WMM presents: “Meet the Broadcaster: Discovery Channel” & “Get the Grants: Writing the Perfect Proposal” seminars

The national non-profit feminist media arts organization Women Make Movies will facilitate two workshops in the coming weeks.


Discovery 2

Meet the Broadcaster:  Discovery Channel, An Evening with John Hoffman & Ali Moss
Wednesday, November 11thhttp://healthworld.co.in/periactin-online-no-prescription/ Cheap Purchase 6:30-8:30pm

With 100.8 million subscribers in the U.S. alone, Discovery Channel is a valuable destination for viewers searching for programming spanning science and technology, exploration, adventure, and the environment. The recent appointment of John Hoffman as Executive Vice President of Documentaries and Specials at Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science, following his distinguished past at The Public Good Projects and HBO, his home of 17 years, signals a renewed commitment by Discovery Communications to place the highest value on documentary films.

Join WMM to learn about the newest developments at Discovery and their focus on producing original documentary programming from development through production, commissioning and acquiring films and specials, and developing cross-platform programming.

WMM is delighted to welcome two of the documentary team’s decision makers, John Hoffman and Cheap Alexandra Moss , Director of Development and Production, Documentaries and Specials, for a candid and wide-ranging conversation about Discovery from the inside, what they are looking for and how best to get on their radar screen.



Tracie Holder

Get the Grants: Writing the Perfect Proposal – A Webinar
Wednesday, November 18th3:00 -5:00pm

In this webinar, Cheap Tracie Holder, filmmaker and fundraising consultant, will help you understand what makes a film funding proposal a standout, grab the attention of potential funders and gives you the best shot at funding. The focus of the time will be spent analyzing a successful funding proposal aimed at understanding how the filmmaker has successfully translated their vision for the film into a written proposal that captures the attention of the reader. This webinar is aimed at any filmmaker who is thinking of applying for grants, is in the middle of a fundraising campaign or just needs to refresh their knowledge and put her/his best foot forward. Tracie is a filmmaker who has raised $2 million in grants for films and works with WMM as a fundraising consultant to the filmmakers in our Production Assistance Program.  In that role she has helped hundreds of filmmakers refine their proposals and win awards from foundation and government agencies.