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Patricia Clarkson, Katie Holmes, Olivia Wilde and Meg Ryan were among a bevy of high profile women in Hollywood who came downtown to Tribeca’s Locanda Verde restaurant to show their support for Tribeca Enterprises and Chanel’s inaugural Through Her Lens program.
Presented in collaboration with Pulse Films and facilitated by the nonprofit Tribeca Film Institute, the new program will support emerging women screenwriters and directors via a three-day workshop for seven rising filmmakers with master classes, one-on-one mentorship, peer-to-peer sessions, and will award $75,000 for project development.
Hosted by CEO of Tribeca Enterprises Jane Rosenthal, Tribeca Enterprises’ Paula Weinstein and Chanel Global CEO Maureen Chiquet, the female-dominated lunch sparked plenty of conversation about Hollywood’s sexist work environments, wage disparity, lack of job opportunity both in front of and behind the camera, and other wrongful behavior.
However, there’s great reason to be positive. “I think what is happening »
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Tribeca Enterprises and Chanel launched on Thursday the Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program.
The three-day initiative in support of Us-based female writers and directors of short-form narrative films will take place from October 26-28.
The programme will focus on seven rising filmmakers with project support, masterclasses, one-on-one mentorship and peer-to-peer sessions.
They are: Numa Perrier (Jezebel); Roja Gashtili and Julia Lerman (The Last Shift); Vera Miao (Ma, pictured); Anna Martemucci (One Cambodian Family Please For My Pleasure); Christina Voros (Valentine); and Kat Coiro (Wig Shop).
The three days will climax with a pitch presentation before a jury where one filmmaker will be awarded $75,000 to make her film with the support of Pulse Films and Tribeca Digital Studios to produce the project.
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Tribeca Enterprises, the company that also operates the Tribeca Film Festival, has teamed with Chanel to create a program that will support emerging women screenwriters and directors.
Dubbed Through Her Lens, the program offers support, including master classes and mentorship, for seven female filmmakers over three days of workshops this fall. The leadership committee for the first year of the program will include starry names such as actresses Julianne Moore and Rebecca Miller (who are among this year’s award jurors), writer-director Leslye Headland and producer Donna Gigliotti (as mentors); master class teachers Catherine Hardwicke and casting director Ellen Lewis, and industry advisors including Christine Vachon and Paula Weinstein, along with several other women attached to participate.
Presented in collaboration with Pulse Films and facilitated by the nonprofit Tribeca Film Institute, the first year of the program will finish with a pitch session before a jury that will decide which »
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ABC has put in development a single-camera comedy pilot from filmmaker Kat Coiro (And While We Were Here, A Case Of You), which Julie Anne Robinson (The Middle) may direct. The semi-autobiographical family comedy is set in a South Beach Haitian restaurant. Coiro grew up in the apartment above her parents’ Haitian restaurant Tap Tap in South Beach. Her parents both are from European descent but have strong ties to the Caribbean country and had previously taken in six… »
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