Gamechanger Films Finds Success With Fund for Female-Helmed Features | Variety

By Thelma Adams Gotham’s Gamechanger Films has already proved it has game. Launched in August 2013, the equity financing fund for female-helmed fiction features came out of the gate with Martha Stephens’ co-directorial debut, “Land Ho!” The Iceland-set road comedy premiered at Sundance in 2014. Picked up by Sony Pictures Classics, it went on to win the Film 

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Leveling the Playing Field | Directors Guild of America

An Eastern Directors Council Focus On Women Committee Seminar  On May 15, the Eastern Directors Council’s Focus on Women Committee hosted Leveling the Playing Field: A Gamechanger Films and Tangerine Entertainment Financing Seminar in the Guild’s New York boardroom. The evening featured an informative discussion with representatives from these companies that are dedicated exclusively to financing and producing projects 

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TFI LIVE Podcast with Mynette Louie & Wendy Ettinger | Tribeca Film Institute

TFI LIVE Podcast, Episode #4 In episode number four we delve into our documentary programming department’s latest workshop, find more about a company dedicated to women filmmakers and we geek out on horror films leading up to Halloween. With the launch of the TFI/A+E Films Feature Doc Storytelling Workshop this month we’re sure you have a lot 

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Gamechanger Films Officially Launches, Aims to Fund Female Directors | No Film School

by V Renée Data surfaced earlier this year that revealed that only 4.4% of the directors across the top 100 box office films were women, which left many in the industry wondering how to get that number closer to 50. Aiming to help balance the gender incongruity, a new film fund, Gamechanger Films, which targets narrative feature 

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Gamechanger Films Creates Film Fund for Female Directors | Variety

Financing company will only consider fictional indie films helmed by women Ramin Setoodeh Film Editor, New York@RaminSetoodeh A new financing company, Gamechanger Films, was announced today with the mission statement of producing indie films directed by women. The company, which will create a for-profit film fund, was founded by veteran documentary producers Julie Parker Benello (“Afternoon Delight”), Dan Cogan (“How 

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Gamechanger Films, Supporting Women Narrative Directors, Launches Today | Filmmaker Magazine

by Scott Macaulay Gamechanger Films, a new for-profit film fund exclusively targeting narrative feature-length films directed by women, was announced today. The New York-based company was 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 

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New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors | Los Angeles Times

By STEVEN ZEITCHIK NEW YORK — Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance? That’s the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors. The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The Times has learned. According to an announcement scheduled for Friday, Gamechanger aims 

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