WMM has had a banner year with film festivals beginning with two top honors at the Sundance Film Festival, and numerous Audience Awards and accolades from SXSW, Hot Docs, Full Frame, True/False, Human Rights Watch Film Festivals and beyond!
In early November, WMM'S Executive Director, Debra Zimmerman will to go Hawaii. She was invited by the Hawaii Women in Filmmaking to speak at the Hawaiian Media Makers Conference, on the "Changing the Narrative" - a panel addressing what is working and proposing ways to create the change that is needed to advance women in the film industry. Debra will also be presenting on a panel about the current state of distribution, and will meet with film producers in collaboration with colleagues from the NEA, NAMAC, ITVS, and PBS Digital. The conference is produced by Hawaii Women in Filmmaking, Pacific Islanders in Communications, and the Hawaii International Film Festival.
Debra was also recently "down under" at the Antenna Documentary Film Festival in Sydney, Australia! At the festival she served on the International Competition Jury and presented an in-depth program at DOC TALK: Distribution Meets Social Impact at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Several additional recent broadcasts on WORLD CHANNEL'S Doc World, were featured in the Los Angeles Times including, WMM distributed KISMET (Nina Maria Paschalidou), andAMONG THE BELIEVERS (Hemal Trivedi, Mohammed Nagvi).
NATIONAL MEDIA MARKET and EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCES
National Media Market
WMM will be showing films at six conferences this fall. We're excited to share our 2016-2017 new releases with the educational community!
WMM's Sales and Distribution Manager, Amy Aquilino, and Marketing Manager, Erika Howard will be attending NMM in Baltimore, MD! If you're attending, be sure stop by Room 3603 for coupons, raffles and more!
WMM will be attending the National Women's Studies Association in Montreal this fall! The conference leads the field of women's studies in educational and social transformation. NWSA will run from November 10-13 and Marketing Manager, Erika Howard will be attending.
Did you hear about the WMM Webinars? They're expanding and are now available for the global community of filmmakers year-round! You can now join us from anywhere in the US or around the world, from the convenience of your home or office. Don't miss out on these informative webinars led by leaders from top industry organizations. Sign up now, log on, and get the information you need to move your project forward!
WMM has also been offering a dynamic slate of in-person workshops in NYC featuring some of the most respected industry leaders from the NEH, Tribeca Film Institute, and more. Upcoming highlights include fundraising tips from former NYC Film Commissioner Cynthia Lopez, a conversation with Motto Pictures' Julie Goldman, and Impact Producing, Outreach and Engagement with Jennifer MacArthur of Borderline Media. For more information, click here.