Dear Festival Family & Supporters!
We hope your year is off to a great start! Thank you to those who came out to our Holiday party in December! It's always great catching up with filmmakers, actors and supporters throughout the year!
The festival team is back into full swing planning a great year ahead including the launch of the brand new Script to Screen Program!
Script to Screen Program 2015
We are proud to announce Executive Director
Patricia DiSalvo Viayra is partnering with
Romell Foster-Owens of Jowharah Films to produce up to four winning screenplays from Lady Filmmakers 2013 and 2014!
We are pleased to announce Romell Foster-Owens is joining the
Lady Filmmakers Festival Team as Director of Industry Relations.
The festival will produce these short films and plans to premiere the films at the 7th Annual Festival in September 2015. Filming is scheduled for April 2015 in Los Angeles.
How You Can Help & What We Need!
* Industry Support
* Women Directors (Preference to Festival Alumni)
* Key Leadership
**To Sponsor or to be a part of the productionEMAIL US!
* Do you have news to share with the community? Please submit HERE!
* Submissions are OPEN! SUBMIT HERE!
* Thank you to Porta Via in Beverly Hills
for a great Holiday Party!
Julia Camara, Director of "House Cleaning" & "Bikini Blues" is proud to announce her latest project "Occupants" starring Star Trek Voyager's Roberto Picardo is currently in post-production and a sci-fi found footage film. The film is about a documentary filmmaker who discovers a parallel version of herself while filming her latest project. This is Julia's third feature film.
Diane Namm, Director of "Finding Hope" is a producer at Malibu Playhouse.
She produced and directed a SOLD OUT event / benefit of LOVE LETTERS with Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross in December!
Watch this promo for the Malibu Playhouse with Pierce Brosnan by Diane HERE.
Rodrigo Garcia , Director of "Tired of Being Funny", premiere's his latest feature film "Last Days In The Desert" starring Ewan McGregor at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Scheduled for release in April 2015.
More details HERE.
Wanda Lepionka, Producer of "The Last Night", is proud to announce "The Last Night" received three nominations for the New Zealand Film Awards 2014 - Best Self-Funded Short Film, Best Actor in a Short Film (Cohen Holloway) and Best Cinematography in a Short Film (Mathew Knight). http://www.nzfilmawards.co.nz/
Thank you for all of your support
and we look forward to seeing you soon!
The Festival Team
Star Studded Events!
Lady Filmmakers Festival in 5 days!
September 26th-28th in Beverly Hills
Films * Parties * Networking Book Event & Art Night * Industry Speakers!!
We have several wonderful films from all over the world with a record number of feature films & world premieres! We are screening 6 feature films and 41 short films. We also have an incredible line-up of industry speakers eager to answer your questions in an intimate setting!
Enjoy 5 great parties/events this year!
*Book Signing/Meet The Author
*Vivica A. Fox Awards Presentation PLUS Reception
*Art Night PLUS Reception
*Opening & Closing Night Parties!
Our 2014 Extraordinary Honorees!
Vivica A. Fox, LisaGay Hamilton,
& Risa Bramon Garcia
Get dressed up and bring your dancing shoes!
Gatsby Themed Party featuring The Bling Divas 1920s Dancers, DJ Aviel, Singer Liyah Lapidot, Delicious Italian Wine, Heavy Hors' D'oeuvres, Champagne Toast, & Dessert!
6 Feature Films & 41 Short Films! 7 World Premieres!
We are proud of this year's selection of films from across the US and World. This was an especially competitive year with so many great films to choose from! Our programming is dynamic this year with a great cross section of filmmakers from of up-and-coming talent to seasoned professionals at the top of their game in Hollywood. Be sure to check out our incredible line-up of industry panels as well!
Filmmaker, CO-Founder, Loves Movies....