Women in Film Foundation Announces New Trustees and Film Finishing Fund Winners

by Kerensa Cadenas
October 16, 2012 10:21 AM
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Women in Film recently announced their new trustees and 2012 Film Finishing Fund winners.

They have added 13 new trustees to their 30 member board. All are based in Los Angeles.

They also announced the recipients of the 27th annual Film Finishing Fund winners. Co-sponsored by Netflix, the winners receive a cash grant and in-kind production services. This year 10 winners were selected, including two features, seven documentaries and one short.

2012 Film Finishing Fund Winners:

Narrative Feature:

Josh (Against the Grain) - Writer/Director - Iram Parveen Bilal

Yema – Produce -  Antonin Dedet

Documentary Feature:

Baddddd Sonia Sanchez – Directors - Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs - Writer/Director - Grace Lee

Out in the Night - Writer/Director - Blair Doroshwalther

Good Ol’ Freda – Producer - Kathy McCabe

Hava Naglia - Director/Producer - Roberta Grossman

Miss World - Director/Producer - Cecilia Peck

Regarding Susan Sontag - Producer/Director - Nancy Kates

Narrative Short Film:

The Etymology of Zero - Writer/Producer, Katie May and Rapunzel/Producer, Liz Anderson

New Trustees:

Clare Baren – Music video director and DVD original content producer

Hillary Bibicoff – Partner, Greenberg Glusker

Ivy Kagan Bierman – Partner, Loeb & Loeb, LLP

Cindy Bond – President, Mission Pictures International

Lisa Gewirtz – singer/songwriter; Director of Sales and Marketing, Entertainment Partners

Kathy Fields Lander – MA/MFT; Founder, In Your Dreams Productions

Concepcion Lara – President, Lara MultiMedia, Latino Media Pioneer and Specialist

Lillah McCarthy – Senior Vice President, Original Programming, TNT and TBS

Robert Nieto – President, Greenhouse Marketing Group

Ellen Olivier – Founder/Editor, SocietyNewsLA.com

Betsy Pollock – Award-winning Producer; Associate Dean, American Film Institute

Tamara Rawitt – Emmy®-Award winning Co-Creator and Producer of In Living Color

Diana Tauder – Vice President, Post Production, Warner Bros.

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