Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program, - AmNews Curtain Raiser


Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program,

Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program Luncheon.

Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women's Filmmaker Program 5th Annual Luncheon, held Monday, November 4th, Jane Rosenthal, Paula Weinstein, Tribeca, and CHANEL hosted the 5th annual Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program kickoff luncheon at Locanda Verde in New York. 

They brought together a hundred women leaders in entertainment - actors, directors, writers, producers, casting directors and costume designers - to celebrate their filmmaking community and the 10 emerging female filmmakers selected for the program.  The program was created by Tribeca and CHANEL who recognized the importance of supporting women’s voices years before it became a front-page issue. 

Guests included Jane Rosenthal, CEO of Tribeca Enterprises, challenged the women industry leaders who attended the luncheon: "Entertain for change! Our stories matter. Speaking up matters. All women must own their own voice and fight back."

The luncheon marks the start of the 5th annual program presented by Tribeca and CHANEL and facilitated by the Tribeca Film Institute. The three-day program was created to discover and empower ten rising filmmakers with project support, master classes, one-on-one mentorship, and peer-to-peer sessions. A total of $100,000 will be awarded to participants for project development and production of their films. 

Hosted by Jane Rosenthal, CEO of Tribeca Enterprises, and Paula Weinstein, Tribeca’s Chief Content Officer, and CHANEL. Program participants: actor Catherine Keener, director/writer/producer Nicole Holofcener, producer Anne Carey, director/producer Julie Dash, director/producer Lesli Linka Glatter, producer Dede Gardner, director Sam Taylor-Johnson, designer Ane Crabtree, editor Sabine Hoffman, composer Laura Karpman, Tribeca Film Institute’s Amy Hobby and more.  

Additional guests included: actors Katie Holmes, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Emily Mortimer, Zosia Mamet, Keke Palmer, Jemima Kirke, Amber Tamblyn, Dianna Agron, Zazie Beetz, Kristine Froseth, Eliza Scanlon, Kaitlyn Dever, Kelsey Asbille, Emma Nelson, Hailey Gates, Mary Stuart Masterson, Carey Lowell, Anna Baryshnikov; directors Annabelle Attanasio, Mary Lambert, Chai Vasarhelyi, Tanya Wexler; producers Donna Gigliotti, Abigail Disney, Alison Benson, Tonya Lewis Lee, Anne Hubbell, Caroline Kaplan, Celia Costas, Wren Arthur, Lizzie Nastro, Mara Brock Akil; writers Jill Kargman, Ann Leary, Debora Cahn; casting directors Avy Kaufman, Alexa Fogel; costume director Stacey Battat; and more.

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