Who We Are

We are a not-for-profit that aims to augment the collective female voice by increasing the number of women working in film, TV, and digital media.

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What We Do

We empower women to treat their careers like small businesses & equip them with the necessary tools to become confident entrepreneurs.

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Why We Do It

Gender inequality negatively impacts not only the creators of entertainment, but those who consume it on a regular basis.

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Breaking-In Series: Julia Leffler “PerSister”

Encouragement is the best motivator, especially if you are a female filmmaker. When trying to break in, moments of self-doubt are bound to happen. It is crucial, during those moments, that you surround yourself with your fellow industry sisters. These women can inspire you to believe in yourself and persevere.  FACES board member, Julia Leffler, […]

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Breaking In Series: Nicki Manchisi “The Artist Within”

There comes a moment in a filmmaker’s life, when she truly recognizes herself as an artist. The cause might be different for each individual, but the effect is always the same. No matter what happens after that, she will always be an artist. Such was the case for new FACES Board member Nicki Manchisi when […]

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We’re crushing hard on actress and producer Aunjanue Ellis (@aunjanuejlt) this #WomanCrushWednesday! #FemaleACEs #thefutureisfemale #femalefilmmakers #femaleempowerment

To start our week off with some #MondayMotivation, we read a Women and Hollywood (@womenahollywood) interview with Lynn Shelton (@lynnsheltonfilm) in which she discussed opportunities for #womeninentertainment since #MeToo began. #FemaleACEs #thefutureisfemale

For this week’s #FemaleFilmmakerFriday, we’d like to highlight the career of writer-director Lulu Wang (@thumbelulu), whose latest feature “@TheFarewell,” stars an entirely Chinese-American cast. #FemaleACEs #thefutureisfemale

The Many Names of FACES

We realize the various names and titles associated with our organization can get confusing. So here’s the breakdown and some videos to help you remember:

Female Artistic & Commercial Entrepreneur Support: Full organization name

FACES: Organization’s acronym

Female ACE: An empowered woman who takes control of her entertainment career, or a female “artistic & commercial entrepreneur”

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We’re crushing hard on actress and producer Aunjanue Ellis this #WomanCrushWednesday! Ellis recently secured a well-deserved Emmy (Emmys / Television Academy) nomination for Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her outstanding performance in the @Netflix series about the #CentralParkFive, "When They See Us"!

#FemaleACEs #thefutureisfemale #femalefilmmakers #femaleempowerment #womeninTV #womeninentertainment
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To start our week off with some #MondayMotivation, we read a Women & Hollywood interview with Lynn Shelton in which she discussed opportunities for #womeninentertainment since #MeToo began.

Shelton said that “...having women on-screen and seeing them authentically portrayed and being flawed and giving them the opportunity to be just as screwed up as men [is] very important to me.”

Read the rest of the interview here: womenandhollywood.com/lynn-shelton-talks-sword-of-trust-tv-directing-and-creating-compelling-char...

#FemaleACEs #thefutureisfemale #bethechange #femaleempowerment #femalefilmmakers #womeninfilm #womeninTV
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For this week’s #FemaleFilmmakerFriday, we’d like to highlight the career of writer-director Lulu Wang (filmmaker) whose latest feature, "The Farewell," stars an entirely Chinese-American cast.

Wang said that having that representation onscreen “...is really special because I’ve grown up my entire life watching families that don’t look like me and having to find myself represented in those characters.”

#FemaleACEs #thefutureisfemale #femalefilmmakers #womeninentertainment #womeninfilm
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For this week’s #WomenCrushWednesday, we’d like to celebrate the US Women’s Soccer Team (U.S. Soccer), whose final match drew 20% more viewers than the Men’s Soccer World Cup last year, according to FOX Sports’ USA broadcast numbers. The #USWNT proves once again that there is interest in #womeninentertainment, and there is no excuse to not give women #EqualPayForEqualPlay.

#FemaleACEs #thefutureisfemale #bethechange #EqualPay #femaleempowerment #GenderEquality #WomensWorldCup2019 #FIFAWWC #WCW #WomanCrushWednesday
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