Women In Film has announced recipients of the 2013 Crystal + Lucy Awards honoring exemplary women in the entertainment industry. Laura Linney will receive the 2013 Crystal Award for Excellence in Film. The Lucy Award for Excellence in Television goes to The Women of Mad Men: Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Jessica Pare, and Kiernan Shipka; Hailee Steinfeld will receive the Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award; Sofia Coppola will be honored with the 2013 Dorothy Arzner Directors Award and Rachel Morrison will receive the 2013 Kodak Vision Award. George Lucas has been named winner of the 2013 Norma Zarky Humanitarian Award. The Crystal + Lucy Awards will be presented on Wednesday, June 12 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Applications are now being accepted for the Women In Film Foundation’s 2013 Film Finishing Fund grants, it was announced today by FFF Committee Co-Chairs Betsy Pollock and Nancy Rae Stone. The application period continues until April 29, 2013, and the winners will be announced in October, 2013. Since its inception 28 years ago, the Fund has awarded more than $2 million worth of grants to over 170 films from all over the world.
The Women in Film’s Film Finishing Fund, which awards grants of up to $15,000 to filmmakers making projects by, for and about women, is seeking submissions for the 2012 cycle. Applicants should hurry, since the entry process began in January — though it was only announced today — and closes May 18. The in-kind grants cover such post-production needs as online editing, closed captioning, color correcting and more. Now in its 27th year, the Women in Film’s Film Finishing Fund has awarded more than $2 million in funds to help complete 170 films. Among those are the 2008 documentary short Oscar winner Freeheld, and the 1994 Oscar-winning documentary Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision.
Los Angeles, CA – March 7, 2012 – The Women In Film Foundation’s Film Finishing Fund (WIFF FFF) supports films by, for and about women by providing cash grants of up to $15,000 and in-kind donations. The in-kind grants may include post services, such as online editing, sound mixing, color correction, closed captioning, in addition to others. The new grant cycle is currently open and WIFF FFF is accepting submissions. Filmmakers who are eligible may find more information and apply through: www.wif.org/fff.
Los Angeles, CA (April 5, 2011) – Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles (WIF LA) has chosen to honor some of the most creative, dynamic and forceful women in the entertainment industry, those who excel and lead by example. This year’s prestigious Crystal + Lucy Awards®, a gala
Los Angeles….Today outgoing President of Women In Film, Jane Fleming announced that Academy Award winning producer, Cathy Schulman, has been elected the new President, with her three-year term beginning officially on January 1, 2011.
“I am thrilled to announce that Cathy Schulman will take over as the next President of