The Lady Filmmakers Channel will cost $4.99 a month
The Lady Filmmakers Film Festival is launching its own streaming channel starting May 1. Priced at $4.99 a month on Film Festival Flix, the Lady Filmmakers Channel will launch with more than 150 projects that range from full-length films to documentaries and animated shorts. Just like how the festival has honored women in film for 13 years, every film included on the channel has women in key roles, such as writer, director, producer, cinematographer, production designer and editor.
Incredible talent will be on display in the selection of films including Glenn Close, Angela Sarafyan, Irma P Hall, Kyra Zagorsky, Julie Cobb, Joanna Cassidy, Larry Miller, Ray Abruzzo, Ricardo Chavira, Darby Stanchfield, Molly C Quinn, Mindy Sterling, Concetta Tomei and James Cromwell.
“We are so excited to bring content from the past 13 years for audiences to enjoy again or newly discover plus recent curated films and series by offering it on our new streaming channel,” said festival founders Patricia DiSalvo Viayra and Mike Viayra. “We hope to engage a new global audience who love movies into in one unique hub celebrating all things film that film enthusiasts and filmmakers alike can enjoy.”
In addition to creative works, the Lady Filmmakers Channel will also host monthly moderated panels, workshops and events, which will give up-and-coming filmmakers new opportunities. The first event will be a virtual celebration for subscribers on Saturday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. PT featuring DJ Victoria Waddington, interviews with special guests and a performance by Militia Vox.
The streaming service notes that “to qualify for the festival or to be on the streaming service, at least one woman must fill the role of Writer, Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Production Designer, or Editor. Lady Filmmakers Festival accepts features and shorts of all genres and lengths, including narratives, animation, documentaries, dance, experimental, LGBTQ+, webisodes, international, commercials and more. The festival’s screenwriting contest has been picking up steam too for short and feature film scripts. ‘Official Selections’ will be invited to highlight their project on the new Lady Filmmakers Channel.”
Subscribers can watch the Lady Filmmakers Channel worldwide and it can also be accessed on Roku, Firestick, Apple TV and Android devices via the Film Festival Flix App. Special introductory discounted pricing will be available until April 30. To view the full line-up of panels and films set to be available in May, please visit the official website.