October 31, 2008

Equality Watch: Tribeca Institute Awards Filmmaker Grants

The Tribeca Institute announced the first recipients of its Sloan Awards for filmmaking. The Sloan awards focus on science topics.

Out of the five awards two are to women
Amy Redford for Face Value about actress Hedy Lamarr’s career as an inventor
Kathryn Maughan screenplay about Marie Curie A Noble Affair.

Looks like there are more women involved than the story indicated- here are the additional women involved

Face Value
Gretchen Somerfeld Screenwriter

Kitty Hawk
Lucy Barzun Donnelly

The Radioactive Boy Scout
Danielle Renfrew Producer
Tribeca awards 5 film grants (Variety)