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Cinema Femme is a platform for emerging underrepresented filmmakers, which includes women and non-binary people. To support these filmmakers, we showcase their short films, provide education through featured interviews, and offer mentorship with seasoned filmmakers. We are vocal about the need for change onscreen and behind the lens. We believe that together we can change the industry for the better.

Open Positions

Contributing Writers

Contributing Writers – now taking pitches for fall 2022

We are now taking pitches for fall 2022. Cinema Femme is interested in coverage of festival films and events that are with female and non-binary filmmakers (interviews and reviews). We also are interested in personal essays and reviews by female and non-binary writers. Payment is based upon experience and coverage. Please email pitches to In subject line put “Cinema Femme Pitches” in the subject line, thanks!

ATTN: Chicago-based writers

Cinema Femme is looking to hire a few Chicago-based writers for an upcoming project. These writers should be familiar with the Chicago film scene and have experience conducting written interviews with filmmakers and people in film, female and non-binary filmmakers a plus. This will be a paid position. More details to follow. Please email Rebecca Martin, Managing Editor at to learn more and links to writing samples. Put “Cinema Femme Chicago Writers” in the subject line.

More opportunities coming soon!