, ASC was one of six women to serve as a mentor in the fourth annual . In collaboration with and facilitated by , the program provides project support, mentorship, peer sessions and master classes on directing, costume design, composing, producing and more to up-and-coming US-based women writers and directors.
Producer, who serves as executive vice president of Tribeca Enterprises, says that Through Her Lens is a program “where women help women through mentorship, through encouragement [and] through creating a space for women’s voices to be heard.”
Following an intensive three-day workshop, Morrison and the other jury members — actor-director, producer , actor , writer-director and Weinstein — evaluated five projects from participating filmmakers eligible for a production grant with production support from Tribeca Studios.
The jury elected the short film Rosa — written and directed by Suha Araj and produced by Maryam Keshavarz — as the recipient. The other four writer-directors in the program were also awarded development funds to aid in bringing their projects closer toward completion.
Top photo by Danna Kinsky.