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Female Filmmaker Friday - Tina Cesa Ward

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Feb. 9, 2018

This year was boundary-pushing for Oscar nominations! The first female cinematographer, Rachel Morrison, is nominated for the Academy Award for Cinematography on Mudbound! (Sidenote: she’s also the cinematographer on Black Panther – a first for a major superhero film!) While Rachel brings excellence to the screen, she does so with none other than Dee Rees […]

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Christine Sanders dir of BARELY ADULTS

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Jan. 19, 2018

Earlier today, Destri posted a recommendations blog post for Sundance 2018, which is already in full swing today and will be through next weekend! Keep an eye on the twittersphere for all her reporting from Park City, Utah. Today we’ll continue Fri Fundraisers with a selection of crowdfunding projects that range from web series – BARELY […]

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#FF Fri Fundraisers for Jan. 12, 2018

You can already find a list of 50 films to look forward to in 2018, as collected by Alissa Wilkinson on VOX.com. My highlights from the list are: BLACK PANTHER directed by Ryan Coogler, A WRINKLE IN TIME directed by Ava DuVernay, ISLE OF DOGS directed by Wes Anderson, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE directed […]

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Happy New Year 2018!

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Jan. 5, 2018

Happy New Year! Since it’s the beginning of the year and resolutions are still going strong, I thought I’d try something new this week. One popular resolution topic that’s also usually a regular worry for indie filmmakers is MONEY. (obvs, see below for fundraisers) Since I’m a thrifter and Olympic bargain hunter, I get excited […]

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Photo of Amanda Nicole Reyes director of ROSA'S ESPERANZA

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Dec. 15, 2017

With the holidays here and New Years on the way, it’s time to look back and count the good, gather our loved ones around and celebrate each other! The coming year has many challenges, but the list below can help get you in the mood to look forward to something better. Check out the campaigns […]

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Anna Remus director of WISE GALS

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Dec. 8, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Also, the busiest? My brain is slightly exploding from the myriad threads in the news about TIME’s Person of the Year, the Documentary shortlist for the 90th Academy Awards, critic’s end-of-year lists, and I’m sure you can add other head-exploding news to this list. So take it […]

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Natalie Rodriguez-Extraordinary Ordinary

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Dec. 1, 2017

There’s more to celebrate with the announcement of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival line-up. As Laura Berger breaks down the number of projects directed or co-directed by women, she highlights the return of directors like Crystal Moselle and Debra Granik who have now made both fiction and non-fiction– Crystal moves from documentary to narrative and Debra […]

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Catherine Beckett & Lara Goldie directors of SLATE YOUR NAME

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Nov. 17, 2017

While passing through the airport last weekend, I had plenty of time on my hands and recalled that the November release of ELLE is the Women-in-Hollywood issue. Eager to put my money toward the recognition of leaders in the film community, I handed over my $5 for the Riley Keough cover. Not only is Riley a […]

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Angie Comer, director of "The R Word"

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Nov. 10, 2017

  Today is a good time to consider the status quo and break free! I recently read this quote and felt affirmed to take a new step in my career and I hope it gives you the same energy to move forward:   The traditional ways to make a film, the traditional ways to share […]

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Ash Eliza Smith director of Candy Ego

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Nov. 3, 2017

What a weekend it was at Citizen Jane Film Festival 2017. I’m proud to announce that I’ll soon be hiring a woman to direct the screenplay “Kismet” which won the first Screen Grab Prize at a pitch competition during the festival! The Screen Grab idea was born out of a collaboration with the Stephens College Screenwriting MFA program. There were 21 […]

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