Oscars launches initiatives to support women filmmakers

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An Academy Women’s initiative has been announced at the Oscars that will include a one-year fellowship for women filmmakers and executives. The event will gather all female filmmakers and almanac to connect them with hiring and learning opportunities in Los Angeles.

The initiative was taken aims to target better salaries and jobs behind and in front of the cameras. The announcement was made by the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences.

The Women of the Academy lunch will be held in London and Los Angeles later in October, where the one-year fellowship will be awarded to an emerging woman filmmaker in each place.