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 ›
At the closing of 2018, AWD welcomed three new members to AWD’s Advisory Board: Jonathan Frank, Karen Horne and Wendy Mericle. Members of the Advisory Board, which also includes Marc Guggenheim and Betty Thomas, have a proven commitment to gender parity in the industry and work to … Read On ›
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 ›
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 ›
As 2018 comes to a close, we look back at the incredible year AWD has had. In the spring, AWD debuted a new website including the FIND A DIRECTOR search engine where anyone can perform a search based on the type of project they are producing (genre, … Read On ›
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 ›
The final stage of the Shoot 'Em Up! evolution series is here! Our six AWD directors have scripts in hand and are prepping for their shorts. We would like to ask you -- our AWD supporters -- for your support in making this inaugural AWD production event a resounding … Read On ›
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 ›
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 ›
Via Variety - by Dave McNary
Diversity among feature film directors remained disappointingly low in 2017, the Directors Guild of America has reported in a new study.
The results, released Thursday, show the difficulty faced in achieving gains in increasing the numbers of female directors — in spite of … Read On ›