4/20/2016

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FILM INDEPENDENT


UNITED SKATES by Tina Brown & Dyana Winkler, has been accepted into this year's Film Independent Documentary Lab.

FLEDGLING FUND


A BETTER MAN (Attiya Khan, Lawrence Jackman), UNITED SKATES, CANARY IN THE COAL MINE (Jennifer Brea) and  WHOSE STREETS? (Sabaah Jordan, Damon Davis) were all accepted into The Fledgling Fund's 2016 Engagement Lab. PA Alum Deirdre Fishel's CARE was also accepted.


NEW PORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL

IN THE PURSUIT OF SILENCE  by Patrick Shen will be screening at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 25th.

 


OTHER NEWS

  INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY ASSOCIATION

IDA Executive Director, Simon Kilmurry penned an open letter to the Prime Minister of New Zealand in support of SONITA director, Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, who was denied entry into the country. To read the letter, click here.
Over 1000 signatures were collected in support  of Ghaemmaghami, resulting in the approval of her visa!!
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The IDA is hosting a special Virtual Reality (VR) Documentary Workshop that features a hands-on approach to the new world of VR, discussing current tools, emerging techniques and methodologies, as well as the ethical concerns of this rapidly evolving medium. 

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Vimeo and the Share theScreen Initiative 
Wednesday, April 27th | 6:30pm

Meet Vimeo's Laura Turner-Garrison
Sr. Manager, Content Acquisition & Development

VIMEO

SHARE THE SCREEN INITIATIVE

Have you heard the news?! Vimeo is taking the lead in supporting   female-led projects with its Share the Screen initiative. Hoping to help close the continuing gender gap in our industry, Vimeo has launched this new effort whose goals are to foster equality by investing in female-led programming, educational workshops, meetups, interviews, and more that spotlight and support female voices in the Vimeo community. Join us to hear more about this exciting new opportunity for women from Vimeo's top leadership. Bring your questions and find out how you can become part of the Share the Screen Initiative.

Register now for this workshop! 
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"MAKING YOUR SCREENPLAY A SUCCESS" 

SCREENWRITING WEBINAR
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"MAKING YOUR SCREENPLAY A SUCCESS" 
Monday, April 25th 1:00PM EST



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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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