WMM Filmmakers and Staff Selected for DOC NYC’s 40 UNDER 40 list and DOCUMENTARY NEW LEADER cohort!
WMM filmmakers and staff are on the 2022 DOC NYC’s industry lists! Congratulations to WMM filmmakers Paula Eiselt (dir. 93QUEEN), Willow O'Feral (dir. SISTERS RISING), Nicole Docta (prod. BELLY OF THE BEAST), and Elizabeth Unger (dir. TIGRE GENTE); WMM's Manager of Filmmaker Services Emily Abi-Kheirs and Program alum Ann Bennett.
WMM Films and Filmmakers Premiering and Participating in Industry Events at DOC NYC 2022!
We are thrilled to announce that seven films supported by our Production Assistance Program will be screening at DOC NYC 2022, eight films will be participating in DOC NYC Industry Roundtable meetings, and two films have been selected for DOC NYC x VIDEO CONSORTIUM STORYTELLING INCUBATOR!
New Acquisition LOVE, BARBARA Makes the IDA Documentary Awards Shortlist
Brand new WMM acquisition LOVE, BARBARA (dir. Brydie O’Connor), which was also made with the support of our Production Assistance program, has been selected for the 38th IDA Documentary Awards Shortlist for Best Short! The film blends cinematic imagery and archival materials to offer a touching tribute to the pioneering lesbian experimental filmmaker, Barbara Hammer.
8 WMM Filmmakers Receive Documentary Grants from the Sundance Institute
The Sundance Institute has announced this year’s grantees for the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund, and we are thrilled to share that more than 20% of the films selected are from WMM filmmakers and alum! WMM-sponsored projects include FIRE THROUGH DRY GRASS (dir. Alexis Neophytides), RAZING LIBERTY SQUARE (dir. Director: Katja Esson), TIGRE GENTE (dir. Elizabeth…
25% of the Projects Selected for IDA’s Enterprise Documentary Fund are Sponsored by WMM!
Three of the eleven projects selected for the IDA’s 2022 Enterprise Documentary Fund are from WMM-sponsored filmmakers! Congratulations to our WMM-sponsored projects: MADE IN ETHIOPIA (dir. Xinyan Yu and Max Duncan), MY MIDWIFE (dir. Elaine Epstein), and SUGARCANE (dir. Julian Brave NoiseCat and Emily Kassie)!
Sixteen WMM Filmmakers Selected to Pitch at Gotham Week Project Market
Gotham Week is underway September 17 – 23, and we are excited to share that eight films made with the support of our Production Assistance Program and an additional eight films from WMM filmmakers and alum are pitching new films at the Gotham Week Project Market!