On December 9, Troian, along with her directing partner Tommy Bertlesen, and Nia Peeples (who plays Emily’s mom on Pretty Little Liars) held the closing session on the AFR stage set at IMFCON conference. Titled “Closing Keynote: Pretty Little Livewires”.
The panel’s online description:
Nia Peeples & Troian Bellisario. Besides being co-stars on a hit TV series, these women are a powerhouse of unparalleled talent. Besides beauty, brains & brawn, they have directed, produced and starred in any number of entertainment endeavors. Yet they come from two very different generations. As two smart women in the entertainment business, they have a lot to share and teach us about standards of beauty & behavior in our culture. Hear about their latest projects as Troian’s directing partner Tommy Bertlesen joins us for a lively discussion.
Moderator: Laurie Kirby, President, IFFS-IMFCON
Panelist: Tommy Bertlesen, Director
Panelist: Troian Bellisario, Actor/ Filmmaker
Panelist: Nia Peeples, Actress/ Singer/ Producer