, Girl is available worldwide for public screenings and was named the number one feminist documentary to watch by the Huffington Post.
Dream, Girl producers Erin Bagwell & Komal Minhas were selected to be part of Oprah's SuperSoul100, a collection of 100 awakened leaders who are using their voices and talent to elevate humanity.
speaking: dream, girl Screening + Q&A
Find out how Erin raised $100K in 30 days on Kickstarter, became part of Oprah's #SuperSoul100, and premiered her first film at The White House.
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Erin has previously
The best part of the night was having Erin there for Q&A after the film.
“The audience had so many questions for Erin that we had to cut them off or we never would have gone home – that’s how engaging she was! Thank you, Erin, for making our event a night that will be remembered for years to come!”
— Angela M. Buck | Senior Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
What it's Like to Work with Erin:
Erin answers emails promptly and professionally. She doesn't have a manager or agent so you will be working with her directly.
Included in Erin's speaker fee:
A "Kick-off Call" to learn more about you, your organization, and your event. Erin will come prepared to share her best practices, and tips from past screenings to make sure you have a fabulous event.
A follow-up call one week before the event to confirm details.
Press. Erin is happy to spread the word about your event and do any interviews you have set up via print, podcast, or TV. Just make sure it's on her day-of agenda, or schedule it with her before the event. Erin will promote your event on her website and social media, in addition to on the Dream, Girl Film website.
Meet & Greet. Erin loves connecting with, meeting, and of course taking selfies with Dream, Girl fans. She is also happy to attend any dinner parties, receptions, or cocktail hours before or after the film.
Erin requires a 50% deposit of her speaker fee to book a date for your event. She also requires travel and accommodations outside of New York City.
Travel and accommodation can be booked by Erin or by your organization depending on what's easier for you. Just make sure to let Erin know of any travel restrictions your organization has and the timeline for payment once she submits an invoice to you.
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