Women Make Movies Women Make Movies View Cart
Women Make Movies
Find


 

Laura J. Lipson

Laura Lipson is the director, writer, and co-producer of STANDING ON MY SISTERS’ SHOULDERS. She also penned the lyrics for the film’s opening song FREEDOM WILL COME.

She fulfilled her elementary school dream to live in Paris, and had the opportunity to do that when she became an assistant film editor for auteur director, Raul Ruiz. She worked on two of his films: TREASURE ISLAND and RICHARD III.

She’s an award winning writer/producer/director ad has worked with ABC, CBS, TV One, New World Entertainment and Dick Clark Productions. She wrote and produced hundreds of television trailers and short form videos.

Recently, she has been a speaker for the State Department traveling to South Africa to talk to college and high school students and community members about filmmaking, interviewing techniques, mentorship, and the value of preserving grassroots history.

As a writer/producer director, she has worked on diverse projects including sizzle reels for ABC, a series for Veterans returning to civilian life, a short film for school age children about the US flag, and a World War II documentary story in Rome with the Sadoffs. She graduated with honors from UC Berkeley and lives in Washington, DC. (8/14)


Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders
A film by Joan Sadoff, Dr. Robert Sadoff and Laura J. Lipson, 2002, 60 min., Color/BW

In 1965, when three women walked into the US House of Representatives in Washington D.C., they had come a very long way. Neither lawyers nor politicia...



go to year view by subject view by title view by maker



  Sign up to get our monthly newsletter delivered by email.



You'll get the latest info on WMM films, filmmakers, new releases and worldwide events.
Read the current issue and subscribe!

amazon amazon
 
WMM offers film collections
on a variety of specific subject areas, including the
African American Collection, films from Latin America, the Girls Project, Beyond the Veil and more.



Deep discounts are available when you purchase multiple films. More details.






 
© Women Make Movies, 2005
site map

Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitiates the production, promotion, distribution, and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. contact us