“So the privilege of being women filmmakers also comes with a heavy burden.” – Michelle Yeoh accepts the TIFF 2022 Share Her Journey Groundbreaker Award

“As women, we are privileged to work in one of the most open-minded and forward-thinking industries, yet women are still glaringly underrepresented in the top levels of our industry,” she said. “So the privilege of being women filmmakers also comes with a heavy burden. In […]

Cinema Femme interview with “The Novice” star Isabelle Fuhrman and director Lauren Hadaway

Cinema Femme “The Novice” interview with star Isabelle Fuhrman and director Lauren Hadaway “The Novice” comes to digital and theaters Friday, December 17th! Moderated by Cinema Femme managing editor Rebecca Martin Isabelle Fuhrman (“Orphan”) plays Alex Dall, a queer college freshman who joins her university’s […]

Cinema Femme Short Film Fest among the 12 recipients of Filmocracy’s first-ever fellowship awards for female-centric film festivals

Los Angeles, CA (December 9, 2021)—Filmocracy, the world’s premiere digital screening, distribution, and experience platform, has announced today its non-profit, The Filmocracy Foundation, is funding the first round of fellowships in its worldwide film festival mentorship program for underrepresented film festivals, co-founder Paul Jun and […]

Lynn Shelton “Of A Certain Age” Grant awarded to Miami-based Caribbean-American Filmmaker Keisha Rae Witherspoon

SEATTLE, WA (OCTOBER 28th, 2020) — This year, to honor the legacy of beloved filmmaker Lynn Shelton, Northwest Film Forum and Duplass Brothers Productions launched the Lynn Shelton “Of a Certain Age” Grant. This $25,000 unrestricted cash grant is modeled after Shelton’s own history in the […]