• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Women Make Movies

Women Make Movies (WMM) is a feminist multicultural and multiracial nonprofit media arts organization that is dedicated to the production, exhibition, promotion, and distribution of films made by and about women. Primarily a catalog and Internet-based educational video distribution service, WMM also offers filmmakers production assistance services such as tax-exempt status and fiscal sponsorship for media projects.

WMM acts as an umbrella organization that collects and administers grant monies and donated contributions to film projects. Additionally, the organization provides low-cost workshops on fundraising, film budgeting, proposal writing, film festivals, producing and production management, distribution, and marketing. Run by a staff of women, WMM is overseen by an all-women board of directors of feminist filmmakers and academics.

Based in New York City, WMM began in 1969 as a ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles