Women Make Movies Spring 2016 Webinars & Workshops


Women Make Movies is pleased to announce their Spring 2016 workshops and webinars. To learn more, please visit the Women Make Movies website.

The OscarsWebinar: Navigating the Academy Awards: Understanding the Qualifying Process for Feature  online Cheap order desyrel 100 Documentaries with Tom Oyer Purchase

Cheap Thursday, April 14, 1 – 3pm, EST

Winning the Oscar is the Holy Grail for most filmmakers yet understanding Oscar-qualifying process can

be a mystifying and mysterious process. WMM is extremely fortunate to be joined by Tom Oyer, Awards

Manager at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, who will provide a detailed explanation of

the qualifying requirements for Oscar consideration for the Documentary Feature and Short Subject

categories. Tom is an expert on all aspects of the documentary and short film categories, including rules,

submissions, voting and member engagement and outreach. Find out what you need to do for your film

to qualify for Oscar consideration and how to best navigate the process. Join in the conversation and

bring your questions.


Saavy ScreenwriterWebinar: Making Your Screenplay a Success with Susan Kouguell

Monday, Monday, April 25,  1 – 3pm, EST

Whether you are working on your first screenplay or you’ve got several under your belt, this workshop

will help you hone your craft and better understand the business of screenwriting. Award-winning

screenwriter and filmmaker Susan Kouguell will cover key elements of screenwriting including analysis

of structure, plot, characters, story ideas, dialogue genre, and underlying themes. This webinar promises

to be a great primer for anyone wanting to learn about the craft of dramatic writing, how to write for

the screen, and how to market your work. Leading this webinar is Susan Kouguell, author of THE SAVVY

SCREENWRITER: How to Sell Your Screenplay (and Yourself) Without Selling Out! Susan is a leading

authority on screenwriting. Her writing has appeared in Indiewire/SydneysBuzz, The Script

Lab, Screenwriters Utopia, Script Magazine, among others. It has also been featured in NOW WRITE!

Screenwriting: Exercises by Today’s Best Screenwriters, Teachers and Consultants and MovieMaker

Magazine’s Complete Guide to Making Movies.


HBOWorkshop: Meet the Broadcaster: HBO with Jacqueline Glover, Senior V-P

Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 -8:30pm

HBO is at the forefront of documentary programming, consistently developing and producing many of

the most provocative, ground-breaking and often contentious social issue films of our times. Esquire

magazine recently described HBO as at “the epicenter of great documentary cinema.” This is a unique

opportunity to meet Jacqueline Glover, Senior Vice President, who oversees the development and

production of a wide array of films for the network. Join us for this intimate conversation and hear an

insider’s perspective about working with HBO and have your questions answered about what they are

seeking and how best to get on their radar screen. Among HBO’s recent high profile, award-winning

films are Citizen Four, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, Going Clear, The Jinx, 3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets and

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1.


Pills VimeoWorkshop: Meet the Industry: Vimeo and the Share the Screen Initiative

Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Have you heard the news? Vimeo is taking the lead in supporting female-led projects with its Share the

Screen initiative. Hoping to help close the continuing gender gap in our industry, Vimeo has launched

this new effort whose goals are to foster equality by investing in female-led programming, educational

workshops, meetups, interviews, and more that spotlight and support female voices in the Vimeo

community. Join us to hear more about this exciting new opportunity for women from Vimeo’s top

leadership. Bring your questions and find out how you can become part of the Share the Screen


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