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We are a community of composers and colleagues who strive to support and celebrate the work of women composers through advocacy and education. This visibility is important to herald in equality amongst our industry and bring diverse voices to film, television, video games and multimedia projects. We are proud to host the first ever directory of women film composers allowing filmmakers and decision makers the opportunity to discover new talent. Please also check out The AWFC Code of Conduct, and our weekly composer spotlight featuring short interviews with our members.

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ICYMI:
INSIDE SESSION
SYMPIOSIS BETWEEN COMPOSER & ENGINEER

Now streaming is the latest Inside Session where we explore the working relationship between composer and engineer. Moderator and AWFC Secretary Esin Aydingoz spoke with composer Jessica Rose Weiss and engineer Eva Reistad to discuss what working closely together looks (and sounds like).

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21 hours ago
ICYMI: 
INSIDE SESSION 
SYMPIOSIS BETWEEN COMPOSER & ENGINEER

Now streaming is the latest Inside Session where we explore the working relationship between composer and engineer.  Moderator and AWFC Secretary Esin Aydingoz spoke with composer Jessica Rose Weiss and engineer Eva Reistad to discuss what working closely together looks (and sounds like).  

https://youtu.be/RWsu5XO4AX4

AWFC NYC:
AMP X AWFC X COMPOSERS DIVERSITY COLLECTIVE NETWORKING MIXER

Join AMP (Association of Music Producers) East Coast members along with the Alliance for Women Film Composers (AWFC) and the Composers Diversity Collective (CDC) to mix, mingle, and build common ground at Fiddlesticks Pub. This event is about networking to promote diversity and inclusion in our industry. Drinks will be provided to early arriving guests before switching to a cash bar.

Wednesday, April 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET
RSVP mandatory - members ONLY event: www.eventbrite.com/e/networking-mixer-tickets-881618242897
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21 hours ago
AWFC NYC:  
AMP X AWFC X COMPOSERS DIVERSITY COLLECTIVE NETWORKING MIXER

Join AMP (Association of Music Producers) East Coast members along with the Alliance for Women Film Composers (AWFC) and the Composers Diversity Collective (CDC) to mix, mingle, and build common ground at Fiddlesticks Pub. This event is about networking to promote diversity and inclusion in our industry. Drinks will be provided to early arriving guests before switching to a cash bar.

Wednesday, April 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET
RSVP mandatory - members ONLY event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/networking-mixer-tickets-881618242897

Lolita Ritmanis, co-Founder of the Alliance for Women Film Composers, and honored guest of the 2024 Festival international Music & Cinema Marseille was joined on April 5th by three composers from the Collective Troisième Autrice, a French initiative working towards similar goals to present:
“Women Composers: A Calling.” It was a packed auditorium. Composers Lolita Ritmanis, Clèmence Dureux, Irina Prieto Botella, Laetitia Panasanel-Garric presented a lively discussion on the landscape of composing for film and television. Composer Ruben de Gheselle moderated the panel, as each composer presented a reel of their work, as well as shared information about Troisième Autrice and the AWFC.
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Lolita Ritmanis, co-Founder of the Alliance for Women Film Composers, and honored guest of the 2024 Festival international Music & Cinema Marseille was joined on April 5th by three composers from the Collective Troisième Autrice, a French initiative working towards similar goals to present: 
“Women Composers: A Calling.” It was a packed auditorium. Composers Lolita Ritmanis, Clèmence Dureux, Irina Prieto Botella, Laetitia Panasanel-Garric presented a lively discussion on the landscape of composing for film and television. Composer Ruben de Gheselle moderated the panel, as each composer presented a reel of their work, as well as shared information about  Troisième Autrice and the AWFC.Image attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

Catherine Joy Music's latest feature, the thriller Secret Life of a Sorority Girl, is now on Lifetime.
www.mylifetime.com/movies/secret-life-of-a-sorority-girl
Her previous Lifetime film with the same director Damian Romay - Secrets on Greek Row - was listed as #5 on Lifetime's Best films of 2023.
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Catherine Joy Musics latest feature, the thriller Secret Life of a Sorority Girl, is now on Lifetime. 
https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/secret-life-of-a-sorority-girl 
Her previous Lifetime film with the same director Damian Romay - Secrets on Greek Row - was listed as #5 on Lifetimes Best films of 2023.

On Thursday, April 4th, “Tahlequah the Whale: A Dance of Grief” was screened at the Festival international Music & Cinema Marseille. The film, directed by Daniel Kreizberg, with music by AWFC co-founder Lolita Ritmanis . Lolita’s score was nominee for the 2023 Movie Music UK Awards – “Best Original Score for an Animated Film", as well as nominated for Best Original Score at the 3º Next Gen. Indie Film Awards. ... See MoreSee Less

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On Thursday, April 4th, “Tahlequah the Whale: A Dance of Grief” was screened at the Festival international Music & Cinema Marseille. The film, directed by Daniel Kreizberg, with music by AWFC co-founder Lolita Ritmanis . Lolita’s score was nominee for the 2023 Movie Music UK Awards – “Best Original Score for an Animated Film, as well as nominated for Best Original Score at the  3º Next Gen. Indie Film Awards.Image attachmentImage attachment

Amelia Warner scored YOUNG WOMAN AND THE SEA, starring Daisy Ridley, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. The movie will open in select theaters May 31, 2024. ... See MoreSee Less

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