Nevertheless Film Festival Elevates Filmmakers

Inspired by “Nevertheless, she persisted,” the Nevertheless Film Festival was established in response to the rising conversations about equal representation in the film industry. AWD spoke to Festival Director and Founder Meredith Finch about the origins of the festival and the plans for the fest's inaugural year. Congratulations with the … Read On ›

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 ›