Tribeca Women’s Filmmaker Program Names 2018 Participants

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The fourth annual Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program has has selected five short film projects from women storytellers to receive project support and take part in one-on-one mentorship and master classes over a three day immersive program October 16-18.

Presented by Tribeca and Chanel, in collaboration with Pulse Films, and facilitated by Tribeca Film Institute, the program this year includes such mentors as Kathryn Bigelow, Courteney Cox, Christine Vachon and Veena Sud, and jurors including Lena Dunham, Effie T. Brown and Paula Weinstein.

The three-day program provides mentorship, project support and master classes for emerging female filmmakers, and awards $100,000 in filmmaker grants.

“In the years since Tribeca launched Through Her Lens with Chanel, the program has created invaluable opportunities for the next generation of women storytellers,” said Weinstein, EVP of Tribeca Enterprises. “The program brings established women filmmakers together to mentor these emerging voices, provide hands-on guidance and feedback, as well as fund their projects. We’re proud to help expand the pipeline for great inclusive storytelling.”

The selected projects and filmmakers are:

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