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.
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.
WMM Co-Presents Films at NewFest
The 33rd Annual New York LGBTQ+ Film Festival is back with a hybrid edition, and we are excited to co-present two films at this year’s festivals! Don’t miss 130+ new queer films, premieres and panels, both in theater in New York City and streaming at home anywhere in the United States, October 15-26.
Jane Campion To Be Honored with Lumière Award
Award-winning and feminist filmmaker Jane Campion will be honored with the prestigious Prix Lumière Award this October at the Lumière Film Festival in Lyon, France. Previous recipients of the award include Jane Fonda and Catherine Deneuve. In their announcement, the festival remarked, “In just seven feature films in 20 years, Jane Campion has created a unique filmography and cinema that are at once personal and universal.”
New Acquisition THE CELINE ARCHIVE to Screen on Opening Night at the Harlem International Film Festival!
WMM new acquisition THE CELINE ARCHIVE will open the Harlem International Film Festival on Thursday, May 6 at an in-person screening! A live Q&A moderated by Denise Cruz, Professor of English at Columbia University, with filmmaker Celine Parreñas Shimizu will follow.
WMM Films and Filmmakers Premiering at Tribeca Film Festival
We are delighted to see many films from our Production Assistance Program, program alums, and new releases screening at the Tribeca Film Festival 2021! ON THE DIVIDE (dir. Maya Cueva and Leah Galant) and FATHER OF THE CYBORGS, both made with the support of WMM’s Production Assistance Program, will both premiere this year.