Film Fatales

Film Fatales

Film Fatales is a non profit which advocates for parity in the film industry and supports an inclusive community of hundreds of women and non-binary feature film and television directors nationwide. Each month, Film Fatales organizes panels and networking mixers where filmmakers can discuss their projects, share resources, and advance their careers. Film Fatales raises the visibility of marginalized directors and increases the talent pool for industry organizations, programmers and production companies looking to work with more underrepresented voices by recommending directors for jobs, grants, labs, screenings, and other opportunities. By expanding the landscape of storytelling, Film Fatales continues to bring exciting new films to the screen.

Projects We're Supporting

The Pushouts

Los Angeles, California Feature
Drama, Documentary

THE PUSHOUTS is the story of Victor Rios’ evolution from school pushout to UC professor and thought leader on the school-to-prison pipeline.

66%

4 days left

222 followers

Actor's Life - A Documentary about Hollywood Actors

Los Angeles, California Feature
Documentary, Biography

A look at 36 Hollywood actors over the course of ten years, their struggles, and how the industry has transformed in the era of social media

1%

 

18 followers

A Song for Myself

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama, Music

A homesick Filipino lounge singer confronts her cover band in order to play her original song in front of their uncaring Vegas audience.

111%

This project got the green light!

Solus

Memphis, Tennessee Short
Fantasy, Thriller

Enslaved to a gothic, Victorian house of the underworld, an orphan plots her escape but is haunted by the secrets lurking within.

103%

This project got the green light!

Radical Cram School-- SEASON 2!

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Music

RADICAL CRAM SCHOOL is a kid-centric, unscripted web series created by Kristina Wong that empowers Asian American and all kids of color.

92%

This project got the green light!

Paris is in Harlem

New York City, New York Feature
Drama, Musical

A multi-character mosaic set in 2017, on the day the infamous Cabaret or No Dancing Law was repealed in NYC.

111%

This project got the green light!

WOMEN OF THE WILDLANDS

Los Angeles, California Festival
Documentary

A documentary about female wildland firefighters and the legacy of discrimination and sexual harassment in the U.S. Forest Service.

92%

This project got the green light!

Bridges: Solstice

Oakland, California Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A triptych of stories invite us into the interweaving worlds of Yara, Ilhan, Quina and Luciana, who embody water, air, earth, and fire.

87%

This project got the green light!

OUR BODIES OUR DOCTORS

Portland, Oregon Feature
Documentary

Abortion providers and the fight for the heart and soul of American medicine.

102%

This project got the green light!

Echoes in Silence

New York City, New York Short
Drama, Experimental

Six women who are a manifestation of 1 woman embark on a journey of truth & self-discovery whilst formulating a sisterhood along the way.

90%

This project got the green light!

Romance Analyst

New York City, New York Feature
Comedy

A platonic love triangle between a woman, her best friend, and her therapist.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Unknown Country

Dallas, Texas Feature
Adventure, Experimental

The discovery of a forgotten family photograph sends Isabella on a journey through the belly of America. In her solitary quest, she navigate

100%

This project got the green light!

GRIT

Los Angeles, California Short
Comedy, Drama

Frankie, a single woman in her late 30’s, discovers that due to an infertility issue, motherhood is suddenly a matter of now or never.

105%

This project got the green light!

The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story

Oakland, California Series
Comedy, Documentary

The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story

109%

This project got the green light!

Clementine

Portland, Oregon Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A heartbroken woman stows away to her estranged lover's lake house where she becomes entangled with a teenage girl.

111%

This project got the green light!

Control

Los Angeles, California Short
Comedy, Drama

A woman suffering from OCD tries to write a suicide note that takes into consideration every single loose end in her life.

181%

This project got the green light!

Commercial for the Queen of Meatloaf

Baltimore, Maryland Short
Experimental

In a surrealist take on a 1950s commercial, a housewife attempts to spice up her marriage by preparing a delicious meatloaf for dinner.

84%

This project got the green light!

Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles, California Feature
Global Celebration, Family

A Muslim police officer stuck between his dancer daughter & orthodox father must grapple with ties to tradition & his own American dream.

101%

This project got the green light!

LULU

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama, LGBTQ

"I'm often silent when I'm screaming inside."

111%

This project got the green light!

Half the Picture

Los Angeles, California Feature
Documentary

HALF THE PICTURE is a feature documentary about working women directors in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

The Disenchantment of a Young Adult and a Wild Child

New York City, New York Short
Drama

Rachel and Hazel return to their hotel, giddy from a night of drinking in Prague. But the euphoria of the night shatters as the sisters talk

101%

This project got the green light!

Risking Light

Saint Paul, Minnesota Feature
Documentary

A mother embraces her child’s killer. A torture survivor ponders revenge. What is harder, or more crucial, than forgiving the unforgivable?

100%

This project got the green light!

Bottle Fed

Saint Louis, Missouri Feature
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Post break-up, a young mother chases after her "pre-baby" dreams by forming a stand-up comedy mom band with her best friend.

87%

This project got the green light!

The Average Girl's Guide to Suicide

Los Angeles, California Feature
Comedy

After a failed suicide attempt Sarah joins a group of fellow survivors trying to help each other succeed…at suicide.

84%

This project got the green light!

Hey Yun - the Web Series SEASON 2

Brooklyn, New York Series
Comedy

a comedy about an angry whimsical Korean woman

108%

This project got the green light!

Blackwell Summers Mysteries

New York City, New York Series
Action, Mystery

Ladies of Blackwell Summers Detective Agency puts suckas to shame and take them lames out the game!!

100%

This project got the green light!

The Dog

New York City, New York Feature
Documentary

THE DOG is the story of John Wojtowicz, the real-life bank robber behind DOG DAY AFTERNOON.

80%

This project got the green light!

No Le Digas a Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone)

Brooklyn, New York Feature
Documentary

An undocumented youth fights for herself, her mother and her community to come out of the shadows.

81%

This project got the green light!

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