5/04/2015

WMM: NYWIFT and Chicken & Egg Pics tomorrow!




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AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs by Grace Lee won a Peabody Award. Congrats on this honor!

Congrats to Sophie Deraspe, whose film THE AMINA PROFILE won the Special Jury Prize for Canadian Feature Documentary at Hot Docs! 

WINNING GIRL by Kimberlee Bassford will have its broadcast premiere on WORLD Channel's America ReFramed, May 12th for Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. 

1971 by Johanna Hamilton will have its PBS broadcast on Independent Lens on May 18th. 


You can donate to these active Indiegogo campaigns: 

By critically acclaimed filmmaker Julie Dash, this film chronicles the life of Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor who changed the way we talk about women, race and food. Click here for more info & to donate.

sports documentary that follows high school fencers dueling to stand out on college applications. Directed by Holly BuechelClick here for more info & to donate.


Women Make Movies gratefully acknowledges the support of our funders: The National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. 

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Join us tomorrow for a Meet the Funder workshop with NYWIFT and Chicken & Eggs Pictures! Don't miss this great opportunity,
    
Tuesday, May 5th | 6:30pm
$35.00 (Reg Rate) | $25.00 (WMM Partner & Filmmaker Rate) 

Both NYWIFT (New York Women in Film & Television) and Chicken and Egg provide funds for women filmmakers. NYWIFT's "Fund for Women Filmmakers," offers several small grants including an In-Kind Post-Production Grants, a Directing Award and Marketing and Promotion grant for a dramatic feature film while Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women non-fiction filmmakers dedicated to well-crafted storytelling to catalyze social change. Since 2005, Chicken & Pictures has awarded $3.3 million. Joining us will be Terry Lawler, NYWIFT's Executive Director and Jenni Wolfson, Chicken and Egg Pictures' Executive Director to share information about their grant programs, the application process and to answer your questions. Register here
 
Check out our next Workshop! 


Impact, Outreach, Engagement, what do they mean, how do they differ and how do you go about creating a campaign tailored to the issues raised by your film? Join us for a nuts and bolts conversation about the growing importance of social change campaigns and how to go about crafting a game plan best suited to your project. Register here
  
See the full list of Spring workshops here


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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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