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ICON SPOTLIGHT on Kelly Park AWD Icon Members work extensively in feature films, television, commercials, music videos, and/or new media. They have not only shown exceptional skill and/or received substantial acclaim, but are also advocates for… Read More
AWD Presents the Fellows for 2024’s Directing the Actor Lab Taught by AWD Founder and USC Professor JENNIFER WARREN, AWD's Directing the Actor Lab is a sought after annual program. Selected from an impressive pool of applicants, the participating Directors meet for monthly… Read More
AWD announces new members to its Board of Directors AWD is thrilled to announce five new members to its Board of Directors. Each of these Directors is dedicated to advancing the mission and benefits offered by this organization. Learn more… Read More
MELANIE MACK at the BLACK WOMEN FILM NETWORK SUMMIT We're thrilled to share with you the incredible highlights from the recent Black Women Film Network Summit held in Atlanta, GA on Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd. This… Read More