1/29/2018

This Week! Funding Webinar w/ ITVS & The National Minority Consortia




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NEWS FROM WMM


YOURS IN SISTERHOOD WORLD PREMIERE

Our new acquisition, Irene Lusztig's YOURS IN SISTERHOOD, will have its world premiere at the Forum at the 68th Berlinale. 

A collective portrait of feminist conversation 40 years ago and today, the film documents hundreds of strangers from around the US who were invited to read aloud and respond to letters from the 1970s that were sent to the editor of Ms. - America's first mainstream feminist magazine. Click here to donate to the film's IndieGoGo campaign.



SHIRKERS WINS SUNDANCE DIRECTING AWARD

Congratulations to Production Assistance Program director Sandi Tan on winning the
Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Documentary Competition Award for Best Directing for SHIRKERS. We would also like to congratulate PA filmmakers Katy Chevigny and Marylin Ness for the Sundance Institute/ Amazon Studios Producers Awards for DARK MONEY.

Click here for the complete list of winners.



IF THE DANCER DANCERS KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

IF THE DANCER DANCES (dir. Maia Wechsler, prod. Lise Friedman) has just launched their Kickstarter campaign with a goal of $35,000 by February 22nd, 2018! Click here to check out their campaign, learn more about the film, and donate!


The Production Assistance program accepts fiscal sponsorship applications on a rolling basis. Click here  for more details.

PARTNER NEWS


UNION DOCS LABS

Union Docs has just announced their open calls for applications for the 5-week intensive Summer Documentary Lab and the 10-month Collaborative Studio. Both programs offer a unique platform for exploring and expanding current approaches to documentary filmmaking.

Read more about each program and apply here (Summer Lab) and here (Collaborative Studio).












WEBINAR
  
Meet the Funder: ITVS Open Call & The National Minority Consortia - Part 1
Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 | 6:00 PM EST

With current projects like UNREST, TRIBAL JUSTICE and IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST, ITVS and the National Minority Consortia are at the forefront of funding and supporting diverse filmmakers. In this webinar we talk to the following organizations, all of which are currently accepting applications for funding opportunities:
  • ITVS -  Open Call (deadline February 9th)
  • Vision Maker Media - Public Fund (deadline March 1st)
  • Pacific Islanders in Communication - Research and Development (rolling)
We are thrilled to be joined by Monika Navarro (ITVS), Shirley Sneve (Vision Maker - Native American Filmmakers' Consortia) and Cheryl Hirasa (PIC) for an informative session that will discuss everything you need to know about getting your project funded through public media.

**A copy of this webinar will be available to all registrants for three months.



Please note: If you prefer to register by phone,
 contact us at 212-925-0606 ext 3100



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

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