AFI Directing Workshop for Women 2020 Showcase: Meet the Filmmakers. Watch the Films.
Congratulations to the AFI Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) Class of 2020: Robin Cloud, Revati Dhomse, Ashley Eakin, Tiffany Frances, Marie Jamora, Bridget Moloney, Lara Panah-Izadi and Nicole Taylor-Roberts!
On March 11, DWW will host an invitation-only screening of the filmmakers’ eight short films, projects that were over fifteen months in the making. Nancy C. Mejía (AFI DWW Class of 2018), writer and director on Starz’s VIDA and co-producer on Showtime’s THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, will be the evening’s guest of honor and will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2020.
Meet the DWW Class of 2020. Watch now:
Learn more about the DWW program. Watch now:
Since 1974, the program has trained over 350 filmmakers who do more than direct film and television – they push the boundaries of storytelling and its creative process. DWW alumnae include: Maya Angelou (DOWN IN THE DELTA), Anne Bancroft (FATSO), Neema Barnette (BLACK LIGHTNING, JANE THE VIRGIN), Pippa Bianco (EUPHORIA), Tricia Brock (EMPIRE, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK), Hanelle Culpepper (STAR TREK: PICARD, S.W.A.T.), Jan Eliasberg (NCIS: LOS ANGELES, BULL), Jennifer Getzinger (WESTWORLD, JESSICA JONES), Lesli Linka Glatter (HOMELAND, MAD MEN), Sian Heder (GLOW), Maggie Kiley (AMERICAN HORROR STORY, DIRTY JOHN), Bola Ogun (QUEEN SUGAR), Alexis Ostrander (SUPERGIRL) and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (UNREAL).