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The Diversity Directory

Index Of Organizations & Festivals

Browse the Diversity Directory, an index of 100+ organizations, projects & festivals focusing on diversity in the entertainment industry.

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AFI Directing Workshop for Women

Training program committed to educating and mentoring emerging film directors Program Director: Patty West
Website: AFI Directing Workshop for Women Articles on Hollywomen: Articles on the AFI Directing Workshop For Women
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Alliance of Women Directors

Community of professionals to advance the art, craft and visibility of women directors
Website: Alliance of Women Directors
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CBS Diversity

CBS division committed to building an environment that values diversity throughout the corporation and in its business practices
Website: CBS Diversity
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PGA Diversity

Producers Guild of America Diversity Committee - Promoting diversity and inclusion in the entertainment industry.
Website: PGA Diversity
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Chicken & Egg Pictures

Organization dedicated to supporting women nonfiction filmmakers
Website: Chicken & Egg Pictures
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Films de Femmes

French festival showcasing movies by female filmmakers in Créteil (Paris Region) March 14-23, 2015
Website: Films de Femmes
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Bay Area Women in Film & Media (BAWIFM)

BAWIFM is a talented, social and supportive network of women in media in the San Francisco Area
Website: Bay Area Women in Film & Media (BAWIFM)
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KC Women in Film & Television

Kansas City chapter of WIF dedicated to empowering, promoting, and mentoring women in entertainment, media, and communication
Website: KCWIFT.com
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NYWIFT - New York Women in Film & Television

Non-Profit Organization Supporting women calling the shots in film, television and digital media
Website: NYWIFT.org
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PWIFT - Philadelphia Women In Film & Television

Philadelphia Women in Film & Television (PWIFT) is the leading champion of women in media in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Website: PWIFT.org
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WIFTA - Women in Film & Television Atlanta

Women in Film and Television Atlanta offers opportunities for media makers to connect, create, champion, and inspire
Website: WIFTA
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WIFT-AT - Women in Film & Television Atlantic

Atlantic Canadian chapter of Women in Film & TV in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia & PEI
Website: WIFT- AT - Women in Film & Television Atlantic
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WFTV - Women in Film & TV (UK)

Membership organization for women working in the creative media industries in the UK
Website: Women in Film & TV (UK)
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WIFT - Women in Film & TV Toronto

Not-for-profit professional organization supporting women's careers in screen-based media (film, TV, digital)
Website: WIFT Toronto
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Women in Film & TV Vancouver

Non-profit society committed to advancing and celebrating women in screen-based media
Website: Women in Film & TV Vancouver Articles on Hollywomen: Find the Vancouver Women In Film Festival on our comprehensive list
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WIFV/NE - Women in Film & Video New England

WIFV/NE promotes the participation, education, & representation of women in the film, video, and media industry in New England.
Website: WomenInFilmvVdeo.org
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WIFV - Women in Film & Video Washington

Non-profit advancing the professional development for women working in all areas of flim, tv, and video, and multimedia
Website: WIFV.org
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Women in Film - Los Angeles

Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the media arts.
Website: Women in Film - Los Angeles Website: Women in Film - US & International Chapters
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Women in Film Chicago

Women in Film Chicago (WIF Chicago) is an organization for all creative content professionals.
Website: WIFChicago.org Website: Discover the WIF Chicago Mentorship
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Alliance for Women Film Composers

The AWFC raises awareness and celebrates female composers in the film music industry.
Website: TheAWFC.com Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find several AWFC members on the Hollywomen Composers Boards
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Women In Film Dallas

Community committed to empower, promote and mentor women in film, television, and the digital media industry
Website: WIFDallas.org
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Film Fatales L.A.

Los Angeles chapter of the female filmmakers collective Film Fatales
Website: @FilmFatalesLA on Twitter
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Film Fatales London

London chapter of the female filmmakers collective Film Fatales
Website: @FilmFatalesLDN on Twitter
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Film Fatales NYC

Collective of NYC female filmmakers - Founded by Leah Meyerhoff
Website: Filmfatalesnyc.com
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Athena Film Festival

A celebration of women and leadership in New York City, February 5-8, 2015
Website: AthenaFilmFestival.com Website: Find the Athena Film Festival on our List of Festivals
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Bentonville Film Festival

