3/16/2015

WMM: Master Class with Katy Chevigny this Thursday!




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Academy Award winner 
Citizenfour continues its theatrical run across the country. To see where it is playing near you, visit the film website.
Congratulations to Vaishali Sinha, whose Ask the Sexpert got into the Hot Docs forum!

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story is heading to SXSW! Read about it in the LA Times.   

Pamela Hogan's film Looks Like Laury, Sounds Like Laury is currently airing on World Channel

You can donate to these two active Indiegogo campaigns: 
The Pregnancy Exclusion, a timely examination of a growing trend of laws that seek to control a pregnant woman's body Fencing for the Edge, a sports documentary that follows high school fencers dueling to stand out on college applications.

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Join us this Thursday, March 19, for a master class with Katy Chevigny, director of E-TEAM! Don't miss this great opportunity,
    
Thursday, March 19th | 6:30pm
$35.00 (Reg Rate) | $25.00 (WMM Partner & Filmmaker Rate) 

Katy Chevigny is one 
of the most accomplished 
documentary filmmakers working today. Katy, an award-winning filmmaker, is a co-founder of Big Mouth Productions and Arts Engine. Her most recent success is the acclaimed documentary E-TEAM which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival where it won the Cinematography Award for U.S. Documentary. 

Katy will share her experience and expertise, show clips from her work, discuss the ethics of filmmaking, her creative choices and the importance of craft, drawing upon her 20 year career as a documentarian. She will also talk about the challenges of filming in foreign countries and cultures and about her relationship to her subjects.  Join us for what promises to be a thoroughly engaging and thought-provoking evening! Purchase tickets here

Look out for our next WEBINAR, Thursday March 26th:

Interactive Storytelling with Ingrid Kopp, Director of the Tribeca Film Institute's Digital Initiatives
In this webinar we will explore the growing field of interactive storytelling, a space that brings together mediamakers, technologists and designers to create media projects that go beyond traditional screens. Get tickets here

See the full list of Spring workshops here


About WMM:

Since our beginnings in 1972, WMM has grown from a feminist filmmakers' collective into an industry-leading nonprofit media arts organization and distributor. For over 40 years, WMM has transformed the landscape of filmmaking for women directors and producers, bringing the issues facing women around the world to screens everywhere. Now, with more than 550 films in our catalog, including Academy®, Emmy®, Peabody and Sundance nominees and award winners, WMM is the largest distributor of films by and about women in the world. Women Make Movies. By Women. About Women. For Everyone. 


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