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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The Black List (@theblcklst) and Women in Film LA (@womeninfilm) have collaborated on their 2019 Residency Program for six women writers to receive mentorship and work on their scripts over the course of the year. #FemaleACEs #thefutureisfemale #bethechange

A study of 970 independent films published by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film shows that the number of women working as directors, producers, executive producers, writers, and editors increased overall from 29% to 32% in the past year. #FemaleACEs

Cutter Productions’ (@cutter_nyc) documentary, “The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion,” proves with their production team of 90% women that #femalefilmmakers are capable and plentiful in the industry.

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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The Black List and Women In Film Los Angeles have collaborated on their 2019 Residency Program for six women writers to receive mentorship and work on their scripts over the course of the year. Their program and others like it serve as a model for how the industry can uplift the voices #femalefilmmakers and create space for them to create narratives that spotlight the experiences of women.

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A study of 970 independent films published by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film shows that the number of women working as directors, producers, executive producers, writers, and editors increased overall from 29% to 32% in the past year. Despite the slow increase in #GenderEquality, we thank all of the #womeninfilm who strive to #bethechange we want to see in the industry.

View the study’s findings here: womenintvfilm.sdsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2018-19_Indie_Women_Report.pdf

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Cutter Productions’ documentary, "The Remix Hip Hop X Fashion," proves with their production team of 90% women that #femalefilmmakers are capable and plentiful in the industry. This #FemaleFilmmakerFriday, we’d like to celebrate the work of Hillary E. Cutter’s Cutter Productions in giving #womeninentertainment the space to tell their stories and mentor women with Cutter Connections. We encourage other production companies to hire more women and #bethechange!

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On this week’s #WomanCrushWednesday, we’re crushing hard on director and actress Kasi Lemmons! Her accomplished career includes directing the award-winning films “Eve’s Bayou” and “Talk to Me,” and soon “Harriet” (Harriet Movie) a biopic based on the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

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