Co-founded by Geena Davis in 2015, BFF's mission is to encourage diversity in media & content creation Bentonville, Arkansas | May 3-8, 2016Features submission deadline : February 2 | short films deadline: March 4
Website: BentonFilmFestival.com Articles on Hollywomen: Find the BFF on our List of 100+ Women's Film Festivals Articles on Hollywomen: Find the BFF on our calendar of events, TV & films by women
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Citizen Jane Film Festival

Independent Film by Independent Women - Summer Camp + Festival in October
Website: CitizenJaneFilmFestival.org Articles on Hollywomen: Find the Citizen Jane Festival on our list of Women's Film Festivals
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Female Eye Film Festival

International independent women directors' film festival - bridging the gap between the written, visual and media arts Toronto, Canada, June 2015
Website: Female Eye Film Festival Articles on Hollywomen: Find the Female Eye Film Festival on our comprehensive list
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Etheria Film Night

Screenings of genre shorts & features directed by women at the Egyptian Theatre, July 12th
Website: Etheria Film Night
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Women in Film Portland

Organization elevating women in film, communications, and media through education, outreach, and professional development
Website: Women In Film portland
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Girls Film Project

Non-profit media arts program empowering young women and girls in film production base in Tucson, Az
Website: Girlsfilmproject.com
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Women in Film PSA Program

The WIF PSA Production Program brings together Hollywood talent to promote organizations that improve the lives of women and children.
Website: Women in Film PSA Program
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Alliance of Film Women Journalists

Nonprofit association of leading professional female movie critics, reporters and feature writers in the US, UK and Canada
Website: AWFJ.org
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Philadelphia Women's Filmmaking Collective

Group supporting the endeavors of female filmmakers at any stage of the development of their career.
Website: Philadelphia Women's Filmmaking Collective on Meetup
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Gamechanger Films

Film fund dedicated to financing narrative features directed by women
Website: Gamechanger Films
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Bitch Flicks

Films and television reviews through a feminist lens
Website: Btchflcks.com
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Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Non-profit organization promoting female representation on entertainment for children
Website: SeeJane.org Website: Find the GDIGM symposuym on our calendar of events, tv & film by women Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Geena Davis on the Hollywomen Producers Board Website: Read our articles featuring Geena Davis
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Gender Gap Grader

Measures the gender gap across all professional fields - Project by Elena Rossini & Elian Carsenat
Website: Gender Gap Grader Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Elena Rossini on the Hollywomen Directors Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Elena Rossini on the Hollywomen Cinematographers Board
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Reel Grrls

Non-profit program empowering young women through media production
Website: Reel Grrls
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Women & Hollywood

By Melissa Silverstein on Indiewire, W&H covers issues related to women and film
Website: Women & Hollywood
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Women Directors in Hollywood

Navigating The Hollywood Boy's Club Edited by Maria Giese & Heidi Honeycutt
Website: Women Directors in Hollywood
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Horizon Award

Annual film award and mentorship given for outstanding young female directing talent by Christine Vachon, Lynette Howell & Cassian Elwes
Website: Horizon Award Articles on Hollywomen: Read our article about the Horizon Award Articles on Hollywomen: Find the Horizon Award on our List of Workshops
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PGA Women's Impact Network

Promotes gender equity as part of the Producers' Guild of America's larger vision of diversity
Website: PGA Women's Impact Networ
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Women In Animation

Organization empowering and supporting women in the art, science and business of animation
Website: Women in Animation Website: Find the WIA Mentorship on our List of Workshops
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Women In Animation Ireland

Women In Animation Ireland brings together a global community of animation professionals to empower and support women in the industry
Website: Women In Animation Ireland
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Women In Animation New York

WIA NY Chapter brings together a community of animation professionals to empower and support women in the art, science and business of animation
Website: WIA NYC on Facebook
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Women In Animation San Francisco

WIA SF is an organization providing learning, networking, mentoring and socializing in the animation industry.
Website: Women In Animation San Francisco
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WIDC - Women In the Director's Chair

Internationally respected professional development offering based in Canada
Website: Women In the Director's Chair Articles on Hollywomen: Find the WIDC Programs on our List of Grants Articles on Hollywomen: Find the WIDC Programs on our List of Workshops
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NBC Universal Diversity Inclusion

NBC Universal Diversity Inclusion - cultivating talent & providing creative opportunities within the NBC Universal family
Website: NBC Universal Diversity Inclusion
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Women and Girls Lead

Innovative public media initiative designed to focus, educate, and connect women, girls, and their allies.
Website: Women And Girls Lead
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Legion of Leia

