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Mechanical Dreams Uses VR to Amplify Diverse Voices

Eagle BoneEagle Bone

As Hollywood is rightfully called out on its underemployment of women, virtual reality companies like Mechanical Dreams Virtual Reality (MDVR) are actively courting underrepresented voices. The Seattle-based virtual reality content company housed by the University of Washington and the start-up incubator…  Read more

By Oct 11, 2016

Chicken & Egg Pictures Announces Call for Accelerator Lab

Accelerator Lab cohort attending the 2016 Sheffield Doc/FestAccelerator Lab cohort attending the 2016 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Chicken & Egg Pictures will begin accepting submissions for the Accelerator Lab for first and second-time women nonfiction filmmakers on October 11. This program brings together ten projects helmed by first or second-time directors, with a special focus on underrepresented voices.…  Read more

By Oct 10, 2016

The Wexner Center Announces 2016-17 Artist Residency Awards

Michelle Williams in Certain Women (Photo by Nicole Rivelli/Courtesy of IFC Films)Michelle Williams in Certain Women (Photo by Nicole Rivelli/Courtesy of IFC Films)

The Wexner Center in Columbus, Ohio has announced its 2016-17 Wexner Center Artist Residency Award recipients in performing arts and film/video. The recipients are Faye Driscoll (Performing Arts), John Canemaker (Film/Video), Kevin Jerome Everson (Film/Video), and Sam Green and Kronos Quartet…  Read more

By Oct 3, 2016

The Eyeslicer: An Indie Filmmaker Variety Series (By Invitation Only)

The EyeslicerThe Eyeslicer

Producers Dan Schoenbrun and Vanessa McDonnell have launched a Kickstarter campaign for The Eyeslicer, a new variety series by and for indie filmmakers. Among the filmmakers set to contribute are David Lowery, the Zellner Brothers, Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn, Yen…  Read more

By Sep 30, 2016

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