A Gal’s Guide to Making a Movie, Part Four: The Kickstarter

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GalsGudie3x3v2A Gal’s Guide to Making a Movie is a new weekly written series by Erin Bagwell. To view the whole series click here.

Part Four: The Kickstarter

Kickstarter seemed like a good idea. All I had to do was make a trailer for the film I wanted to create and raise $57K in 30 days through online marketing to make the campaign a success, or all the money would be returned to our backers and my dream would be dead. Continue reading…

A Gal’s Guide to Making a Movie, Part Three: The Window

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GalsGudie3x3v2A Gal’s Guide to Making a Movie is a new weekly written series by Erin Bagwell. To view the whole series click here.

Part Three: The Window

In Dream, Girl Mariama Camara says opportunity is “like a door, you come, you knock- and if it doesn’t open you break it.”

A couple of months before the new year I put out feelers to find my job, but nothing really manifested. I went on a couple of interviews but nothing clicked. Continue reading…

A Guide to Getting an IUD

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IUDBy Taylor Ciambra

I was worried about my birth control pills melting. My multivitamins didn’t make it after one particularly hot day in Northern Arizona when the sun beamed straight through my tent’s mesh ceiling. This wasn’t the first time I worried about my pills surviving my outdoors job. There were times when I was sure I’d accidentally crushed them when I fell with my backpack on or it rained hard and my rainfly failed. That’s how I started to consider getting an IUD. After a quick search on Planned Parenthood’s site, I found myself thinking that sticking this little plastic T up in me was worth trying. Continue reading…

Meet Sierra Barter, CEO and Co-Founder of The Lady Project

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sierraWomen supporting women never fails to make us feel warm and fuzzy inside. That’s why we LOVE organizations like The Lady Project, which create space (both literal and figurative) for women to come together and lift one another up (usually just figuratively). This week, we caught up with Sierra to chat about her feminism and The Lady Project’s new social media campaign. Continue reading…

A Gal’s Guide to Making a Movie, Part Two: The Fear

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A Gal’s Guide to Making a Movie is a new weekly written series by Erin Bagwell. To view the whole series click here.

 

Part Two: The Fear

Once the idea has graced you with it’s presence it doesn’t take long before the fear to set in. The fear of the unknown, the fear of being laughed at, the fear of being misunderstood, the fear it’s not good enough, and the fear of logistics- how do I even get this thing started? Continue reading…

Meet Poppy Roe, Filmmaker

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poppyroeIt’s no secret that we LOVE supporting women in film, so when we saw this Kickstarter campaign for Poppy Roe and Katie Brayben’s first feature film, we had to reach out to learn more about these super talented filmmakers. This week, we chatted with Poppy about film, feminism and the power of believing in yourself. Continue reading…