3/14/2016

Festival Strategy for Your Film! | WMM Workshop




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Four PA films are screening at SXSW:  Ovarian Psycos (Joanna Sokolowski & Kate Trumbull-LaValle), In Pursuit of Silence (Patrick Shen), Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson) and Trapped (Dawn Porter).

Love True (Alma Har'el), Memories of a Penitent Heart (Cecilia Aldarondo) and The Last Laugh (Ferne Pearlstein) will premiere at Tribeca!

Trapped (Dawn Porter) is now in theaters.

The Brainwashing of My Dad (Jen Senko) will open in theaters on March 18th.
Look at Us Now, Mother! (Gayle Kirschenbaum) will open theatrically on April 8th.  

FUNDRAISING NEWS

You can donate to the following crowdfunding campaign:

A Towering Task (Alana DeJoseph) tells the story of the Peace Corps, a peacemaking agency with a rich and complicated history, and a container for countless intimate personal stories of individuals impacted worldwide.  For more information and to donate, click here.
Even When I Fall (Elhum Shakerifar) tells the story of 3 incredible women, survivors of child trafficking, who set up Nepal's first circus. For more information, and to donate, click here
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WMM's Spring workshop season is in session! Be sure to register for next week's workshop with WMM's Executive Director Debra Zimmerman.

Wednesday, March 23 | 6:30pm 

Film Festivals are an essential step in reaching your film's audience as well as catching the eye of potential distributors.  Join WMM's Executive Director, Debra Zimmerman, as she guides you through the often confusing world of film festivals and presents ways to use the film festival circuit to launch your film, market it and build word of mouth. Films from WMM screen at the most important festivals in the world, including the Sundance Film Festival where WMM's latest release, SONITA won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience award.  Find out how to optimize your festival screenings with tips on creating your festival strategy, packaging your film, and navigating the scene once you're there. This is the perfect workshop to learn how to get the most out of this increasingly important part of your narrative feature, documentary, or short film's roll out strategy, led by one of the industry's leading experts on distribution. 

Register for this workshop!

Don't miss our next workshop, Meet the Broadcaster with HBO's Senior VP Jacqueline Glover on April 20! Hear insider information on what it's like to work with HBO. Register here

Check out the Spring workshop season lineup




All WMM workshops and events are open to the general public and our offices are ADA compliant. 
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. 

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 with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Andy Warhol Foundation, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.  

 
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