CHICANA and THE WATERMELON WOMAN Named to The National Film Registry
Each year, the Library of Congress preserves twenty-five films to the National Film Registry that showcase the range and diversity of American film heritage, and we are honored to announce the selection of Women Make Movies’ release CHICANA (dir. Sylvia Morales) and THE WATERMELON WOMAN (dir. Cheryl Dunye), which was made with the support of…
Women Make Movies Filmmakers and Program Alums Head to the 2022 Sundance Film Festival
We are over the moon to see that about 62% of this year’s Sundance Film Festival’s Competition titles are directed or co-directed by women, and we are even more thrilled to see so many WMM filmmakers and program alum among them!
WMM Films at DOC NYC’s Only in New York Meetings
Seven projects sponsored by WMM’s Production Assistance Program have been selected for DOC NYC’s Only in New York industry program! The program is an opportunity for filmmakers with works-in-progress to meet one-on-one with leading industry decision-makers.
WMM Filmmakers Make 2021 IDA Awards Shortlists
The 2021 International Documentary Association (IDA) Awards have announced the shortlists for the Best Feature and Best Short categories and three films made with the support of our Production Assistance Program are among them! The IDA Awards are one of several awards organizations that help create momentum for documentary Oscar contenders.
Four WMM Filmmakers Nominated for 2021 Critics Choice Documentary Awards
Honoring the year’s leading achievements in nonfiction released in theaters, TV, and major digital platforms, the Critics Choice Association has announced their nominees for the Sixth Annual Critics Choice Documentary Awards – and four WMM filmmakers are among them!
DAUGHTER OF A LOST BIRD Wins Two Awards at Woodstock Film Festival
Congratulations to WMM filmmaker Brooke Pepion Swaney for winning two awards at the 22nd Annual Woodstock Film Festival! Swaney (Blackfeet/Salish) won the NYWIFT Award for Best Female Director and received a Special Mention for Best Emerging Filmmaker for her film, a new WMM release, DAUGHTER OF A LOST BIRD.