If you couldn't catch these great films at a film festival near you, or via broadcast, you now have a chance to stream them at home! TRAPPED (Dawn Porter) has become essential viewing for the current reproductive rights debate, and is now available on NETFLIX, and NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU (Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady) will be available starting November 1st.
Congratulations to the following films that were named as standouts on the Cinema Eye Honors annual The Unforgettables list.
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition (WAM) is looking for a few great volunteers and apprentices! If you are interested in making a difference in how women are represented and perceived in the arts and by the media, join one of their major committees. To be eligible for an apprenticeship, you must be a member of one of WAM's partner organizations listed on their website here. For more information, email their volunteer department, which is listed on the WAM website: womenartsmediacoalition.org.
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.
All WMM workshops and events are open to the general public and our offices are ADA compliant.
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.
In the spirit of fostering great work, the Filmmaker Fund is committed to both proven and emerging filmmakers with assistance at every stage of production and post-production. Primarily, their role is to remove the obstacles that lie in the way of great work. From early stage funding, through production, to a DCP, it is their aim to alleviate artistic encumbrances. Recently funded films include Uncle Howard, The Return and The Island and the Whales. Join filmmaker and Creative Director of the Filmmaker Fund, Marc Silver, and Filmmaker Fund Founder, Minette Nelson, in conversation (and for your questions and answers) around this exciting new fund and partnership.
**For all who register, a password protected recording
WMM welcomes Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin, Clinical Professor and Director of Indie Film Clinic, at Cardozo Law School. The Indie Film Clinic provides free legal services to filmmakers producing independent, documentary and student films and to artists providing services to independent and documentary film. The clinic's mission is to provide next generation of Cardozo lawyers with a solid grounding in legal transactional legal skills and the strengthen New York City as a center of independent film production. Prior to joining Cardozo, Professor Greenberg-Kobrin was the Dean of Students and Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, where she taught in the areas of negotiations, deals and leadership. In addition to overseeing the Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo, Professor Greenberg-Kobrin is the founding director of the Program on Leadership.
Please join us as Michelle leads us through steps in how to apply for these services, what kinds of projects they're looking for as well as the full roster of what's available through this unique and one-of-a kind opportunity.