IFP Selects 7 WMM Projects to participate in Independent Film Week!
Independent Film Week
brings the international film and media community to New York City to advance new documentary and narrative works-in-progress and support the future of storytelling.
Spotlight on Documentaries
directed by Deirdre Fishel
"The Movie About Anna" directed by Alexandra Sichel and Elizabeth Giamatti
" directed, written, and produced by Ramona Diaz
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 the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
WMM is excited to partner with IFP for Independent Film Week's Filmmaker Conference! Passes are now on sale for IFP's Filmmaker Conference
, taking place from September 14-18, 2014 at the New York Public Library's Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center! Act quickly, as only 50 passes remain for our popular Meet the Decision Makers sessions!
Whatever form your story takes, IFP's Filmmaker Conference
showcases how great projects can connect with audiences and stand out in a crowded marketplace. Over the past few weeks, we have been revealing this year's bountiful line-up, including Keynotes & panels
, Pitch Workshops
and a New Voices! Screenplay Reading Series
, with much more still to come. Read on to learn more about this year's line-up!
Taking place during IFP's annual Independent Film Week
, the Filmmaker Conference unfolds over five packed days featuring:
- #ArtistServices NYC presented by Sundance Institute: fierce conversations around the latest technology and trends in film included a crash course on DCP, creative financing, guerrilla marketing, and independent theatrical distribution.
- Meet the Decision Makers: face-time with some of the most exciting organizations in media, such as Sony Pictures Classics, Cinereach, Creative Capital, Tribeca Film Institute, Al Jazeera, Sundance Documentary Fund, festivals, & many more!
- Pitch Workshops
give you the chance to tell your project to a panel of experts live, and get feedback on how to do it better! Applications open now for screenplays, documentaries, & web-native content!
- New Voices! Screenplay Reading Series, presented by SAGIndie: excerpts from four screenplays participating in RBC's Emerging Storytellers program at Independent Film Week performed live.
For more information and to register, click here
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.