Press Release: Gamechanger Films Launches to Exclusively Finance Women-Directed Feature Films

“Gamechanger Films” Launches to Exclusively Finance Women-Directed Feature Films

Mynette Louie Tapped as President, Founders include Julie Parker Benello, Dan Cogan, Geralyn Dreyfous and Wendy Ettinger

Media Contact: Julia Pacetti, JMP Verdant, julia@jmpverdant.com, (917) 584– 7846

September 27, 2013, New York, NY – Gamechanger Films, a new company founded by Julie Parker Benello (Afternoon Delight, Pariah, Brooklyn Castle), Dan Cogan (Hell and Back Again, How to Survive a Plague, The Queen of Versailles), Geralyn Dreyfous (Born Into Brothels, The Invisible War, The Square) and Wendy Ettinger (Semper Fi: Always Faithful, The War Room, Eye of God), and led by producer Mynette Louie (Cold Comes the Night, California Solo, Children of Invention), who recently won the 2013 Independent Spirit Piaget Producers Award, launches today as the first for-profit film fund dedicated exclusively to financing narrative features directed by women. Producer Mary Jane Skalski (Very Good Girls, Win Win, The Visitor) will serve as the company’s senior advisor.

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