Initiative raising awareness of the fact that women love sci-fi
Website: Legion of Leia
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The Director List

News about women directors. Twitter & Pinterest accounts maintained by Destri Martino
Website: The Director List
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LAFPI Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative

LA-based movement working to ensure fair representation of women playwrights
Website: LAFPI.com
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Girls Make Games

International summer camps, workshops and game jams designed to encourage girls to explore the world of video games
Website: Girls Make Games
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MDSC Initiative

Data-driven initiative to transform the media landscape Dr Stacy Smith, Marc Choueiti & Dr Kate Pieper at USC Annenberg
Website: MDSC Iniative
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Women in Media / LA FIlm School

Connecting & supporting women who make movies, content, games, sound, animation and entrepreneurs.
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The Representation Project / Miss Representation

Movement using film and media content to expose injustices created by gender stereotypes
Website: The Representation Project
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Women Make Movies

Non-profit distributor of independent films by and about women.
Website: Women Make Movies
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European Women's Audiovisual Network - EWA

Non-profit organization promoting gender equality for audiovisual creatives
Website: European Women's Audiovisual Network
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The Bitch Pack

"Changing Women's Representation On Screen - Starting With the Written Page" Maintained by Thuc Nguyen | Curator of The Bitch List & Diversity List
Website: The Bitch Pack
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FCTV Paris

WIFT PARIS - French network of women in film, television and new media
Website: FCTV Paris
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She Does Podcast

SHE DOES podcast, hosted by Elaine Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg, showcases conversations with women making their mark in media
Website: SheDoesPodcast.com Website: She Does Podcast on iTunes
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La Mafia Princesse

Collective/Workshop of 5 french women screenwriters: Alice Vial, Anaïs Carpita, Charlotte Sanson, Déborah Hassoun, Dorothée Lachaud
Website: LaMafiaPrincesse.com Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Anaïs Carpita on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Deborah Hassoun on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Alice Vial on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Dorothée Lachaud on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Charlotte Sanson on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board
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The Development Project

The Development Project by Marian Evans — For women who make movies
Website: The Development Project
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The Empowerment Project

The Empowerment Project is a documentary about ordinary women doing extraordinary things! Directed by Sarah Mosh
Website: The Empowerment Project
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Realisatrices Equitables

Organization promoting gender equity for female directors in Quebec, Canada
Website: Realisatrices Equitables
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Le Deuxieme Regard

French network promoting women in the film industry
Website: Le Deuxième Regard Website: Read the Charte Pour l’Égalité Dans Le Secteur Du Cinéma approved by french ministries Website: ... and sign the Equality Charter
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Scream Queen Filmfest Tokyo

Japanese festival showcasing horror shorts by women
Website: Scream Queen Filmfest Articles on Hollywomen: Find Scream Queen on our List of Festivals
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Women On Screen

Organization committed to developing dynamic representations of women in film and television,
Website: Womenonscreen.ca
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From Our Dark Side Genre Screenplay Contest

National English language contest seeking the best in Canadian women-driven Genre Film ideas By Women in Film Vancouver
Website: From Our Dark Side Genre Screenplay Contest Articles on Hollywomen: Find From Our Dark Side on our List of Workshops
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Chicks Who Script

Podcast by writers Lauren Schacher, Maggie F. Levin & Emily Blake
Website: ChicksWhoScript.com
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Shadow and Act

Website/blog featuring a collective of film writers/critiques/enthusiasts that covers cinema of the African Diaspora. Part of Indiewire & run by Tambay A Obenson.
Website: Shadow and Act
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Adrienne Shelly Foundation

Non-profit organization supporting women filmmakers through grants
Website: Adrienne Shelly Foundation Articles on Hollywomen: Articles about the Foundation
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Pioneers in Skirts

The history of working women told through their own stories - Documentary by Ashley Maria
Website: Pioneers in Skirts Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Ashley Maria on the Hollywomen Directors Board
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St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival

25 year old international film festival in St. John's, NL, Canada, celebrating women filmmakers
Website: St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival Articles on Hollywomen: Find St. John’s Festival on our List of Festivals
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AAC - DGA Asian American Steering Committee

Networking group providing a forum for interests and problems that concern Asian-American DGA members
Website: AAC - DGA Asian American Steering Committee Website: @AznAmCommittee on Twitter
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AASC - DGA African American Steering Committee

Represents African-American members of the DGA and establish a productive line of communication with the creative community
Website: AASC - DGA African American Steering Committee
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EDSC - DGA Eastern Diversity Steering Committee

