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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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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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Director of THE ATAVIST, Cameo Wood

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Oct. 6, 2017

The past is catching up to Harvey Weinstein with the release of the New York Times article “Decades of Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Harvey Weinstein.”  With the article comes a variety of responses from women and men across the industry on twitter, blogs, and social media. It’s a sad display of a man’s need for […]

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Aimee Graham, director of THE ALLNIGHTER

#FF Fri Fundraisers for Aug. 11, 2017

  It’s a good thing Sundance NEXT FEST is this weekend because I need an escape from reality! The stressors of the world seem pretty impossible to physically escape at the moment, so I’ll let my mind take me away at what Sundance calls “the summer’s boldest indie movies and music.” I’ve attended every year NEXT […]

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Lara Jean Gallagher director of Clementine

#FF Fri Fundraisers for July 14, 2017

Rolling into the dog days of summer, I’m doing my best to get outside, but it can be rough when barely walking into the Tennessee sun leaves me immediately drenched in sweat. What do you do to beat the heat? How about joining the heat by catching some lady-athletes in their creative moments? Fast Company highlighted this series […]

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Ruth Leitman, director of "Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order"

#FF Friday Fundraisers for May 19, 2017

“It takes a village…” is a common phrase when it comes to raising children, keeping neighborhoods safe, and plenty more situations. Arguably it’s a core tenant of crowdfunding, too. When we all add our unique participation, the whole project benefits! We can keep an eye out for each other and lend a hand. In the list […]

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Rebecca Woolf director of PANS

#FF Friday Fundraisers for May 12, 2017

        Keeping the intro short this week, but there’s one important item of business to cover: the Wonder Woman countdown has begun! Just three more weeks until the Patty Jenkins-directed action film opens (June 2)!  Have you seen the final trailer? Pre-sale tickets are already available– meet you at the theater?         […]

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MIRROR MIRROR director Anngelica-Marie Eshesimua

#FF Friday Fundraisers for May 5, 2017

Cheers for the weekend! Thanks for visiting and checking out the highlights of crowdfunding projects currently going strong, along with the directors looking for your support. Before getting to the list, I want to share a few more insights from my past week and half talking to female directors who had films programmed at the […]

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Ainslie Cloutson, director of 600 BOTTLES OF WINE

#FF Fri Fundraisers for April 21, 2017

Just over a year ago, Aisha Tyler was crowdfunding for her first feature film, AXIS. Since then, she not only completed her campaign – 2,009 backers pledged $193,554 (!!) – but she completed the film and is bringing it to the big screen via a festival run that includes the Nashville Film Festival. I’m attending […]

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Jessica Martin, director of ABBY AND TABBY ALONE IN THE DESERT

#FF Friday Fundraiser Mar 24, 2017

Why do you give gifts? Does it come naturally? There are many benefits of giving to others – it’s a practice of selflessness that allows you to drop focus on whatever might be stressing you. Even if just for a moment, you experience an endorphin high: that feeling you get when the recipient smiles or reacts […]

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