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New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors
New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors

NEW YORK -- Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance? That's the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors. The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The Times has learned. PHOTOS: Leading ladies of the fall TV season According to an announcement scheduled for Friday, Gamechanger aims to fully or partly finance up to 10 narrative feature films in the coming years, in budgets generally ranging from $1 million to $5 million, across all genres. “Hollywood speaks in terms of money, so our goal is to use that same language,” said Mynette Louie, an independent-film producer...

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