Represents the concerns of the DGA members of African, Asian, Native American, Arab-Middle Eastern or Latino descent.
Website: EDSC - DGA Eastern Diversity Steering Committee
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LC - DGA Latino Steering Committee

Networking group established to advance career and job opportunities for Latino DGA members
Website: LC - DGA Latino Committee
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WST - DGA Women's Steering Committee

Represents the interests and needs of the women members of the DGA & develop strategies that help women achieve greater access and visibility within the industry
Website: WST - DGA Women's Steering Committee Articles on Hollywomen: Women's Steering Committee on Hollywomen
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Camp Reel Stories

Summer program teaching high school girls the skills to make their own media in Oakland, CA
Website: Camp Reel Stories
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Seeking Our Story

Film screenings highlighting the works of women directors
Website: Screenings Calendar
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The Story Broads

A place for women in film to come together for community, support, and empowerment.
Website: TheStoryBroads.com
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Stranger With My Face Film Festival

Horror Film Festival focusing on female perspectives in genre. Takes place at Hobart,, Tasmania in August
Website: Stranger With My Face Articles on Hollywomen: Find Stranger With My Face on our List of Festivals
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CineLadies Summer Film Collective

Network of women filmmakers
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Meuf Team

Collective of french female screenwriters: Stéphanie Rouget, Nathalie Lenoir & Fanny Desmares
Website: Meufteam.com Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Nathalie Lenoir on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Fanny Desmarès on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Stéphanie Rouget on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Meuf Team on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board
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WFTHN - Women's Film & Television History Network - UK/Ireland

Organization exploring the contributions women have made to the emergence and development of film and television
Website: WFTHN
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Ms. In The Biz

Magazine for the next generation of female Hollywood power players. Edited by Helenna Santos
Website: Ms. In The Biz Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Find Helenna Santos on the Hollywomen Producers Board
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Girls on Film - Column on The Week

Weekly column on The Week by Monika Bartyzel
Website: Girls on Film - The Week
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TNT - Dynamite Ladies

British monthly networking group for professional creative women
Website: TNT - Dynamite Ladies
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Wifey TV

Curated video network for women, by Rebecca Odes & Jill Soloway (Transparent)
Website: Wifey.tv Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Jill Soloway on the Hollywomen Screenwriters Board
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UN Women

United Nations entity for gender equality & women's empowerment
Website: Un Women
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WIFF - Women's International Film & Arts Festival

International festival for women - March 1-8, 2015 in Miami
Website: Womensfilmfest.com Articles on Hollywomen: Find the WIFF on our comprehensive List of Women’s Film Festivals
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Directed by Women

Worldwide film viewing party; September 1-15, 2015
Website: Directedbywomen.com
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No Country for Young Women

Multimedia project connecting women on the topic of their careers - By Elena Rossini
Website: No Country For Young Women Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Elena Rossini on the Hollywomen Directors Board Hollywomen Pinterest Board: Elena Rossini on the Hollywomen Cinematographers Board
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Women Call Action

Digital campaign illuminating the relevance of women directing U.S. media - by Rachel Feldman
Website: #WomenCallAction on Twitter
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Ryerson Alliance of Women Filmmakers

Collective supporting women's skills and work
Website: RAWF
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Artemis Women In Action Film Festival

Film Festival dedicated to honoring Female Driven Action Films
Website: Crowdfunding Campaign
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WiHM - Women In Horror Recognition Month

WiHM assists female horror filmmakers & artists in gaining opportunities, exposure, and networking
Website: Womeninhorrormonth.com
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Women of Cinematic Arts - USC

University of Southern California's Women of Cinematic Arts organization Contact: Women of Cinematic Arts - USC
Website: USCWA.org
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WINC - Women's Independent Collective Films

Group of filmmakers promoting co-production and sharing of skills and ideas
Website: WINC Films
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Girls Write Now

New York’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls
Website: Girls Write Now
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WriteGirl

L.A. nonprofit organization for teenage girls centered on the craft of creative writing and empowerment through self-expression
Website: WriteGirl.org Website: Donate to WriteGirl Website: Buy the WriteGirl anthologies
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Women of the Writers Guild of America West

New program of the WGAW to increase the visibility & hiring of female writers Co-chairs: Allison Schroeder, Christiana Miller, Suzan Olson Davis, Elizabeth Martin
Website: WoWGA on Twitter Website: Committee of Women Writers
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