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Women in Film Foundation Awards Narrative, Doc and Experimental Female Filmmakers

Women in Film Foundation Awards Narrative, Doc and Experimental Female Filmmakers

The Women in Film Foundation has named recipients of the 29th annual Film Finishing Fund grant, chosen from over one hundred feature-length narrative films, docs and shorts from around the world. Co-chairs are “Words and Pictures” producer Nancy Rae Stone and AFI Associate Dean of Production Betsy Pollock.

Narrative Feature Film

“I am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced” – Khadija Alsalami, Director/Producer

Documentary Films

“Tyrus Wong: Brushstrokes in Hollywood” – Pamela Tom, Director/Writer/Producer

“Journey to Normal: Women of War Come Home” – Julia Hera DeStefano, Director

“The Mask You Live In” – Jessica Anthony, Producer

“Hardy” – Natasha Verma, Director

“Children of Giant” – Evelyn Galan, Producer

“A Classy Broad” – Anne Goursaud, Director/Producer/Editor

“Driving with Selvi” – Elisa Paloschi, Director

Experimental Short Film

“Zoetrope” – Margaret Singer, Director/Actor

The Film Finishing Fund provides cash grants and in-kind production services to complete films by, for or about women. Of the 121 films submitted in 2014, there were 84 documentaries (76 features and 8 shorts), 36 narrative films (26 features and 10 shorts), and one experimental short.

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