Film London: Shakespeare’s Sister – scheme for female filmmakers

Shakespeare’s Sister  is a short film initiative which aims to help address the gender imbalance in film by giving female filmmakers funding and support to showcase their talent.

Two filmmaking teams will be awarded £15,000 in production funding. In addition to support and development from Film London, the selected filmmakers will also benefit from mentoring from Film4 and a year’s membership to Women in Film & TV. The scheme is open to applications from teams of female writers, directors and producers based in the UK.

The two films will form a key part of the work Film London is commissioning to commemorate 400 years of Shakespeare, forming part of the global celebrations of the playwright’s life, work and legacy in 2016.

How to apply:

Find out more and apply on the Film London website

Deadline: 3 November 2015 at 12 noon.

Source: BBC Writersroom


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