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!
WMM Films and Filmmakers at Tribeca Film Festival
We are excited to announce that seven films made by WMM filmmakers and Program alum are premiering at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival! Be sure to catch BEBA (dir. Rebeca Huntt) and BATTLEGROUND (dir. Cynthia Lowen), both of which are supported by our Production Assistance Program.