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Hello! Thank you for your continued support of Lady Filmmakers. We have a lot of exciting announcements! Our next fun-filled event is on August 27th in Beverly Hills featuring French Women Winemakers. The FINAL submission deadline is August 15th! We are green lighting our first Script 2 Screen Film! We need your help to make the remaining two Script 2 Screen Films. Lady Filmmakers thanks Sabrina Arnold for selecting a Mentee!
The 7th Annual
Lady Filmmakers Festival, Fall 2015
FINAL CALL!! Submission Deadline is
* Short Screenplay
* Short Films
* Feature Films
"The Bay Laurel" is GREEN LIT!
Written By Jan Militello
Directed By Brenda Fies & Lis Fies
Thanks to the generous donations of equipment, volunteers, contributors, and the efforts of Directors Lis & Brenda Fies Lady Filmmakers' first Script 2 Screen Film will go into production September 2015! For more details on the script and filmmakers GO HERE.
*Sponsors to be announced soon!
HAPPY HOUR August 27th, 2015
Enjoy Happy Hour wine tasting pricing at Heritage Beverly Hills. Free to attend.
* Featuring French Female Winemakers
* $20 in advance $25 at the door
* 2 reds, 1 white, 1 rose
* Extended Happy Hour Menu til 8:30pm
* Wonderful selection of French Wines
*Light accompaniments for patrons such as gourmet cheeses from the Beverly Hills Cheese Shop and Crudites.
* Get FREE Tix to attend.
* Pre-Purchase Wine Flight Tix.
Congratulations Moriah Burton!
Moriah has been selected for the first Lady Filmmakers Mentorship! She was hand-picked by Sabrina Arnold and will get to spend a day on set of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
More updates on Moriah's mentorship to come!
We Need Your Help!
Help Lady Filmmakers with their goal to launch a scholarship program, produce the Script 2 Screen Films 2015 & 2016, support a mentoring program, and produce the Film Festival.
How can you help?
* Cash Donations
* In- Kind Donations for the short films
* In-Kind Donations for Festival Filmmakers,
VIPS, & Honorees
* Prizes for Filmmakers
* Volunteer to be a Mentor
* Volunteer for the festival
* Volunteer for Script 2 Screen
* Join a Committee
EMAIL US FOR MORE DETAILS!
LADY FILMMAKERS ALUMNI FAMILY NEWS
Judy White, Writer
"Lies I Told My Little Sister"
Best of Festival Winner 2014
Congratulations to "Lies I told My Little Sister"! Lies has a great distribution deal for North American rights with ARC Entertainment after a successful festival screening at the Bentonville Film Festival.
ARC Entertainment also has recently teamed with Alchemy to strengthen their
distribution reach. Alchemy is now the largest non-studio distributor in the world, and Lies will get the full advantage of that association.
Lies will be released on October 6, 2015.
Christine and Christopher Kezelos
Writer, Director, Producer
"Zero" and "The Maker"
"The Sasquatch of Jackson Farm" is the first feature film from husband and wife filmmakers Christopher and Christine Kezelos.Their films "Zero" and "The Maker" screened at hundreds of festivals across the globe, picking up 37 awards (including "Best of Festival" at the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival) and has also received over 13 million views online.
They have just launched a Kick Starter campaign to raise funds to create a development package for their feature project, a fantasy film for the whole family. Please show your support by donating and sharing the details HERE.
Julie Cobb (right)
Writer, Director, Producer
"Night Vet", Best Ladies First Winner
Julie was featured with her daughter Rosemary Morgan this past week at the recent Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas. Julie was the first female "Red Shirt" ever to be killed on the hit TV Show. Julie Cobb played Leslie Thompson in Star Trek Original Episode "By Any Other Name". Rosemary Morgan was Piri in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "The Chute". See their Mother's Day article highlighting them the duo.
Seri de Young
Writer, Director, Producer, Actress
"In Touch", 2014
Seri's film "In Touch" is now online to enjoy! Read the great interview and film festival insights that Seri shared with Pyragraph.
Watch the film "In Touch" HERE.
Producer & Festival Speaker
"Operation Barn Owl",
Best Romance Film Winner 2014
Lance and The Weinstein Company are producing the return of the Lexus Short Films Series!
For the first time ever, Lexus and The Weinstein Company will crowd source director submissions from the filmmaking community worldwide for the third series of the Lexus Short Films.
Four filmmakers will be selected to each write and direct a short film produced by The Weinstein Company and participate in a tour of top film festivals around the world to promote their films.
Read More and Submit Today!