"Moana," "Smurfs: The Lost Village,"
"Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It-Ralph 2"
Girls Impact the World Film Festival
University of Texas drama grad Pamela Ribon got her start in Hollywood writing for Comedy Central’s Mind of Mencia and serving as the executive story editor for Christina Applegate’s short-lived Samantha Who? In recent years, the author and screenwriter has transitioned to animation features, providing the story for Moana and writing the scripts for Smurfs: The Lost Village and this November’s Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. She also co-created the comic book series SLAM! With Veronica Fish and wrote the memoir “Notes to Boys (and Other Things I Shouldn’t Share in Public.” Oni Press will publish Ribon’s first graphic novel, “My Boyfriend is a Bear”—co-created with Cat Farris—on April 17. She is also the author of “You Take It From Here,” “Going in Circles,” “Why Moms are Weird,” and “Why Girls are Weird.” On April 7, Ribon will participate in the Girls Impact the World Film Festival panel “Powerful Women in Media: More Than a Moment?” Presented by ConnectHer, the 6th annual Girls Impact the World Film Festival will be held 11 a.m. April 7 at St. Andrew's Dell Fine Arts Theater.
Aired: April 5, 2018