AWD is an inclusive collective of professional women-identifying and gender nonbinary directors working together to affect positive, lasting change in the entertainment industry.


On April 9, STARZ announced its partnership with Alliance of Women Directors to increase representation of female directors. The program is open to AWD members and includes a commitment to staff emerging directors for their first episodic television directing assignment.

Submissions are open between May 1 and May 23. Learn More.

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Join us for talks on all things directing, featuring a different leading industry speaker. Non-members can get their tickets through Eventbrite. Learn more.


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