Kansas City Film Festival seeks submissions

Posted Wednesday 06 Mar 2019

Here's a great chance to support international Wifters! The Kansas City Women in Film and Television (KCWIFT) is looking for short film submissions for its 2019 staged reading at the Kansas City Film Festival on 14 April. Short films must be a maximum of five minutes long, and preference will go to films with strong female characters and/or a strong female crew. Submit your film to kcwiftpresident@gmail.com by Friday 15 March.



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What women directors think about their Oscar snubs

Posted Wednesday 06 Mar 2019

Women directors made Oscar-worthy films this year! Here's what they think about not being recognised, and where they're carving out space instead. Jane Campion shares her thoughts on Hollywood's conservative attitude, and there's an interesting case study on Tamara Jenkins, whose third feature, Private Life, starring Kathryn Hahn and Paul Giamatti, was been lauded by critics and cited as a film worthy of a best director nomination...which it didn't get.