Two $500,000 grants for WMM Production Assistance Program Films from the NEH
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has unveiled over 20 million dollars in grants for 225 humanities projects throughout the nation and we are thrilled to announce that two films supported by our Production Assistance Program have received major funding!
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.
FIFTEEN WMM Program Filmmakers Receive NYSCA Grants For Their New Projects!
The New York State Council on the Arts has announced its 2021 grants and we are thrilled to announce that fifteen projects from the Women Make Movies Production Assistance Program received funds ranging from $10,000 to $22,500.
WMM Films and Alums Nominated for NAACP Image Awards
We are so pleased to see that four out of the five nominees for this year’s NAACP Image Award in Outstanding Documentary Film are made by WMM filmmakers! The nominees include WMM release CODED BIAS (Dir. Shalini Kantayya), WMM-sponsored MR. SOUL! (Dir. Melissa Haizlip), and new films from WMM program alums JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE (Dawn Porter) and ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY (Liz Garbus). For more than 45...
FOUR WMM FILMMAKERS NOMINATED FOR 2020 CRITICS CHOICE DOCUMENTARY AWARDS
Representing the “the best of the best of a remarkably fruitful moment for documentary filmmaking,” four WMM filmmakers, past and present, have been nominated for 2020 Critics Choice Documentary Awards: WMM-release CODED BIAS (Dir. Shalini Kantayya) has been nominated for Best Science/Nature Documentary. Called “a chilling plunge into Orwellian reality” by HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, CODED BIAS...
Two WMM Filmmakers Receive Awards from NYWIFT at the Hamptons International Film Festival
Written by Isabelle Titcomb Two WMM filmmakers were recently awarded New York Women in Film & Television distinctions at the Hamptons International Film Festival, which honor outstanding female filmmakers “who ha[ve] demonstrated exceptional artistic vision and dedication to their craft.” Ekwa Msangi, director of Production Assistance Program film FAREWELL AMOR, was honored with the New...
New Webinar Series! Fundraising for Success in 2020
Fundraising for Success includes two of our most popular webinars and two brand new ones -- it’s all you will need to be able to begin or jumpstart your fundraising efforts. This 4-part series is being offered for $75.00. That's 4 webinars for the price of 3!
Production Assistance Films at the BlackStar Film Festival
We are proud to have an incredible selection of Women Make Movies Production Assistance Program films screening in this year’s 2020 BlackStar Film Festival. The festival, which runs from August 20-26, celebrates the visual and storytelling traditions of the African diaspora and of global communities of color.