Congratulations to Kathy Huang (A Guangzhou Love Story), Isabel Alcántara (Cuenca), LC Cohen (Fly Away), Hikaru Toda (Lawyers), Nancy Schwartzman (Roll Red Roll), Assia Boundaoui & Alex Bushe (The Feeling of Being Watched), Sabaah Jordan & Damon Davis (Whose Streets?) on being selected for the Chicken & Egg Accelerator Lab!
The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller) was nominated for four Gotham Awards including Best Feature, Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award, Best Screenplay and Best Actress. Congrats!
Several PA films will be playing at DOC NYC next month:
Babushkas of Chernobyl - Holly Morris
BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez - Barbara Attie/Janet Goldwater
From This Day Forward - Sharon Shattuck
A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers - Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy/ Geeta Gandhbir (US Premiere!)
Motley's Law - Nicole N. Horanyi
Speed Sisters - Amber Fares (US Premiere!)
Tocando La Luz - Jennifer Redfearn
You can donate to these active Kickstarter campaigns:
SAVING SEA TURTLES: PREVENTING EXTINCTION (Michele Gomes, Jenny Ting), a film about the current plight of the world's rarest sea turtle.
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WMM's webinar series is back! Join us this Wednesday, October 28th to learn about crowdfunding your film through Kickstarter. This is a workshop AND webinar so join us in NY or tune in from anywhere in the country! Don't miss this great opportunity,
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Over the past five years, Kickstarter has transformed the creative process -- raising over $1.9 billion for creative projects from the world's largest community dedicated to bringing creative projects to life. But how can filmmakers most strategically use Kickstarter to help get new work made? In this workshop and simultaneous webinar, Kickstarter Film Outreach Lead Dan Schoenbrun will share his insights about what makes a successful Kickstarter campaign, profiles several innovative campaigns, talks about strategy, rewards, and how to best spread the word about your project. an overview of the past, the present, and the future of film on Kickstarter. Join us for what promises to be a info-packed event and bring your questions. Click here to register.
We have great upcoming webinars this fall. Details coming soon...stay tuned!
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