Digital Panels on CODED BIAS
WMM new release CODED BIAS unravels the widespread racial and gender bias in algorithms and the code behind AI technology and facial recognition software. In coordination with the theatrical release of CODED BIAS, the filmmaking team has hosted a series of panel discussions, which explore the fight for transparency and human rights in tech.
CODED BIAS Opens in Theaters Nationwide
Listed among "the best of Sundance" and predicted by Variety to be an Oscar contender, CODED BIAS, which was made with the support of WMM's Production Assistance Program, premiered theatrically at the Metrograph on November 11. The film will open nationwide -- including in Miami, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Seattle and across the country -- starting November 18.
WMM Filmmakers Recognized at Critics Choice Documentary Awards
Congratulations to Melissa Haizlip for winning Best First Documentary Feature for MR. SOUL!, made with the support of WMM’s Production Assistance (PA) Program, and to PA Program alum Kirsten Johnson for winning Best Director and Best Documentary Feature for her new film DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD in the 2020 Critics Choice Documentary Awards!
ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENEZUELA selected as Venezuela’s 2021 Oscar Entry
We’re proud to announce that ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENEZUELA (Dir. Anabel Rodríguez Ríos), made with the support of WMM's Production Assistance Program, has been selected by Venezuela as the country's International Feature entry for the 2021 Oscars.
WMM Films Win Awards at LAAPFF and SDAFF!
Congratulations to Ursula Liang and her team for winning the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) and the Audience Award at San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) for DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL, made with the support of WMM’s Production Assistance (PA) Program, and to WMM filmmaker Ramona Diaz for winning a Global Impact Award at LAAPFF for her new film A THOUSAND…
Q&A with Filmmaker Shola Lynch, Hosted by NYWIFT in Partnership with IDA
On Monday, October 26, 2020, New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) in partnership with the International Documentary Association (IDA) and with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) hosted a Q&A with filmmaker Shola Lynch about her film CHISHOLM ’72: UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED, a WMM release. Watch here.