Community Partner Spotlight: Canon Burbank

Community Partner Spotlight: Canon Burbank An interview with Michael Bravin   Starting in 2018, Canon Burbank has hosted AWD’s monthly Works In Progress program, which gives members an opportunity to screen and receive feedback about their projects, and has quickly become our members’ favorite event. The evenings typically start with a … Read On ›

Make 2019 Your Year to Shine

Dear AWD family, 2019 has begun and you have the power to make it your year to shine. We encourage you to access all the AWD resources available to you. In your Member Center is our "HotShot List" with crew recommendations from your fellow members. We detail our … Read On ›

Interview with Cheryl Crooks of CASCADIA Film Festival

Photo:  Cheryl welcomes the festival audience at Opening Night in the Pickford's theatre CASCADIA International Women’s Film Festival: “Celebrating & Showcasing Exceptional Films by Women Directors” A newcomer to the film festival circuit, CASCADIA is one of only two festivals in the United States that shows films directed exclusively by women. AWD … Read On ›

Alliance of Women Directors seeks Executive Director

Alliance of Women Directors (AWD) is seeking its first Executive Director, a motivated, highly qualified individual who will lead the organization into its next phase. Operating as an all-volunteer non-profit organization for 20 years, AWD promotes women-identifying directors in film, television, commercials, and new media by providing … Read On ›

AWD & Shoot ‘Em Up – Part Two

Thursday, August 23rd - 8pm-10pm El Cid -- 4212 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles 90029 Event is FREE   Experience part II of a three-night filmmaking evolution from story to script to screen. This month: The Script. Six members of Alliance of Women Directors -- Shilpa Mankikar, Donna Wheeler, Sarah Bullion, Julia Camara, C.M. Landrus, … Read On ›

Oxford Film Fest Champions Diverse Filmmakers

With events like bowling parties and karaoke and awards named after Alice Guy-Blaché, the Oxford Film Festival has earned a reputation for championing diverse filmmakers and being one of the most friendly festivals. AWD spoke with Melanie Addington, Executive Director of Oxford Film Festival, about her comprehensive … Read On ›