Cinema Thread Interviews The Side Project Founders on Women in Film and Labors of Love

The creators of The Side Project, a Los Angeles-based screening series that features the side-projects, personal work, and “labors of love” of both established and emerging filmmakers, would seem to agree. Founded by Alison Williams of Raconteur and Joe DiSanto of Therapy Studios, The Side Project is approaching its fourth happening: an evening mixer, screening, and panel discussion on “Women Behind the Camera: Female Creativity in Film.” (The list of panelists is impressive, including the likes of Elizabeth Kilpatrick, VP of Development, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; Maggie Chieffo, General Manager, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls; and Destri Martino, Director/Editor and Founder of The Director List.)

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