Femme Filmmakers Are Opening Up the Pic Pipeline | Variety

by Thelma Adams

Mynette Louie, president of Gamechanger Films, the first for-profit film fund for women-directed narrative fiction feature films, says, “Part of our goal is to finance films that are critically and commercially viable. … We want to show the studios that women can make money.”

Gamechanger is taking Karen Kusama’s fourth feature, “The Invitation,” to SXSW in March.

Meanwhile, the highest-profile growth in the field is among actresses-turned-directors. Jolie sits atop that pyramid. “Unbroken” has taken in $132 million worldwide so far. She is in post-production on the historical romance “By the Sea,” slated for 2015, followed by the drama “Africa.”

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