Are you a female filmmaker or crew member local to Atlanta? Does your work feature strong female leads? Then New Mavericks wants to hear from you! Established in 2014, New Mavericks supports women who want to achieve a strong voice in the local film industry. Want a say in when, where, and how New Mavericks will gather? You can lend your voice by taking their survey and by following along on Facebook!
New Maverick Brantly Jackson Watts, an ATLFF Filmmaker-in-Residence and Documentary Feature Jury Member, moderated Filminism: An Examination of Female Stereotypes in the Film Industry panel as part of our 2015 Creative Conference. Erica Tremblay's feature film "In The Turn" and Meryem Benm'Berek's short film "Jennah," which were among fifteen features and seven shorts by New Maverick filmmakers, were selected for 2015 New Mavericks Jury Awards.
Stay tuned for news about future New Mavericks screenings, workshops, and discussions!