“Seeing is Believing: Women Direct” is a documentary series about women directors.
This series is Executive Produced by Leah Meyerhoff and Cady McClain.
The nearly 50 interviewees include Sarah Gavron (Suffragette, Brick Lane), John Wells (ER, West Wing), Meera Menon (Nora Ephron Prize, Equity), Lesli Linka Glatter (EP/Director, Homeland), Leah Meyerhoff (Founder Film Fatales, I Believe in Unicorns), Betty Thomas (the highest grossing female director, The Brady Bunch Movie, John Tucker Must Die), Marianna Palka (Edinburgh Winner, Sundance: Good Dick), Bethany Rooney (200+ episodes of primetime TV, head of DGA Women’s Steering Committee, and co-author of Directors Tell the Story), Deborah Del Prete (Producer, Ender’s Game, The Wedding Planner), and trailblazers like Lizzie Borden (Born In Flames, Working Girls), two time Oscar-winner Sarah Kernochan (Marjoe), Emmy-winner Anne Makepeace (I. M. Pei: Building China Modern, Robert Capa in Love and War), Carla Garapedian (BBC documentary filmmaker, Screamers), blacklisted Oscar-winning actress turned Oscar-winning director Lee Grant, and many more.
The film is fiscally sponsored by The Film Collaborative (“Cameraperson,” “Armor of Light,” “Tab Hunter Confidential”) so any donation you feel inspired to give is fully tax deductible through their not-for-profit status.
“Seeing is Believing: Women Direct” is proud to be fighting alongside The Directors List and The Chimaera Project (a not-for-profit offering funding and support for emerging women directors) to create more opportunities for women who direct. In that spirit we have donated 3% of our original crowdfunding drive to The Chimaera Project.
Cady is a proud member of the Alliance for Women Directors, Film Fatales, and Women in Film LA.
(Image above by animator and artist Xaviera Lopez)